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Hemmens Events

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Moreland & Arbuckle to Rock The Hemmens with Gritty Soul Friday, October 14, 2016

Moreland and Arbuckle

Moreland & Arbuckle.
“Raw, dirty, primal & infectious…sizzling guitar, sturdy vocals & rude harmonica” –USA Today “Deeply satisfying...gritty soul & blues with garage overtones & fire-and-brimstone vocals” –Living Blues
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Posted on: September 19, 2016

City-owned property at 115-121 Center Street for sale

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Elgin, Kane and Cook Counties, Illinois, is considering the sale of the property owned by the City of Elgin commonly known as 115-121 Center Street, Elgin, Kane County, Illinois 60120, Permanent Index Number...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Explore 2016: A U-46 Community Curriculum and Career Expo

Explore Elgin

Explore 2016: A U-46 Community Curriculum and Career Expo aims to engage, excite, and inform fifth through 12th grade students, community and business members about U-46 course and career pathways to help students better prepare for college and careers. A...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Fitch Affirms Elgin's AAA Bond Rating Once Again

AAA bond rating

The city of Elgin received a “AAA, Outlook Stable” financial rating from Fitch Ratings, confirming the city’s history of strong financial management. The AAA bond rating, affirmed on August 31, 2016, is the agency’s top rating.

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Elgin Heritage Commission Receives a National Award

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At the 2016 National Alliance of Preservation Commissions biennial conference held in Mobile, Alabama on July 29, 2016, the Elgin Heritage Commission was honored with a “Best Practices” award for their Historic Elgin website (www.historicelgin.com). The N...Read on...


Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Golden Memories

The Elgin Parks and Recreation Foundation is hosting the second series of Elgin’s Parks Golden Memories events on October 2 and October 5, at the historic Lords Park Pavilion. On Sunday October 2, at 2:00 pm, Jerry Turnquist, Bill Vincent, and Steve Byer...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Park Activities

If you enjoy outdoor activities, visit one of our many parks that offer tennis, basketball, swimming, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and much more. To see where each park is located and what amenities are offered, go to Discover Elgin Parks.

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Discover Elgin Parks
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Parks and Recreation Foundation

Incorporated in 2013, the Elgin Parks and Recreation Foundation is a not for profit organization whose mission is “to enhance the quality of life and strengthen the Elgin community by making recreation and cultural programs, parks and recreation facilitie...Read on...

Elgin Parks Foundation Website

Police

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

Teen Safe Driving Program offered at Elgin PD on October 18

Registration is now open for the Elgin Police Department's 'Teen Safe' Driving Seminar to be held on Tuesday, October 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Elgin Police Department.

In an effort to educate new drivers and keep their passengers and them...Read on...

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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, which all cities need to provide esse...Read on...


Special Events & Cultural Arts

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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 releases, event sites and the calen...Read on...