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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Announces Cart Delivery Schedule

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) will begin to deliver carts on Monday, August 27, 2018.

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Full Enforcement of Safe Streets Initiative Parking Restrictions Begins August 16

Phase Four of the Safe Streets Initiative establishes additional parking restrictions east of Annie Glidden Road that includes resident parking areas and parking bans from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. A breakdown of these restrictions can be seen here. A two week-gra...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Police Department Reminds Residents to "Lock It or Lose It"

The DeKalb Police Department is investigating a number of recent burglaries where vehicles were entered and property was stolen. These burglaries typically occur late at night and the suspects prey on vehicles that are left unlocked. Several incidents, wh...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Waste Management Announces Cart Collection Schedule

Waste Management (WM) has notified the City they will begin to collect their refuse and recycling carts on August 29, 30, and 31 coinciding with WM’s final pick-up days.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

New Look DeKalb e-News to be Published Monthly Beginning August 1

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To provide more timely information on news and events in the DeKalb community, the City of DeKalb began publishing its electronic newsletter, DeKalb e-News, monthly effective August 1. Previously, the newsletter was published bi-monthly, which often made ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Safe Streets Initiative - Phase Four Grace Period begins August 1

The Safe Streets Initiative is a multi-faceted program designed to enhance public safety in neighborhoods near or adjacent to Northern Illinois University. The Safe Streets Initiative comprises three components; proactive policing strategies, enhanced par...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Services Overview

On September 1, 2018, Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) becomes the City’s exclusive waste hauler for refuse (garbage), recyclables, and yard waste. As the City and LRS prepare to transition, the City would like to review the upcoming services.

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

No Parking Citations for Ellwood Neighborhood Residents During Street Maintenance

With construction scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, residents will experience contractor-imposed parking restrictions in addition to the restrictions recently implemented under Phase II of the Safe Streets Initiative.

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

2018 Street Maintenance Program Begins July 11, 2018

On July 11, 2018, Curran Contracting Company (Curran) will begin the 2018 Street
Maintenance Program. This year’s program will focus on three geographic areas
throughout the City and conclude with a citywide crack-filling schedule.

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

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

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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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Posted on: April 5, 2018

City Encourages Participation in the Paint-A-Plug Program

The City of DeKalb Citizens’ Community Enhancement Commission is pleased to announce the Paint-A-Plug Program, which encourages community members to “adopt” a fire hydrant in the community. By adopting a fire hydrant, partici...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Extreme Heat... Are You Prepared?

Be prepared for hot and humid conditions. These hot and humid conditions may lead to an increased risk of heat-related stress and illness, particularly for the very young, the elderly, and those participating in strenuous outdoor activities. 

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Parking Changes to Begin for Phase Three of Safe Streets Initiative

The Safe Streets Initiative is a multi-faceted program designed to enhance public safety in neighborhoods near or adjacent to Northern Illinois University. The Safe Streets Initiative is comprised of three components; proactive policing strategies, enhanc...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Monthly E-Waste Collections Return on May 5, 2018

Public Works would like to remind residents DC Trash has reinstated its monthly electronic waste (e-waste) collection program. The collections begin this Saturday, May 5, at 9:00 A.M.

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Illinois Tollway to Begin Resurfacing, Interchange Construction Project; City Encourages the Public

In April, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) will begin work to resurface the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) from Sugar Grove to Rochelle.

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