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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Suspect Arrested for Attempted Criminal Trespass & Attempted Burglary

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At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 19, 2019, Wheaton Police Officers arrested Dillon Durrett after he allegedly attempted to forcibly enter a resident's home in the 2100 block of Fox Run. Durrett is alleged to have been attempting to enter the residence t...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Back to School Safety Tips from the Wheaton Police Department

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Many Wheaton schools will begin the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The safety of our community’s students is a top priority for the Wheaton Police Department. As part of the Wheaton Police Department’s 2019 Back to School Safet...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Applications Received for West District Council Seat

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On Aug. 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. the City of Wheaton closed the application process for the vacant West District City Council seat. Applications were received from the following 10 individuals:

  • Nancy Harding
  • Edward Ahern
  • Jeffrey Antonelli
  • Robert McNeily
  • Lynn Robbi...
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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Fire Department Accepting Applications for Citizens Fire Academy


Have ever wondered what it takes to become a firefighter? Are you interested in learning about the Wheaton Fire Department and how it operates? If so, the Wheaton Fire Department invites you to participate in a hands-on learning experience that will have ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Council to Consider Amendments to Peddlers & Solicitors Ordinance

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Over the last year, the Wheaton City Council and City Staff have been working together on amendments to the city’s existing Peddlers and Solicitors Ordinance. A first reading will take place during the Monday, Aug. 5 City Council Meeting. See be...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

IDOT Road Resurfacing Projects: Harrison, Blanchard & President


The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be completing several road resurfacing projects in Wheaton starting in mid-July, with an estimated completion date by the end of September. The following areas are included in this project:

  • Harrison Ave...
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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Adams Park Closed for Improvements

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Crews have begun work on Adams Park improvements to make paths accessible to all. While crews create wider, ADA-accessible pathways, the park will be closed for approximately 8-10 weeks. Temporary fencing is in place around the entire park to ensure the s...

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