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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Note Road Closures for Holiday Events Nov. 25

Wheaton Christmas Parade

The Downtown Wheaton Association and the City of Wheaton will kick off the holiday season with the Wheaton Christmas Parade on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 beginning at 6 p.m. Please note the following road closures associated with this event, and join in the fe...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Kick Off the Holiday Season with Nights of Lights, Parade and Tree Lighting

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Whether you’re looking to continue annual traditions or try something new, there’s something for everyone to kick off the holiday season starting on Friday, Nov. 25 in downtown Wheaton, brought to you by the Downtown Wheaton Associatio...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Holiday Light Recycling Now Available

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Wheaton’s holiday light recycling program is available now through Friday, Jan. 20. Bring strands of incandescent or LED lights in any condition to the Public Works Storage Facility at 820 W. Liberty Drive between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays (exc...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 7, 2022

2023 Municipal Election Candidate Petition Filing Hours

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Notice is hereby given that the Office of the City Clerk, local election official in and for the City of Wheaton, at 303 W. Wesley St., Wheaton, Illinois, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, through Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Scam Involving Impersonation of Police Officer

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The Wheaton Police Department has received numerous reports from area residents and businesses that were called by an individual claiming to be associated with the Wheaton Police Department. In this scam, the suspect, who is using the name of a retired po...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

2023 Municipal Election Nomination Objections and Candidate Withdrawals

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Notice is hereby given that the Office of the City Clerk, local election official in and for the City of Wheaton, at 303 W. Wesley St., Wheaton, Illinois, will accept objections to nomination petitions and candidate’s withdrawing his or her name...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Fire Department Responds to Multi-Family Unit Structure Fire on Timber Trail

Fire Department Notice

At approximately 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 1600 block of Timber Trail. Upon arrival, crews identified a fire at a multi-family townhome that affected multiple units.&a...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2022

New Location for Daily Fee Parking in Lot 9

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Due to a decreased demand for parking in the City's Commuter Parking Lot 9 (located at Carlton & Liberty), daily fee parking spaces are moving from the west side of the lot to the north side, near Liberty Drive. This will allow the City to more cost-e...

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Community Updates
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Bicycle Commission Expands Mission to Include Pedestrian Issues

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The Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Commission recently received approval from the Wheaton City Council to include pedestrian issues in the commission's mission. The official title of the commission is now the Wheaton Bicyclist and Pedestrian Commission...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Changes to Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste Rates Effective Oct. 1

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In 2021, the City approved a 3-year contract extension with LRS (formerly Lakeshore Recycling Services) to provide garbage, recycling and yard waste removal services for Wheaton residents. The contract included price adjustments for the second and third y...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Online Option Now Available for Filing Police Reports

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The Wheaton Police Department recently added a convenient way for residents to file non-emergency police reports. You can now report the following through the City’s website:

  • Burglary to a Vehicle
  • Civil Matters or Matter of Record
  • Criminal Damage to Property...
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Posted on: August 26, 2022

City Accepting Applications for New Program to Reduce Yard Flooding

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The City of Wheaton is starting a new program to help residents reduce flooding or standing water in their yards that occurs after significant rainfall, making part of their yards unusable. This shared-cost program will reimburse up to 50% of the cost, up...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

2023 Municipal Election Candidate Petitions Available Aug. 30

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Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, petitions for candidacy for the 2023 Wheaton municipal election will be available in the Office of the City Clerk at Wheaton City Hall, 303 W. Wesley St., Wheaton, Ill. One (1) four-year position for Mayor and tw...

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Community Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2022

City Starting New Way to Address Certain Types of Violations

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Later this month, the City will begin a new process to address some types of City Code violations that will create a more convenient process for citizens. Known as administrative adjudication, this is a process in which an impartial hearing officer overse...

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