News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2021

City Council to Confirm New City Clerk at Sept. 20 Council Meeting

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The Wheaton City Council will confirm Andrea Rosedale for the position of City Clerk at the Sept. 20 City Council Meeting to fill the position of retiring City Clerk Sharon Barrett-Hagen.

The City Clerk serves as the executive assistant to the City Manager...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 14, 2021

City Commissions to Host Mid-Century Modern Historic Bike Tour of Wheaton

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Bring your bike and join the Wheaton Bicycle Commission and the City of Wheaton Historic Commission for a bicycle tour of iconic Mid-Century Modern architecture in Wheaton at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. The tour will begin at the bike racks by the we...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Pavement Patching on President Street Starts Thursday

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Crews contracted by the City of Wheaton will begin resurfacing work on President Street between Crescent and Roosevelt Road (Route 38) on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. While traffic will remain open in both directions during this work, drivers should expect d...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Garbage and Recycling Rate Changes Begin October 1

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The City’s garbage and recycling pickup service provider, LRS (formerly referred to as Lakeshore Recycling Systems), will update their service charges as part of a 3-year contract extension with the waste hauler. The new service rates will go in...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Applications Being Accepted for Senior Housing Assistance Program

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The City of Wheaton and the Housing Commission sponsor a program to give monthly financial assistance to senior residents who qualify. Seniors who meet the three following requirements may apply for Wheaton Housing Assistance:

  • Age: Must be at least 65 year...
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Community Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Main Street Traffic Signals in Downtown Area Set to be Shut Off

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The traffic signals at the intersection of Main Street and Liberty Drive and the intersection of Main Street and Front Street will be shut off beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7 and temporarily replaced with stop signs.

Construction crews with the City’s contracto...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 12, 2021

City Lifts Temporary Order Suspending Water Service Shutoffs

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The City of Wheaton has lifted its temporary order suspending water service shutoffs for delinquent bills during COVID-19. All customers of City water service should note that shutoffs will resume in October 2021 for unpaid accounts.  

In April 20...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Wheaton Fire Department Responds to House Fire

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At approximately 2:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 1800 block of Helen Court. Upon arrival, fire crews identified heavy fire in the rear of a single-family residence with fire...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 27, 2021

COVID-19 Update for the Community

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On Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, Governor Pritzker announced that all people over the age of 2 will be required to wear masks in public indoor settings – regardless of vaccination status – effective Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, due to increased C...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Police Seek Community's Help in Identifying Suspects

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The Wheaton Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in identifying two suspects in business burglaries that occurred between 2 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021 at downtown businesses. 

There was no forced entry in ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Detour Begins Aug. 9 for Part of Prairie Path in Downtown

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Starting Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, a portion of the Illinois Prairie Path in downtown Wheaton will be closed while crews complete work associated with the Downtown Streetscape Project. The path will be closed between West Street and Reber Street, and the deto...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Wheaton Police Warn of Driver’s License Renewal Scam

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The Wheaton Police Department has received multiple reports from residents of a new phishing scam. The residents received email or text links to renew their driver’s license or license plates directing them to a fraudulent Illinois Secretary of ...

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Community Updates
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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Community Updates
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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Community Updates