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DuPage County to Host Human Services Grants Informational Meetings in January

12/14/2017 4:15:43 PM
DuPage County will host two informational meetings in January for local nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant through the Human Services Grant Fund (HSGF).
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DuPage County Board Approves 2018 Budget

11/28/2017 6:49:57 PM
The DuPage County Board approved the 2018 budget on Tuesday, marking the 10th consecutive year the County has passed a budget with no property tax increase.
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DuPage Care Center Seeking Holiday Donations for Residents

11/21/2017 5:04:50 PM
This holiday season, donors can simply click a button and brighten the holidays for DuPage Care Center residents.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Accepting Applications for Water Quality Grant

10/25/2017 2:42:26 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently accepting grant proposals for projects aimed at improving the quality of the County’s streams and rivers.
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DuPage Public Transit Conference Explores High Tech in Transportation

10/13/2017 8:15:47 PM
DuPage County hosted the John Noel Public Transit Conference featuring speakers from the Contra Costa County, Calif. GoMentum Program and Argonne National Laboratory Transportation Research Group.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Opens Public Comment Period for Water Quality Watershed Plan

10/10/2017 2:44:10 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted to open the public comment period for the draft Sawmill Creek Water Quality Watershed-Based Plans. The public comment period will be open through Nov. 6.
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DuPage Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Senior Health Fair

10/3/2017 7:39:06 PM
Partnering with local health providers and organizations, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and State Sen. Michael Connelly (R-Naperville) will host a free Senior Health Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the DuPage County Administration Building Auditorium, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton.
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Cronin Proposes Seventh County Budget with No Property Tax Increase

9/26/2017 3:42:22 PM
For the seventh year in a row, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a budget that does not increase the County’s portion of the property tax levy.
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DuPage County Animal Care and Control Seeks Supplies for Pets Displaced By Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

9/13/2017 7:14:09 PM
DuPage County Animal Care and Control (DCACC) is collecting donated items to send to animal shelters in Texas and Florida housing pets displaced by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
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DuPage County to Provide Lake Michigan Water to Highland Hills

9/12/2017 3:45:33 PM
DuPage County signed an intergovernmental agreement Tuesday that will provide Lake Michigan water to residents of the Highland Hills subdivision in unincorporated Lombard.
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Greg Hart Appointed to DuPage County Board

9/12/2017 3:24:35 PM
The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved Chairman Dan Cronin’s appointment of Greg Hart of Burr Ridge to serve on the Board, filling a vacant District 3 seat.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Opens Public Comment Period for Water Quality Watershed Plans

9/5/2017 7:59:43 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted today to open the public comment period for the draft Kress Creek and Klein Creek Water Quality Watershed-Based Plans. The public comment period will be open from Sept. 5 through Oct. 5. 
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DuPage Care Center Foundation to Host 50th Annual Fall Festival Sept. 16

8/31/2017 4:57:26 PM
The DuPage Care Center and the DuPage Care Center Foundation will host its 50th annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Center’s west parking lot.
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DuPage County Offering LIHEAP Assistance

8/28/2017 3:31:17 PM
DuPage County Community Services will be accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Oct. 2, 2017, until May 31, 2018, or until funds are depleted.
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DuPage Stormwater Management to Host Elmhurst Quarry Tours on Sept. 30

8/16/2017 6:33:52 PM
In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management will offer a rare opportunity to take a public tour of its Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility on Sept. 30. 
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Giving DuPage Launches Biggest Service Initiative in DuPage County History

8/8/2017 6:47:24 PM
Imagine what would happen if an entire County “did good” for an entire year? DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin challenges the community to find out, as he and Giving DuPage launch the County’s biggest service campaign – Do GOOD DuPage.
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DuPage County Seeks Input on County Programs, Spending

8/1/2017 7:56:51 PM
Residents have a chance to provide important feedback to the DuPage County Board and staff by participating in this year’s County budget survey.
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Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin

7/24/2017 3:01:49 PM
A statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on Vice Chairman John Curran being named to the State Senate.
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DuPage County Launches Bike Trail Mapping Application

7/11/2017 6:52:48 PM
DuPage County launched a new web-based application that will provide navigation tools and information about the DuPage County trail system.
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Illinois State Water Survey Hosts FEMA Mapping Project Meetings

7/11/2017 4:28:01 PM
The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), on behalf of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is hosting two meetings on Thursday, July 27, 2017 to present the revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for DuPage County.
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DuPage County Wins Distinguished Budget Award

6/28/2017 3:40:56 PM
DuPage County received a Distinguished Budget Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, the highest form of recognition in government budgeting.
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DuPage County to Repair Winfield Road Bridge

6/16/2017 1:56:27 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation will repair and resurface the bridge that carries Winfield Road over Springbrook Creek beginning mid-July.
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DuPage County Honors Mooring Family with Bridge over Illinois Prairie Path

6/13/2017 9:10:00 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a proclamation at the June 13 DuPage County Board meeting honoring a couple devoted to the creation and preservation of the Illinois Prairie Path.
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DuPage Care Center Foundation to Host Golf Outing June 20

5/30/2017 3:22:07 PM

press DuPage Care Center Foundation to Host Golf Outing June 20 2017-05-30 Linda Lindford 630-784-4267 The DuPage Care Center Foundation, formerly known as the DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation, is pleased to present its 14th Annual Golf Outing. This event will be held on Tuesday, June 20 at the Prai

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DuPage County Offers Residents Free Latex Paint Recycling

5/22/2017 3:51:12 PM
DuPage County is hosting a Latex Paint Recycling Program at the County’s Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility starting June 1.
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DuPage County Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled May 28

5/11/2017 4:50:37 PM
DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Memorial Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 28, at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton.
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DuPage Recorder Hosts Honor Rewards Day

5/2/2017 7:47:58 PM
DuPage County Recorder Fred Bucholz offers a free day of veteran’s appreciation as his office hosts Honor Rewards Day on Wednesday, May 17.
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DuPage County Honors Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

4/13/2017 3:39:41 PM
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week – April 9 to 15 – honors telecommunications personnel who answer emergency and 911 calls, dispatch first responders and render assistance during a crisis.
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DuPage Care Center Dedicated in Honor of Judge Kenneth Moy

4/11/2017 7:46:20 PM
DuPage County officials dedicated the DuPage Convalescent Center on Tuesday as the Kenneth Moy DuPage Care Center, in honor of the retired judge and former DuPage County Board member.
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DuPage County Awards $1 Million to Nonprofit Agencies

4/11/2017 4:10:25 PM
Fifty-eight area non-profit agencies were recently awarded a total of $1 million through the DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund. 
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DuPage County, COD, Glen Ellyn Officials Sign Agreement Transferring Inspections

4/11/2017 3:45:57 PM
The DuPage County Board, the College of DuPage (COD) and the Village of Glen Ellyn signed a new intergovernmental agreement today transferring the authority to perform building, zoning and liquor inspections at COD back to the Village.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Hold 11th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge

4/5/2017 6:21:19 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools displayed their green building projects to the public at the 11th annual Sustainable Design Challenge on Tuesday, held at DuPage County’s Administration Building in Wheaton.
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DuPage County, DU-COMM Break Ground on New Communications Center

4/3/2017 5:24:23 PM
Citing a commitment to public safety and efficient government service, officials from the DuPage County Board, DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board and DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of DU-COMM’s new communications center. The new center will occupy more than 30,000 square feet of new construction and renovated space at the former DuPage Youth Home on the County campus in Wheaton.  
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Operating Flood Control Facilities

3/30/2017 7:36:06 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) and the Armstrong Park Reservoirs (Carol Stream), as well as several smaller, gravity-operated flood control facilities, following rainfall Thursday. 
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DuPage County Announces 2017 Scholarship Program

