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5/23/2013 1:32:31 PM
Commission Honors 2013 Good Citizen Award Winners
From helping children with disabilities to honoring fallen soldiers, the recipients of this year’s Good Citizen Awards represent the spirit of giving back to the community that the Community Relations Commission seeks to foster in Wheaton.
5/23/2013 11:31:47 AM
Southbound Lane of N. Main Street Closed Starting Tuesday
Traffic travelling south on North Main Street will be rerouted starting on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 as the City continues work to reduce flooding in this area.
5/23/2013 10:41:36 AM
Road Closures: Taste of Wheaton Events
Various events associated with the 2013 Taste of Wheaton will be occurring on the following dates and may impact normal traffic patterns and times.
5/22/2013 9:58:34 AM
Chase Street Railroad Crossing Closed June 3-14
The railroad crossing at Chase Street in Wheaton will be closed from June 3 through June 14, 2013, while Union Pacific completes track replacement and maintenance at this site.
5/22/2013 9:01:01 AM
Road Closure: Vintage Rides Car Show
Each Friday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 31, 2013 through Sept. 13, 2013, Front Street between Main and Cross Streets will be closed for the Vintage Rides special event.
5/17/2013 2:55:46 PM
Police Department Offers Summer Crime Prevention Tips
The following crime prevention tips are recommended by the Wheaton Police Department to keep you and your property safe this summer.
5/17/2013 8:37:29 AM
William Schultz Appointed Wheaton Fire Chief
Wheaton City Manager Donald Rose has appointed William R. Schultz to the position of Fire Chief in the City of Wheaton effective June 3, 2013.
5/16/2013 4:31:39 PM
Wheaton World Tour: Celebrate Our Diversity
Take part in Wheaton World Tour: Celebrate Our Diversity, a night celebrating diversity and culture within our community. Activities begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 11, in Memorial Park, followed by the Wheaton Municipal Band concert at 8 p.m.
5/16/2013 11:42:12 AM
Apply for Federal Flooding Recovery Assistance In-Person, Online or by Phone
Wheaton residents who experienced flood damage can now apply for assistance with storm-related losses through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. You can apply in-person, online or by phone.
5/15/2013 10:53:02 AM
Road Closures: 2013 Memorial Day Parade
The 2013 Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 27, beginning at 10 a.m. The parade begins at Memorial Park and proceeds west on Wesley Street and south on West Street.
5/15/2013 9:39:58 AM
Lawn Watering Restrictions in Effect
Lawn watering restrictions are in effect May 15 to Sept. 15. These restrictions are used to minimize evaporation during the hottest time of the day to aid in conserving water.
5/14/2013 12:15:59 PM
New Video Recalls 1950s Wheaton
Back when Dave Young and Brian Ebbert were students, “American Bandstand” and rock and roll hit their stride. Hear about this and much more in a brand new episode of “Wheaton Remembers,” which looks back at high school in 1950s Wheaton.
5/13/2013 4:45:35 PM
Taste of Wheaton Runs May 30-June 2
Join the Wheaton Park District and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce for this summer festival in Memorial Park and downtown Wheaton Thursday through Sunday, May 30-June 2, 2013.
5/13/2013 11:41:52 AM
Residents Enrolled in Alternate Energy Supplier Program Soon Must Choose Supplier
Wheaton residents enrolled in the alternate energy supplier program called the Energy Savings Program will soon have a decision to make, as the program will soon end.
5/10/2013 12:47:59 PM
Classic Car Shows Back in Wheaton on Friday Nights Starting May 31
Check out antique cars during Vintage Rides, a popular weekly summer car show on Front Street each Friday night sponsored by the Downtown Wheaton Association.
5/9/2013 4:55:25 PM
Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony Planned for May 27
The American Legion Post 76 will host Wheaton’s annual Memorial Day Parade through downtown Wheaton on Monday, May 27, starting at 10 a.m. from Memorial Park.
5/8/2013 1:09:26 PM
Are You Prepared for Workplace Emergencies?
Do you know your employer’s plan for what to do if faced with a natural disaster or terrorist attack? Watch a new video to learn what you need to do to be prepared for many types of emergencies that can affect you in the workplace.
5/8/2013 11:38:49 AM
New City Council Sworn Into Office
At the May 6, 2013 Wheaton City Council meeting, five City Council members were sworn into office.
5/7/2013 11:59:37 AM
Take Steps to Fight West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus has become a well-established annual mosquito-borne disease threat nationwide. Last year saw a dramatic resurgence, with 289 Illinois cases and 12 fatalities.
5/7/2013 11:05:43 AM
Sanitary District Hosting Open House about Northside Interceptor Sewer
The Wheaton Sanitary District will be holding an open house from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at Wheaton City Hall, 303 W. Welsey St., for residents to find out more about the results of a study to replace the Northside Interceptor Sewer.
5/7/2013 10:55:47 AM
Final Chance for Downtown Plan Input is May 29
The City will be hosting a final opportunity for input on the Downtown Wheaton Streetscape and Strategic Plan at a public meeting at 7 p.m. May 29 at the DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium.
4/16/2013 3:29:20 PM
Wheaton Fire Chief Announces Retirement
Wheaton Fire Chief Gregory Berk has announced his decision to retire as the Wheaton Fire Chief on May 31, 2013.
4/4/2013 3:50:06 PM
Wheaton French Market is Back
Downtown Wheaton will take on a bit of a French flavor April 20 when the French Market returns. This popular outdoor marketplace is modeled after the markets in France.
10/10/2012 2:28:22 PM
Report Coyote Sightings Using City’s Website
The success of Wheaton's Coyote Policy depends upon receiving accurate information about coyote activities from residents. The City strongly encourages you to report coyote activity through this online report form to assist the City in identifying if action needs to be taken.
9/14/2012 9:47:30 AM
How Is This Website?
Please share your feedback to help this website better serve you. The City is continually looking to find ways to effectively communicate with residents.
1/3/2012 11:24:33 AM
Follow Wheaton on Twitter
The City has added Twitter to its list of communication tools it uses. You can follow @CityOfWheaton for timely updates related to City news, emergency information and other useful notifications.
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