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Hemmens Events

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Announcing The Mersey Beatles U.S. Debut Tour ~ 4 Lads from Liverpool. Tickets on sale 2.25 @ 10am

The Mersey Beatles US Debut Tour

This is not your ordinary Beatles’ tribute band - The ONLY ALL LIVERPOOL BORN Beatles’ cover band; house band for 10 years at the world famous CAVERN CLUB, where the Beatles got their start. They have played 20 countries... Read on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Tinsley Ellis with opener Frank Bang and the Secret Stash

Tinsley Ellis

Saturday, March 21; 7:30pm

Southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis may speak no evil, but he sings & plays with the conviction of "...a man possessed" - Billboard. Over the course of 1 album & literally thousands of... Read on...

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Posted on: March 3, 2015

STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL TODAY AT 10 A.M.

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Today, March 3, at 10:00 a.m., a test tornado warning will be issued for all Illinois counties. Many locations in Illinois will also test outdoor warning sirens.

Most commercial radio and television stations will... Read on...

Posted on: February 28, 2015

Elgin’s strong fiscal management confirmed with another AAA bond rating

The city of Elgin once again received an AAA bond rating from Fitch Ratings, confirming the city’s strong fiscal management. Fitch Ratings is one of three nationally-recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSRO)... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Kane County Property Owners Notified of Tax Increase

The Kane County Clerk mailed a letter dated February 9, 2015 to all Kane County property owners stating that their property tax rates will be increasing for the 2014 tax year due to a computer software error made by the... Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2015

CITY OF ELGIN’S IMAGE AWARDS EVENT IS MARCH 19TH

Image Awards

Elgin’s Image Advisory Commission is hosting its prestigious Image Awards event, which annually recognizes individuals, businesses and organizations that have had a positive impact on Elgin. The Image Awards will take place... Read on...


Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: March 3, 2015

Boxing! A Great Way to Get Fit While Learning a New Skill!

Boxing Instruction

Drop by the recently remodeled Eastside Recreation Center for a free boxing introduction and instruction for the whole family on March 7th from Noon until 1 pm. This free class is offered as part of Activate Elgin's March... Read on...

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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

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Posted on: February 24, 2015

Elgin Police Annual Awards Ceremony - Friday, March 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Join us as we recognize and honor outstanding achievements of our police and civilian personnel, including the presentation of the rookie, officer, manager and civilian of the year awards. This event is open to the public.

Posted on: February 18, 2015

Police and Community Relations Discussion on March 14, 2015

Meet with Chief Swoboda, Elgin police officers, representatives from the Clergy Coalition of Elgin, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Human Relations Commission and Mayor Kaptain to continue the... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

CERT Training to begin on March 31, 2015

The Elgin Police Department has scheduled FREE training, beginning on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to prepare citizens in basic disaster response skills.The CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) course offers education that... Read on...

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Posted on: January 24, 2015

Registration open for Citizens Police Academies

Registration is open for our Citizens Police Academy (Thursdays 4/9 - 5/28/15 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm) and our Senior Citizens Police Academy (Wednesdays 5/27 - 6/24/15 from 8:00 am - noon). Historically the classes fill... Read on...

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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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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

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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...