Posted on: November 17, 2017

City of Elmhurst recertified as STORMREADY community

STORMREADY

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

November 17, 2017

  

City of Elmhurst recertified as STORMREADY community

 

The National Weather Service has once again recertified the City of Elmhurst for as a StormReady Community! The City has ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Arrive Safely This Thanksgiving: Buckle Up!

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Arrive Safely This Thanksgiving: Buckle Up!

 

Elmhurst, IL:  As millions of motorists hit the road to celebrate Thanksgiving, Illinois law enforcement will be working around the clock to make sure holiday travelers are buckled up and driv...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 15, 2017

All Aboard the HOLLY TROLLEY!

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All Aboard the HOLLY TROLLEY!

Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley is back for the holidays!

 

Elmhurst, IL —The Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley is currently being decked out for the holidays! Ride the Explore Elmhurst Holly Trolley on Saturd...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Cooking Oil Recycling, Nov. 25

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Recycle your cooking oil into fuel this Thanksgiving. On Saturday, Nov. 25th from 9am - noon, bring your liquid cooking oil in a closed container to the City of Elmhurst Public Works Facility (985 S. Riverside Drive).

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Inquiries on the City Water Rates

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The City has received numerous inquiries on the City water rates. 

The rates have not increased since May of 2017.  If you believe your water bill is higher than usual, there are several steps the City encourages you to take.

  • Make sure tha...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot Road Closures

Don’t miss the annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning!  Some 9,000 runners and walkers will gather at the starting line to burn off calories and raise money to help the hungry and needy. To date, the Dan Gibbons Turkey T...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 10, 2017

UPDATE: ONCC Board Chair turns down Mayor’s request to join Ad Hoc Committee for various reasons

Voice Conern on Increased Airplane Noise

UPDATE: ONCC Board Chair turns down Mayor’s request to join Ad Hoc Committee for various reasons

November 14, 2017 Elmhurst, IL – In response to Mayor Morley’s request for Elmhurst to be added to the Ad Hoc Fly Quiet Committee...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Fall Leaf Collection

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A free leaf collection for residents who live within city limits will take place on November 8-10, and again December 6-8, on your regular collection day. Leaves must be kept separated from other yard waste and placed at the curb in clearly marked cans, c...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Coyote Sightings: What to and what not to do....

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The sighting of coyotes in Elmhurst has been brought to the attention of the City of Elmhurst and the Elmhurst Police Department. Coyotes have been spotted in many neighborhoods and are part of the urban wildlife that inhabits North America. There are sev...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Elmhurst Scout Organizes Collection of Old Flags for Eagle Scout Project

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An Elmhurst Boy Scout from Troop 82 – Immanuel Lutheran Church created a flag reclamation project to help earn Eagle Scout status while supporting the local American Legion chapter. Each year hundreds of thousands of flags are disposed of improp...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

The City Appoints New Director of Elmhurst History Museum, David Oberg

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Elmhurst, IL — The City of Elmhurst has appointed David Oberg as Director of the Elmhurst History Museum. In his new role, Oberg will provide leadership and management for the museum to fulfill its mission to engage people with history...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Senior Citizens Commission awards 13 individuals for their exceptional volunteer service

2017 Outstanding Senior Awards

Elmhurst, IL —  The Senior Citizens Commission honored exceptional and outstanding senior volunteers at a ceremony held on September 28, 2017. Award recipients were recognized for their shown commitment, kindness and generosity through ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 17, 2017

City Awarded $10 Million in CMAQ Grant Assistance For the Elmhurst Metra Station Improvement Project

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Elmhurst, IL — The City of Elmhurst was recently awarded $10 million in grant funding through the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program to assist in improvements for the Elmhurst Metra Station.

The re...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Elmhurst Fire Department’s New ALS Rapid Response Vehicle Wins “Best Innovation” Award

Mayors Managers Conference Award 2017

The Elmhurst Fire Department’s new ALS Rapid Response Vehicle was recently awarded the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference’s “Best Innovation” award, receiving more votes that any of the other 6 municipalities vyi...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Citywide Water Meter Change Out Project Begins this Fall

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Starting this Fall, the City of Elmhurst will begin a citywide water meter change out project requiring all residential and commercial water meters to be replaced. This project is needed because the majority of the City’s 14,000+ meters are over 25 years ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

St. Charles Road Bridge Weight Limit

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A new weight limit has been applied to the St. Charles Road Bridge, just west of Route 83. This bridge has been under the jurisdiction of the Village of Villa Park since 1979. The new weight limit, with a maximum of 15 tons, does not restrict ambulances f...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Elmhurst Police partnering with local businesses to help prevent fraud within our community

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The Elmhurst Police Department is partnering with local businesses to help prevent fraud within our community.  Nationwide, police agencies are noticing a trend of common internet and telephone scams, often targeting elderly victims.  Th...

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