Posted on: February 16, 2017

Public Safety and Affairs Committee Reviews Public Safety Performance

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Over a series of the next several Public Safety and Affairs (PA & S) Committee meetings, the Committee members plan to review the City of Elmhurst’s public safety performance. At the PA & S Committee meeting on Monday, February 13, 2017, the commi...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Elmhurst Trolley at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Elmhurst, IL —Join the fun for the 21st Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick's Day on Saturday March 4th starting at noon. The parade will begin at the intersection of Wilson Street and Spring Road and continue north on Spring Road in Elmhurst. The Grand Marshal o...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Solicitor Information for Elmhurst Residents

No Soliciting without Permit

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

February 6, 2017

Authority:

Chief Michael Ruth

Elmhurst Police Department

(630) 530-3050

Solicitor Information for Elmhurst Residents

 

Elmhurst, IL — It has come to the attention of City officials that solicitors from ene...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

TEEN JOB/VOLUNTEER FAIR ON MARCH 23

Teen Job Fair

The Elmhurst Commission on Youth is holding a Teen Job/Volunteer Fair on Thursday, March 23rd from 3-6 p.m. at York Community High School Commons (355 St. Charles Rd.)    

            

The Elmhurst Commission on ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Know an amazing kid?

Exemplary Youth Service Awards

Know an amazing kid? The City of Elmhurst’s Commission on Youth is currently seeking nominees for its annual Exemplary Youth Service Awards, which will be presented on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 7:00 PM at Sandburg Middle School. For more information a...

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http://www.elmhurst.org/1291/Exemplary-Youth-Servi
Posted on: December 28, 2016

Clothes Dryer Safety

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Doing laundry is most likely part of your every day routine. But did you know how important taking care of your clothes dryer is to the safety of your home? With a few simple safety tips you can help prevent a clothes dryer fire.

  • Have your dryer installed ...
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Posted on: December 27, 2016

City to increase water and sewer rates and capital investment recovery charges in 2017

Tax Rate Increases

 

The City of Elmhurst will be increasing water rate, sewer rate, and capital investment recovery charges effective for usage billed on or after January 3, 2017.

The financial impact of the rate projects an average four-person household to see a 12.6% ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

How to Safely Dispose Fireplace Ash

Fireplace Ash disposal safety tips

A wood burning fireplace is a wonderful item to enjoy during the holiday months. As fireplaces continue to be used, ashes build up over time and at some point must be cleaned out. Improperly disposing fireplace ashes can lead to a house fire. If you plan ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

City of Elmhurst thanks Elmhurst Toyota for funds used to supply patrol vehicles with AED equipment

Elmhurst Toyota Donation to Elmhurst Police Department

The City of Elmhurst thanks Elmhurst Toyota for funds used to supply all police patrol vehicles with AED equipment. This equipment was used to save the life of an Elmhurst resident that suffered from cardiac arrest. 

 

Elmhurst Toyota generously d...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Frozen Pipe Prevention

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One of the biggest residential non-emergency calls to the Elmhurst Fire Department involves frozen water pipes. Without proper precautions, cold weather can cause serious plumbing problems. Water pipes, plastic and copper, can burst if the water within fr...

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Smoke Alarm Accessories for the Hearing Impaired

Fire Alarm for Hearing Impaired

Smoke alarms save lives. However, people who are deaf or hard of hearing may not
be able to depend on the traditional smoke alarm to alert them of a fire. Installing smoke alarm accessories made for alerting people who are deaf or hard of hearing is impe...Read on...