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Two Men Charged with Hate Crime for Allegedly Spray Painting “Free Gaza” Over Israeli Flag at Bloomingdale Woodman’s

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Director of Public Safety Frank Giammarese announced today that two men have been charged with hate crimes for allegedly spray painting “Free Gaza” on an Israeli flag at the Bloomingdale Woodman’s grocery store last month. Tabshir Rizvi, 23 (d.o.b. 6/24/2001) of the 100 block of W. Franklin Street,…

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DuPage County Wins Distinguished Budget Award

DuPage County has received a Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, the highest form of recognition in government budgeting. The County’s budget is reviewed annually by the Government Finance Officers Association to assess how well it meets nationally recognized guidelines as a policy document, financial plan, an operations guide, and a communications…

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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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DuPage County Storm Water Management Hosts Tour Of A Dam on The Move - DuPage County Forest Preserve - West Chicago Voice Newspaper

DuPage County Storm Water Management Hosts Tour Of A Dam on The Move

Churchill Woods Dam Removal: A Decade-Long Restoration Unveiled Earlier this month, DuPage County Storm Water Management (SWM) unveiled a hidden gem to the public with its inaugural tour of Churchill Woods Forest Preserve, offering a rare glimpse into a transformative conservation effort that began over a decade ago. In 2010, SWM embarked on an ambitious…

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Geneva Road Bridge to Close for Construction – El puente de Geneva Road se cerrará por construcción

Announcement from DuPage County: An upcoming road construction project on the Geneva Road bridge over the West Branch DuPage River will require the bridge to be closed for an extended period. The project, which is scheduled to begin within the next three weeks, includes the removal of the existing two-span concrete bridge and the construction…

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Dupage County Sheriff honored for practices at jail

Dr. Darden and the Greater Chicagoland Black Chamber of Commerce recently recognized James Mendrick, DuPage County Sheriff at the 2024 Juneteenth Event and awarding him the “Trailblazing” award for his rehabilitation work in the Dupage County jail.Congratulations to the sheriff El Dr. Darden y la Cámara de Comercio Negra del Gran Chicagoland reconocieron recientemente a…

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DuPage Residents Could Save on Flood Insurance Due To New Community Ratings Program

DuPage County has increased its rating in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS) program, which will result in increased savings on flood insurance for residents living in unincorporated areas of DuPage County. DuPage County has been upgraded from a CRS rating of 6 to a rating of 5, meaning unincorporated residents in…

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The DuPage County Board on Tuesday June 25 voted to provide $626,144.05 through its Local Food Pantry Infrastructure Investment Program to assist local food pantries.

DuPage County Allocates $626,000 to Support Local Food Pantries – El condado de DuPage asigna $626,000 para apoyar las despensas de alimentos locales

The DuPage County Board on Tuesday June 25 voted to provide $626,144.05 through its Local Food Pantry Infrastructure Investment Program to assist local food pantries. The allocations will allow 13 food pantries to fund capital equipment purchases or information technology investments. “Food insecurity continues to be a pressing need in this County. We believe these…

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DuPage State's Attorney Berlin: No Charges Against Carol Stream Officer Will be Filed in February Shooting Death of Isaac Goodlow - Fiscal del Estado de DuPage en Berlín: No se presentarán cargos contra la agente Carol Stream en febrero por la muerte a tiros de Isaac Goodlow West Chicago Voice Newspaper

DuPage State’s Attorney Berlin: No Charges Against Carol Stream Officer Will be Filed in February Shooting Death of Isaac Goodlow – Fiscal del Estado de DuPage en Berlín: No se presentarán cargos contra la agente Carol Stream en febrero por la muerte a tiros de Isaac Goodlow

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin Provides Statement Regarding Carol Stream Officer Involved Shooting Death of Isaac GoodLow: “Every case involving the use of deadly force by a police officer, whether on or off duty, must be carefully and thoroughly investigated. Such scrutiny is required to ensure the protection of the civil rights of those…

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Jobs: DuPage County Seeks Civil Engineer

