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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Special Kids Day, City Works!

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Save the date for “Special Kids Day, City Works!” on July 31, 2022 from noon – 4 p.m., located at Elmhurst City Hall (209 N. York St.). This new family event, designed for kids & adults with special needs, is brought to y...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Metra seeking input about next strategic plan

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Metra launched a survey today to solicit feedback from riders and the public about proposed revisions to its mission and vision statements and about new strategic goals for the agency. The feedback will be used to help create Metra’s next five-y...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Sparky's Elmhurst Fire Safety Club

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The Elmhurst Fire Department invites all kids (up to 10 years old) who reside in Elmhurst to become members of Sparky’s Elmhurst Fire Safety Club! Join by submitting a form at Elmhurst.org/sparkyclub. Sparky will reply back by mail with...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Now Accepting Applications for the City of Elmhurst's Walking and Biking Work Group

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City Council recently approved a "Walking and Biking Work Group" to serve as an advisory group to the City, as suggested in the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan adopted in 2021. The group will work to build relation...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Illinois Tollway Announces overnight closures starting

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ILLINOIS TOLLWAY ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT CLOSURES INCLUDING EXTENDED RAMP DETOUR SCHEDULED TO BEGIN  ON THE TRI-STATE TOLLWAY (I-294) AS PART OF THE I-290/I-88 INTERCHANGE  PROJECT AT I-294 STARTING JUNE 15th.

Temporary closures needed to saf...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Elmhurst Fire Department responds to house fire

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At 3:45 a.m. this morning, Elmhurst Firefighters were called to the scene of a residential house fire on the 100 block of East Marion Street after a passerby noticed the fire and called 911. Assisting mutual aid departments included Oakbrook, Oak Brook Te...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Union Pacific Railroad's major tie project

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Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8. Metra riders may experience minor delays during the work, which is expected to last through the end of September. 
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

ELMHURST COUNCIL CHAMBERS is an Early Voting Site

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ELMHURST COUNCIL CHAMBERS is an Early Voting Site  for the June 28, 2022 General Election  from June 13- June 25, 2022 
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Chief Michael Ruth Memorial Ceremony and Procession Video Footage

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Today the Elmhurst Police Department hosted a memorial ceremony for the honorable Chief Michael Ruth. Footage from the ceremony and funeral procession can be found below. We are so proud of our team members and partnering  organizations who helpe...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Elmhurst 2022 Water Quality Report

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Your Elmhurst 2022 Water Quality Report is now available!

Please visit www.elmhurst.org/waterqualityreport to view your annual Water Quality Report and learn more about your drinking water. This report contains important information about the source and qu...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

City Hall will be an Early Voting site

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The office of the City Clerk announces that City Hall will be an Early Voting site for the June 28, 2022 General Election. DuPage County residents can visit the Council Chambers in City Hall beginning June 13, 2022 through June 25, 2022 for Early Voting. ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

The Explore Elmhurst Trolley now running!

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Hop onboard the FREE Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley, which is running all summer long through September 17th. It’s available from noon to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

Trolley Route: (Fridays and Saturdays from 12 noon – 12 midni...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

5th Ward Meeting

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Fifth Ward residents are invited
to a town hall meeting hosted by Alderwoman Tina Park andAlderman Jim Nudera on July 12 at 7 pm at City Hall, Conference
Room 2. This is an opportunity to hear updates on City programsand other City activities. Pleas...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 30, 2022

The City of Elmhurst Announces the Passing of Honorable Police Chief, Michael R. Ruth

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Elmhurst, IL — The City of Elmhurst announces the passing of honorable Police Chief, Michael R. Ruth. Chief Ruth passed away on May 30, 2022 at a hospital surrounded by family members while recovering from a ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 28, 2022

Elmhurst Police Neighborhood Roll Call Season Begins!

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The Elmhurst Police Department invites residents to attend the first Neighborhood Roll Call of 2022.  This Neighborhood Roll Call will be at Crescent & Hillcrest Ave. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.  Neighborhood Roll Calls wil...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

WaterSmart Program Great Asset for Residents

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The City of Elmhurst WaterSmart Program offers residents the ability to actively manage their water usage. As we move into the summer season when residents begin outdoor watering, filling pools, and using outdoor hoses more frequently, WaterSmart is a gre...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

First Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

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The City of Elmhurst is receiving roughly $3 million between 2020- 2022 through the State of Illinois’s REBUILD Illinois Capital Program. These grant funds are being provided to the City for specific transportation projects; including bridge wor...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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

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Back after a 2-year break, 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...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 Exemplary Youth Service Awards Recipients!

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At an award Ceremony held on April 28th, Mayor Levin and the City of Elmhurst’s Commission on Youth recognized the following people or groups who received the City's Exemplary Youth Service Award. These individuals were awarded for thei...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Elmhurst Fire Department 2021 Annual Report

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Each year, the department puts together a report with highlighted information from the previous year. This includes the departments accomplishments and goals for the following year. Click here to find the most updated Elmhurst Fire Department Ann...

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City of Elmhurst News