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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: March 17, 2020

Closed To The Public

The City of Elgin will continue assessing the need to extend closures and cancellations during this rapidly changing environment.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - Postponed

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Paramount’s Laser Spectacular is the smash hit multimedia laser and light show, featuring the Original Master Recordings of Pink Floyd. Laser Spectacular carries listeners away on a mind-expanding journey, driven by cutting-edge effects, high-po...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

BritBeat onsale now for the 10/10/20 concert

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BritBeat - ’A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History’ tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, their dynamic debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the attendance busting concert a...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: WASTE SERVICE

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REMINDER: Your regular garbage and recycling collection service continues as usual, but the following services are temporarily suspended:▪️Bulky item collection 🚫: This includes scheduled events or extra call in service for large, bulky items pl...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Elgin Facility Closures and Programming Cancellations Extended

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Elgin, IL - Consistent with the Governor’s Stay at Home Order timeline, Elgin’s current facility closures and class, program and event cancellations are extended through at least April 30. Facilities Closed to the Pub...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Get Counted in the 2020 Census!

Everybody Counts in the Elgin Census 2020

It’s 2020 and that means the Census is right around the corner. Here’s what you need to know:

Why is it so important that Elgin get an accurate count? 

• Experts say that every person in Illinois who is counted represen...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Get Counted in the 2020 Census!

Everybody Counts in the Elgin Census 2020

It’s 2020 and that means the Census is right around the corner. Here’s what you need to know:

Why is it so important that Elgin get an accurate count? 

• Experts say that every person in Illinois who is counted represen...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 and EPD Operations

Our Record Division has suspended fingerprinting services until further notice. Additionally, if you need a copy of a traffic crash report please call  847-289-2575 during the hours of 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, or email Rec...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

March Special Events Newsletter

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Registration is now open for the Fox Trot

The Elgin Valley Fox Trot is a spring tradition, providing the opportunity to get some quality exercise and cheer on friends and family, while enjoying the scenic course which winds through one of Elgin’s...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Apply for an Individual Artist Grant

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I have been putting on shows and events for over 6 years and have used the individual grant to help cover some of the expenses. Over the past 6 years, I have put on 2 robot themed art shows, 2 pin-up art shows and a themed art show called Fez Fest and las...

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