Posted on: October 18, 2016

Prescription Drug Take Back Day - Saturday, October 22

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Elmhurst Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration for the Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Officers will be on hand in the parking lot of the police station to collect expired, unused or u...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016


Pumpkin Recycling Event

Residents can reduce the amount of organic waste sent to landfills each Halloween by participating in a pumpkin recycling event. The City and SCARCE have teamed up to offer pumpkin collection at the Public Works Garage.

The pumpkin recycling event wil...Read on...

Event Flyer (PDF)
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Elmhurst Police Department Accepting Applications for Police Officer Candidates

Elmhurst Police Department

The officers of the Elmhurst Police Department embrace a community oriented policing philosophy best summarized by our motto, “Providing the Best.” The Elmhurst Police Department is currently accepting applications to participate in its police officer el...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Elmhurst Trick-or-Treating Hours

Trick-or-treating hours

Official hours for trick-or-treating in Elmhurst are 3:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 31st. Young children should always be accompanied by an adult and older kids should be warned to approach only well-lit homes, never enter a home to receive a treat, av...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

UP West schedule changes announced

Metra UP Schedule Changes

CHICAGO – (Sept. 27, 2016) – Metra today announced a revision to the Union Pacific West Line schedule to take effect on Sunday, Oct. 2. The changes are intended to reduce delays to commuter service caused by conflicts with freight trains that also use the...Read on...

Metra UP West Schedule Changes October 2016
Posted on: September 2, 2016

Mayor and Council to appoint new fire chief at Sep. 6th City Council Meeting

New Elmhurst Fire Chief

Mayor Steve Morley will appoint Thomas K. Freeman as the City of Elmhurst’s new fire chief at the upcoming City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 6th.

Freeman comes to Elmhurst after serving as the fire chief for the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Distri...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Stormwater Management Project Updates

Stormwater Management Project Updates

The City of Elmhurst is proud to announce 6 new construction projects will begin this fall that will provide stormwater flood mitigation to several parts of the City. All construction work is anticipated to be underway by October with several of the proje...Read on...
Posted on: July 6, 2016

6 Month Test: Fly Quiet Runway Rotation

Fly Quiet Program

On June 17, 1997, the City of Chicago announced that airlines operating at O’Hare International Airport had agreed to use designated noise abatement flight procedures in accordance with the Fly Quiet Program. This program was implemented in an effort to r...Read on...

Fly Quiet Program Website
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...