3/13/2017 4:45:18 PM
The DuPage County Department of Community Services is offering college and occupational training scholarships for low-income individuals with high academic potential.
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DuPage County Officials Highlight Shared Services

3/8/2017 5:12:10 PM
On Wednesday, DuPage County Board Chairman and Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President Joe Cantore outlined $275,000 in taxpayer savings recently achieved through shared services and joint-purchasing agreements and projected additional savings to grow annually.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Awards Water Quality Grant Recipients

3/7/2017 8:54:40 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee awarded the 2017 recipients of the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program grant today. In total, the Committee selected five projects countywide, all of which aim to improve the quality of the County’s streams and rivers.
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DuPage Election Commission Seeking High School Workers for April 4 Election

3/7/2017 5:43:26 PM
The DuPage County Election Commission is seeking assistance from high school students during the April 4 Consolidated General Election.
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DuPage County Announces 2017 Highway Construction Projects

2/23/2017 5:11:42 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation (DuDOT) recently announced upcoming highway construction projects for 2017.
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DuPage County to Host Informational Meeting on Great Western Trail Extension

2/22/2017 7:16:59 PM
The DuPage County Division of Transportation will host an informational meeting about extending the Great Western Trail from Sassafras Drive in West Chicago to the Illinois Prairie Path-Elgin Branch.
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DuPage County Opens Public Comment Period for St. Joseph Creek Watershed Plan

2/7/2017 5:58:11 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted today to open the public comment period for the draft St. Joseph Creek Water Quality Watershed-Based Plan.
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DuPage County and SCARCE Hosting 11th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

2/1/2017 11:07:01 PM
This April, DuPage County and SCARCE will celebrate the 11th anniversary of the Sustainable Design Challenge, promoting environmental and stormwater education within Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum in local high schools.
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Highland Avenue Bridge Improvement Named Project of the Year

1/27/2017 3:11:46 PM
DuPage County’s Division of Transportation’s Highland Avenue bridge rehabilitation project was named Project of the Year by the Suburban Branch of the American Public Works Association Chicago Metro Chapter on Jan. 26.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Seeks Valentine Donations for Residents

1/25/2017 3:49:38 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center is offering the community an opportunity to send Valentine wishes to Center residents.
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Making 2017 Safer with Smart911

12/21/2016 4:12:37 PM
DuPage County is urging residents to make the New Year safer by signing up for Smart911.
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DuPage County to Host Human Services Grants Informational Meetings in January

12/15/2016 8:04:52 PM
DuPage County will host two informational meetings in January for local nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant through the Human Services Grant Fund (HSGF).
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Chairman Proposes Merger of DuPage Election Commission and County Clerk’s Office

12/13/2016 6:12:20 PM
In collaboration with DuPage County Clerk Paul Hinds and Election Commission Chairwoman Cathy Ficker Terrill, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin proposed a consolidation of the DuPage Election Commission and the Office of the County Clerk on Tuesday.
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DuPage County Officials Take Oath of Office

12/6/2016 2:09:51 AM
DuPage County hosted an inauguration ceremony Monday for 17 elected officials who were sworn into office.
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DuPage County Transportation Launches App to Report Road Issues

12/2/2016 4:52:52 PM
DuPage County’s Division of Transportation recently launched a new web-based application that will allow residents to report potholes, signal outages and other road maintenance or safety issues.
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DuPage County and Local Students Celebrate Cool Yule

11/29/2016 10:01:04 PM
This holiday season, DuPage County’s Environmental Division partnered with Community Consolidated School District 93 (CCSD93) to celebrate the holidays in an environmentally friendly way through a new program called Cool Yule.
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DuPage County Board Approves 2017 Budget

11/22/2016 5:45:12 PM
The DuPage County Board approved the 2017 budget on Tuesday, marking the ninth consecutive year the County has passed a budget with no property tax increase.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Encourages Community to “Adopt-a-Resident” for the Holidays

11/14/2016 4:57:08 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center invites the community to help make the holidays brighter for the residents. 
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Accepting Applications for Water Quality Grant

10/27/2016 8:55:05 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently accepting grant proposals for projects aimed at improving the quality of the County’s streams and rivers.
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Bridge over County Farm Road in Hanover Park to be Installed Beginning Oct. 27

10/24/2016 4:18:35 PM
A new bridge connecting Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve and Mallard Lake Forest Preserve in Hanover Park will be erected on Oct. 27 and early Oct. 28.
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DuPage County Officials Celebrate Projects Along DuPage River

9/27/2016 9:27:10 PM
On Tuesday, DuPage County, the City of Warrenville and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County cut a ribbon in celebration of completed flood control and water quality improvement projects along the West Branch DuPage River, as well as the replacement and expansion of the Warrenville Road Bridge.
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Cronin Proposes Sixth County Budget with No Property Tax Increase

9/13/2016 3:45:28 PM
Praising the County’s lean, efficient government, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a Fiscal Year 2017 budget that reduces spending and holds the line on property taxes. 
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DuPage County Election Commission Seeks Election Judges

9/1/2016 3:06:02 PM
The DuPage Election Commission is recruiting judges to work the General Election on Nov. 8. Election judges are responsible for the conduct of the election at precinct polling places on Election Day.
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DuPage County Board Approves Funding for RxBox Expansion, Heroin Prevention Education

8/23/2016 5:37:30 PM
The DuPage County Board approved two drug prevention measures including an expansion of the DuPage County Health Department’s RxBox Program and continued funding for heroin prevention education programs through the Robert Crown Center for Health Education.
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DuPage County Offering LIHEAP Assistance

8/22/2016 2:55:36 PM
DuPage County Community Services will be accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Sept. 1, 2016, until May 31, 2017, or until funds are depleted.
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Four DuPage Walgreens Stores Unveil Safe Medication Disposal Kiosks

8/15/2016 7:19:55 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin joined Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico, Illinois Senator Michael Connelly (21st District) and Walgreens executives in Naperville on Monday, August 15 as they unveiled one of four safe medication disposal kiosks in DuPage County Walgreens stores.
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DuPage County earns national achievement award for Vactor Receiving Station

8/9/2016 5:32:00 PM
DuPage County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). County Board Member Jim Healy (District 5), Chairman of the County’s Public Works Committee, was presented the award last week at NACo’s annual conference. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.
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Highland Avenue Bridge Re-Opens Aug. 10

8/8/2016 4:21:59 PM
The Highland Avenue bridge over Route 56 will reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 10, one week ahead of schedule.
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Start the School Year Safely with Smart911

8/1/2016 2:16:22 PM
As families check off items on their back-to-school lists, DuPage County and your public safety first responders urge them to remember one important safety step for the year ahead: Smart911.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Seeking Fall Festival Participants

7/21/2016 4:16:22 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 17. With planning for the event well under way, community participants are needed in the following areas to help make the event an even greater success.
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Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs, Spending

7/7/2016 3:47:11 PM
DuPage County residents have a chance to weigh in on their priorities by participating in this year’s County budget survey.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Releases Residential Flood-Proofing Guidebook

6/29/2016 7:23:59 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management recently released a flood-proofing guidebook intended to help homeowners resolve common localized flooding issues from both underground and overland sources.
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DuPage County ETSB Approves CAD/RMS Upgrade

6/29/2016 8:02:05 PM
The Emergency Telephone System Board of DuPage County has approved a contract to replace its Computer-Aided Dispatch Mobile Client, Field Based Reporting and Record Management Systems as part of a county-wide DuPage Justice Information System project (“DuJIS”).
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Highland Avenue Repairs to Begin June 15

