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Fire

2 Stories
Posted on: December 10, 2014

Fireground Incident Action Plan Development and Deployment Training

Join us February 27 or 28, 2015 at Elgin Community College for Fireground Incident Action Plan Development and Deployment training. Battalion Chief Mike Walker will stress the importance of developing an effective fireground... Read on...

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Posted on: November 17, 2014

EFD / Community Crisis Center Winter Wear Drive

As part of the Elgin Fire Department’s community outreach program, Fire Station #5 is offering assistance to the Elgin Community Crisis Center for their Winter Wear Drive.

The Community Crisis Center is collecting new... Read on...

Fire station locations

Hemmens Events

5 Stories
Posted on: December 18, 2014

Passionate Drama - Elgin Symphony Orchestra - January 10 & 11

Andrew Grams, Music Director Philippe Quint, violin Smetana - Sarka Barber - Violin Concerto Dvorak - Symphony No. 7 in D minor January 10, 2015 7:30 pm and January 11, 2015 2:30 pm. This concert will leave you breathless as... Read on...

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Posted on: December 18, 2014

Don't miss Winter Blues Bash 2015 on The Hemmens Main Stage - Saturday, January 17!

Make sure to get your tickets for this great festival. Five different blues groups performing from 5pm into the night! Altered 5, Aaron Williams & the Hoodoo, Alex Wilson Band, Reverend Raven, and Jim Liban.

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Home

3 Stories
Posted on: December 17, 2014

Elgin Police Department to Host Retirement, Promotion, and Swearing-in Ceremony

The Elgin Police Department will host a retirement, promotion, and swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at The Centre of Elgin's Heritage Ballroom, 100 Symphony Way.

The community is... Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2014

City Welcomes New Communications Director

The city of Elgin is pleased to announce that Kristine Liptrot has been named as Elgin’s new communications director. She will begin work at the city of Elgin on January 5, 2015.

“Kristine exemplifies the leadership... Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2014

EFD / Community Crisis Center Winter Wear Drive

As part of the Elgin Fire Department’s community outreach program, Fire Station #5 is offering assistance to the Elgin Community Crisis Center for their Winter Wear Drive.

The Community Crisis Center is collecting new... Read on...

Fire station locations

Parks and Recreation

1 Story
Posted on: October 2, 2014

Walk with the Mayor at The Centre

Walk

The mayor wants to encourage all Elgin residents to exercise regularly for the health benefits. The walks are held the first Tuesday of the month on the walking track, beginning at 8 am.


Police

3 Stories
Posted on: July 25, 2013

Follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest!

We provide social media updates - follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, Read on...

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Posted on: December 16, 2014

EPD to Host Retirement, Promotion and Swearing-in Ceremony on 12/30/14 at 3:00 pm @ The Centre

The Elgin Police Department will host a retirement, promotion, and swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, December 30th, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at The Centre of Elgin's Heritage Ballroom, 100 Symphony Way.

The community is... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2014

Spanish-Speaking Citizens Police Academy set for January

We recently hosted our first Spanish speaking Citizens Police Academy in recent years. The program was received very well and we are pleased to announce that the next training dates have been established.

EPD's winter... Read on...

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Public Works

1 Story
Posted on: July 20, 2012

Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections.

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections. These projects are often referred to as the bricks and mortar, or infrastructure,... Read on...


Special Events & Cultural Arts

2 Stories
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Looking to host your own special event?

We are committed to making the special event application process as efficient and smooth as possible. Our staff will work with you along the way, advising you on available resources and assisting you in any way possible to... Read on...

View the Special Events Planning Guide
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Elgin's Special Events and Cultural Arts Office

Elgin is well known for our diverse variety of events year round via city sponsorships and partnerships with organizations in our community. Posters and Information for our seasonal events can be found online via press... Read on...