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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin is a city of choice

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Established in 1854, the city of Elgin, Illinois is a historic, culturally and economically diverse, rapidly-growing community located 35 miles from the city of Chicago in Kane and Cook counties. Over 112,000 people are proud to call Elgin their home beca...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin provides opportunities

Work in Elgin

Elgin has exceptional transportation access to all points throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Elgin is connected to O’Hare International Airport, Midway Airport, the city of Chicago and all western suburbs via the Interstate-90 and the Elgin-O’Hare ...

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Explore Elgin's variety of entertainment and recreational offerings

Play in Elgin

Elgin offers world-class arts and entertainment options for all ages as well as the nationally acclaimed Gail Borden Public Library that draws more than one million visitors to downtown Elgin each year. The Grand Victoria Casino, vibrant art galleries and...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Feedback Needed! When to resume live events survey!

Survey regarding When should Cultural Arts and Events return

The link below is to a survey about cultural arts and events in our current climate.  If you could take a moment and give us your feedback it would greatly appreciated as we go forward in this very unique environment and time.  

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - Cancelled

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular

Paramount’s Laser Spectacular is the smash hit multimedia laser and light show, featuring the Original Master Recordings of Pink Floyd. Laser Spectacular carries listeners away on a mind-expanding journey, driven by cutting-edge effects, high-po...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

In The Heights Postponed to July 2021

In The Heights coming July 2020

The City of Elgin and Up and Coming Theatre Company have decided, based on the Governor’s recommendation, to reschedule the Elgin Summer Theatre production of In the Heights.  While we are disappointed we are not producing this summer, ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Message from Mayor Kaptain (6/2/20)

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A message from Mayor Kaptain (June 2, 2020): 
"Last evening’s peaceful protest at Elgin’s police station demonstrates what this community has been doing for some time now. We come together during painful and difficult time...
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Posted on: May 31, 2020

COVID-19 Information & Updates

Closure Information - City is still in business - who to contact

Are you looking for local information on coronavirus? The City of Elgin’s dedicated website is your source for all news coronavirus: cityofelgin.org/coronavirus

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

City of Elgin Joins Foundations in Donating to Elgin Covid Response Fund

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The City of Elgin and both local and regional funders announce details of the recently established Elgin Covid Response Fund (ECRF). Beginning June 1, eligible nonprofit organizations can apply online at www.cffrv.gives/elgin-apply, with an appli...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Message from Mayor Kaptain (6/2/20)

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A message from Mayor Kaptain (June 2, 2020): 
"Last evening’s peaceful protest at Elgin’s police station demonstrates what this community has been doing for some time now. We come together during painful and difficult time...
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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 and EPD Operations

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Our Record Division has suspended fingerprinting services until further notice. Additionally, if you need a copy of a traffic crash report please call  847-289-2575 during the hours of 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, or email Rec...

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