6/27/2016 7:28:41 PM
Construction on Highland Avenue, including the two bridges over Route 56 and Interstate 88, will begin on June 15.
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DuPage County Sales Tax Drops By a Quarter-Cent

6/23/2016 8:14:38 PM
DuPage County’s sales tax has dropped by a quarter-cent after the elimination of a tax collected by the DuPage Water Commission. 
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DuPage Election Commission Seeks Election Judges

6/23/2016 6:39:11 PM
The DuPage Election Commission is now recruiting judges to work the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
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DuPage County Officials Warn of Dangers of Heroin, Fentanyl

6/15/2016 8:49:21 PM
DuPage County officials held a news conference Tuesday to warn the public of the growing dangers associated with heroin and fentanyl.
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DuPage County Celebrates West Chicago Dads

6/14/2016 6:27:12 PM
In celebration of Father’s Day, the DuPage County Board honored 11 West Chicago families for their participation in the Fathers Reading Every Day (FRED) program offered through the West Chicago Elementary School District.
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DuPage County Approves Consolidation of Century Hill Street Lighting District

6/14/2016 4:20:07 PM
The DuPage County Board voted Tuesday to consolidate the Century Hill Street Lighting District into the County’s Division of Transportation (DuDOT).
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DuPage Convalescent Center Named in Honor of Former County Board Member Hon. Ken Moy

6/14/2016 4:13:38 PM
On Tuesday, the DuPage County Board voted to name the County’s Convalescent Center in honor of former County Board member Kenneth Moy, citing his decades of service as a barrier-breaking elected DuPage County Board member and as a member of the 18th Circuit Court.
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DuPage County Officials Participate in Bike to Work Week

6/14/2016 4:12:38 PM
In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle and clean environment, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin, county employees and several community bicycle enthusiasts rode their bikes to work Tuesday in honor of Bike to Work Week.
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DuPage County Offers Residents Free Latex Paint Recycling

6/8/2016 2:46:11 PM
DuPage County is hosting a Latex Paint Recycling Program at the County’s Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility.
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DuPage County, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County and DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup Announce Watershed Protection Partnership

6/27/2016 5:38:40 PM
DuPage County, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD), the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County and the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup (DRSCW) hosted a news conference Wednesday to announce a regional watershed protection partnership. Following the announcement was a ceremonial intergovernmental agreement signing and tour of a cooperative project at Oak Meadows Golf Course in Addison.
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DuPage County Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled May 29

5/12/2016 7:01:08 PM
DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Memorial Day at 2 p.m. May 29 at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton. The guest speaker will be Robert Schroeder, past director of the DuPage Veterans Memorial Inc. 
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DuPage Convalescent Center Receives $2 Million Pledge

5/10/2016 5:03:23 PM
On Tuesday, DuPage County Board members received a $2 million pledge of support from retired DuPage County Judge Kenneth Moy, who said he hopes his donation will serve as the basis for a new capital campaign to benefit the DuPage Convalescent Center.
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DuPage County Announces 2016 Highway and Trail Construction Projects

4/22/2016 6:29:25 PM
Repairs to the Highland Avenue bridges over Interstate 88 and Route 56 highlight DuPage County’s 2016 spring construction projects.
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Giving DuPage Hosts Fifth Annual Human Race to Raise Money, Awareness for Local Non-Profit Organizations

4/22/2016 2:44:41 PM
In support of 73 local charities, Giving DuPage will host the fifth annual "The Human Race" 5K Run & two-mile Fitness Walk at 9 a.m. April 30 at The Esplanade at Locust Point in Downers Grove.
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DuPage County and SCARCE Hold 10th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge

4/5/2016 6:21:20 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools displayed their environmentally-friendly building projects to the public at the 10th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge on Tuesday, held at DuPage County’s Administration Building in Wheaton.
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DuPage County Unveils Two GIS Map Applications to Assist Residents

3/29/2016 3:13:47 PM
DuPage County has unveiled two new GIS mapping applications to assist residents in looking up land records and submitting reports for repairs.
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DuPage County Board Receives Convalescent Center Report

3/22/2016 2:50:34 PM
On Tuesday, DuPage County Board members heard a presentation from the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) on the group’s study of the DuPage Convalescent Center.
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DuPage County Clerk to Announce 2015 Tax Rates March 22

3/17/2016 3:49:47 PM
DuPage County Clerk Paul Hinds will announce the tentative tax rates for 2015 on March 22 immediately following adjournment of the DuPage County Board meeting. The County Board meeting will begin at 10 a.m.
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DuPage County ranks No. 1 among healthiest counties in Illinois

3/24/2016 5:13:33 PM

The DuPage County Health Department is honored to announce that DuPage County has once again been recognized as one of the healthiest counties in Illinois, this time ranking No. 1 in both key measures of the rankings.

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DuPage County’s App Offers Quick Access to Election Results

3/24/2016 5:14:25 PM
On March 15, DuPage County’s smartphone app called Navigate DuPage will include a new feature called “Election Results” which offers a customized glimpse at election results for users on phones, tablets and other mobile devices. 
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DuPage County Announces 2016 Scholarship Program

3/8/2016 7:12:14 PM
The DuPage County Department of Community Services is offering college and occupational training scholarships for low-income individuals with high academic potential. 
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Giving DuPage Recognized as Notable Nonprofit in Annual Business Excellence Awards

3/4/2016 8:20:44 PM
Giving DuPage has been named a notable nonprofit by the Daily Herald Business Ledger, who recently announced its annual Awards for Business Excellence recipients.
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DuPage County Board Member Jim Healy Receives National County Engineers Award

3/2/2016 3:21:42 PM
DuPage County Board Member Jim Healy received an award from the National Association of County Engineers (NACE) honoring his efforts to win passage of federal transportation legislation, now known as the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
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DuPage County Launches New Smartphone App

2/9/2016 4:46:58 PM
DuPage County is proud to announce the launch of the new Navigate DuPage smartphone app. This free, interactive tool will allow residents to keep informed, share input and stay connected with the County.
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DuPage County and SCARCE Hosting 10th Annual Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

2/4/2016 3:09:17 PM
This April, DuPage County and SCARCE celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sustainable Design Challenge, promoting environmental and stormwater education within Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum in local high schools.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Encourages Community to Send Valentines Wishes to Residents

2/1/2016 8:36:29 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center is offering the community an opportunity to send Valentine wishes to Center residents.
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DuPage County Named Best County for Upward Mobility

2/1/2016 8:34:59 PM
DuPage County was named the top-rated county in the United States for upward mobility this week by American City and County magazine.
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DuPage County Retains AAA Bond Rating

1/15/2016 9:09:55 PM
DuPage County Board announced today that the County has retained its AAA bond rating, the highest possible, during recent reviews with Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s (S&P).
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Still Accepting Applications for Water Quality Grant

12/21/2015 3:47:05 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently accepting grant proposals for projects aimed at improving the quality of the County’s streams and rivers. 
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Resolve to be Safe in 2016 - County encourages residents to sign up for Smart911

12/17/2015 5:41:31 PM
As the new year draws near, DuPage County officials are asking residents to “resolve to be safe” and sign up for Smart911.
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DuPage Hosts Human Services Grants Informational Meetings in January

12/14/2015 4:13:57 PM
DuPage County will host two informational meetings in January for local non-profit organizations interested in applying for a grant through the Human Services Grant Fund (HSGF).
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County Board Approves 2016 Budget

11/24/2015 6:04:58 PM
On Tuesday, the DuPage County Board approved the 2016 budget, which reduces spending and, for the eighth consecutive year, includes no property tax increase.
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Emergency Response Teams Test Skills In Training

