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Posted on: July 18, 2018

ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT THIS WEEKEND

Click it or ticket

   The Elmhurst Police Department continues to take part in a year-long grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) that aims to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes with additional enforcement of DUI, seatbelt, and di...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Neighborhood Roll Call for 7/19/18 at Marjorie Davis Park

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Elmhurst Police Neighborhood Roll Call will be held at Marjorie Davis Park from 6:30 to 6:45 p.m. Rain date is Friday, July 20th, same place and time. 

https://www.elmhurst.org/1411/Neighborhood-Roll-Call

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 17, 2018

EPD Bicycle Patrol Unit & Summer Mobile Patrol

Elmhurst Police Department Bike Patrol

The Elmhurst Police Department Bicycle Patrol Unit and the Summer Mobile Patrol Unit provide officers with opportunities for community engagement while on patrol.The Bicycle Unit and Summer Mobile Patrol Unit have grown and evol...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Rain + Heat = Mosquitoes

mosquitos

We are aware of an increase in mosquito populations around Elmhurst. The recent rains and high heat has created a floodwater mosquito superbrood of these aggressive mosquitoes. Our adult mosquito control efforts are ongoing, with our last treatments takin...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

The City remembers former Mayor Charles Weigel, Jr.

Mayor Charles Weigel

Former Mayor Charles “Chuck” Weigel, Jr. passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018. The City of Elmhurst remembers Weigel including the highlights during his Mayoral term from 1961-1973.  Weigel was born in Chicago in 1924 to Charle...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Annual Mosquito Control Program

mosquito control

Elmhurst has once again begun its annual mosquito control program to prevent mosquito breeding and suppress mosquito populations, including those that carry mosquito-borne disease.

The first human case of West Nile virus in Illinois has already been report...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Application deadline for City’s new Public Arts Commission, July 31st

Elmhurst Public Art Commission

Last chance to apply! The City is seeking volunteers for the recently established Public Arts Commission. The Elmhurst Public Arts Commission implements a citywide plan for the promotion and thoughtful placement of public art that includes, but is not lim...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: July 2, 2018

DuPage County is offering a Latex Paint Recycling Program

old paint buckets

DuPage County is offering a Latex Paint Recycling Program from June 25 - August 4. 

Bring your usable, unwanted latex paint to the Woodridge Green Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility (7900 S. Route 53, Woodridge). Usable paint that has not been f...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Cooling Centers In Elmhurst

Elmhurst Cooling Centers

Hot Weather: Cooling Sites in Elmhurst

 

High temperatures and humidity can pose a health and safety threat.To request a well-being check for someone who may be suffering from the heat call 9-1-1.A Cooling Site is an air-conditioned facility where ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Chicago Rink Rats Exhibit Opens July 13

EHM Rink Rates Exhibit

NEW EXHIBIT!

July 13 - November 4, 2018

Chicago Rink Rats: The Golden Age of Roller Skating

In the wake of the Great Depression and into the 1970s, America found itself with a new pastime: roller skating. At the height of The Golden Age in 1950, roller skati...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Smoke testing starting in July

Smoke Testing

The City of Elmhurst, in a continuing effort to remove inflow and infiltration from its sanitary system, is conducting a program to identify locations where storm water is entering the City sanitary sewer system. The study includes smoke testing sanitary ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Willis Tower Globe Sculpture Finds New Home in Elmhurst

Willis Tower Globe

Originally installed in January 2010 in front of the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower, this 25 foot diameter globe was made by the Poblocki Sign Company entirely out of 316 stainless steel, which was rolled, coped and fully welded at each intersecti...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

City Introduces the WaterSmart Program

WaterSmart

 

The City of Elmhurst is excited to introduce you to the WaterSmart Program. With the installation of the new, more efficient water meters that are currently being installed citywide, residents will benefit from the ability to actively manage the...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Sparky Says!

Sparky

Summer weather means cookouts, Fourth of July fireworks, and all sorts of fun as families across the country take advantage of the warm temperatures to get back in touch with nature.

It’s certainly relaxing to enjoy a beach bonfire with friends a...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 19, 2018

City seeks volunteers for new Public Arts Commission

Elmhurst Public Art Commission

The City is seeking volunteers for the recently established Public Arts Commission. The Elmhurst Public Arts Commission is charged with implementing a citywide plan for the promotion and thoughtful placement of public art that includes, but is not limited...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

2017 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

DuPage County Logo

The DuPage Community Development Commission presents the draft Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs. Th...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Error in Summer Front Porch Newsletter Word Search

We'd like to apologize for an error in the Summer Front Porch Newsletter.... #1 in the Word Search was left out of the puzzle.

City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

City stormwater report for May 30, 2018

The City of Elmhurst experienced a significant rain event on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, when the remnants of Tropical Depression Alberto dropped upwards of 2.5 inches of rain in less than two hours over portions of the City. All stormwater systems performed...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Composting service available soon to all residents

Organic Food Composting

The City of Elmhurst is pleased to offer a new service for the residents of Elmhurst as part of our waste collection and recycling collection service. Starting on June 1st, residents can include certain types of food scraps and other organic waste with th...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Take a Ride on the Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley this Summer!

Trolley

Back for its fourth season, the Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley offers visitors and residents a FREE 30-minute ride around the lively City of Elmhurst. Making six stops across the City, this fun and easy trip runs every Friday and Saturday, June 1st thro...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Outstanding Senior Citizen Service Awards Nominations

Do you know an outstanding senior who volunteers for your organization? The Elmhurst Senior Citizens Commission is seeking nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen Service Award.  

Nominees must be Elmhurst residents living within the Elmhur...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Citywide Water Meter Change Out Project Underway

COE Water Meter Changeout Team

The City of Elmhurst is in the process of conducting 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 ove...

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