Archived News

Rendering of Arlington 425 project
Preliminary Review of Block 425 Project, December 11 & 12
12/06/2018
A preliminary design review of proposed changes to the Arlington 425 project will be discussed at the Design Commission meeting on Tuesday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m. In addition, the Conceptual Plan Review Committee of the Plan Commission will hold a meeting on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 p.m.
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Theft Offender
Help Police Identify Suspect
11/29/2018
Help Police identify a suspect wanted for multiple counts of identity theft. Since December, 2017, the suspect enters hospital campus fitness centers to gain entry to men's locker rooms throughout the northwest suburbs.
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snowstorm
Aftermath of Snowstorm
11/27/2018
As of Tuesday afternoon, 1,700 households are still without power. Estimated restoration times vary from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday, November 29.
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Snow Fall on Village Street
Storm Cleanup, Refuse Collection Schedule Changes
11/26/2018
Village working to cleanup the snowfall from November 25 storm. Garbage schedule will change the week of November 26 due to power outage at GROOT facility.
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ComEd outage map
Residents Without Power Advised to Find Alternative Shelter Tonight
11/26/2018
With temperatures getting colder and an uncertainty when power will be restored, Arlington Heights residents who are still experiencing an outage from Sunday's snow storm are advised to stay with a relative, neighbor, friend or in a hotel until power is restored.
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GROOT truck collection refuse
GROOT Delays Refuse Collection Week of November 26
11/26/2018
GROOT's refuse collection services for this week, November 26 - December 1, is delayed by one day due to storm-related complications.
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Tree Lighting Event
Celebrate Annual Tree Lighting on November 23, 4 p.m.
11/19/2018
Come one and all and celebrate with us at the annual Tree Lighting event held on Friday, November 23 at 4 p.m. at North School Park, Eastman and Arlington Heights Road!
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Man Arrested, Charged for Crash into New Police Station
11/19/2018
Following his release from a local hospital on Friday, November 17, Sam Kerlin of Arlington Heights was arrested and charged with several traffic offenses relating to a November 11 car crash into the Police Station.
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Horses are ready for the horse-drawn trolley rides.
Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park, December 7
11/18/2018
Holiday Happenings @ Harmony Park will be held on Friday, December 7, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Remember to Pack the Park around 6 p.m. for the Village's first video holiday greeting!
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Village Hall
Village Hall Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
11/18/2018
Village Hall is closed on Thanksgiving and on November 23.
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Financial Graphics
Q & A Regarding Proposed 2019 Budget
11/07/2018
The Village invited residents to submit questions regarding the proposed 2019 Budget. The questions received and corresponding answers are provided in this news article. Thank you to all who sent in their questions.
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Fire Chief Ken Koeppen
Fire Chief Kenneth Koeppen Announces Retirement Effective November 15, 2018
11/06/2018
Fire Chief Ken Koeppen announces his retirement after more than 38 years of service to the Village of Arlington Heights. He served as Fire Chief for the past 4 years.
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GROOT garbage trucks
GROOT Collection Schedule Changes for Thanksgiving
11/05/2018
During the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, GROOT collection services for garbage, recycling and yardwaste will change.
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Traffic Campaigns for Thanksgiving Holiday
11/05/2018
Arlington Heights Police will have specialized traffic enforcements between November 16 - 26 as part of the Thanksgiving holiday "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" and "Click it or Ticket" enforcement campaigns.
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Budget Graphs
Village's Proposed Budget for 2019
10/29/2018
Review the proposed 2019 Village Budget and provide questions to the Village regarding budget items or programs/projects outlined within the proposed 2019 budget. Please submit questions to budget@vah.com by November 6.
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Wrapped Gifts
Help Local Families Through Holiday Assistance Program
10/27/2018
The Holiday Assistance Program enables the community to assist less fortunate families by donating gifts to a family, purchasing gift cards or giving monetary contributions. Any donation makes a positive difference! Donations and gifts should be received by December 10. Thank you.
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Prescription Medicine
Prescription Take Back Day, October 27
10/25/2018
Drop off unused or outdated prescription drugs at Village Hall on Saturday, October 27. Just pull into the garage of Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, and Police will be there to properly dispose of your old, unused prescriptions.
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Interior of Vail Parking Garage
Phase One Parking Improvements being Planned
10/24/2018
Following a Committee of the Whole meeting held on October 22 regarding the Downtown Parking Study, the Village Board recommended that staff develop an implementation plan for Phase One improvements. The plan will be subject to Board review and approval.
