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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Nicor Gas - Investing in Illinois

To ensure continued safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to the more than 650 northern Illinois communities we serve, Nicor Gas is increasing the level of infrastructure improvements...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

DeKalb County Fair Housing Survey

The Housing Authority of the County of DeKalb and City of DeKalb are partnering to identify barriers to fair housing. A survey is available to all residents of DeKalb County to share any experiences they may have had with fair housing issues. The City and...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

2019 Paint-A-Plug Program

Spring appears to have finally descended upon the northern Illinois region, and with the season’s arrival, the City of DeKalb is refreshing its Paint-A-Plug fire hydrant art program.

The Paint-A-Plug program was initiated by the city’s ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Greek Housing Fire Safety Act

The Illinois General Assembly enacted the Greek Housing Fire Safety Act (110 ILCS 130/1), which mandates all properties housing Greek Organizations be outfitted with a full, automatic fire sprinkler system by January 1, 2019.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Launching Hazardous Household Waste Collection Program

Beginning April 2019, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will offer DeKalb residents Hazardous Household Waste (HHW) home collection services.

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

E-Waste Collection Schedule For 2019

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will continue to collect electronic waste (E-waste) from households through the winter and throughout all of 2019. December’s E-waste collections are scheduled for next week on the 5th, 6th, and 7th.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

ComEd LED Streetlighting Program Update

The first phase of ComEd’s LED Street Lighting Program in DeKalb is complete. Over 800 ComEd-owned sodium-vapor streetlights have been replaced with LED streetlights.

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

MetroNet to Begin Construction of Fiber Optic Network in DeKalb August 1

MetroNet signs

Beginning August 1, 2018, MetroNet, Inc. will begin the process of installing a fiber optic network that will bring their high-speed internet, television, and phone service to DeKalb.

In April 2018, the City Council approved a non-exclusive cable televisio...

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