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  • 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.
  • 8/15/2014 10:29:39 AM  School’s Open – Please Slow Down!
    School children are too often the tragic victims of automobile crashes because of their small size, inattention to vehicular traffic and speeding vehicles. All drivers need to be especially alert for the following situations.
  • 8/14/2014 12:59:30 PM  “Click It or Ticket” Mobilization Aug. 15-Sept. 1
    The Wheaton Police Department will increase enforcement efforts of Illinois safety seat belt laws as part of the statewide “Click It or Ticket” mobilization from Aug. 15, 2014 through Sept. 1, 2014.
  • 8/13/2014 9:40:26 AM  Help Choose LED Lights for City Streets
    Wheaton will be replacing the current high-pressure sodium street lights, many of which are more than 40 years old, with more energy-efficient LED models. You can help decide which style of LED street lights will illuminate Wheaton’s residential streets.
  • 8/7/2014 8:18:58 AM  Firefighters Respond to Single-Family Home Fire 8-6-14
    At approximately 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 1400 Avery.
  • 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.
  • 8/5/2014 10:01:50 AM  How Do Schools Prepare for Emergencies?
    Watch a new City of Wheaton video to find out how the Wheaton Fire and Police Departments, DuPage County and local schools prepare for any type of emergency that could affect local schools.
  • 8/2/2014 8:30:33 PM  Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire
    At approximately 11 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2014 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the townhome at 1573 Brittany Court.
  • 7/30/2014 8:25:22 AM  Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire 7-29-14
    At approximately 5 p.m. on July 29, 2014 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 1202 E. Lowden.
  • 7/29/2014 2:12:13 PM  County Farm Road Resurfacing Scheduled to Begin Soon
    As part of a DuPage County project to resurface various County highways, crews will be working on County Farm Road from Roosevelt Road to Jewell Road.
  • 7/29/2014 8:58:47 AM  Library Accepting Book Donations for Upcoming Sale
    The Wheaton Public Library is accepting donations for its upcoming Friends Book Sale, which benefits library programs.
  • 7/28/2014 3:48:31 PM  Arrest for Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance - 7-28-14
    Jenny V. Nguyen, 19 years old, of Winfield was arrested on July 16, 2014 for two counts of felony delivery of a controlled substance following an extensive undercover investigation by the Wheaton Police Department.
  • 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.
  • 6/16/2014 3:31:23 PM  Stonebridge Trail Bridge Closed During Reconstruction
    Surface reconstruction of the bridge on Stonebridge Trail over Spring Brook Creek will necessitate closing Stonebridge Trail for approximately eight weeks beginning the week of July 7, 2014.
  • 6/16/2014 10:36:07 AM  “Text to 9-1-1” Not Yet Available in Our Area
    Currently, residents need to know that a text to 9-1-1 will receive a “bounce back message,” which advises them to call 9-1-1 because text to 9-1-1 is not yet available in our area.
  • 5/27/2014 3:27:27 PM  West Nile Virus Update
    Since 1999, West Nile virus has rapidly spread across the United States, causing over 39,462 human cases, including 1,663 fatalities, during the past 15 years.
  • 5/27/2014 11:09:54 AM  Road Closure: Vintage Rides Car Show
    Each Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. from May 30, 2014 through September 5, 2014, Front Street will be closed from the alley leading to the parking garage (between Wheaton Avenue and Hale Street) to North Cross Street for the Vintage Rides special event.
  • 5/27/2014 10:24:27 AM  Friday Nights Feature Classic Cars in Downtown Wheaton
    Rev up your summer with Vintage Rides, a weekly car show featuring classic cars, custom vehicles, muscle cars and more each Friday night in downtown Wheaton.
  • 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.
  • 3/25/2014 9:05:49 AM  Are You Ready for Severe Weather?
    A new video, “Be Ready for Severe Weather,” answers many common weather questions, debunks myths about severe weather, and provides concrete tips you can act on today to keep yourself and your family safe this spring.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.