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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Police Department Lobby Special Hours February 3

Warrenville Police special hours sign 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 3

The Warrenville Police Department lobby will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3. The change in hours does not affect emergency response. During closed building hours, dial 9-1-1 from your cell phone, or use the red phone located bet...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Hometown Happenings February 2023 is Here!

Hometown Happenings newsletter February 2023 Interactive, shows pages

The February issue of the City's monthly newsletter is in the mail. Enjoy a sneak peek! 

The February issue includes:

  • State of the City announcement
  • Free woodchips at Public Works 
  • City staff celebrations and introductions
  • Community ...
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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 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 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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