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Fall Back One Hour
Change Your Clocks, Check Smoke Detectors
10/22/2018
On November 3, everyone needs to "fall back," or re-set clocks one hour back for the end of Daylight Savings Time. Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday morning, November 4. While changing your clocks, it's also a good reminder to check the batteries in your smoke alarms! If you are a resident who is unable to change the batteries in your smoke detector or if you are in need of a new one and unable to purchase one, please call the Fire Department at 847-368-5450 for assistance.
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Village Hosts Blood Drive November 7
10/21/2018
A Blood Drive will be held on Wednesday, November 7, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Buechner Room of Village Hall.
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Inside Vail Garage
Downtown Parking Study Discussed October 22
10/17/2018
A public presentation of the downtown parking study will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 22 in the Board Room. You can review the executive summary of the study when it is uploaded to the website as of Monday morning, October 15.
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Election Countdown sign
Where can Campaign Signs be Placed?
10/16/2018
Political campaign signs are not allowed on public property, such as parkways. Signs are allowed on private property provided the property owner has given permission to do so.
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Rendering of Arlington 425 proposed project
Next Steps for Arlington 425 Proposal
10/16/2018
The Arlington 425 development proposal was reviewed by the Village Board in early October. The Village will keep residents updated on next steps regarding this proposal. To learn more about the background of the proposal, information is posted on the Village's Plans, Projects & Programs page of the website.
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Board Meeting for October 15 Canceled
10/15/2018
Due to a power outage at Village Hall, the Board meeting scheduled for Monday, October 15th has been canceled.
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CPR Class
CPR Class Offered on November 5
10/14/2018
Register for a CPR class held on Monday, November 5 at the Fire Department Headquarters, 1150 N. Arlington Heights Road.
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Sharrows - shows shared lanes for bicyclists and motorists
Sharrows Mark Shared Bike-Car Lanes
10/14/2018
Sharrows are being used on Dryden Avenue as a way to mark the roadway as a shared-lane environment for both bicyclists and motorists
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Traffic Enforcement Campaign
Special Traffic Enforcement Campaign Held October 26
10/10/2018
On October 26th, a Roadside Safety Checkpoint will be held by the Arlington Heights Police at Rand Road and Beverly Lane.
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Entrance to Municipal Garage
Entrance to Municipal Garage Closes October 8
10/01/2018
Starting Monday, October 8, the entrance to the Municipal Garage, adjacent to Village Hall, will be closed for up to three weeks for construction work.
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Voting
Early Voting Takes Place October 22 - November 5
09/25/2018
Early voting will take place at Village Hall from October 22 - November 5. You can also request a mail ballot and find your polling place through the Cook County Clerk's Office website.
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Odometer showing 80 mph
Make a Video for SAVE Challenge!
09/17/2018
Local High School students are invited to participate in the SAVE Challenge where your video message could be chosen as a public service announcement to help educate everyone about the dangers of speeding.Unfortunately, speeding related fatalities have increased nearly 9% in the past several years (from 9,283 in 2014 to 10,111 in 2016). Additionally, a significant percentage of drivers involved in speeding related traffic fatalities were between the age of 16 and 21.
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Hearts of Gold Nominations
Nominate Someone Awesome Now for a Heart of Gold Award
09/13/2018
We all know of someone awesome at work, school, in our community or neighborhood. Now is the time to nominate that person or group for one of 11 Hearts of Gold awards! The nomination process is simple and the reward is worth it!
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Kathy Kasprowicz Receives Senior Service Award
08/07/2018
The 11th recipient of the Kenneth Hood Senior Service Award is given to Kathy Kasprowicsz, formerly of the Escorted Transportation Service Northwest. She was integral in building the program into the great service and success it is today.
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Participate in Online Parking Study for Downtown
06/20/2018
The Village is conduction a downtown parking study and is reaching out to customers of the downtown to obtain input. Take our quick online survey. Your input is appreciated!
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Streets Listed for 2018 Road Improvements
05/08/2018
Village streets selected for 2018 road improvement programs. Please sign up for our email list for important project updates and learn more about street projects on our Construction 411 page under Get Connected!
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2018 Landscape Waste Collection Season
03/28/2018
The 2018 Landscape Waste Collection Season begins April 2
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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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Police Department Temporary Location
Police Department's Temporary Location
07/01/2017
The Arlington Heights Police Department is located at a temporary facility, 1500 W. Shure Drive, while a new police station is built on the municipal campus, between the Municipal Garage and Fire Station #1.
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Winter Snowstorm
Dealing with Aftermath of November 25 Snowstorm
As of mid-day Tuesday, 1,700 households in Arlington Heights are still without power. Estimated restoration times vary from November 27 through Thursday, November 29.
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