Archived News

Arlington 425 project
Arlington 425 Moves to Village Board May 13
05/08/2019
The Village Board will give consideration of final approval for the Arlington 425 development project at a special meeting held on May 13.
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Arlington 425 Development Rendering
Arlington 425 Development Goes to Housing Commission, May 6
05/03/2019
Arlington 425 Development will be discussed at a Housing Commission meeting on Monday, May 6. The developer agrees to Village Staff recommendation on affordable housing for the project.
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Jazz Instruments
Jazz in the Heights Free Event, May 19
05/01/2019
Enjoy the Jazz in the Heights performance on Sunday, May 19 at the Metropolis Performing ASrts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St. No admission fee or tickets are necessary for this event.
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Blood Drive
Donors Needed for Village Blood Drive, May 1
04/23/2019
Village will host a Blood Drive on May 1 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Village Hall. Participating can help save a life! Please call 847.368.5760 to participate. Walk-ins are welcome too!
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Arlington 425 Rendering
Arlington 425 Project Moves to Housing Commission, April 29
04/22/2019
The Arlington 425 development proposal will go before the Housing Commission on Monday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
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National Prescription Take Back Day, April 27
04/22/2019
Gather your unused prescriptions and safely get rid of them at the National Prescription Take Back Day held Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Police Station, 200 E. Sigwalt Street.
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Celebrate Earth Day, April 22
04/18/2019
Go Green! Earth Day is April 22. Here are some helpful reminders on how to prep your recyclable materials!
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Scanning of Village Roadways, April 21 - May 2
04/17/2019
To gather information on the condition of our roads, Village streets will be scanned from April 21 - May 2 by IMS, a service provider contracted by the Village.
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Fire Hydrant flushing
Hydrant Flushing Program Begins April 29
04/16/2019
The annual fire hydrant flushing program will begin April 29 in the center sections of the Village, with other Village neighborhoods being done over a two and a half week period.
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Learn About Animals Found in Our Backyards
04/15/2019
Arlington Heights Police are co-sponsoring a presentation at the Library on May 7 regarding tips for living with wildlife in suburban settings.
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Grant Funding Helps Pay for Downtown Sewer Project
04/15/2019
An anticipated grant from MWRD of $1.8 million will help fund nearly half of the cost of the Downtown sewer construction project.
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Scott Shirley, Public Works Director
Arlington Heights Public Works Director Receives Top Award
04/14/2019
Scott Shirley, Arlington Heights Public Works Director, has been named to the Top Ten Public Works Leaders list by the American Public Works Association.
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IDOT Plans Resurfacing of Palatine Road
04/08/2019
IDOT announces that Palatine Road, from Northwest Highway, in Palatine, to Milwaukee Ave., in Wheeling, will be resurfaced beginning Monday, April 8.
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Rockin' with the Cops 2019
Rockin' with the Cops Event is Full
04/08/2019
Applications are available for the Rockin' with the Cops Event held on Thursday, June 6. The first 250 applications of 5th grade students attending Arlington Heights Schools will be accepted. Register soon as this event fills up quickly!
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Arbor Day
Arbor Day Celebration Held April 26
04/05/2019
The Village and Park District will plan a joint Arbor Day celebration on Friday, April 26 at Greenbrier Park.
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Road work
Street List for 2019 Reconstruction & Rehabilitation
04/02/2019
Please review the list of streets that will be part of the Village's 2019 Street Reconstruction & Street Rehabilitation Program
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Overall rendering of Arlington 425 Project
Arlington 425 Project Discussion Continues April 10
04/01/2019
Discussion on the Arlington 425 project is continued to the Plan Commission meeting on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. This proposed project is located on the northern three-quarters of Block 425 in the Downtown. Block 425 is the only vacant block of land in the Downtown on Campbell Street, between Highland Avenue and Chestnut Avenue.
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FEMA Disabilities Commission
Commission for Citizens with Disabilities Presentation
03/25/2019
The Commission for Citizens with Disabilities will host a presentation on April 11, 2019
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Spring Sweep Event
Electronics Recycling & Shredding, April 27
03/19/2019
Get rid of those old TVs and bank statements and other documents you have been storing in your home at the annual Spring Sweep event held at Arlington Racecourse from 9 a.m. - Noon on Saturday, April 27
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Landscape Waste Starts April 1, New Rates
03/15/2019
Landscape waste collection resumes April 1. Landscape waste stickers and other rates have changed for the 2019-2020 contract year between the Village and Groot.
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Voting
Public Welcome to Candidate Forum, March 16
03/12/2019
A public Candidate Forum will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 16 in the Board Room of Village Hall.
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Roof repair
0% Interest Loans for Homeowners
03/08/2019
The Village provides 0% home rehab loans up to $25,000 for homeowners meeting eligibility requirements.
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Overall view of Arlington 425 project
Arlington 425 Design Modifications Reviewed March 12
03/06/2019
The Design Commission meetings March 12 at 6:30 p.m. to review design modifications made on the Arlington 425 project. These modifications were made after feedback received in February from the Design Commission.
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Railroad crossing
Railroad Crossing Closed March 19 - 21
03/05/2019
The railroad crossing at Arlington Heights Road and Northwest Highway will be closed from
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Campaign Signs
Where Can Campaign Signs Be Placed?
03/05/2019
Political campaign signs are allowed on private property with the property owner's permission but not on public property.
