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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Road Closures: 2019 Reindeer Run on Dec. 7

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The Wheaton Lions Club / Wheaton Park District 5K Reindeer Run / Walk will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The following streets will be temporarily closed for this event:

  • Main Street between Front Street & Jefferson Avenue.
  • Jef...
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Posted on: November 1, 2019

City Seeking Feedback on Proposed Amendments to Building Codes

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The City of Wheaton is in the process of updating building codes to the 2018 editions of the International Code Council, Inc (ICC) and will be adopting local amendments of those building codes appropriate for the City of Wheaton. Adoption of the most rece...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting & Christmas Festival Weekends

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The Downtown Wheaton Association will be kicking off the holiday season with the Living Wheaton Christmas Parade on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Following the parade will be a tree-lighting ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 30, and events each weekend through Dec. 21....

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire

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At approximately 9:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 200 block of West Illinois Street. Upon arrival, fire crews identified a fully involved detached garage fire with a vehicle ...

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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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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Vehicles Stolen; Multiple Burglaries to Vehicles

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In the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, Wheaton experienced a number of vehicle burglaries in the areas of Brentwood, Canterbury, Cheshire, and Richton. The suspects were driving a white sedan with black wheels, as seen in the surveillance im...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Cook County Man Charged with Robbing Wheaton Sprint Store

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DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police Bill Murphy announced that bond has been denied for a Calumet City man accused of stealing approximately $40,000 worth of merchandise from a Wheaton Sprint store. Denzel...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Police Arrest Suspect in Armed Robbery

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At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, Wheaton Police officers responded to the Sprint store, 212 Danada Square West, for a reported armed robbery. It is alleged that an individual wearing a mask and displaying a handgun forced store employee...

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