Archived News

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Labor Day Campaign
08/18/2022
Arlington Heights Police are reminding motorists to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.
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Speed Awareness Day 2022
07/25/2022
Law Enforcement across 6 states are joining forces to combat speeding
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Fourth of July Campaign
06/16/2022
The Arlington Heights Police Department begins Fourth of July safety campaign to encourage safe and sober driving.
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Village Proclamation: June Pride Month
05/31/2022
The Village of Arlington Heights has issued a proclamation for Pride Month.
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Juneteenth Proclamation
05/31/2022
The Village of Arlington Heights has issued a proclamation recognizing Juneteenth on June 19th.
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Train Crossing at Central Rd. to Close for One Week
04/21/2022
UPRR will be closing the crossing at Central Rd., in Mount Prospect, for 1 week, beginning April 30th. Detours will utilize Northwest Highway.
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2022 Sounds of Summer Lineup
04/20/2022
Sounds of Summer returns to Arlington Heights, IL!
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Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony May 30, 2022
04/15/2022
The 2022 Arlington Heights Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony will take place on Monday, May 30th.
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Environmental Commission Survey
04/15/2022
Take a quick survey regarding what you think are the Village's most important environmental issues.
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Hazardous Materials Month
04/07/2022
April is Hazardous Materials Month and the Arlington Heights Fire Department is sharing safety tips and reminders to help keep you safe.
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Youth Police Academy
03/29/2022
Students ages 13 - 17 are encouraged to apply for this year's Youth Police Academy, June 6th - 10th
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5-Year Capital Improvement Survey
03/10/2022
Residents Encouraged to Take Survey for 5-Year Capital Improvement Plan
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Change Your Clocks Change Your Batteries
03/09/2022
When changing your clocks for Daylight Savings, change your smoke alarm batteries! And sign up for a free smoke alarm with installation.
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March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month
02/24/2022
Severe weather can strike anywhere - any time. Are you prepared?
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Teen Job Fair on Tuesday, March 1st, 6 – 8 p.m.
02/18/2022
The Village's teen job fair helps to pair teens looking for jobs and businesses looking for part-time work.
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National Burn Week: Burning Issues in the Kitchen
02/08/2022
The Arlington Heights Fire Department is recognizing National Burn Awareness Week, Feb. 6 – 12th.
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CPR1.24.22
CPR Class January 24: Register Now
01/18/2022
Registration is now open for the Arlington Heights Fire Department's CPR class on Monday, Jan. 24th.
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Village Offices Closed Dec. 31st
12/27/2021
Village Offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31st.
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Vehicle Stickers on Display by January 1, 2022
12/27/2021
Village vehicle stickers must be on display beginning January 1, to avoid fines.
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Holiday Light Recycling & Tree Collection
12/04/2021
Bring holiday lights to Village Hall and Public Works for recycling.
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United to Move 900 Employees to Arlington Heights
12/03/2021
United Airlines to move 900 employees in latest significant corporate investment in Arlington Heights.
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Groot Collection Schedule Unaffected by Holidays
12/02/2021
The 2021 Holiday Collection Schedule for Groot customers will remain as regular collection dates.
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Gift Card Drive Helps Support Local Families
12/02/2021
Donate a gift card today and help make the season a little brighter for neighbors in need.
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Plan Commission Hearing Nov. 17th: Cancelled
11/10/2021
The Plan Commission Meeting & Hearing scheduled for Nov. 17th has been cancelled.
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2021 Alan F. Bombick Award
11/10/2021
Design Commission Presents the 2021 Alan F. Bombick Awards
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Halloween 2021
10/25/2021
Extra enforcements are on the road, cracking down on drunk and impaired drivers.
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Holiday Assistance Program 2022
Arlington Heights Holiday Assistance Program 2021
10/20/2021
The Village is seeking families and sponsors for this year's Holiday Assistance Program
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OAKtober: Forestry Promotes Oak Awareness
10/18/2021
October is officially celebrated as Oak Awareness Month, or OAKtober, in Illinois.
