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Posted on: June 6, 2014

Free Summer Lunches for Kids

The City of Elgin Parks and Recreation Department, Northern Illinois Food Bank, local non-profits and several local Churches are teaming up to provide free nutritious lunches to the youth of Elgin this summer.

“We are... Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Portions of Airport Rd and West River Rd in Elgin to Close Long-Term

Portions of two local roads, Airport Road and West River Road in Elgin, which run directly under and adjacent to the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at the Fox River, will close the week of July 28, 2014, remaining... Read on...

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Posted on: July 22, 2014

Elgin's National Night Out All-City Block Party

National Night Out

No block party scheduled in your neighborhood for National Night Out this year? No problem! Join us at Festival Park on August 5th beginning at 6 pm for the All-City Block Party. EPD's Tactical Response Team equipment... Read on...

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Posted on: June 9, 2014

Summer Youth Initiatives

The Elgin Police Department would like to announce several youth initiatives that are occurring throughout the summer months in partnership with the City of Elgin Parks & Recreation Department, Elgin Township, School... Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Elgin receives IDNR Youth Recreation Corp Grant

The City of Elgin’s Parks and Recreation Department recently was awarded a $75,228 Illinois Youth Recreation Corp Grant by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The grant will fund the hiring of an additional 27... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2014

City Accepting Applications for Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grants

The city of Elgin is pleased to announce that applications are now available for the second round of the 2014 Historic Architectural Rehabilitation grants. The deadline for the city's 50/50 and 75/25 rehabilitation grant... Read on...

Architectural Rehabilitation Grants

Parks and Recreation

5 Stories
Posted on: July 23, 2014

Beer & BBQ at Bowes - Save the Date!

Beer and BBQ at Bowes

Our 4th Annual Fundraiser benefiting the Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund will be held at Bowes Creek Country Club on Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 4 - 8 pm. Once again there will be live music, raffles, family... Read on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2014

Healthy Families Summer Newsletter now available!

The latest edition of the Healthy Families Newsletter is out. Pick up your copy at The Centre of Elgin and enjoy checking out the Mayor's Healthy Choice, reading one person's success story, getting info on the Summer Lunch Program, and more.

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Elgin receives IDNR Youth Recreation Corp Grant

The City of Elgin’s Parks and Recreation Department recently was awarded a $75,228 Illinois Youth Recreation Corp Grant by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The grant will fund the hiring of an additional 27... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2014

Free Summer Lunches for Kids

The City of Elgin Parks and Recreation Department, Northern Illinois Food Bank, local non-profits and several local Churches are teaming up to provide free nutritious lunches to the youth of Elgin this summer.

“We are... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2014

Walk with the Mayor Kicked Off May 21st!

Activate Elgin, Elgin Fresh Market and the City of Elgin invite all Elgin residents to join the Mayor and his guest walkers this summer as they encourage all residents to adopt a healthier lifestyle by getting out and... Read on...

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Police

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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: July 31, 2014

Road Side Safety Check this Weekend

Drive Sober

The Elgin Police Department announces that they will be conducting a Road Side Safety Check in the upcoming weekend, August 1st – 3rd, 2014. The Elgin Police wishes to remind everyone to wear his or her seatbelts, not to use... Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2014

Elgin's National Night Out All-City Block Party

National Night Out

No block party scheduled in your neighborhood for National Night Out this year? No problem! Join us at Festival Park on August 5th beginning at 6 pm for the All-City Block Party. EPD's Tactical Response Team equipment... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 9, 2014

Summer Youth Initiatives

The Elgin Police Department would like to announce several youth initiatives that are occurring throughout the summer months in partnership with the City of Elgin Parks & Recreation Department, Elgin Township, School... Read on...


Public Works

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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

5 Stories
Posted on: July 29, 2014

Elgin iFest Preview Party

iFest

Come join us to celebrate Elgin's 3rd Annual International Festival on Thursday, August 7th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Appetizers and soft drinks will be served as well as a sneak peek into some of our performers that will... Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2014

Summer 2014 Special Events Announced

4th of July Parade
Date: July 4th
Time: 9:00am
Location: Downtown Elgin/Northeast Neighborhood
Fee: Free
Description:The 4th of July Parade,... Read on...

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...

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Posted on: July 3, 2014

Map of Downtown Elgin now available!

Downtown Elgin Restaurant and Business Map 2014

There's a lot going on in Downtown Elgin! Click below for the latest copy of the Downtown Neighborhood Association's map of Elgin restaurants, retailers, shops and art galleries.

What's Happening in Downtown Elgin
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...