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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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Elgin provides opportunities

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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: October 27, 2020

COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation Measures Imposed on Cook County beginning October 28

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Governor Pritzker announced that Region 10 (which includes Cook County portion of Elgin) will have mitigation measures imposed beginning this Wednesday, October 28. This includes the same measures put in place on Kane County last Friday, including no indo...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation Measures Imposed on Kane County beginning October 23

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Governor Pritzker announced on Tuesday, October 20, that Region 8 (which includes Kane and DuPage counties) will have mitigation measures imposed beginning Friday, October 23. Most notably, bars and restaurants cannot allow indoor seating and group gather...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Elgin to Host Little Park of Horrors Event at Wing Park

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The City of Elgin will host the first ever Little Park of Horrors from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., October 22 through November 1, at the historic Wing Park, located at 1010 Wing Street in Elgin. Little Park of Horrors is a ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

2020 Halloween Considerations

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines classifying trick-or-treating a high-risk activity during the coronavirus pandemic. The City of Elgin is...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Elgin Announces 2020 Fall Leaf Collection Programs

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Free bagged leaf collection begins October 1 and the City's on-street collection program in designated areas will begin on Monday, October 26. These programs help residents remove seasonal yard waste, as well as lessen the potential for ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Elgin Insight - Check out what we've been up to!

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Elgin Insight highlight the organization’s work in executing the City of Elgin’s 2018-2022 Strategic Principles and Priorities. The newsletter shares updates related to the City’s core values and defined goals, recognizes the...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Centre of Elgin Walking Track

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Starting November 2, 2020, the walking track at The Centre of Elgin will be open to member usage. Reservations for a 90 minute time slot are required. Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum members can use the track at no cost with registration. Non-members ca...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Elgin Parks and Rec Department Update on COVID-19

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Update: October 20, 2020 - Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today COVID-19 resurgence mitigations in our region beginning on Friday, October 23, 2020. At this time, these mitigation measures do not affect our...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Elgin to Host Little Park of Horrors Event at Wing Park

image of road surrounded by tress in the dark

The City of Elgin will host the first ever Little Park of Horrors from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., October 22 through November 1, at the historic Wing Park, located at 1010 Wing Street in Elgin. Little Park of Horrors is a socially d...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

2020 Halloween Considerations

image of pumpkin on steps with mask

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines classifying trick-or-treating a high-risk activity during the coronavirus pandemic. The City of Elgin is not encou...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

2020 Halloween Considerations

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines classifying trick-or-treating a high-risk activity during the coronavirus pandemic. The City of Elgin is not encou...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Elgin to Host Little Park of Horrors Event at Wing Park

image of road surrounded by tress in the dark

The City of Elgin will host the first ever Little Park of Horrors from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., October 22 through November 1, at the historic Wing Park, located at 1010 Wing Street in Elgin. Little Park of Horrors is a socially d...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

2020 Halloween Considerations

image of pumpkin on steps with mask

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines classifying trick-or-treating a high-risk activity during the coronavirus pandemic. The City of Elgin is not encou...

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