Road Closures for Light the Torch 5K
The Wheaton Park District will host the FT Cares Foundation Light the Torch Run 5K on Friday, Sept. 28, beginning at 7 p.m. and concluding at approximately 8:30 p.m. During this event, the Wheaton Police Department will temporarily close a number of streets, which are listed on the City’s website and shown on this map. Streets will be staffed with uniformed Police Officers to assist and direct traffic.
Expect Delays during Main Street Final Paving
The contractor for the North Main Street Resurfacing Project is scheduled to place the final layer of pavement on North Main Street between Cole Avenue and Seminary Avenue starting in the middle of the week of Oct. 1. Significant delays are possible while this work is completed. If possible, the City encourages motorists to use an alternate route during this work. Thank you for your patience.
Vacancies on City Boards & Commissions
The City of Wheaton is looking for volunteer residents to serve on local Boards & Commissions. Vacancies are currently available on the following Commissions: Bicycle Advisory, Community Relations, Environmental Improvement, Historic, Housing Commission & Sister City. Please visit www.wheaton.il.us/commissions for more information and for an application.
Library Invites Community to Enter Art Contest
Wheaton Public Library is holding an art contest for all ages throughout the community. There will be four winning pieces chosen, one for each literary genre: science fiction, graphic novel, mystery, and classic literature. The winning pieces will be displayed in the library in the fiction area for at least one year. Entries are due by Nov. 1. For more information, visit the library’s website.
Milton Township SALT Council Offering Free Car Checks for Seniors
From 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 6, the Milton Township SALT (Seniors and Lawmen Together) Council is offering free auto inspections for seniors at Wheaton Fire Station 1, 1 Fapp Circle. Certified mechanics and volunteers will check your car’s safety and make recommendations for the winter months ahead. Cars are inspected on a first come, first served basis. Coffee and cookies will be provided while you wait. For more information call Milton Township at 630-668-1616.