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  • 7/2/2015 3:38:29 PM  Open House to Review County’s New Flood Insurance Rate Map & Study
    The Illinois State Water Survey and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourage residents living in or near areas of special flood hazards, realtors, insurance agents, developers and others to attend an open house July 29 presenting the newly produced digital Flood Insurance Rate Map and Flood Insurance Study for DuPage County.
  • 6/29/2015 10:28:32 AM  Police Respond to Unusual Incident
    At 2:25 a.m. this morning, the Wheaton Police Department responded to 1025 E. Liberty Drive for a barricaded suicidal individual.
  • 6/29/2015 8:16:27 AM  Fire Department Responds to House Fire 6-26-15
    At approximately 10:30 p.m. on June 26, 2015, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 1522 E. Geneva Road.
  • 6/24/2015 12:00:39 PM  2015 West Nile Virus Update
    Since 1999, West Nile virus has rapidly spread across the United States, causing over 41,679 human cases, including 1,748 fatalities, during the past 16 years. Because the virus is widespread in bird and mosquito populations, it has become an annual mosquito-borne disease threat.
  • 6/24/2015 10:46:18 AM  Monthly Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Places Restriction on TVs
    The City of Wheaton will be temporarily unable to accept CRT televisions (large tube TVs), projection-screen televisions and console televisions at its monthly electronic recycling drop-off events until further notice.
  • 6/17/2015 2:11:04 PM  Garbage Sticker Price Change is Effective July 1
    The price of garbage/yard waste and leaf stickers will increase on July 1, 2015, as set by the City’s contract with Advanced Disposal Services.
  • 6/15/2015 10:34:27 AM  Fire Department Accepting Applications for Firefighter Position
    The Wheaton Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of firefighter. An online application and all required documents are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015.
  • 6/10/2015 9:16:26 AM  School is Out: Safe Driving is a Necessity
    Schools in our community are now closed for summer break. This annual event brings numerous children out into the community to enjoy their well-earned summer vacations. Please heed these safety reminders from the Wheaton Police Department.
  • 6/10/2015 8:52:25 AM  Summer Crime Prevention Tips
    The Wheaton Police Department recommends the following crime prevention tips for summer.
  • 6/3/2015 11:02:17 AM  Recycle Latex Paint through DuPage County Program
    Take advantage of DuPage County’s Latex Paint Recycling Program, which takes place June 15 through July 15, 2015, at the Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility, 7900 S. Route 53 in Woodridge.
  • 6/3/2015 9:44:01 AM  Wheaton Muncipal Band Presents Summer Concerts
    The Wheaton Municipal Band brings back a Wheaton tradition with its 2015 summer season of outdoor concerts.
  • 5/29/2015 3:54:07 PM  Sewer System Work Affecting Area near Elm and Blanchard
    A contractor for the City of Wheaton is currently working on the sewage lift station at the northwest corner of Elm Street and Blanchard Street.
  • 5/27/2015 10:02:12 AM  Check Out Classic Cars during 2015 Vintage Rides on Friday Nights
    A Wheaton tradition will roll back into town Friday nights this summer, May 29 through Aug. 28, when Front Street will be full of spectacular cars for people to see and admire.
  • 5/20/2015 3:17:31 PM  City Congratulates 2015 Good Citizen Award Winners
    During the May 18, 2015 City Council meeting, Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission honored a small group of residents with awards recognizing many ways they have given back to the community.
  • 4/15/2015 2:58:54 PM  Wheaton Could Lose $2.6M in General Fund Revenue
    Governor Rauner has announced his intention to reduce the amount of Local Government Distributive Fund (LGDF) money that is distributed to municipal entities in the State of Illinois. Wheaton's lost revenue from this action would amount to $2,615,000, or 6.4% of the City's General Fund revenues.
  • 4/14/2015 10:38:55 AM  French Market Season Returns
    Saturday mornings in downtown Wheaton will once again be bustling with activity when the popular French Market returns on April 18. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday, the municipal parking lot at Main Street and Liberty Drive will become an outdoor marketplace modeled after the markets in France.
  • 4/6/2015 11:13:31 AM  Construction for Sidewalk Program Begins
    During the week of April 6, 2015, crews will begin preparatory work for the 2015 Sidewalk Replacement Program, including marking sidewalk squares slated for removal.
  • 3/30/2015 3:42:38 PM  City’s Medication Disposal Program Closed
    The Wheaton Police Department has permanently closed its anonymous RxBox medication disposal program due to safety-related concerns. Note these alternate locations for medication disposal.
  • 3/18/2015 2:53:58 PM  Tree Removal Crews Returning for Stump Grinding
    The contractor for Wheaton’s parkway ash tree removal program currently has a backlog of ash tree stumps that need to be removed. And while crews can continue removing trees and stumps during cold weather, they must wait until spring to do restoration to the parkway.
  • 3/17/2015 4:19:04 PM  Yard Waste Pickup Resumes
    Yard waste pickup in Wheaton resumes on your collection day during the first full week of April, starting on April 6, 2015.
  • 1/28/2015 9:39:13 AM  Property Owners Required to Remove Diseased Trees
    The City reminds property owners that they are responsible for removing ash trees on private property infested by the emerald ash borer.
  • 1/9/2015 2:20:48 PM  City Needs Your Feedback for Website Redesign
    The City of Wheaton’s website is getting ready for an update. For the new website to meet your needs, the City would like your help in identifying what you would like to see on the new site. Please take a moment to share your thoughts through this survey.
  • 12/16/2014 5:02:05 PM  Video Explores Ways to Lower Energy Costs with Smart Meter Programs
    Switching from analog meters to digital meters has a number of advantages for consumers, including the ability to receive information about your hourly energy use and enroll in programs that can save you money on your electric bill.
  • 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.
  • 4/2/2014 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.