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Change Your Clock, Smoke Detector Batteries
03/04/2019
Move your clocks ahead for Daylight Saving Time on the night of Saturday, March 9. It's also a great time to remember to check the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
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March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month
03/01/2019
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) observes the month of March as Severe Weather Preparedness Month in the State of Illinois
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Community Development Block Grant Applications
03/01/2019
The Village is now accepting Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for service providers undertaking housing and community development activities during the 2019-2020 program year (October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020).
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Voting
Early Voting at Village Hall for April 2 Election
02/28/2019
Early voting for the April 2 Consolidated Election will be held from March 18 - April 1.
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St. Patrick's Day Special Traffic Enforcement Campaign
02/26/2019
The Arlington Heights Police Department will hold a "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" enforcement campaign on March 15 relating to the St. Patrick's Day holiday.
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Cypress Basin Map
March 6 Meeting on Cypress Area Storm Sewer Improvements
02/25/2019
An informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 at the School District 25 Administration Building, 1200 S. Dunton Ave. regarding the Cypress Area Storm Sewer Improvement Project
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Taylor Mason Townhomes South West Sigwalt View
Downtown Townhomes Get Preliminary Review, February 26 & 27
02/22/2019
Preliminary review of the Taylor Mason Townhomes project on the south end of Block 425 will be held at the Design Commission meeting February 26 and at the Conceptual Plan Review Meeting on February 27.
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New Police Station
Open House March 16 for New Police Station
02/20/2019
A public Open House of the new Police station, 200 E. Sigwalt, will be held on Saturday, March 16 from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Fire Chief Larson
Andrew Larson Appointed Fire Chief
02/15/2019
Andrew Larson, a 22-year veteran of the Arlington Heights Fire Department, has been appointed the new Fire Chief for the Arlington Heights Fire Department.
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Downtown Improvement Projects Planned for Spring Construction
02/12/2019
Downtown improvement projects slated for this spring and summer involve installation of larger combined sewer mains, creation of mid-block crosswalks, repaving of Northwest Highway and maintenance work on brick-paver sidewalks.
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Block 425 Proposal Goes to Design Commission, February 12
02/07/2019
The Village's Design Commission will review some design revisions that have been done on the Arlington 425 project at its February 12 meeting.
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Teen Job Fair Held Tuesday, March 5
02/06/2019
Local high school teens looking for part-time work should stop in at the Teen Job Fair on March 5 held at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
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Register for Citizens Police Academy
02/06/2019
Registration is open for the Police Department's Citizens Academy, an 11-week course that gives you a look into police service.
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Buffalo Grove High School Video Wins S.A.V.E. Challenge
02/06/2019
Buffalo Grove High School Wins the Police Department's Speed Awareness Video Education Challenge!
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Traffic Crashes at All-Time Low
02/04/2019
The number of traffic crashes in the Village of Arlington Heights has reached an all-time low. Enforcement and educational initiatives have been effective in impacting the number of traffic crashes in the Village.
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Former Teen Center Building
Community Meeting held February 6 on Former Teen Center
01/29/2019
An informational meeting with officials from both the library and Village is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Buechner Room of Village Hall to discuss future plans of 112 N. Belmont Avenue.
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Reminders on Managing Snow Removal
01/25/2019
Snow is in the forecast. Here are some helpful reminders regarding snow removal.
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Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Home
01/24/2019
Freezing temperatures outside can affect the pipes in your home. Here are suggestions on how you can keep the pipes in your home from freezing and causing damage to your home.
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Heart of Gold Honorees Celebrated at February 16 Banquet
01/10/2019
Join us in celebrating the 2019 Hearts of Gold honorees at a banquet held on Saturday, February 16. Congratulations to all who are receiving a heart of gold for their generous and selfless contributions that have positively impacted the lives of others!
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Age to Purchase Tobacco Raised to 21
01/09/2019
Arlington Heights changes the age requirement to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21 years of age.
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Greg Padovani
Mayor Hayes Appoints Greg Padovani as Village Trustee
01/08/2019
Mayor Hayes Selects Greg Padovani As His Appointment to Village Board
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Adopt a Fire Hydrant, Help Keep Us Safe
01/02/2019
Residents can take an active role in keeping the Village safe by participating in the Fire Department's "Adopt-A-Fire-Hydrant" program.
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Please Keep All Sidewalks Clear of Snow
12/20/2018
Residents and businesses are encouraged to keep sidewalks passable and clear of snow during the winter months.
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Teens & Residents Needed for Snow Shoveling Program
11/14/2018
This program matches local teens who are willing to shovel snow for residents over age 60 or with a disability. Both teens and residents are encouraged to register.
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Village CARE Initiative Launched to Help Opioid Addictions
07/26/2018
Arlington Heights holds a press conference on Thursday, July 26. announcing its new initiative, CARE, the Community Addiction and Recovery Effort as a comprehensive approach to opioid recovery for residents of Arlington Heights.
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Report Things Needing Attention Through Arlington@Work
03/02/2018
Our customer service request form, Arlington@Work, makes it easy for residents and businesses to report a concern using a smartphone, tablet or computer.
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Building & Life Safety Adjusts Hours on Second Tuesday of Month
01/02/2018
On the second Tuesday of each month the Building & Life Safety Department will open at 9:30 a.m.
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