Posted on: April 26, 2017

ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT PLANNED FOR THE WEEKEND

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In an effort to save lives by reducing fatal and serious-injury crashes, the Elmhurst Police Department continues to take part in a year-long grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), which provides funding for additional enforcement of...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Water Reclamation Facility – Aeration System Update

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A wastewater treatment plant’s aeration system is the heart of the  biological treatment of wastewater  and  is often the largest consumer of energy on site.  The City of Elmhurst Water Reclamation Facility ai...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

THE WEEK OF APRIL 24-28TH IS ILLINOIS DISTRACTED DRIVER AWARENESS WEEK

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2017 is the inaugural year for the new Illinois Distracted Driver Awareness Week campaign, which will take place the week of April 24-28th.

The Elmhurst Police Department will be partnering with hundreds of other police agencies throughout the State of Ill...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Structure Fire – E Park St

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At 2:49 a.m. on April 16, 2017, the Elmhurst Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire in the area of Huntington Lane and Park Street. The confirmed address was in the 400 block of East Park Street. Fire companies arrived on the scene an...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Annual Spring Clean-Up Reminder

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The City of Elmhurst would like to remind its residents of the Annual Spring Clean-Up. Yard waste is not included in the Spring Clean-Up, but will be collected if properly prepared, stickered, and set out on your regular collection day. Please do not put ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Fire Department Releases 2016 Annual Report

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The Elmhurst Fire Department announces the release of their 2016 Annual Report. The 2016 Annual Report includes highlights of the Department’s training, public education, fire prevention, and emergency service disaster agency. The Annual Report gives the ...

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2016 Annual Report
Posted on: April 10, 2017

2017 Election Results

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The Consolidated General Election was held on Tuesday, April 4 for the election of Municipal officials. The City of Elmhurst had Mayor, City Clerk and Treasurer, and seven seats of their City Council available for re-election. Most of the races within the...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

City to Host Water Conservation Workshop

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The City of Elmhurst is partnering with The Conservation Foundation on Wednesday, May 3 at 6pm in the City Hall Council Chambers (209 N. York, Elmhurst) to host  a Water Conservation Workshop on the benefits of rain gardens and rain barrels. The ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

City of Elmhurst Co-hosting 2017 Recycling Extravaganza

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The City of Elmhurst is partnering with Elmhurst College, DuPage County and SCARCE to host the 2017 Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 29 from 9:00 a.m. until 12 p.m. (noon).  The event will be held at Elmhurst College, using the Alexander...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Annual Hydrant Flushing to Begin in April

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Each year, the City of Elmhurst conducts its annual hydrant flushing. The community fire hydrants are flushed to ensure that they are operating properly and that an adequate amount of water is available for the Fire Department during an emergency. Public ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

City Receives Two Awards from the American Public Works Association

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City Receives Two Awards from the American Public Works Association

On Friday, March 17, 2017, the City of Elmhurst received two awards from the Chicago Metro Chapter (Chapter) of the American Public Works Association (APWA). Engineering Department staff m...

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Smoke Alarm Accessories for the Hearing Impaired

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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...