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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Wheaton Police Invite Residents to Attend Neighborhood Roll Call Events

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The Wheaton Police Department is taking its roll calls out into the neighborhoods to connect with you.  

Prior to the start of each tour of duty, Wheaton Police Officers gather to report for a roll call, where they are briefed on calls for service...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Information Meeting Planned for Proposed Gary Avenue Improvement Project

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Planning is underway for a project that would make substantial improvements to Gary Avenue between Jewell Road and Harrison Avenue in the coming years. The proposed project would include adding a traffic light on Gary Avenue at Prairie Avenue, partial wid...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Statement from the Mayor and City Council on Proclamation

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The City is aware that there is inaccurate information circulating that the City will not issue a Pride Proclamation this year. 

Consistent with the City’s process from last year, the City has planned to issue a Pride Proclamation at our...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Wheaton Municipal Band Concerts Return through August 5

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The Wheaton Municipal Band is back and will be in person this season! The band will be hosting their outdoor concerts again in the newly renovated Memorial Park near downtown Wheaton on each Thursday through August 5 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The band has pr...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Vintage Rides Return to Downtown Wheaton on June 4

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Vintage Rides will be returning June 4 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Clare Woods Academy parking lot located at 125 E Seminary Avenue in downtown Wheaton. The Downtown Wheaton Association in community partnership with Clare Woods Academy will be hosting...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Wheaton Updates Mask Requirements to Match State Guidance

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Following updated COVID-19 safety guidance issued by the CDC and Illinois Department for Public Health, starting Tuesday, May 18, 2021, individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear a mask/face covering in City facilities. This...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

2021 Good Citizens Awards Winners Announced

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Most years, the Community Relations Commission invites the recipients of its annual Good Citizens Awards program to City Hall to be honored by the City Council. This year’s awards were presented via Zoom during last night’s City Council meeting, and the a...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Hale Street Closed to Vehicle Traffic as Outdoor Dining Tents Return

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Starting today, Hale Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Front Street and Wesley Street through Tuesday, Sept. 7. The Downtown Wheaton Association will once again provide large outdoor dining tents for shared use by downtown restaurants as a ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2021

ComEd Tree Trimming Scheduled for Areas of Wheaton

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ComEd will begin tree trimming in the Wheaton area within the next few months. Affected residents have received or will be receiving postcards from ComEd to notify them prior to any scheduled preventative tree maintenance activities. This work is necessar...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 21, 2021

New Sidewalk Program to be Discussed at May 24 Planning Session

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To increase safety for pedestrians and improve the walkability of our community, the City of Wheaton has been working toward a goal of having sidewalks on at least one side of every street by adding new sidewalks where none exist.

In past years, efforts f...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Wheaton French Market Open at New Location with Covid-19 Guidelines

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Bensidoun USA will be opened the Wheaton French Market season on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at a new temporary location of Reber Street and Liberty Drive near Courthouse Square and the City’s Water Department facility. The market will be open from...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Yard Waste Pickup Resumes April 5

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Yard waste pickup will resume Monday, April 5. Yard waste, food scraps and organic materials can be collected at the curb from the first full week of April through the second full week of December. Please do not place yard waste at the curb before the wee...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

How to Report Fraudulent Unemployment Scams

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The City of Wheaton has unfortunately joined the list of areas seeing significant instances of fraud related to unemployment benefits. Victims are receiving official notice from the State of Illinois that someone had filed for unemployment benefits using ...

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