Find Out Which Streets will be Under Construction This Spring/Summer
Each year, the City of Wheaton selects a number of streets for resurfacing or reconstruction as part of the annual road program. Watch this video about this year’s construction, and see the list of streets that will be improved this year.
Library Hosting Local Author Fest on Saturday
Wheaton Public Library is holding its first-ever Local Author Fest from 1-4 p.m. this Saturday. More than 30 authors from the Chicago area will be in attendance to meet with the community and sign and sell their books.
Authors who have written fiction and nonfiction for children, young adults, and adults will be featured. Adult and Young Adult authors will have tables on the main floor while Children’s authors will have tables on the library’s lower level. The event will also feature two panel discussions, hands-on activities on the main floor and lower level as well as raffle prize drawings for some of the local authors’ books. For full list of participating authors, booksellers, and scheduled list of events, please visit wheatonlibrary.org.
Employment Opportunities with the City of Wheaton
The City of Wheaton has several employment opportunities and is seeking applicants for the following positions:
- Superintendent – Street Division
- Assistant Director of Finance
- Maintenance Worker – Forestry Division
- Seasonal Crossing Guard
- Seasonal Summer Laborer
To learn more about these positions and how to apply, please visit www.wheaton.il.us/jobs.
Library Concert: The Barb City Stompers
Enjoy a free concert from 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at the Wheaton Public Library. The concert is featuring some of the musicians of the Chicago Hot Six ensemble, including clarinetist John Skillman. The Barb City Stompers will play Hot-Swing & Traditional Jazz. Co-sponsored by WDCB Jazz Jammin in the Stacks.
Hydrant Flushing Begins Sunday
The City’s Water Division will begin its 2019 hydrant flushing program on April 28, and it will continue for approximately three weeks. To minimize inconvenience to residents, hydrant flushing will be done between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. The purpose of this program is to flush out particles that accumulate in water lines.?
During or immediately following the hydrant flushing, water discoloration may occur. It is best not to draw large amounts of water if you experience discoloration.?
Residents with questions may call the Water Division at 630-260-2090.