News Flash

Posted on: January 24, 2023

Wheaton Names New City Attorney

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On Jan. 30, 2023, Dawn Didier will join the City of Wheaton as the new City Attorney, following the retirement of longtime City Attorney James Knippen. Didier will lead the recently created Legal Department as the City transitions from legal representatio...

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Community Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2023

City Installing 7.5 Miles of New Sidewalks in 2023 to Improve Safety and Accessibility

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This year, the City is preparing to add approximately 7.5 miles of sidewalks in areas where there are currently no sidewalks to make our neighborhoods safer and more accessible for all. The City’s New Sidewalk Program will complete the work the ...

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Additional Info... Community Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2023

City Seeking Feedback through Parking Survey

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The City is conducting a survey to better understand how people park, where they park, and how they feel about parking in the City's downtown area as well as its two train stations. The City will use the results of its survey to better regulate a...

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Community Updates
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Wheaton to Honor Retiring City Attorney Jim Knippen

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After 20 years representing the City of Wheaton as City Attorney, James Knippen will be retiring in February. Monday, Feb. 6, 2023 will be Knippen’s final City Council meeting in this role. A reception will be held at 6:15 p.m. prior to the City...

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Community Updates
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Apply for 2023 Shared Cost Parkway Tree Program

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With the start of a new year comes a new opportunity for you to add a parkway tree in front of your property. The City’s Forestry Division is now accepting applications for the 2023 Shared Cost Parkway Tree Planting Program. As we continue seeki...

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Program application ... Community Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Wheaton Police Seeking Video Surveillance Related to Pedestrian Fatality

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At approximately 8:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, Wheaton Police officers responded to the area of the 900 West Block of Roosevelt Road for a woman lying in the roadway. A motorist observed the woman and called 9-1-1. Paige M. Donahue, a 31-year-old Wheato...

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Community Updates
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Wheaton Fire Department Extinguishes Structure Fire

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At approximately 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, the Wheaton Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 600 block of Polo Drive. Upon arrival, crews identified a fire in the lower level of a single-family home.

The fire was extinguis...

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Community Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2022

New Hours for Police Lobby Begin Dec. 25

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The Wheaton Police Department will begin new lobby hours starting on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022. Police Services Representatives will be available to assist in-person or by telephone (630-260-2161) at the Wheaton Police Department from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: December 20, 2022

City Council Passes Budget with No Increase in Tax Levy for Fourth Consecutive Year

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On Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, the Wheaton City Council approved the City’s 2023 annual budget, which touts no increase in the property tax levy for the fourth year in a row. Additionally, the budget includes no new taxes, and no increase in water, s...

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Community Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Results of Simultaneous Filing Lottery – 2023 Municipal Election

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A lottery was held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Office of the Wheaton City Clerk located at City Hall, 303 W. Wesley St., Second Floor, Wheaton, Illinois. The purpose of the lottery was to determine the first and second position placement ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Scam Involving Impersonation of Police Officer

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The Wheaton Police Department has received numerous reports from area residents and businesses that were called by an individual claiming to be associated with the Wheaton Police Department. In this scam, the suspect, who is using the name of a retired po...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 26, 2022

City Accepting Applications for New Program to Reduce Yard Flooding

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The City of Wheaton is starting a new program to help residents reduce flooding or standing water in their yards that occurs after significant rainfall, making part of their yards unusable. This shared-cost program will reimburse up to 50% of the cost, up...

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Community Updates