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Plan Commission Oct. 20, 2021: Shelter Inc.
10/12/2021
The Plan Commission will again consider the Shelter Inc. project at their October 20, 2021 public meeting, at 7:30 p.m.
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2021 Community Open House
10/08/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights is inviting you to attend a Community Open House Event on Saturday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Fire Prevention Week: Learn Sounds of Fire Safety
10/06/2021
The Arlington Fire Department reminds residents to Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety
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Vehicle Sticker Sales Begin Oct. 1
09/23/2021
Residents may begin purchasing vehicle stickers Oct. 1.
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Hearts of Gold 2022
09/22/2021
Nominate someone today for Hearts of Gold 2022!
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Halloween
Halloween & Trick-or-Treating
09/20/2021
Recommended Trick-or-Treating hours in Arlington Heights are 3 - 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31.
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Harmony Fest 2021
Harmony Fest in Downtown Arlington Heights
09/13/2021
Live music, restaurants, vendors, family entertainment and more! Join us for Harmony Fest in downtown Arlington Heights, Oct 1 & 2.
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Arlington Heights Police Traffic Safety Awards 2021
Arlington Heights Police Presented with Traffic Safety Awards
09/09/2021
The Arlington Heights Police Department was recently presented with four 1st place Traffic Safety Awards.
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Village Board Meeting Wed., Sept. 8
09/03/2021
The next Village Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
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September is National Preparedness Month
09/02/2021
National Preparedness Month (NPM) is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time.
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Evergreen Construction 2021
Project Update: Evergreen Avenue Pedestrian Project
08/19/2021
The Village is set to commence construction work for Evergreen Ave (Sigwalt St to Campbell St) on Monday, August 30, 2021.
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Cris Papierniak Named New Public Works Director
08/19/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights recently named Cris Papierniak as the new Director of Public Works
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Senior Center
Village Plans for Future of Senior Center
08/17/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights is planning for the future of the Village’s Senior Center.
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Flashing Beacon Kirchoff Rd
Flashing Beacon Pedestrian Crossing on Kirchoff Rd
08/13/2021
The Village is pleased to announce the installation of new, solar powered Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) at the intersection of Kirchhoff Road and Dwyer Ave., near Sunset Meadows Park.
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Housing
Assessment of Affordable Housing and Community Development
05/21/2021
A Village assessment of its affordable housing and community development needs and conditions.
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May-June Vaccination Clinic at Village Hall
05/10/2021
The Village Hall is offering free COVID19 vaccines to the public in May and June.
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Groot Holiday Change
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Road Reconstruction
Streets Included in 2021 Road Improvement Programs
04/22/2021
Streets listed for the 2021 Reconstruction - Rehabilitation Program and the Street Resurfacing Program
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Arlington 425 Project
Arlington 425 Project Approved by Village Board
04/20/2021
The Village Board approves the Arlington 425 mixed-use development project for Downtown.
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Distracted Driving
Police Urge Residents to Drop Your Phone, Focus on Road
04/02/2021
Arlington Heights Police urge drivers to drop their phones and focus on the road ahead as part of a safety campaign for the month of April.
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Arlington 425 Project
Revised Plans for Arlington 425 Project Discussed at Upcoming Meetings
03/29/2021
A revised version of the Arlington 425 development project for Downtown will be discussed at the upcoming Design Commission and Plan Commission meetings.
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Memorial Day Parade
2021 Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony Canceled
03/24/2021
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 Memorial Day Parade is canceled. A pre-recorded ceremony honoring the fallen from Arlington Heights will be shown in mid-May.
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April 6th Municipal Election, Early Voting Starts March 22
03/22/2021
Early voting for the April 6th municipal election starts March 22 in the Buechner Room of Village Hall.
