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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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Posted on: November 28, 2017

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: April 18, 2018

The 10th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival September 22nd

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The 10th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival brings the glitz and glam of Hollywood to downtown Elgin, and as always it promises to be an entertaining evening of some of the very best in short films by some of the very best up-and-coming filmmakers. You are ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

The Mersey Beatles October 18th

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This LIVERPOOL born Beatles Tribute Band was the resident band for over a decade at the world famous CAVERN CLUB, where The Beatles got their start. These childhood friends have played in 20 countries, selling out shows worldwide.

Experience the M...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

September 2018 Special Events Newsletter

City of Elgin Sept 2018 Newsletter

September is another busy event month in Elgin. There are several fun and family-friendly events to get you out and about around town. Elgin is truly a City of Choice, with something for everyone!

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Posted on: August 26, 2018

2019 Municipal Election Information

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Petitions for candidacy for the 2019 Elgin municipal election are available in the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall, Room 202, 150 Dexter Court. The Elgin City Council will have the position of Mayor, four Councilmember seats for a four-year term ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

2018 Construction Projects

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To view all of this year's City projects, visit cityofelgin.org/construction.

Follow @ElginRoadAlerts & #InvestingInElgin on Twitter for regular updates. 

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Spanish Citizens Police Academy - Registration Open

The Spanish Citizens Police Academy will be hosted September 19-22. On Wednesday - Friday, classes will be held from 5 - 8 p.m., and on Saturday, 8 a.m. - noon. All training will be conducted in Spanish.

The program provides an informative overview of the ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

The If Project: Film Screening & Dinner Dialogue

Join us to learn about and discuss The If Project on September 20 from 6-8:30 p.m. at ECC in Building E Dining Room. The event is free.

In 2008, Seattle police officer Kim Bogucki walked through the gates of the Washington Corrections Center for Women, int...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

If disaster strikes, are you ready? Join CERT!

The Elgin Police Department has scheduled training to prepare citizens in basic disaster response skills. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course offers education that will enable residents to support the needs of their family, neighborhood an...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

September 2018 Special Events Newsletter

City of Elgin Sept 2018 Newsletter

September is another busy event month in Elgin. There are several fun and family-friendly events to get you out and about around town. Elgin is truly a City of Choice, with something for everyone!

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