11/9/2015 4:49:41 PM
Serve DuPage highlights the dedicated volunteers from the Community Emergency Response Teams who recently participated in a friendly competition designed to test their emergency response skills.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Encourages Community to “Adopt-a-Resident” for the Holidays

11/5/2015 7:56:37 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center invites the community to help make the holidays brighter for each of the Center’s residents through participating in the annual gift drive.
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DuPage County Hosting Public Information Meeting on Updates to Winfield Creek Watershed Plan

11/5/2015 3:19:19 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management will hold a public information meeting regarding the draft Phase 1 Addendum to the Winfield Creek Watershed Plan on Thursday, November 12, 2015, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Winfield Village Hall (27W465 Jewell Road, Winfield 60190).
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Accepting Applications for Water Quality Grant

11/3/2015 7:55:38 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently accepting grant proposals for projects aimed at improving the quality of the County’s streams and rivers. 
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DuPage Officials Host Ribbon Cutting For Flood Control Improvement Project

10/14/2015 4:34:01 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management, the Village of Carol Stream and the Carol Stream Park District hosted a news conference and ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the completion of a $12.5 million flood control project along Klein Creek in Carol Stream.
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DuPage County Historical Museum Receives $200,000 Donation

10/13/2015 9:20:21 PM
Members of the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation accepted a $200,000 donation to help replace the roof and fund repairs to the Wheaton museum. Daniel L. Goodwin, Chairman and CEO of The Inland Real Estate Group, Inc., presented the check at the DuPage County Board meeting on Tuesday, October 13th.
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DuPage County Hosting Public Hearing on Application for HUD Competitive Grant Funding

10/13/2015 5:24:24 PM

DuPage County will hold a public hearing regarding its application for a competitive grant opportunity from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tuesday, Oct. 20  at 7 p.m. at the DuPage County Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton in room 1-500B.


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DuPage Announces Night Paving on 75th Street

10/1/2015 2:55:51 PM
DuPage County's Division of Transportation announced limited night paving on 75th Street and Plainfield/Naperville Road will take place on Monday, Oct. 5. The paving is expected to extend from Monday evening at 9 p.m. to Tuesday morning at 7 a.m.
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Volunteers at Literacy DuPage Help Residents Achieve Success

10/1/2015 2:05:05 PM
Serve DuPage 2015 highlights the charitable work of Literacy DuPage, a local organization that provides free tutoring to residents. Dedicated volunteers help adult students achieve greater independence by improving their English literacy skills.
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Chairman Cronin and Senator Connelly Host Senior Health Fair Sept. 23

9/17/2015 8:13:45 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and Illinois State Senator Michael Connelly will host a Senior Health Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon, at the DuPage County Administration Building Auditorium, 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton.
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Economic Development and Planning Department Changes Name to Building & Zoning

9/15/2015 4:50:31 PM
DuPage County announces that the Economic Development and Planning Department will now be referred to as Building & Zoning, effective Sept. 14. The name change better reflects the department’s operations and streamlined services for residents.
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Cronin Proposes Fifth County Budget with No Property Tax Increase

9/11/2015 7:46:10 PM
Praising the County's efficient government amidst an uncertain budget scenario in Springfield, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a Fiscal Year 2016 budget that reduces spending and holds the line on property taxes. 
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Volunteers Play Special Role in Lives of Convalescent Center Residents

9/3/2015 4:18:58 PM
DuPage Convalescent Center volunteers serve as the backbone of the facility by dedicating their time to its residents.
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DuPage Celebrates Workforce Development Week Through Success Stories

8/31/2015 3:02:54 PM
DuPage County celebrates Workforce Development Week by focusing on the successes of individuals and businesses who participated in programs provided by the DuPage County Workforce Development Division (WDD). Illinois Workforce Development Week is observed state-wide during the week of August 31, 2015. 
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Fall Festival Offers Family-Friendly Activities

9/2/2015 8:15:59 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation will host its 48th annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center’s back parking lot. The family-friendly event benefits the Convalescent Center’s Resident Recreation Fund, which helps to provide residents with quality of life programs and services.
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DuPage Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs

9/2/2015 8:18:52 PM

DuPage County residents have a chance to weigh in on their priorities by participating in this year’s County budget survey. The survey is now available online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/dupagebudgetsurvey.

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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation Hosts Benefit Concert at Cantigny Park Aug. 6

7/27/2015 2:01:40 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Benefit Concert in the Park. This event will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, featuring local R&B band “August.”  The community is invited to attend and support this event.
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Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs, Spending

9/2/2015 8:13:33 PM
DuPage County residents have a chance to weigh in on their priorities by participating in this year’s County budget survey. The survey is now available online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/dupagebudgetsurvey.
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Animal Care and Control Requests Donations be Held Until Tuesday Due to Maintenance Work

7/24/2015 9:31:23 PM
Due to maintenance work, DuPage Animal Care and Control will not accept pets for adoption nor other donations on Monday, July 20.
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Illinois State Water Survey Hosting Open House on FEMA Mapping Project in DuPage County July 29

7/10/2015 2:26:04 PM
The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), on behalf of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will host an open house on Wednesday, July 29, from 4 to 7 p.m. to present the preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for DuPage County. The open house will be held in the auditorium of DuPage County's JTK Administration Building, 421 County Farm Rd., Wheaton.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation Hosts Fundraiser July 30

7/8/2015 2:01:59 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center will host a fundraiser on Thursday, July 30, at the City Gate Grille in Naperville.
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County Hosts Abuse Prevention Conference July 15

7/7/2015 7:45:03 PM
DuPage County invites the community to learn more about preventing abuse and neglect of seniors and disabled adults at the 2nd Annual Adult Protective Services Conference, “A Collaborative Community Approach.” This free, educational event is aimed at medical professionals, home health care workers, clergy, social workers and families interested in recognizing and preventing abuse and exploitation of seniors and disabled adults.
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DuPage County Announces Lane Reductions at Intersection of Fabyan Parkway and Roosevelt Road

7/6/2015 2:43:27 PM
DuPage County Division of Transportation announces that lanes are reduced at the intersection of Fabyan Parkway/Washington Street and Roosevelt Road. The lane reductions will be in effect until October while construction crews widen the intersection for the addition of new lanes.
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DuPage Offers Residents Free Latex Paint Recycling

7/1/2015 2:34:49 PM
DuPage County is hosting a Latex Paint Recycling Program at the County’s Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility.
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DuPage County earns national achievement award for Narcan Program

6/26/2015 9:15:24 PM

press DuPage County earns national achievement award for Narcan Program 2015-06-23 Johnna Kelly 630-407-6022 DuPage County's Narcan program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The award honors innovative, effective county government programs

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DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to Operate Flood Control Facilities Early Tuesday

6/16/2015 3:02:46 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control, Wood Dale-Itasca Reservoir (Wood Dale) and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) on Salt Creek and Fawell Dam (Naperville) on the West Branch DuPage River following precipitation throughout the area beginning late Sunday through Monday evening.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Operating Flood Control Facilities Monday

6/16/2015 12:51:38 AM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) both located on Salt Creek along with Fawell Dam (Naperville) located on the West Branch DuPage River following precipitation throughout the area beginning late Sunday through Monday evening.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Hosting Wetland Map Information Meetings

6/8/2015 4:51:36 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management will host two public information meetings regarding the County’s recently updated draft wetland map. Both meetings will take place at the County’s JTK Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, on Tuesday, June 23, at 2:30 p.m. in room 3-500B and Thursday, June 25, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria.
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DuPage County Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled May 24

5/14/2015 7:55:20 PM
DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Memorial Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton. The guest speaker will be George Kouba of the DuPage Veterans Memorial, Inc.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation to Host Golf Outing June 10

