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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Portion of Wesley Changing to Two-Way Traffic during Front Street Reconstruction

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Starting the week of October 10, 2022, crews contracted by the City will begin working to reconstruct Front Street from West Street to Gary Avenue. This project includes replacing sanitary sewer pipes, manholes and reconstructing the street.

To complete th...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Celebrate International Music Day on Oct. 1 with Performances at Memorial Park

Memorial Park Bandshell

On October 1 each year since 1975, people around the world have celebrated International Music Day, with the goal of using music to unite people and cultures. Here in Wheaton, you can celebrate with performances by local choirs and singing groups from 3-6...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Changes to Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste Rates Effective Oct. 1

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In 2021, the City approved a 3-year contract extension with LRS (formerly Lakeshore Recycling Services) to provide garbage, recycling and yard waste removal services for Wheaton residents. The contract included price adjustments for the second and third y...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Wheaton Fire Department Extinguishes House Fire

Fire Department Notice

At approximately 6:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, the Wheaton Fire Department responded for a structure fire in the 1000 block of Tartan Court. Upon arrival, crews identified a fire on the roof from an apparent lightning strike. The fire was containe...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Watch the State of the City Address

Wheaton State of the City Address

Want to know what's happening in Wheaton? Watch the State of the City Address, where Mayor Suess outlines recent projects and accomplishments in Wheaton and previews what's on the horizon for our community. From new businesses to the Dow...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

UPDATE: City Council to Consider Proposed Car Wash at Sept. 19 Meeting

City Council Meeting Update

The Wheaton City Council will consider Zoning Application #22-18 to construct a car wash at 311 E. Loop Road, the former Cozymel's restaurant site, at its Sept. 19, 2022 meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Online Option Now Available for Filing Police Reports

Police Department

The Wheaton Police Department recently added a convenient way for residents to file non-emergency police reports. You can now report the following through the City’s website:

  • Burglary to a Vehicle
  • Civil Matters or Matter of Record
  • Criminal Damage to Property...
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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
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Senior Housing Assistance Applications Now Being Accepted

Wheaton City Hall, 303 W Wesley Street

The City of Wheaton’s Housing Commission is now accepting applications from qualifying Wheaton seniors who would like to apply for the City’s Senior Housing Assistance Program. Through this program, the City provides monthly financial ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 30, 2022

See Election Redistricting Proposals on City’s Website

Redistricting update

The City is in the process of redrawing the boundaries of its four Election Districts based on changes in population recorded by the 2020 U.S. Census. This process ensures residents are equally represented and that there are as close to an equal number of...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

2023 Municipal Election Candidate Petitions Available Aug. 30

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Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, petitions for candidacy for the 2023 Wheaton municipal election will be available in the Office of the City Clerk at Wheaton City Hall, 303 W. Wesley St., Wheaton, Ill. One (1) four-year position for Mayor and tw...

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Community Updates
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available

Water report

The City of Wheaton is proud of the fine drinking water we provide every day. Each year, the Water Division prepares an annual report to provide valuable information for the community on your drinking water. We are pleased to report that our drinking wate...

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Community Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Union Pacific Train Line Starting Track Work June 8

Front Street New Streetscape with train

Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8. Metra riders may experience minor delays during the work, which is expected to last through the end of September.

The project w...

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Community Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2022

City Starting New Way to Address Certain Types of Violations

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Later this month, the City will begin a new process to address some types of City Code violations that will create a more convenient process for citizens. Known as administrative adjudication, this is a process in which an impartial hearing officer overse...

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Community Updates
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Wheaton French Market to Begin April 9 in Temporary Location

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The Wheaton French Market will kick off its 2022 season on Saturday, April 9 in a temporary location while crews work to complete the new Downtown Streetscape pavilion on Liberty Drive. The temporary location will be on Liberty between Cross and Reber and...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Hale Street Closed for Outdoor Dining Tents

Downtown Tents

The block of Hale Street between Front Street and Wesley Street in downtown Wheaton is now closed to vehicle traffic to allow for outdoor dining tents during the spring, summer and fall. 

The City and the Downtown Wheaton Association are pleased t...

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