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Posted on: February 28, 2020

New Building Codes Become Effective March 4

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On Feb. 3, the Wheaton City Council voted to adopt the most recent International Code Council (ICC) building codes in order to promote the health, safety and welfare of our community. The changes, which consist of the 2018 editions of the ICC building cod...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Building Fire

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At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in a building in the 30 hundred block of Danada Drive. Upon arrival, fire crews identified a fire on the second floor of a sing...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Seven Female Students Charged in School Brawl

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DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police Bill Murphy announced today that seven juvenile female Wheaton North High School Students are all facing Mob Action (Class 4 Felony) charges following a premeditated bra...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Next Phase of Downtown Improvements Begins Soon

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Preliminary work will begin the week of March 2 for the third phase of the City’s Downtown Streetscape Project, which includes infrastructure improvements to Main Street from Seminary Avenue to Illinois Street. Main Street will receive the same ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Community Input Needed to Guide Wheaton’s Future

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What is your vision for the future of Wheaton? The City is looking for your input to help guide the City Council as it begins its strategic planning process. Please take this brief online survey by March 1 to help the City understand what is most importan...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

UPDATE: Lakeshore Recycling Systems Resolving Billing Issue

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UPDATED INFORMATION - 5:50 p.m. Feb. 19:

The City has been in touch with Lakeshore Recycling Systems regarding a billing issue some Wheaton customers experienced on or around Feb. 18 for their garbage/recycling services.

Following an audit of its billing, L...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Roosevelt Road Corridor Plan Update

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In March, the City will share with the community an updated draft of the Roosevelt Road Corridor Plan, providing opportunities for the community to read the updated plan and provide feedback at two open houses. This project’s goal is to provide ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Suspicious Incident

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At approximately 12:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, Wheaton Police Officers responded to the area of Harrison and Cherry for a report of a suspicious incident. 

It was reported that a 15-year-old female was walking in the area when two white males...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Nominate Someone for the Good Citizen Awards

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Do you know someone who you think deserves to be recognized for his or her service in the community? Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission encourages you to nominate an individual or group for Wheaton’s 2020 Good Citizen Awards. Nom...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Clothing Recycling Added to Monthly Electronic Recycling Drop-offs

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Starting on Jan. 11, 2020, the City’s monthly electronic recycling drop-off events will expand with a new program to collect textiles. The monthly events take place from 9 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at the Public Works Sto...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

DuPage County Offering Home Heat Assistance to Qualifying Households

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DuPage County Community Services is accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) now through May 31, 2020, or until funds are depleted. Winter heating applications are now being accepted by appointment from seni...

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