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  • 9/25/2015 10:33:52 AM  Wheaton Police Chief Announces Retirement
    Wheaton Police Chief Mark W. Field has notified the City of Wheaton that he will be retiring on Nov. 7, 2015.
  • 9/23/2015 1:37:10 PM  Arrest for Unlawful Possession of Child Pornography 9-23-15
    Matthew M. Pedroso, 24 years old, of Wheaton, was arrested Sept. 22, 2015, on four Class 2 felony counts of unlawful possession of child pornography following an undercover investigation by Wheaton Police Department investigators.
  • 9/21/2015 4:04:10 PM  Arrest for Unlawful Possession of Child Pornography
    Kevin R. Smith, 27 years old, of Winfield, was arrested Sept. 18, 2015 on two Class 2 Felony counts of Unlawful Possession of Child Pornography following an extensive undercover investigation by the Wheaton Police Department.
  • 9/17/2015 9:34:59 AM  Pedestrian Fatality 9-16-15
    On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 at 7:53 p.m., the Wheaton Police Department responded to a 60-year old female pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle at Butterfield and Naperville Roads.
  • 9/4/2015 10:14:55 AM  Sister City’s New Signs Celebrate Friendship with Wheaton
    Three new road signs denoting the entrance into Wheaton Aston now feature Wheaton, Illinois, too, with the addition of the wording “Twinned with Wheaton, Illinois USA.”
  • 8/26/2015 10:04:57 AM  Watch for North Main Street Construction
    North Main Street between Cole Avenue and Geneva Road will be under construction starting the week of Aug. 31, 2015.
  • 8/12/2015 3:22:56 PM  District 200, DuPage County Discuss School Safety in New Video
    As the new school year quickly approaches, find out how Community Unit School District 200 and DuPage County are working to ensure this school year will be a safe one. A new video addresses many aspects of school safety that are on the minds of parents as the school year begins.
  • 8/4/2015 11:13:48 AM  Ash Tree Stump Removal Delayed
    Crews contracted by the City of Wheaton have removed nearly all of the 6,500 parkway ash trees throughout the city. However, due to weather-related delays, the crews removing ash tree stumps and restoring parkways have been unable to keep pace with tree removals.
  • 7/15/2015 12:01:28 PM  Police Issue Warning about Cellular Telephone Case
    Recently several large U.S. cities have witnessed a proliferation of cellular telephone cases shaped as a replica of a handgun.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 3/17/2015 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.
  • 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.