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Posted on: January 24, 2023

City Wins 4th Consecutive National Night Out Award

Photos of people enjoying National Night Out in 2022.

Congratulations are in order for the City – we have been recognized as a recipient of a National Night Out (NNO) National Award for the fourth year in a row for our 2022 event!  

Award recipients compete with similar-sized communities ac...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Be Ready - Create an Emergency Car Kit

FEMA Emergency Car Kit illustration to promote road safety.

Plan long trips carefully, and listen to the radio or television for up-to-date weather forecasts and road conditions. In bad weather, drive only if absolutely necessary.

It's always good to be prepared. Make sure your emergency car kit includes:
  • C...
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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Tax Help for Ages 55 and Up

Tax flyer offering free tax service to residents ages 55 and up

If you live in Winfield Township, call (630) 231-3591 to make an appointment. AARP will have trained volunteers help with 2022 tax returns.

The free income tax services will be schedule soon.

Bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Last year'...
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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Become Part of the 9pm Routine

A graphic for the ŝpm Routine" to lock your house and car at night.

Five minutes every night can save you time and heartache:

  • remove valuables from vehicles and lock them
  • close your garage doors
  • lock doors and windows
  • make sure valuables aren't visible from outside the home
  • empty mailboxes and retrieve packages from y...
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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Check Out the Groot App

A photo of a person holding their phone to advertise the app for Groot, the garbage company

Did you know? Groot Industries, the City's garbage and recycling provider, has an app to help you:

  • stay connected with your waste and recycling routes
  • pay your bills
  • look up proper disposal methods for any item right from your phone

Download today:

An...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Metra Launches Real-Time Train Tracking Website

A person holding their cell phone showing a Metra train map and the location of their train.

Metra has launched metratracker.com, a new real-time train-tracking website that lets customers see precisely where their trains are and when they will reach their stations.

Features include:

  • Station Times – check for train departures from selected stations...
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Posted on: January 12, 2023

What You Can do For Radon Action Month

A graphic that says 1 out of 15 homes has high radon levels.

Radon is a gas that you can’t see, smell, or taste. It can get into homes or buildings through small cracks or holes and build up to higher levels. Over time, breathing in high radon levels can cause lung cancer.

Learn more about radon, how it ca...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

It's time to Renew Dog Licenses

A photo of a dog to remind people it's time to renew dog licenses

A dog license is required for all dogs whose owners reside within City limits.

  • Licenses are valid for one calendar year
  • Licenses renew annually in January
  • Purchase dog licenses at City Hall or the Police Department during regular business hours.
  • Review the Ci...
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Posted on: January 10, 2023

IDEC Recognizes January Celebration: MLK Day

An image of Martin Luther King Jr. for MLK Day January 16

In January, the City's Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission (IDEC) recognizes Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 16.

The Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service (MLK Day) is the only federal holiday that is also designated by C...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Manage your Pace Paratransit ride with TripCheck

Pace TripCheck showing map of bus route and schedule.

TripCheck service is an easy online tool that allows riders or their caretakers to view or cancel upcoming trips without calling Pace.

TripCheck allows you to:

  • look up your ride status
  • cancel scheduled rides
  • set up text or email reminders for upcoming trips
  • se...
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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Senior Citizen Telecommunications Tax Rebate

Senior citizen tax rebate due April 30

Applications are due April 30 for senior citizens to be reimbursed for Telecommunications Taxes. 

  • Qualifying seniors have a total household income of $40,000 or less in the previous calendar year.
  • The rebate applies to tax payments made the year th...
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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Aqua Backflow Mails Water Survey to Residents

Image of baby in a sink to announce a City water customer survey.

Aqua Backflow is mailing a postcard survey to all City water customers this month. This mailing is a biennial requirement of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).

It takes only a few moments to respond, and there is no cost to you.

Please vis...

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

WGN-TV's "Around Town" Segment Features Local Artist

WGN TV "Around Town" segment with a custom metal artist, Jen Kresl.

Ana Belaval interviews Jen Kresl of Steel Envy Custom Metalwork. Metal scraps become custom artwork in her Warrenville studio. Watch the interview here: https://wgntv.com/morning-news/around-town/around-town-checks-out-steel-envy/

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Posted on: December 28, 2022

Why Does Your Water Smell?

A picture of a jug of water that says "Learn more about your water."

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Hydrogen sulfide gas (H2S) can give water a “rotten egg” taste or odor. This gas can occur in wells anywhere and be:

  • Naturally occurring - a result of decay and chemical reacti...
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Posted on: December 28, 2022

January Hometown Happenings is Here!

Hometown Happenings newsletter January 2023

Enjoy the latest Hometown Happenings! The January issue of the City’s monthly newsletter will be mailed to homes in a few days. This issue includes:

• The Mayor's column, with more stories of Warrenville love

• The City&...

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Join Warrenville Police on Neighbors

A graphic for the phone app called Neighbors that shows a police car and logo

Warrenville Police Department has joined Neighbors, an app-based neighborhood watch feature that alerts users to crime and safety events in a 5-mile radius. 

The Department will use Neighbors to connect with residents and improve the safety of our...

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Posted on: December 27, 2022

Pavement Sealant License Required as of January 1

Photo of pavement sealcoating to announce coal tar ban.

Pavement sealcoating contractors will have to obtain a City license before working in Warrenville as of January 1, 2023. 

  • City Code will prohibit selling and using coal-tar-based pavement sealant products in the City. 
  • The ban applies to a...
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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Stay Warm in Winter with Heating Assistance Program

A graphic for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

DuPage County Community Services provides heating assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Applications are now being accepted. 

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program offers emergency help to eligible households wh...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Residential Energy Efficiency and Assistance Programs

Interested in saving money and energy? Visit the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus webpage for information on energy-saving programs and discounts.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Video Gaming Licensing Applications Now Available

The City of Warrenville's new Class V Video Gaming Liquor License and the related Video Gaming Terminal (VGT) License applications are now available.

Only current holders of City of Warrenville Liquor Licenses of one of the following classes are e...

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