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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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: December 8, 2017

ONCC votes to implement Interim Runway Rotation Plan that will impact Elmhurst Residents

Airplane Noise

 

ONCC votes to implement Interim Runway Rotation Plan

that will impact Elmhurst Residents

 

Elmhurst, IL — On Friday, December 8, 2017 the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) met to vote on a 2.5 year Interim ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

City of Elmhurst receives CACC Green Fleet Leadership Award

Elmhurst, IL – The Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC) Executive Board has award the City of Elmhurst with the CACC Green Fleet Leadership Award. The award recognizes the City’s excellence in implementing green fleet technologies. &nb...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Holiday Shopper Safety

Holiday Shopping Safety

With the holidays coming up it is important to keep personal safety in mind when shopping. The Elmhurst Police Department would like

to advise residents this season to be smart when shopping at stores with the following safety tips:

  • Shop during the day if p...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Holiday Decoration Tips to Prevent Fires

Christmas Tree

  • Always read manufacturer’s instructions for the number of holiday light strands to connect. 
  • 40% of all home decoration fires are started by candles. 
  • The top 4 days for home candle fires are Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, a...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Holiday Tree Lights Recycling

Holiday Tree Lights Recycling

The City of Elmhurst and Elmhurst Park District are partnering with SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education) for the annual holiday lights recycling program from Monday, November 13 to Friday, January 19. Look for ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Elmhurst Police Charge Chicago Man with Residential Burglary at Elmhurst College

Elmhurst Police News

Elmhurst Police have arrested and charged a 35 year-old Chicago man with Residential Burglary after he entered an occupied college dorm room and took a credit card from a student’s purse inside of the residential dorm room.

The victim told police...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 17, 2017

City of Elmhurst recertified as STORMREADY community

STORMREADY

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

November 17, 2017

  

City of Elmhurst recertified as STORMREADY community

 

The National Weather Service has once again recertified the City of Elmhurst for as a StormReady Community! The City has ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 15, 2017

All Aboard the HOLLY TROLLEY!

Holly Trolley

All Aboard the HOLLY TROLLEY!

Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley is back for the holidays!

 

Elmhurst, IL —The Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley is currently being decked out for the holidays! Ride the Explore Elmhurst Holly Trolley on Saturd...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Inquiries on the City Water Rates

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The City has received numerous inquiries on the City water rates. 

The rates have not increased since May of 2017.  If you believe your water bill is higher than usual, there are several steps the City encourages you to take.

  • Make sure tha...
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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: November 10, 2017

UPDATE: ONCC Board Chair turns down Mayor’s request to join Ad Hoc Committee for various reasons

Voice Conern on Increased Airplane Noise

UPDATE: ONCC Board Chair turns down Mayor’s request to join Ad Hoc Committee for various reasons

November 14, 2017 Elmhurst, IL – In response to Mayor Morley’s request for Elmhurst to be added to the Ad Hoc Fly Quiet Committee...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Coyote Sightings: What to and what not to do....

coyote

The sighting of coyotes in Elmhurst has been brought to the attention of the City of Elmhurst and the Elmhurst Police Department. Coyotes have been spotted in many neighborhoods and are part of the urban wildlife that inhabits North America. There are sev...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Elmhurst Scout Organizes Collection of Old Flags for Eagle Scout Project

Eagle Scout Project

An Elmhurst Boy Scout from Troop 82 – Immanuel Lutheran Church created a flag reclamation project to help earn Eagle Scout status while supporting the local American Legion chapter. Each year hundreds of thousands of flags are disposed of improp...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 19, 2017

The City Appoints New Director of Elmhurst History Museum, David Oberg

Oberg

 

Elmhurst, IL — The City of Elmhurst has appointed David Oberg as Director of the Elmhurst History Museum. In his new role, Oberg will provide leadership and management for the museum to fulfill its mission to engage people with history...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Senior Citizens Commission awards 13 individuals for their exceptional volunteer service

2017 Outstanding Senior Awards

Elmhurst, IL —  The Senior Citizens Commission honored exceptional and outstanding senior volunteers at a ceremony held on September 28, 2017. Award recipients were recognized for their shown commitment, kindness and generosity through ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Elmhurst Fire Department’s New ALS Rapid Response Vehicle Wins “Best Innovation” Award

Mayors Managers Conference Award 2017

The Elmhurst Fire Department’s new ALS Rapid Response Vehicle was recently awarded the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference’s “Best Innovation” award, receiving more votes that any of the other 6 municipalities vyi...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Citywide Water Meter Change Out Project Begins this Fall

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Starting this Fall, the City of Elmhurst will begin 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 over 25 years ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Elmhurst Police partnering with local businesses to help prevent fraud within our community

stop telephone scam

The Elmhurst Police Department is partnering with local businesses to help prevent fraud within our community.  Nationwide, police agencies are noticing a trend of common internet and telephone scams, often targeting elderly victims.  Th...

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