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3/5/2014 2:08:20 PM
Change Your Clocks and Change Your Batteries
Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 9. When you set your clocks ahead, the Wheaton Fire Department suggests that you replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, too.
2/26/2014 4:11:39 PM
City Council Considering Adopting Updated Building Codes
The City Council is reviewing the adoption of the 2012 ICC Building Codes. The City currently enforces the 2003 ICC Building Codes.
2/25/2014 3:36:07 PM
Natural Gas Safety Tips
Here are some natural gas safety tips to keep in mind, especially during cold weather.
2/23/2014 9:40:43 AM
Fire Department Responds to House Fire 2-23-14
At approximately 2 a.m. on Feb. 23, 2014, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 1228 S. Gamon Road.
2/21/2014 1:48:25 PM
Crews Taking on Potholes Citywide
With 22 days of below-zero temperatures and more than 67 inches of snow so far, this winter has been tough on roads. Two Wheaton Public Works Department crews will begin patching potholes from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. and 10 p.m.-5 a.m. each day until potholes throughout the entire city have been filled.
2/19/2014 4:25:58 PM
Nominate Someone for a Good Citizen Award
It's time again to focus a spotlight on the community members who make Wheaton a better place to live. The community is invited to help select Wheaton’s 2014 Good Citizens Award recipients.
2/18/2014 1:48:23 PM
Arrest for Child Pornography 2-18-14
Michael T. Nehrbas, 35 years old, of Lisle, Ill., was arrested on Feb. 10, 2014 for five felony counts of child pornography following an extensive undercover investigation by the Wheaton Police Department.
2/14/2014 3:53:30 PM
Voting information for March 18 General Primary Election
The General Primary Election for the nomination of federal, state and county candidates by an established party will take place on March 18. Please note the following information regarding voter registration and voting.
2/14/2014 2:42:21 PM
Please Take This Community Survey
The City of Wheaton wants to hear from you. Let the City know how it's doing by taking the 2014 Citizen Satisfaction Survey, which is available online. Individual responses are confidential.
2/13/2014 10:29:30 AM
Run Water to Keep Underground Pipes from Freezing
To help prevent your water service from freezing, the Water Division recommends running a constant stream of water the size of a pencil lead at one faucet in your home.
2/12/2014 11:07:33 AM
Reminder: Illinois Law Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving
The Wheaton Police Department reminds residents that using cell phones or other electronic communication devices while driving is now illegal.
2/7/2014 9:26:35 AM
Lend a Hand by Shoveling Snow
You can help keep Wheaton safe for children walking to school and other pedestrians by shoveling the sidewalk near your property. This is especially important near intersections where pedestrians need to cross.
1/29/2014 11:06:54 AM
Submit Your Native Plant Photos
The Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission and Wheaton Park District are seeking photos of native plants growing in your yard that were purchased at a past Wheaton Native Plant Sale.
1/20/2014 9:41:29 AM
Cross Connection Control Survey Included with Water Bill
Along with your January water bill from the City of Wheaton, you will find a Cross Connection Control Survey. If you have a lawn irrigation system, a fire sprinkler system, swimming pool, boiler or other item directly connected to the City’s water system that requires a backflow prevention device, this survey applies to you.
12/31/2013 12:45:37 PM
Cooking Oil Collection Added to Monthly Electronic Recycling Events
Following a trial run Nov. 30 collecting cooking oil to turn into bio-fuel, the City of Wheaton is making cooking oil recycling a monthly opportunity.
10/18/2013 2:29:54 PM
Reminder on Rules for Solicitors
The City reminds residents and solicitors of its ordinances relating to soliciting on private property.
9/11/2013 10:38:49 AM
Heroin in DuPage County: An Equal Opportunity Epidemic
Nick, a recovering heroin addict, and his mother, Kim, share their powerful story in a new video from the City of Wheaton, “Heroin in DuPage County: An Equal Opportunity Epidemic.”
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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