Wheaton Weekly

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wheaton Welcomes Inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open 

The U.S. Golf Association will host its first-ever Senior Women’s Open Championship tomorrow through Sunday at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton. For tickets, visit www.usga.org. For information on how Wheaton is celebrating the “Summer of Golf,” visit www.wheaton.il.us/golf2018.

Video Features Golf Ball Art Project

Take a look behind the scenes of the community art project honoring the inaugural Senior Women’s Open Championship in this new video.

Sewer Work

Sewer Work in Downtown Wheaton

Wheaton's Public Works Sewer Division is operating in the Central Business District now through July 21. They are vacuuming catch basins and cleaning storm sewers from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m. Monday through Friday. The cleaning process should not disrupt any businesses or facilities from their normal operations.

Music in the Park This Saturday

Wheaton's Fine & Cultural Arts Commission encourages you to enjoy the 11th annual Music in the Park festival in Memorial Park from 7-10 p.m. Saturday. Performers include Sunnyside UP, Lee Murdock, and Campeau and Craig. Admission is free. In case of rain, the event will be relocated to Gary Wheaton Church, just east of the band shell. 

Temporary Closures for Some Lot 9 Parking Spaces

The City of Wheaton will be temporarily closing some of the leased parking spaces in Commuter Parking Lot 9 due to construction on the City’s adjacent Public Works Storage Yard. The spaces are needed to allow construction trucks and City trucks to access the construction site.
During this project, the City will be allowing Lot 9 lease holders to park in the daily fee parking spaces in Lot 9, which are along the west side of the parking lot. The project is anticipated to be completed by October 2018. The City encourages citizens who use the daily fee parking spots in Lot 9 to use metered parking along Carlton and Liberty or unmetered parking south of Childs Street. For more information, see the City’s website.

Nicor Work to Begin This Month

Nicor Gas will be installing new natural gas main and gas lines connecting to properties in some areas in Wheaton starting in late July. This is part of a multi-year project to replace aging natural gas infrastructure.
Areas affected include:

  • 902-907 N Cross Street
  • 122-426 E Harrison Avenue
  • 903 Lexington Street
  • 819 & 903 N Main Street
  • 902-903 N Scott Street
  • 831 N Washington Street


Parking Lot Closures for Sealcoating

Weather permitting, the parking lots for Wheaton City Hall, Wheaton Public Library, the College Avenue lot and the Wheaton Police Department visitor parking lot will be closed the evening of Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22 for sealcoating. No overnight parking will be allowed starting July 20. Thank you for your patience as this work is completed.

Wheaton Public Library Seeking Presenters for Maker Day

WPL is seeking presenters for its first Maker Day to be held Saturday, October 20. They are accepting applications from individuals, organizations, and businesses that wish to present at this event. Maker Day presentations for all ages may include technology, robotics, LEDs, arts and crafts, sewing, ceramics, woodworking, and more. Applications can be found at wheatonlibrary.org/makerday. The deadline to submit an application is August 10.

City of Wheaton Videos

Upcoming Meetings

Liquor Control Commission Meeting

Thursday, July 12, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers

City Council Meeting

Monday, July 16, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.
Council Chambers

Library Board Meeting

Monday, July 16, 7 p.m.
Wheaton Public Library
225 N Cross Street

Historic Commission Meeting

Tuesday, July 17, 7 p.m.
Wheaton City Hall
303 W. Wesley St.

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