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Flood Watch Issued for West Chicago / DuPage by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for DuPage County Significant threat to life or property Weather Event Onset 6:00 PM (CDT), July 15 Description WHAT: Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. WHERE…Portions of Illinois, including the following areas, Boone, Central Cook, De Kalb, DuPage, Eastern Will, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kane,…

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No Mexican Independence Celebration This Year- Mexican Cultural Center and City Issue Joint Statement Regarding Mexican Independence Day Celebration

In a shocking announcement, there will be no Mexican Independence Day Celebration this year in West Chicago. The City of West Chicago and the Mexican Cultural Center DuPage issued the following joint statement regarding the 2024 Mexican Independence Day Celebration: The 2024 Mexican Independence Day Festival, scheduled originally for September, has been cancelled. Due to…

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Did You Know? West Chicago Offers Permit Parking Options

To foster community awareness and deepen understanding of local governance and issues affecting West Chicago, the West Chicago Voice is proud to introduce our new series, “Did You Know?” Throughout this series, we will delve into a range of topics and insights that residents may not be aware of or that are not commonly discussed….

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Wego Together For Kids Launches Community Council

The WeGo Together for Kids Steering Committee is excited to announce the launching of our new Community Council. The purpose of the WGTK Community Council is to make sure that community voices in West Chicago are always a part of strategic decisions. The Community Council • Provides input to WGTK’s goals and programming. • Brings…

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Carol Stream Police : Seeking Missing Man

Carol Stream Police Department Seeks Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Person Carol Stream, IL, July 10, 2024 – The Carol Stream Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 59-year-old Federico Granados-Sanchez. Federico was reported missing by his family on July 6, 2024. He was last seen on July 4, 2024, at approximately 10:00…

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Master Balloon Artist Jesus Tejada Inspires at Local Studio : Business Spotlight Cool Party Balloons / Muy Cool Party

This past week,, West Chicago’s local studio, Muy Cool Party Balloons, had the privilege of hosting a master class led by renowned balloon artist Jesus Tejada. Known worldwide for his extraordinary balloon creations showcased on Instagram under the handle @blugardin, Jesus Tejada transformed the studio into a vibrant center of creativity. Balloon art enthusiasts from…

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July 15 Public Affairs Committee Meeting Agenda

“The City’s Public Affairs Committee meets the third Monday of each month at 6:15 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 475 Main Street, unless otherwise posted. A general description of this Committee is available on the City website: The Public Affairs Committee serves as a critical overseer of various public-facing functions. Their responsibilities involve…

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Windmill Fest Returns to Batavia Riverwalk This Weekend

The Windmill Fest, Batavia’s premier summer event, is set to enchant visitors at the Batavia Riverwalk this weekend. Organized jointly by the City of Batavia and the Batavia Park District, the festival promises three days of fun-filled activities starting Friday evening. The festival kicks off on Friday, running from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday boasts…

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Illinois Governor JB Pritzker Announces New Maternal Reproductive Health and Birth Equity Initiatives

New Advisory Council Studies Medicaid Financing Models to Expand Equitable Access to Sickle Cell and High-Cost Drug Treatments

The Council will deliver recommendations by the end of 2024 The newly formed Advisory Council on Financing and Access to Sickle Cell Disease Treatment and Other High-Cost Drugs and Treatmenthas begun its work to study options and make recommendations for developing payment models and financing structures for novel Sickle Cell Disease treatments, as well as…

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DuPage County Animal Services To Hold Kitten Adoption Event + Adoption Fees 50% off All Animals

DuPage County Animal Services Hosts Kitten Adoption Event Date: Saturday, July 13th Time: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Location: DuPage County Animal Services , 120 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton All adoptions 50% off Make an appointment by calling 630-407-2800 To adopt on the 13th, submit your application by clicking HERE. Meet the cuteness and…

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