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Posted on: November 24, 2015

IMPORTANT PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot Information, Street Closures

Street closures and detour routes will be in effect in Elmhurst on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 26, for the 32nd Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot. Event organizers are expecting a record turnout of 9,000-10,000 participants.

York St. will be...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015


The refuse pick up schedule will change this week due to the holiday. If your normal collection day is Thursday your collection will be on Friday.

If your normal collection day is Friday your collection will be on Saturday.

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Holiday Lights Recycling

The City of Elmhurst and Elmhurst Park District are partnering with SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education) and Elgin Recycling for the sixth annual holiday lights recycling program from November 16 to January 22. Look ...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Holiday Tree Lighting Events in Elmhurst!

Come ring in the season at these popular Tree Lighting Events in Elmhurst:
Spring Road Holiday Tree Lighting – Friday, November 26th at 6:00 p.m. held in the Gazebo at the intersection of the Prairie Path and Spring Road- 483 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst, IL...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Elmhurst Firefighters Collect Toys for Elmhurst Hospital’s Pediatric Patients

Elmhurst Firefighters from International Association 3541 have organized a toy drive to benefit children at Elmhurst Hospital this holiday season. New, unwrapped toys for children of all ages will be collected at Fire Station #1, 404 N. York Street and Fi...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

City Hall Closed: Thursday, November 26th & Friday, November 27th

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, City Hall will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week. Elmhurst City Council and staff wish you a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Elmhurst Fire Department Warns Against Dangers Using Turkey Fryers

Thanksgiving Day is quickly approaching, and the Elmhurst Fire Department is issuing a warning to all residents who use turkey fryers.

U.S. fire departments respond to more than 1,000 fires each year involving serious burns or life threatening injuri...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Rededication of the Elmhurst Vietnam Memorial in Wilder Park


On Veterans Day in Wilder Park, The Veterans Memorial Commission held a Ceremony to commemorate those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. During this Ceremony, the Vietnam Memorial was rededicated after being refurbished.

The Vietnam Memorial si...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Christmas Trees and Fire Safety


Although Christmas tree fires are not common, they are likely to be serious or even deadly when they do occur. A burning tree can fill a room with fire and deadly gases very quickly. If you plan to decorate with a real tree, make sure it is fresh when you...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

City of Elmhurst Community Grant Application, Due January 22, 2016

The City of Elmhurst has a responsibility to enhance Elmhurst as an engaging and fulfilling place to live, visit, and conduct business. The mission of the City of Elmhurst Community Grant Program is to fulfill this responsibility by funding not-for-profit...Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2015

City, SCARCE Encourage Residents to Recycle Cooking Oil

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The City of Elmhurst and the School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education (SCARCE) are inviting residents to recycle their cooking oil after the Thanksgiving holiday. Residents can bring their used liquid cooking oil in a milk jug,...Read on...

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Posted on: November 11, 2015

32nd Annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day

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Start Thanksgiving Day with a 5K trot before gobbling down a feast! Register for the Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot, a historical Elmhurst event!

Race Day Schedule – Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26th, 2015
6:45 AM – Ra...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Free Leaf Pick-Up at the Curb: November 4th, 5th or 6th and December 2nd, 3rd or 4th.

Free Leaf Pick-Up at the Curb

The City is offering a free leaf pick-up service on select days in November and December. Residents who wish to participate in the City's free leaf pick-up are asked to place leaves on the parkway in clearly marked garbage...Read on...

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