5/13/2015 4:53:06 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center will host its 12th Annual Golf Outing on Wednesday, June 10, at the Bloomingdale Golf Club in Bloomingdale.
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DuPage County Will Host Spring Brook #1 Watershed Plan Public Information Meeting May 19

5/11/2015 3:09:42 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management will host a public information meeting regarding the draft Spring Brook #1 Watershed Plan (Plan) on Tuesday, May 19, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the County’s JTK Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, in room 1-500B.
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DuPage Hosts Age Well DuPage May 16

5/22/2015 4:05:25 PM

press DuPage Hosts Age Well DuPage May 16 2015-04-21 Johnna Kelly 630-407-6022 DuPage County invites the community to attend Age Well DuPage: Renew, Recharge, Reinvent, a free event for adults 50 and older on Saturday, May 16. DuPage County Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Bob Larsen said

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DuPage County Stormwater Management to Host Public Green Infrastructure Workshop

4/16/2015 2:58:02 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting a free Green Infrastructure and Native Landscaping Workshop on Thursday, April 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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Cool DuPage Invites Residents, Businesses To ‘Be Green, Save Green’

4/14/2015 7:21:52 PM
This morning, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and the DuPage Green Government Council launched Cool DuPage, a county-wide initiative aimed to reduce energy consumption and improve air quality.
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DuPage County and SCARCE Host Ninth Annual Sustainable Design Challenge

4/10/2015 4:12:54 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools displayed their green building projects to the public at the ninth annual Sustainable Design Challenge on Tuesday, held at DuPage County’s Administration Building in Wheaton.
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DuPage Animal Care and Control Provides Canine Influenza Update

4/10/2015 4:08:28 PM
With canine influenza making headlines, DuPage County Animal Care & Control is taking the proper precautions.
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PADS Band Connects Students with the Homeless

5/20/2015 2:28:32 PM
Serve DuPage 2015 highlights the PADS Band, which provides a common bond of music between students and clients of a local Elmhurst homeless shelter.
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Giving DuPage Hosts Human Race April 25 to Raise Money for Local Non-Profit Organizations

4/6/2015 9:44:43 PM
In support of 66 local charities, Giving DuPage will host the fourth annual “The Human Race” 5K Run & 2-mile Fitness Walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 25, at The Esplanade at Locust Point in Downers Grove.
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DuPage County, SCARCE Host Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

4/2/2015 3:55:21 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools will display their sustainable building design projects to the public at the ninth annual Sustainable Design Challenge on Tuesday, April 7, from 9 to 11 a.m.
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DuPage Stormwater Management Hosted Elmhurst Quarry Tours Saturday

3/24/2015 7:12:29 PM
In observance of National Flood Awareness Week, DuPage County Stormwater Management opened its Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility to the public on Saturday. Held in partnership with the Elmhurst Historical Museum and Elmhurst Park District, nearly 300 people registered to get a rare, inside look at this DuPage County landmark.
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DuPage County Hosting Public Hearing on HUD Funding March 19

3/18/2015 2:08:32 PM
DuPage County will host a public hearing regarding funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, at the County’s JTK Administration Building, 421 N. County Rd., Wheaton, in room 1-500B.
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County Approves Green Building Incentives

3/16/2015 10:03:27 PM
The DuPage County Board approved an incentive program to encourage developers and property owners to “build green” projects throughout the County.
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DuPage County to Host Resiliency Workshops in East Branch DuPage River Watershed

2/26/2015 8:32:37 PM
DuPage County will be holding a series of public workshops in early March to discuss strategies and solutions to make communities within the East Branch DuPage River Watershed stronger in the face of extreme weather events.
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DuPage County Seeks Volunteers for Adopt-a-Trail Program

2/25/2015 4:13:05 PM
DuPage County encourages businesses and organizations to participate in the Adopt-a-Trail program where they can help keep local trails free of debris.
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Tuskegee NEXT Takes Off at DuPage Airport

2/23/2015 4:15:16 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle are co-hosting a fundraiser to support the Tuskegee NEXT 2025 Project at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at the DuPage Airport, 2700 International Drive, West Chicago.
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DuPage County Hosting East Branch DuPage River Resiliency Plan Public Information Meeting Feb. 23

2/11/2015 9:35:22 PM
DuPage County will host a public information meeting regarding the draft East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency Plan on Monday, Feb. 23, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Lombard Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson Ave.
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DuPage Joins Chicago Wolves for Job Fair

2/4/2015 4:52:16 PM
Job seekers are encouraged to attend an employment fair hosted by the DuPage County Workforce Development Division, the Chicago Wolves hockey team and four other host organizations. The fair is free of charge and will feature employers from DuPage, Lake and Cook counties.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Encourages Community to Send Valentines Wishes to Residents

1/29/2015 10:31:51 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center is offering the community an opportunity to send Valentine wishes to residents who reside at the facility.
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DuPage County Announces 2015 Scholarship Program

2/4/2015 7:43:12 PM
The DuPage County Department of Community Services is offering college and occupational training scholarships for low-income individuals with high academic potential.
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DuPage County to Host Second Public Meeting to Discuss Flooding and Future Resiliency

1/27/2015 2:38:15 PM
DuPage County will hold a second public information meeting regarding the creation of an East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency Plan on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Wheaton City Hall, 303 W. Wesley Street.
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Cronin Receives REATF Report

1/23/2015 9:11:45 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin received a report from the Real Estate Assessment Task Force (REATF) formed in 2013 to assist in evaluation of the best and highest use of the County property currently leased to the Fair Association.
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DuPage County to Host Public Meeting Jan. 14 to Discuss Flooding and Future Resiliency

9/2/2015 8:20:58 PM

DuPage County will hold a public information meeting regarding the creation of an East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency Plan at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Lisle Village Hall, 925 Burlington Ave.

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County Launches Year of Service Initiative – Serve DuPage 2015

1/14/2015 1:14:51 PM
Serve DuPage 2015, a year-long outreach campaign to promote volunteerism and civic engagement throughout DuPage County, will launch on the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service, Monday, Jan. 19.
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DuPage Hosts Human Services Grants Informational Meetings in January

1/6/2015 8:10:03 PM
DuPage County will host two informational meetings in January for local non-profit organizations interested in applying for a grant through the Human Services Grant Fund (HSGF).
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Romano Appointed to DuPage County Board

12/9/2014 10:38:07 PM
The DuPage County Board unanimously approved Chairman Dan Cronin’s appointment of Karyn Romano of Glen Ellyn to serve on the Board, filling the vacant District 4 seat left following the death of JR McBride.
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DuPage County Board Celebrates One-Millionth Ride on Ride DuPage Transportation Service

12/9/2014 9:47:17 PM
This morning the DuPage County Board recognized Ride DuPage, a dial-a-ride program serving seniors, veterans and people with disabilities, for providing its one millionth ride.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Hosting Program Assessment Public Information Meeting

12/5/2014 1:33:06 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management will hold a public information meeting regarding the department’s draft program assessment on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at the County's JTK Administration Building, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton.
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DuPage County Officials Take Oath of Office

12/4/2014 2:54:25 PM
DuPage County recently hosted an inauguration ceremony for 11 elected officials who were sworn into office.
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DuPage County Receives $70,000 Donation for Narcan Program

11/25/2014 10:28:31 PM

press DuPage County Receives $70,000 Donation for Narcan Program 2014-11-25 Joan Olson, 630-407-6015 Matching effort exceeds $50,000 donation made in October WHEATON … This morning, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin accepted a $70,000 donation to the County’s Narcan program. The DuPage Narcan

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County Board Approves 2015 Budget

12/5/2014 10:07:35 PM
This morning the DuPage County Board approved the 2015 budget that reduces spending and holds the line on property taxes.
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DuPage County Hosts Candidate Forum November 22, 2014

