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PUBLIC INVITED TO 9/11 MEMORIAL DEDICATION
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park will host a “Heroes of 9/11” dedication ceremony on Wednesday, September 11, unveiling a permanent outdoor exhibit comprised of two structural steel beams from the former World Trade Center buildings in...

Warrenville Named #1 Safest Community in Illinois
While Chicago’s violent crime problem often gets national attention, the city’s suburbs are among the safest and best places to raise a family in the country. In fact, 14 smaller Illinois cities–the majority of which are found ...

Ride DuPage Offers Convenient and Affordable Transportation for Seniors and Disabled Residents
This past spring, the City of West Chicago began a 1-year pilot transportation program that provides 24/7 paratransit bus and taxi services for seniors and disabled residents known as Ride DuPage. Ride DuPage is a ...

Culver's of St. Charles to Host West Chicago PD to Support Special Olympics
Culver’s restaurants throughout Northern Illinois are partnering with Special Olympics Illinois this August with several in-store activities planned. Most notably the 5th annual ‘ButterBurgers & Badges’ fundraising event on...

Major Changes to Illinois Employment Laws
ATTENTION Illinois employers of ALL sizes… Are you ready? Effective January 1, 2020, major new changes will forever alter how Illinois employers manage harassment and discrimination issues as well...

“Home” is Chosen Theme for West Chicago’s 2020 Public Art Banner Exhibit
Home, there’s no place like it, and the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission (WCCAC) hopes the chosen theme evokes emotion and inspires creative expression for the concept, physical structure and/or larger community in...

AT&T Illinois - "This summer, we’re keeping communities connected."
Today, we are sharing some important news about updates to Illinois distracted driving law, AT&T’s plan to block fraud calls to our customers, our presence in the Chicago Pride parade, and the great progress our...

Warrenville's Hometown Happenings Newsletter

Convoy of Historic Military Vehicles Stopping at Cantigny
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park is planning a warm welcome for more than 50 historic military vehicles and their owners on Tuesday, August 20. Their visit is part of a two-day stop in DuPage County during...

Lewis Achenbach Brings Curated Collection of Art, Sonido Sólido, to West Chicago's City Hall
The artwork of West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission member and founder of the Jazz Occurrence Project, Lewis Achenbach, has transformed the interior walls of City Hall at 475 Main Street into a vibrant art gallery. Fifty pieces of original art, created at live music events throughout Chicago and the suburbs, have ...

West Chicago is "All In" for America in Bloom
America in Bloom’s (AiB) Executive Director Laura Kunkle enjoyed a visit in downtown West Chicago with Mayor Pineda and City staff on Tuesday, June 17, 2019. The visit occurred as a result of ...

Local D-Day Hero to be Honored at Railroad Days Parade
Richard "Dick" Truitt of West Chicago, chosen as Grand Marshal for the annual Railroad Days Parade, will be celebrated for his service to the community, the country, and the world on Saturday, June 8, 2019...

"D-Day 75" Tribute at Cantigny June 6
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday, June 6. D-Day, June 6, 1944, marked the beginning of the largest...

Summer Symphony Concerts at the Park!
Two evening symphony concerts, performed under the stars, are scheduled for Cantigny Park this summer. And this year, for the first time, admission to them is free with...

Students Explore the Delicate Balance Between Humans and Nature Through Film
As Illinois Pollinator Week approaches in June, West Chicago is doing its part to bring attention to one pollinator in particular, the Monarch butterfly. Through the efforts of the DuPage Monarch Project, the America in Bloom Committee, People Made Visible, the West Chicago Cultural Arts and Environmental Commissions, the West Chicago Garden Club, and ...

The Butterfly Effect to Land in West Chicago
The Butterfly Effect, a public art project of the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission, West Chicago Garden Club, People Made Visible and the America in Bloom Committee, will add 36 artist-designed butterflies to ...

Window to West Chicago - 2019 Spring
Spring 2019 - From the Mayor, Take Note, Important Upcoming Dates, Theater Life, and more!...

Mayor Brummel's Fitness Challenge
The Mayor’s Fitness Challenge returns for its eight year on Monday, May 6, 2019! The program is designed to inspire your competitive nature and motivate you to engage in physical activity. The goal is ...

Annual Shredding Day with Electronic Recycling - Warrenville
The event is *free and open to all residents of the community who are encouraged to drop off their paper documents to be shredded. Documents will be limited to ...

Warrenville's Bike Rodeo!
This free local event is for kids of all ages. Bring your bikes and helmets and test your riding skills on our bike course and receive a certificate. Also a chance to win bikes, helmets...

Dr. William Dwyer Hired as WCCHS Principal
Dr. William (Will) Dwyer was selected as the new principal of West Chicago Community High School effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Dwyer replaces the current principal, Dr. Moses Cheng, who will become the ...

Making a Difference at We Grow Dreams!
On Tuesday April 9th, 13 employees from various Kohl's stores volunteered their time and energy to We Grow Dreams Greenhouse, in West Chicago, Illinois. The volunteers took part in their ...

District 94 Board of Education Recognizes Volunteers
On April 16, at an evening reception during National Volunteer month, 190 parents, community members and staff of Community High School District 94 were recognized by the Board of Education for their volunteer efforts during ...

District 33’s Lewe-Brady Recognized for Leadership Roles in DuPage
On Wednesday, April 10, Marjory Lewe-Brady, Director of Partnerships in West Chicago Elementary School District 33 was among those recognized during the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA), DuPage County Region, Recognition and...

Authentic Italian Recipe: Tomato Risotto - Found in Italy!
Authentic Italian Recipe Tomato Risotto Ingredients: Bring 6 cups water to a boil over medium heat remove from heat, cover and keep warm. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium ...

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