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Posted on: April 6, 2016

AOPA helps drone operators unravel FAA rules

Confused about the rules and regulations of flying a drone? This article from the AOPA helps sort out some of the commonly asked questions.

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Posted on: April 6, 2016

FAA Expands Online Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration

(Source: FAA News & Update Bulletin)

FAA Expands Online Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration
Thursday, March 31 – Starting today, owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) used for commercial, public and other non-model aircraft operations ...Read on...

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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 11, 2018

Fire Department Offers Community CPR Course July 26

Would you like to learn CPR and become certified through the American Heart Association? Well, now you can! The DeKalb Fire Department is offering a four-hour CPR certification course on Thursday, July 26, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fire Station #1. The cos...

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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: July 6, 2018

Illinois Tollway Interchange Construction Transitioning to Peace Road

This week, contractors for the Illinois Tollway’s I-88 rehabilitation project announced that interchange construction in the DeKalb area will be transitioning from Annie Glidden Road to Peace Road in the coming weeks. Since May, interchange ramps at Annie...

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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: 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: 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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