11/18/2014 9:01:04 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin will host a forum for finalists in the application process to fill the County Board vacancy in District 4. Chairman Cronin and District 4 Board Members Grant Eckhoff and Amy Grant will ask questions of finalists in the application process. The forum will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the County Board meeting room, 3rd floor of the JTK Administration Building on the DuPage County campus.
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Cronin Accepts Applications to Fill District 4 Vacancy

11/6/2014 3:12:21 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin is accepting applications for the District 4 Board vacancy that recently occurred following the death of JR McBride of Glen Ellyn.
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DuPage County Hosts Public Meeting Nov. 20 Regarding 55th Street Roadway Improvement Project

11/5/2014 6:14:30 PM
DuPage County Division of Transportation, in conjunction with the Village of Downers Grove, will host a public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 20, regarding proposed improvements along 55th Street from Dunham Road to Clarendon Hills Road.
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DuPage County Announces Photo Contest to Help Commemorate 175th Year

10/31/2014 6:02:28 PM
In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the founding of DuPage County in Illinois, the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is conducting a photo contest on the county’s behalf through the end of the year. The contest will be held entirely on social media – specifically Instagram and Twitter – and will run from November 1 to December 31, 2014.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Encourages Community to “Adopt-a-Resident” for the Holidays

10/30/2014 2:58:00 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center invites the community to help make the holidays brighter for each of the Center’s residents through participating in the annual gift drive.
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DuPage Recognized for Environmental Sustainability Stewardship

10/30/2014 2:55:55 PM
DuPage County was recently recognized by the State of Illinois for its commitment to environmental sustainability through innovative practices.
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Giving DuPage Hosts Non-Profit ‘Purposeful Boards & Powerful Fundraising’ Workshop on Nov. 7

10/29/2014 7:18:24 PM
Giving DuPage will host a non-profit training workshop ‘Purposeful Boards & Powerful Fundraising’ on Friday, Nov. 7.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Encourages Residents to Complete Water Quality Survey

11/24/2014 3:02:50 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is encouraging residents and business owners to complete a brief survey regarding water quality in the County’s waterways.
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DuPage County Hosts Veteran’s Day Ceremony Nov. 9

10/28/2014 7:36:57 PM
DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Veteran’s Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, at the DuPage County Convalescent Center, 400 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton.
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DuPage County Announces Passing of Board Member McBride

10/24/2014 5:31:37 PM
It’s with deep sadness that Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage County Board announce the passing of Jerry “JR” McBride of Glen Ellyn. McBride represented DuPage’s District 4 since 2006.
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DuPage County Residents Reminded to Dispose of Leaves Properly this Fall

12/9/2014 4:11:33 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management and Public Works’ Drainage Division are reminding residents to dispose of leaves properly this fall to reduce localized flooding and water quality impairments.
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DuPage Narcan Releases First Annual Report; Receives $50,000 Donation

10/20/2014 8:43:40 PM
The highly successful DuPage Narcan Program (DNP) released its first Annual Report during a press conference organized by the DuPage County Police Chiefs Association on Oct. 16, that included a $50,000 donation from Oak Brook businessman Ed Heil that will go toward sustaining the DNP in the future.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Encouraging Residents to Complete Water Quality Survey

10/20/2014 7:29:04 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is encouraging residents and business owners to complete a brief survey regarding water quality in the County’s waterways.
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Fichtner Chosen to Lead Ad Hoc Committee on Airport Noise

10/9/2014 7:56:16 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin announced formation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Airport Noise Mitigation.
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DuPage County Encourages Residents to be Cyber Secure

10/3/2014 2:42:48 PM
For many residents, the internet serves as a great resource for information and a way to connect with family and friends. It is a part of their lives whether at home, school or work.
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DuPage County Offers Home Heating Assistance

10/1/2014 6:15:49 PM
DuPage County Community Services is offering the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) now until funds are depleted. As cold temperatures are just around the corner, families are encouraged to take advantage of the program.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Accepting Applications for Water Quality Grant

9/29/2014 7:15:48 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently accepting grant proposals for projects aimed at improving the quality of the County’s streams and rivers.
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DuPage County Announces Lane Reductions on Gary Avenue Beginning Sept. 30

9/26/2014 8:51:34 PM
DuPage County Division of Transportation announces that Gary Avenue at Kehoe Boulevard will be reduced to one lane in each direction beginning Tuesday, Sept. 30.
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DuPage Water Commission To Make Final Payment on Debt

9/19/2014 3:25:38 PM
Thursday evening, members of the DuPage Water Commission authorized the final payment on $70 million in short-term loans borrowed during a financial crisis revealed in 2009.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation to host fundraiser at Rock Bottom Warrenville on Sept. 23

9/22/2014 9:17:18 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation is hosting a Dine Out and Help Fundraiser at Rock Bottom in Warrenville from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Co-Hosting Adopt-a-Stream Fall Kickoff Event

9/17/2014 3:07:10 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting an Adopt-a-Stream fall kickoff event on Thursday, September 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. for existing participants and groups interested in becoming involved in the DuPage County program.
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RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard to Discuss Transit Issues at DuPage Committee Meeting Tuesday

9/15/2014 3:14:26 PM
RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard will discuss the agency’s proposed 2015 budget when he meets with members of the DuPage County Board’s Ad Hoc Mass Transit Committee on Tuesday, September 16. The meeting will be held at 8:45 a.m. in room 3500A of the JTK Administration Building on the DuPage County campus.
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DuPage County Hosts Public Hearings on 2015 Budget

9/15/2014 3:08:09 PM
DuPage County invites residents to share their opinions on the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget during two hearings scheduled in Lombard and Roselle.
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DuPage Announces Two Nights of Paving on County Farm Road

9/11/2014 12:51:24 PM
DuPage County’s Division of Transportation announced limited night paving on County Farm Road will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 16, and Wednesday, Sept. 17. The paving is expected to extend from Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. to Wednesday morning at 6 a.m. and then again from Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. to Thursday morning at 6 a.m.
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Cronin Proposes Fourth County Budget with No Property Tax Increase

9/9/2014 8:53:49 PM
Calling for a more efficient and smarter form of government, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin presented a Fiscal Year 2015 budget that reduces spending and holds the line on property taxes.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation Fall Festival Offers Something for Everyone

9/9/2014 7:12:48 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation will host its 47th annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center’s back parking lot. The family-friendly event benefits the Convalescent Center’s Resident Recreation Fund, which helps improve and support residents’ quality of life.
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Stormwater Management Resumes Pump Back Operations at Elmhurst Quarry

9/8/2014 4:27:30 PM
On Thursday afternoon, DuPage County Stormwater Management resumed normal pump back operations at the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Facility, after they were temporarily suspended due to an irregular odor noticed by nearby residents.
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DuPage County Regional Office of Education and Scarce to host Environmental Health Seminar

9/4/2014 6:48:02 PM
The DuPage County Regional Office of Education and SCARCE will host two Environmental Health Basics Seminars on Thursday, Sept. 25. The goal is to educate residents about environmental pollutants.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Pauses Pumpback Operations at Elmhurst Quarry

9/8/2014 4:05:37 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management has temporarily ceased pump back operations of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility following the August rainfall.
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DuPage County Joins National Preparedness Month

12/8/2014 4:30:19 PM
DuPage County encourages residents to focus on simple, specific activities that increase emergency readiness as part of National Preparedness Month. Through its Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, DuPage County provides free information and assistance to individuals, municipalities and organizations planning for emergencies and disasters.
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County Board Offices Closed September 1

8/29/2014 8:36:47 PM
In observance of Labor Day, the DuPage County Jack T. Knuepfer Administration Building, located at 421 N. County Farm Road in Wheaton, will be closed Monday, Sept. 1.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Streamlining Stormwater Permit Application Procedures