DuPage County Seeks Civil Engineer Salary $71,000.00 – $75,500.00 Annually Location Wheaton, IL Job Type Full-time Job Number 24-00078 Department Stormwater Management Department Opening Date 06/12/2024 Closing Date 6/27/2024 11:59 PM Central Hours Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. POSITION SUMMARY We are pleased to offer the opportunity to work as a Civil…

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DuPage Foundation Grants Nearly $940,000 to 52 Health and Human Services Organizations

 DuPage Foundation is pleased to announce the awarding of $938,077 to 52 essential health and human services not-for-profit organizations across DuPage County through the spring cycle of its Community Impact grant program (formerly Community Needs grant program). A Grant Open House took place on Wednesday, June 5, at the Foundation’s office in Downers Grove. Grant…

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DuPage County Seeks Resident Feedback Through FY2025 Budget Survey

DuPage County residents can share their views regarding programs and initiatives important to them by completing the County’s annual budget survey, which is available online. Residents may take the brief survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/FY25BudgetSurvey. In March, the County Board approved a new strategic plan. As part of the budgeting process for FY 2025, residents may now…

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IDPH Declares Measles Outbreak in Northern Illinois is Over with No New Cases Since Mid-April

IDPH Declares Measles Outbreak in Northern Illinois is Over with No New Cases Since Mid-April

Cooperation among State of Illinois, Chicago, Suburban Cook, DuPage, Lake, and Will Counties helped to rapidly contain the 2024 outbreak The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that the largest measles outbreak to affect the state of Illinois since 1990 is officially contained as no new cases have been reported for more than 42…

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West Chicago marked themselves present this rainy morning at the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, who hosted Leg 14, the 'Unified Agency' Torch Run, Law enforcement agencies from across DuPage County united to carry the Special Olympics Torch, demonstrating their support for Illinois Special Olympics.

West Chicago Police Participate In Illinois Special Olympics Torch Run

West Chicago marked themselves present this rainy morning at the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, who hosted Leg 14, the ‘Unified Agency’ Torch Run, Law enforcement agencies from across DuPage County united to carry the Special Olympics Torch, demonstrating their support for Illinois Special Olympics. West Chicago estuvo presente esta mañana lluviosa en la Oficina del…

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West Chicago Man Accused of Disseminating and Possessing Child Pornography

May 29, 2024- DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and West Chicago Chief of Police Colin Fleury announced today that Judge Joshua Dieden granted the State’s motion to deny pre-trial release for a West Chicago man accused of possessing and disseminating child pornography. Marco Cruz, 39 (d.o.b. 1/29/1985) of the 700 block of Lyman Street,…

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West Chicago To Host Four Sculptures in Olmec Trails Exhibit : Giant Heads Come To Life In Rich Cultural Public Art Display

This summer, the Mexican Cultural Center DuPage, in collaboration with Meztli Mexico, the College of DuPage, and the DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau, proudly presents the “Olmec Trails: Culture and Legacy” art exhibit. This large-scale outdoor exhibition will showcase over 30 hand-painted sculptures inspired by the colossal stone heads of the ancient Olmec civilization, dating…

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Forest Preserve District Police Seek Re-Accreditation, Request Public Input

The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Law Enforcement department hosted an on-site assessment on April 1– 3 in an effort to renew its accreditation with the nationally recognized Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies by verifying that it meets the agency’s strict professional standards. As part of the assessment process, members of the…

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Judicial and Public Safety Committee Chair Learns About Communications In Case Of Emergency in DuPage County

This week, DuPage County Judicial and Public Safety Committee Chair Lucy Evans met with volunteer members of the Communications Unit of the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for DuPage County. These talented volunteers provide hundreds of hours maintaining and updating radio and other communications assets utilized in emergencies around the region. “DuPage County…

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DuPage County Health Department Urges Residents To Stay Up To Date With MMR Vaccine to Prevent Measles - West Chicago News

DuPage County Health Department Urges Residents To Stay Up To Date With MMR Vaccine to Prevent Measles

DuPage County – The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is reminding all residents to ensure they are up to date with their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine to protect against measles due to recent cases in Chicago. Measles is a highly contagious viral infection and remains a significant public health concern. The good news…

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