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CDBG-CV3 Public Comment Period
03/09/2021
A 5-day public comment period is being held March 10 - March 14, 2021 on the proposed Substantial Amendment to the Village's Annual Action Plan
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Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries
03/09/2021
When you change your clocks for Daylight Savings Time, it's a great time to also check the batteries in your smoke alarms.
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Findings of DEI Report Discussed February 22
02/17/2021
Findings of a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion report will be discussed by the Village Board at its February 22 Committee of the Whole meeting. The meeting will be held virtually at 7 p.m.
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Community Development Block Grant – COVID-19 Allocation Plan
02/16/2021
The Village has been awarded $383,860 in CDBG-CV3 funds by HUD to fund measures to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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Police Recruitment
Communities Partner with Harper College to Prepare New, More Diverse Candidates for Police Careers
02/12/2021
Join the virtual Police Officer Training Workshop on March 13 if you have interest in learning more about a career in law enforcement.
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Urban Coyote
Report Coyote Sightings Online for Monitoring and Evaluation Program
02/10/2021
Residents can report coyote sightings online as part of the new coyote monitoring and evaluation program
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Hersey Students Spread Joy to Older Adults through Virtual Programs
02/09/2021
Register for virtual programs held by Hersey High School students that will create a connection between students and older adults. friends.
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Arlington Heights Road
Provide Input on Arlington Heights Road Project Through February 25
01/27/2021
Lake County Division of Transportation is requesting public input on improvements planned for Arlington Heights Road.
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Virtual Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast, February 4
01/12/2021
The Arlington Heights 34th Annual Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast, organized by the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, will be hosted virtually from 8 – 9 a.m. on February 4.
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Redevelopment Agreement Approved for Town & Country Shopping Center
12/23/2020
Financial assistance through Tax Increment Financing was given to assist shopping center owner in reviving Town & Country Shopping Center
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Snow-covered roads
Information on Village's Snow Removal Operations
12/21/2020
If snow is predicted to fall, our Public Works crews are ready for the call!
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Watch Town Hall Meeting on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
12/03/2020
Join us December 3 for a virtual Town Hall meeting on the Village's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Project.
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Recycle Old or Unusable Holiday Lights
11/20/2020
Starting November 30, recycle non-working holiday lights or extension cords at two Village locations
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Jorge Torres
Jorge Torres Named New Building & Life Safety Director
11/13/2020
New Building & Life Safety Director, Jorge Torres, will join the Village on November 30
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Proposed 2021 Budget
Proposed 2021 Budget Reflects 0% Property Tax Increase
10/28/2020
The Proposed 2021 Village Budget includes a 0% property tax levy increase.
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Electric Aggregation Program with MC Squared
10/13/2020
MC Squared has been chosen as the new electric aggregation supplier for the Village effective December 2020 through December 2023. The electric aggregation program, which was approved in Arlington Heights via a 2012 referendum, enables the Village to procure electric supply in bulk from an alternative green energy supplier that residents, businesses, and municipal accounts can utilize instead of getting electric power from Com Ed or another alternative supplier.
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Lake Cook Road and Wilke Road
Buffalo Creek Multi-Use Trail Extension Project
09/01/2020
A great improvement for pedestrians and cyclists is on the way with the Buffalo Grove Multi-Use Trail Extension project.
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Water Rates Raised Over Next 5 Years for Improvement Work
10/22/2019
To continue funding needed infrastructure improvements, water and sewer rates will be raised over a five-year period.
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Arlington Alert program
Sign up to Receive Emergency Notifications from Village
08/07/2019
The Village is able to efficiently and directly send messages to residents on the devices of their choice through Arlington Alert, also known as Everbridge Emergency Communication.
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Volunteer for Village Boards & Commissions
Volunteer to Serve on Village's Boards or Commissions
06/28/2019
The Village of Arlington Heights is looking for residents interested in serving on the Village's Boards and Commissions. Your involvement in local government is appreciated!
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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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