8/29/2014 8:08:04 PM
As of September 1, DuPage County Stormwater Management is changing the permit application process for all new stormwater-related projects in order to reduce the length of the review cycle.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management, Forest Preserve District, Bartlett Host Ribbon Cutting of Flood Control Improvement Project

9/9/2014 8:56:40 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County and the Village of Bartlett hosted a news conference and ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday to celebrate the completion of a more than $5 million flood control improvement project along Brewster Creek in Bartlett.
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DuPage County Honors Local Manufacturers for Their Contribution to Youth Employment Program

8/29/2014 8:13:34 PM
DuPage County hosted an Employer Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, Aug. 27, to honor local manufacturers for their contributions to DuPage’s youth employment initiative, the Make Your Way (MYWay) in Manufacturing program.
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Prairie Path Work Completed Ahead of Schedule

8/27/2014 6:38:38 PM
Runners, bikers and walkers on the Illinois Prairie Path in Elmhurst can now travel the path unimpeded. The construction project to upgrade the path at the Union Pacific West rail crossing near Pioneer Park at Vallette Street is finished a month ahead of schedule.
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DuPage Surveys Residents on Federal Spending Plan

8/26/2014 3:26:22 PM
DuPage residents have a chance to tell leaders how they believe federal funds allocated to the county for housing and community needs should be spent. The county is conducting a survey to collect community input as it plans how it will allocate federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) and the Emergency Solutions Grant.
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With High Temperatures Expected, DuPage County Encourages Residents to Keep Safe

8/25/2014 3:23:34 PM
With warm temperatures and high humidity expected this week, DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management encourages residents to take proactive steps to be safe from heat-related emergencies such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Operates Flood Control Facilities Friday Morning

9/8/2014 6:39:53 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is operating the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility (Elmhurst), Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) and Fawell Dam (Naperville) as of early Friday morning due to heavy overnight precipitation.
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Ground broken for Community Center at DuPage County Health Department

8/19/2014 4:19:24 PM
Members of the DuPage County Board of Health, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) Leadership and the Board of Directors for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) DuPage took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Community Center on Thursday (Aug. 14) afternoon.
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DuPage Hosts Public Hearing Aug. 26 Regarding $18.9 Million in Federal Flood Recovery Funding

8/11/2014 3:07:46 PM
DuPage County is hosting a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 26, to gather the public’s input about an $18.9 million disaster recovery action plan that will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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DuPage County Encourages Emergency Preparedness for Children

8/4/2014 7:29:38 PM
With the next school season right around the corner, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin encourages parents to take the time to talk to their children about emergency preparedness.
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County Farm Road Resurfacing Project Set to Begin Aug. 4

7/31/2014 4:01:49 PM
DuPage County will begin construction on County Farm Road beginning the week of Monday, Aug. 4.
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Prairie Path Work Scheduled in Elmhurst

7/25/2014 1:36:41 PM
Beginning on Monday, July 21, runners, bikers and walkers on the Prairie Path in Elmhurst will have to take a short detour because of work on the path near the rail crossing at Vallette Street, close to Pioneer Park.  Workers will realign the path at the Canadian National rail crossing through the end of the summer.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation to Host Benefit Concert at Cantigny Park

7/16/2014 3:02:26 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation is pleased to present the 125th Anniversary Benefit Concert. This event will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 7, at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, featuring local R&B band “August.” The community is invited to attend and support this event.
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County Hosts Workshop on Preventing Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

7/9/2014 4:39:02 PM
DuPage County invites the community to attend an Abuse Prevention Workshop, “Keeping Vulnerable Adults Safe.” This is a free educational event providing medical professionals, home health care workers, clergy, social workers and families information about recognizing and preventing abuse and exploitation of seniors and disabled adults. The event begins at 9 a.m. at the College of DuPage on Wednesday, July 30th.
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DuPage County Unveils Vactor Receiving Station

7/8/2014 8:40:48 PM
This afternoon, DuPage County Boad Chairman Dan Cronin and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Healy unveiled Illinois’ first Vactor Receiving Station. The station is part of a shared services initiative that reduces the cost of disposal of public works waste and aims to keep pollutants out of area water supplies.
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DuPage County Offers Summer Financial Assistance for Low-income Households

7/8/2014 1:58:38 PM
DuPage County Community Services is offering annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Summer Energy Assistance Program between July 7 and 23,or until funds are depleted. As rising temperatures are underway, families are encouraged to take advantage of the program and stay cool this summer.
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Grasso Appointed Chairman of DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board

7/1/2014 7:46:36 PM
This week County Board member Gary Grasso (District 3) was appointed by the DuPage County Board to serve as the new chairman of the DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB).
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Eckhoff Appointed to Emergency Telephone System Board

7/1/2014 7:40:16 PM
County Board member Grant Eckhoff (District 4) was appointed on Tuesday by the DuPage County Board to serve as a member of the DuPage Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB).
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to Monitor River Elevations and Flood Control Facilities Tuesday

7/1/2014 7:24:00 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management continues to operate Fawell Dam (Naperville) Tuesday morning. Late Monday night, gates at the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility (Elmhurst) and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) were opened, but both flood control facilities have since ceased operation.
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West Nile Virus Widget Makes it Easy to ‘Fight the Bite’

6/30/2014 6:33:23 PM
To help DuPage County residents protect themselves against West Nile virus (WNV), the DuPage County Health Department is introducing an enhanced version of last year’s Personal Protection Index (PPI) widget. This easy-to-understand alert system informs the public about the risk of contracting WNV, as well as the steps that should be taken to protect themselves and their families.
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Illinois State Police Recognizes Two Assistant State’s Attorneys

6/26/2014 7:46:07 PM
A pair of veteran DuPage County Assistant State’s Attorneys were honored today by the Illinois State Police in recognition of their outstanding work on a six-month-long investigation into an alleged drug ring operating in Cook and DuPage Counties.
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Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs, Spending

6/25/2014 3:08:12 PM
DuPage County residents have the chance to weigh in on their priorities by participating in this year’s County budget survey. The survey is now available online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/dupagebudgetsurvey.

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DuPage County Earns National Award for Innovation in County Management

6/24/2014 6:52:56 PM
DuPage County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor top county government programs that are innovative and enhance services for their residents.
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Officials Announce Flood Relief for Graue Mill

6/6/2014 2:46:48 PM
Federal, state, county and local officials joined residents of Graue Mill on Thursday to announce the award of a long-sought flood mitigation grant for the neighborhood. On May 30, the Illinois General Assembly approved a grant to help pay for a stormwater mitigation project that will protect the neighborhood from future flood waters.
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DuPage County Chosen to Receive Federal Funds

6/4/2014 7:25:55 PM

DuPage County is part of a regional effort named as one of 12 “manufacturing communities” in the nation by the U.S. Commerce Department.

