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  • 10/29/2014 12:29:46 PM  Voting Information for Nov. 4 General Election
    Registered voters can cast their ballots for the election of Federal, State and County officials during the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
  • 10/27/2014 10:43:49 AM  Road Closure: 2014 Chili Cook-off
    On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 from approximately 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Front Street between Hale Street and North Main Street will be temporarily closed for the Downtown Wheaton Association's Annual Chili Cook-off.
  • 10/24/2014 2:15:19 PM  Police Online Property and Evidence Auction Begins Dec. 1
    Annually the Wheaton Police Department sends surplus, found, unclaimed and forfeited property and evidence to an online auction called Propertyroom.com for disposal.
  • 10/23/2014 4:50:29 PM  Overnight Parking Requests Go Online
    Requesting approval for overnight parking is more convenient now that residents can submit overnight parking requests online using a computer, smart phone or tablet device.
  • 10/22/2014 11:56:27 AM  Road Construction Program Explained
    As the City’s annual road construction season winds down, a new video, “Wheaton’s Road Program Explained,” summarizes what crews were able to accomplish this year, how the City chooses which roads crews will work on, the rating system used to grade road conditions, and the long-term and short-term plans that guide the City’s projects.
  • 10/20/2014 12:29:49 PM  Forest Preserve District Seeks Feedback
    The DuPage County Forest Preserve District is seeking participants for an online survey regarding trail usage.
  • 10/20/2014 10:29:30 AM  Lifelong Friends Reflect on Wheaton in New Video
    Watch a new edition of “Wheaton Remembers” to hear from Joseph Knippen, Dick Duncan, Les Gaskins and Harold Westwood about how Wheaton has changed through the decades.
  • 10/17/2014 4:48:13 PM  Hundreds of Students Take Part in Bike/Walk to School Day
    This year, more than 200 students at Whittier took part in Bike to School Day, arriving at school in an environmentally friendly way.
  • 10/17/2014 4:23:33 PM  Helpful Hints for a Happy, Safe Halloween
    The Wheaton Police Department offers the following tips to promote safety and protect children this Halloween.
  • 10/16/2014 2:49:41 PM  Dump Your Pumpkin in a Green Way
    From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 8, drive through the City’s Commuter Parking Lot 9 and dump your pumpkins at the City’s first-ever pumpkin compost collection.
  • 10/16/2014 9:18:14 AM  Video Explains How Wheaton is Recovering from the Emerald Ash Borer
    A new video with Forestry Superintendent Kevin Maloney will bring you up-to-date on recent parkway ash tree removal progress. Also, find out what you can expect if you have a tree scheduled for removal, and learn about the City’s plans to replace parkway ash trees with varying species of trees.
  • 10/15/2014 2:53:48 PM  Leaf Collection Reminders
    This fall, the City of Wheaton reminds you of its procedures for leaf disposal.
  • 10/13/2014 8:51:01 AM  Early Voting Open Oct. 20-Nov. 4 for 2014 Election
    DuPage County registered voters may vote “early” for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election at any DuPage County Early Voting between Oct. 20, 2014 and Nov. 2, 2014.
  • 10/2/2014 4:58:45 PM  Police Issue Consumer Alert on Tax Scams
    The Wheaton Police Department has been alerted by a number of residents about a new telephone scam targeting taxpayers attempted by individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and trying to defraud them.
  • 9/24/2014 9:15:12 AM  Police Department Issues Door-to-Door Solicitor Warning
    The Wheaton Police Department has received several complaints in recent weeks about an increase in the number of aggressive solicitors in door-to-door visits.
  • 9/16/2014 2:19:11 PM  Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Committee Events Spread Awareness
    The Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Committee hosted a number of activities in May and June to promote bike safety and biking as a healthy, environmentally friendly mode of transportation.
  • 9/16/2014 12:01:12 PM  DuPage County Offering Document Shredding Events
    DuPage County will be hosting several free document shredding events for residents. Documents will be shredded on-site and recycled.
  • 8/20/2014 3:25:33 PM  Funding Approved for Parkway Ash Tree Replacements
    To begin replacing the approximately 6,500 parkway ash trees already removed or awaiting removal due to emerald ash borer infestation, on Aug. 11, the Wheaton City Council authorized funding for replacement trees in all suitable parkway sites throughout the city.
  • 8/15/2014 2:42:57 PM  2015 Municipal Election
    Beginning Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Petitions for candidacy for the 2015 Wheaton municipal election will be available in the Office of the City Clerk at Wheaton City Hall, 303 West Wesley Street, Wheaton, IL.
  • 8/6/2014 8:57:36 AM  Future Uncertain for Electronic Recycling Drop-off Program
    Following the Aug. 9, 2014 electronic recycling collection, the future is uncertain for the City’s monthly electronic drop-off program.
  • 7/11/2014 2:55:58 PM  City to Begin Replacing Water Meters
    The City’s Water Division soon will begin replacing the majority of the 16,500 water meters within the City as part of its multi-year Water Meter Replacement Program.
  • 6/24/2014 5:02:17 PM  Community Survey Results Reflect Residents are Satisfied with City Services
    Thanks to hundreds of residents who participated in a citizen satisfaction survey earlier this year, the City of Wheaton has received valuable feedback gauging public sentiment and identifying areas where the City can make improvements.
  • 5/7/2014 10:13:52 AM  Keep Signs Out of Parkways
    For the safety of drivers and to avoid a ticket, please note of where signs can and can’t be placed.
  • 5/5/2014 4:26:56 PM  Follow @CityOfWheaton on Twitter
    Stay informed about what’s happening in Wheaton by following @CityOfWheaton on Twitter. Tweets cover topics such as emergency information, road closures, things to do, reminders and more.
  • 4/17/2014 4:14:20 PM  ComEd Official Discusses Smart Meters in New Video
    ComEd soon will begin replacing analog electric meters in Wheaton with digital electric meters. Before your new meter arrives, watch this new City of Wheaton video, “Making the Switch to Smart Meters,” to hear from ComEd Vice President Mike McMahan.
  • 4/4/2014 8:44:21 AM  ComEd Installing Smart Meters in Wheaton
    ComEd officials have notified the City of Wheaton that contracted crews for ComEd will begin installing digital electric meters, called smart meters, at Wheaton residences beginning in May.
  • 4/2/2014 9:12:28 AM  Stay Informed – Have City News Delivered to Your Email Inbox
    Want to stay up-to-date with what's happening in Wheaton? Anyone with an email address can receive timely information through Email Updates. Receive a weekly roundup of news and events, sign up to receive press releases, or choose from several other options.
  • 3/18/2014 11:33:02 AM  French Market Open Saturdays in Downtown Wheaton
    Downtown Wheaton takes on a bit of a French flavor each Saturday when a popular outdoor marketplace attracts many residents and visitors.
  • 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.