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Posted on: April 5, 2017

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE July 14-16 & 21-23, 2017

Poster Spelling Bee.jpg Elgin Summer Theatre (EST) presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE which will run July 14 - 16 and July 21 - 23, 2017. This Tony-Award winning musical has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor as it follows a...Read on... Additional Info...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Advocate Sherman receives Elgin Sustainability Honor Roll award

Sustainability Honor Roll

Advocate Sherman receives Elgin Sustainability Honor Roll award
 Mayor Kaptain presented the Sustainability Honor Roll award to Advocate Sherman Hospital at the Elgin Sustainability Commission meeting, which took place at City Hall on Tuesday, April ...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2017

Elgin's prestigious Mayor's Awards presented on May 2

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Elgin's prestigious Mayor's Awards presented on May 2
  The Elgin Heritage Commission will honor outstanding contributors to Elgin's heritage at the prestigious Mayor’s Awards Ceremony held at the top floor of 1 Douglas Avenue in Elgin o...
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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Elgin joins national contest for water conservation

Mayor's Water Conservation Challenge

Elgin joins national contest for water conservation

As part of the 6th National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, Mayor Kaptain encourages Elgin residents and businesses to conserve water, save energy and reduce pollution...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Nesler Road closed from Bowes Road to South Street beginning March 1 for bridge replacement

Construction alert

Nesler Road, from Bowes Road to South Street, will be closed from March 1st to September 10th. This is a construction window for the replacement of the Fitchie Creek Bridge. Plato Township is looking for a three month closure but must allow for delays in...Read on...

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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

BIKE.WALK.MOVE: ELGIN

There are plenty of biking and walking events scheduled throughout the month of May! Check out the events calendar for specific dates or view the list on the website page. Enjoy the great spring weather with the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Lords Park Pavilion in Elgin offers regular open hours

Lords Park

Lords Park Pavilion will offer regular open hours beginning Saturday, February 4, 2017. The pavilion will be open to the public on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

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Police

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Posted on: April 22, 2017

Coffee with a Cop

All are invited to meet with Elgin officers on Saturday, May 13, from 10-11 a.m. at Elgin's Sam's Club, 1000 S. Randall Rd. This will be the final Coffee with a cop for the season as our neighborhood Walk-and-Talks will be commencing. 

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Register now for your National Night Out Block Party

The City of Elgin Police Department and the National Association of Town Watch will be sponsoring the 34th Annual National Night Out crime prevention celebration on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. National Night Out is a great opportunity for neighbors to get to...Read on...

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Public Works

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Nesler Road closed from Bowes Road to South Street beginning March 1 for bridge replacement

Construction alert

Nesler Road, from Bowes Road to South Street, will be closed from March 1st to September 10th. This is a construction window for the replacement of the Fitchie Creek Bridge.

Nesler Road, from Bowes Road to South Street, will be closed from March 1st to September 10th. This is a construction window for the replacement of the Fitchie Creek Bridge. Plato Township is looking for a three month closure but must allow for delays in...Read on...

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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...