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DuPage County Streamlines Building Permit Process

5/29/2014 4:24:02 PM
With construction season upon us, the DuPage County Building Department is reminding property owners to secure building permits for construction projects.
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DuPage County Offers Free Latex Paint Recycling Program

6/4/2014 7:45:34 PM
DuPage County will host a Latex Paint Recycling Program at the County’s Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility this summer.
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DuPage County Board Approves Contracts for Klein Creek Flood Mitigation Project

5/28/2014 3:11:48 PM
The DuPage County Board approved contracts on Tuesday allowing work to begin on the Klein Creek Flood Mitigation Project.
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DuPage Convalescent Center Foundation to Host Golf Outing June 11

6/4/2014 7:49:20 PM
The DuPage Convalescent Center will host its 11th Annual Golf Outing on Wednesday, June 11, at the Bloomingdale Golf Club in Bloomingdale.
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DuPage County Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled May 25

5/19/2014 7:19:33 PM
DuPage County will host a ceremony in observance of Memorial Day at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25, at the DuPage County Government Complex in Wheaton.
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Regional Fire Service Concept Discussed at County Board Committee Meeting

5/6/2014 7:16:52 PM
Today County board member Gary Grasso unveiled a concept to redesign fire and emergency medical service delivery through a voluntary, regional approach in DuPage County.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Hosting Sustainable Landscaping Seminar

6/5/2014 5:52:28 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting a free Sustainable Landscaping Seminar for municipalities, park districts and others on Tuesday, May 6 from noon to 4:00 P.M.
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DuPage County Participating in the Morton Arboretum’s Arbor Day Tree Tag

6/5/2014 5:49:49 PM

DuPage County has tagged trees throughout the County’s Wheaton campus in honor of Arbor Day on April 25.

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Giving DuPage Hosts Human Race April 26 to Raise Money for Local Non-Profit Organizations

4/17/2014 3:40:49 PM
In support of more than 50 local charities, Giving DuPage will host the third annual “The Human Race” 5K Run/Fitness Walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at The Esplanade at Locust Point in Downers Grove.
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DuPage Animal Control Hosts Fundraiser April 26

4/16/2014 3:21:38 PM
Get ready to don your island attire and party your tail off for the benefit of homeless pets at the Foundation for DuPage County Animal Care and Control’s Friends Fur-Ever Feast: Coco-Mutts and Island Tails fundraiser on Saturday, April 26, at the Bloomingdale Golf Club in Bloomingdale.
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DuPage County Hosts Exercise for Illinois DARE Officers Association

4/14/2014 9:05:08 PM
DuPage County, in partnership with the Illinois Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Officers Association, hosted an exercise for police officers on Friday, April 11, at the DuPage County government complex.
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Cronin Joins Regional Leaders for Public Transit Briefing Aboard Union Pacific Train

6/16/2014 5:34:27 PM
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin, along with other local government officials, accompanied the Metra and Union Pacific Railroad leadership on a train ride this morning in an effort to deepen their knowledge of public transit issues.
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DuPage County Awards $1 Million to Non-Profit Agencies

4/8/2014 8:33:50 PM
Forty-nine area non-profit agencies were recently awarded a total of $1 million through the DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund.
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DuPage County and SCARCE Hold Eighth Annual Sustainable Design Challenge

4/9/2014 7:40:22 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools displayed their green building projects to the public at the eighth annual Sustainable Design Challenge today at the County’s JTK Administration Building, Wheaton.
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One Year after Flooding, Residents Encouraged to Re-visit Emergency Plans

4/9/2014 3:04:40 PM
Nearly one year after severe flooding impacted numerous communities in DuPage County, Chairman Dan Cronin continues to remind residents about the importance of emergency preparedness.
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DuPage County and SCARCE Host Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

4/4/2014 7:10:10 PM
Students from several DuPage County high schools will display their sustainable building design projects to the public at the eighth annual Sustainable Design Challenge on Tuesday, April 8 from 9 to 11 a.m.
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DuPage Public Transit Chairwoman Chaplin Responds to Illinois Public Transit Task Force Final Report

6/5/2014 5:57:00 PM
On August 15, 2013, Governor Pat Quinn issued an executive order creating the Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force to address serious concerns regarding the current structure of the Chicagoland public transit system.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Awards Water Quality Grant Recipients

4/1/2014 2:41:37 PM
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee awarded the 2014 recipients of the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program grant today. In total, six projects countywide were selected – all aimed at improving the quality of the County’s streams and rivers.
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DuPage County Clerk to Announce 2013 Tax Rates Tuesday

3/21/2014 1:54:27 PM
DuPage County Clerk Gary A. King will announce the tentative tax rates for 2013 on Tuesday, March 25, immediately following adjournment of the DuPage County Board meeting.
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DuPage Encourages Participation in Earth Hour

3/25/2014 2:27:28 PM
DuPage County officials encourage residents and businesses to participate in Earth Hour on Saturday, March 29, and to incorporate sustainable energy practices into their daily lives throughout the entire year.
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DuPage Hosts 23rd Annual Weather Spotter Training

3/19/2014 9:07:26 PM
The DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management hosted its 23rd annual Advanced Severe Weather Seminar on March 15.
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Bob Larsen Joins Giving DuPage Board of Directors

3/17/2014 2:45:16 PM
DuPage County Board member Bob Larsen was recently appointed as the newest member of the Giving DuPage Board of Directors.
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DuPage Applies for $7 million Flood Assistance Grant

3/11/2014 8:20:12 PM
In an effort to obtain $7 million for flood assistance, the DuPage County Board approved a disaster recovery action plan this morning that will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
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County Hosts Age Well DuPage Event April 6

3/11/2014 8:18:52 PM
DuPage County invites the community to attend Age Well DuPage: Renew, Recharge, Reinvent, a free event for adults 50 and older on Sunday, April 6.
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DuPage County Announces 2014 Scholarship Program

3/4/2014 10:56:45 PM
The DuPage County Department of Community Services is offering college and occupational training scholarships for low-income individuals with high academic potential.
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DuPage Hosts Informational Meeting Regarding Gary Avenue Construction Project on March 13

3/4/2014 10:54:03 PM
Residents and business leaders are invited to attend a public information meeting on Thursday, March 13, 2014, hosted by the DuPage County Division of Transportation regarding construction along Gary Avenue which is scheduled to begin in April.
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DuPage Hosts Informational Meeting Regarding 75th Street Construction Project on Feb. 27

6/16/2014 5:37:18 PM
Residents and business leaders are invited to attend a public information meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, hosted by the DuPage County Division of Transportation regarding construction along 75th Street which is scheduled to begin in April.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Does Not Anticipate Operation of Flood Control Facilities

6/16/2014 5:39:39 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management anticipates a minor operation of flood control early Thursday evening.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Anticipates a Minor Operation of Flood Control Facilities

6/9/2014 6:28:02 PM

DuPage County Stormwater Management anticipates a minor operation of flood control facilities early Thursday evening.

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DuPage County Stormwater Management Anticipates Operation of Flood Control Facilities on Thursday

6/16/2014 6:10:07 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management is anticipating activation of the County’s flood control facilities Thursday based on forecasted precipitation.
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DuPage Coalition Against Heroin Launches Website, Social Media Campaign

6/5/2014 6:02:13 PM
DuPage Coalition Against Heroin recently launched a website and corresponding social media campaign to provide timely information and valuable resources to combat this growing problem.
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DuPage County to Host 23rd Annual Weather Seminar March 15

2/5/2014 8:04:47 PM
The DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM) will host the 23rd annual Advanced Severe Weather Seminar on Saturday, March 15. OHSEM will welcome back several popular presenters for the 2014 event, including Fox Chicago’s meteorologist Tammie Souza, officials from the National Weather Service and several other dynamic speakers.
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Convalescent Center’s Rehabilitation Unit Now Provides Private Rooms

6/16/2014 5:44:54 PM
“Rehabilitation at DuPage,” the sub-acute rehabilitation unit of the DuPage Convalescent Center, now provides private rooms for patients during their rehabilitation stay.
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Convalescent Center Seeks Valentine Donations for Residents

6/16/2014 5:53:24 PM
DuPage Convalescent Center is offering the community an opportunity to send Valentine wishes to residents who live at the facility.
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DuPage County Stormwater Management Hosting Green Infrastructure Symposium Feb. 27

6/16/2014 5:47:20 PM
DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting a free Green Infrastructure Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 7:45 to 11:45 a.m.
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