What's New

Fourth of July Events and Reminders
06/22/2022
The Village is sharing information about Fourth of July events and safety tips
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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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30 Day Comment Period for 2022 Action Plan
06/14/2022
A 30-day public comment period is being held on the Village’s proposed 2022 Annual Action Plan and Substantial Amendments that are being proposed to the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2021 Annual Action Plan. The 30-day public comment period expires on July 15, 2022.
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New Arlington Heights Fire Chief Announced
06/09/2022
Lance Harris has been named the new Chief of the Arlington Heights Fire Department.
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Summer Safety Reminders
06/06/2022
Stay safe this summer with these seasonal tips and reminders.
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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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2022 Annual Action Plan
05/28/2022
A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, June 13, 2022 at 7:00 pm to discussed the proposed 2022 Annual Action Plan and Substantial Amendments that are being proposed to the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2021 Annual Action Plan.
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Memorial Day Parade 2022
05/27/2022
The Arlington Heights Memorial Day Parade is May 30th.
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Early Voting: June 2022
05/24/2022
Early voting will take place at Village Hall beginning June 13
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Asian American/Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Month
05/19/2022
The Village of Arlington Heights recently issued a proclamation recognizing Asian American/Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Month
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Jewish American Heritage Month
05/19/2022
The Village of Arlington Heights recently recognized May as Jewish Heritage Month, commemorating the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American society, including all who call Arlington Heights their home.
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Fire Hydrant Painting
05/06/2022
Fire Hydrant Painting Program includes 587 Hydrants
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Distracted Driving Month Enforcement Results
05/05/2022
Increased enforcement efforts of the Arlington Heights Police Department resulted in over 500 citations for distracted driving during the month.
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Natural Gas Meter Relocation Program
05/04/2022
Certain residences will need to have their gas meters moved by Nicor.
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Community Bike Ride
05/02/2022
Sign up today for the Arlington Heights Community Bike Ride!
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Arlington Alfresco Opens Friday, April 29
04/22/2022
Vail and Campbell will be closed beginning Monday, April 25th for preparation of Arlington Alfresco.
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Public Works Utilities Update
04/21/2022
The Village of Arlington Heights sources its water from the Northwest Water Commission which purchases treated water from the City of Evanston.
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2022 Sounds of Summer Lineup
04/20/2022
Sounds of Summer returns to Arlington Heights, IL!
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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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Sounds of Summer Sponsorship Opportunities
04/08/2022
The Village of Arlington Heights is offering new sponsorship opportunities for its 2022 Sounds of Summer Season
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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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Groot Contract 2022
04/01/2022
Groot Recycling, Garbage, and Yard Waste 2022
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Fair Housing Month: Assistance and Grants Available
03/31/2022
Fair Housing Month: Homeowner Assistance, Grant Opportunities, and Fair Housing Information
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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
03/30/2022
During April, you will see increased law enforcement efforts as officers stop and ticket anone who violates distracted driving and other Illinois motor vehicle laws.
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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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Arlington Heights Police Department Deploys Body Worn Cameras
03/28/2022
Arlington Heights Sworn Police Officers and Public Service Officers will be equipped with body worn cameras.
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Community Development Block Grant Applications
03/24/2022
The Village has released its CDBG Grant Application form, which must be submitted by 5 p.m. on April 29, 2022.
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Arlington Heights Police Launch Crisis Co-Responder Team
03/17/2022
Crisis Counselors will be available to respond to calls for service that involve someone who may be suffering from a mental health crisis.
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Flood Preparedness
03/15/2022
Flooding can occur in the United States at any time of the year.
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Ladder Safety Tips and Reminders
03/15/2022
From inspection to proper use, review ladder safety before you decide to climb!
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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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Electric Aggregation Mailing from MC2
03/08/2022
When enrolled in the Village’s electric aggregation program, users will not notice any change in service or billing, which will still be managed by ComEd. Also, those enrolled will never pay more than the ComEd rate for electricity.
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Discounted TB Testing in March
03/03/2022
In honor of World TB Day on March 24th, the Village's Health & Human Services Department is offering discounted TB testing
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Grove Street Corridor Improvements
02/24/2022
The Village is proposing changes on Grove Street, near Prospect High School, including the addition of 12 new stop signs.
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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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Roofing Permit Information
01/25/2022
To help protect residents and property owners from poor roofing workmanship, the Village of Arlington Heights has re-implemented requirements related to roofing permits.
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Safety Tips Regarding Coyotes
01/25/2022
Coyotes are a natural part of the local ecosystem. Learn tips on how to avoid coyote interactions.
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COVID-19 Testing Information: January 2022
01/21/2022
Updates related to frequently asked COVID-19 Testing Questions
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Winter and Cold Weather Safety
01/03/2022
Winter weather can create a higher risk of car accidents, hyperthermia, and more. Stay safe this winter with helpful reminders!
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Adopt a Fire Hydrant This Winter
12/22/2021
Arlington Heights residents can take an active role in helping to keep their community safe!
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Senior Center January and February 2022 Programs
12/21/2021
The Arlington Heights Senior Center offers a wide variety of free and low-cost programs to residents that are 55 years of age or better.
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Arlington Alfresco Returning Annually Beginning April 29, 2022
12/15/2021
Arlington Alfresco will return annually with a 2022 season beginning April 29th and ending September 25th.
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Drive Sober Thanksgiving 2021
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Thanksgiving Campaign
11/18/2021
Arlington Heights Police are out in full force, cracking down on impaired drivers and seat belt violators.
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Village's Virtual Blood Drive Runs Through November
11/01/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights is inviting community members to participate in a virtual blood drive!
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Drug Take Back Day: Oct. 23, 2021
10/19/2021
Arlington Heights Police: Drug Take Back Day Oct. 23
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Residents Invited to Community Open House Sat., Oct. 16
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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Village Seeking Youth Members for Youth Commission
10/07/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights is seeking several high school aged members for the Youth Commission.
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Arlington Park Update
Statement Regarding Arlington Park Sept. 29, 2021
09/29/2021
The Chicago Bears and Churchill Downs Incorporated recently executed a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the Arlington Park land parcel.
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Snow shovel referral program
Snow Shovel Referral Program
09/24/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights Snow Shoveling Referral Program provides residents 60 and older, or who have a disability, the names and contact information of teens willing to shovel snow.
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Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention: What to Watch For
09/09/2021
Sept. 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day, but it's important to watch for signs year round.
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Electric Aggregation Mailing from MC2
08/31/2021
Due to the pandemic, huge shifts in consumption patterns, and a change in a regulatory price impacted cost and volume dynamics in the power market therefore program participation is changing.
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Arlington Heights to Host Shredding Event on October 9
08/10/2021
On Saturday, October 9, 2021, the Village of Arlington Heights will host a Document Destruction Recycling Event at the Arlington Racetrack, 2200 W. Euclid, from 9 a.m. to noon.
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Disability Award
13th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Award
08/05/2021
Seeking submissions for 13th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Award
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2022 Vehicle Sticker Featuring Frank White
07/30/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights is proud to announce the 2022 Vehicle Sticker will feature Frank White, charter member of the first all-volunteer fire department in Arlington Heights.
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Refuse Collection Changes Due to Labor Day
07/26/2021
Groot refuse collection will be delayed one day due to the Labor Day Holiday.
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Public Art Competition: Kensington Pedestrian Underpass
07/15/2021
The Kensington Road pedestrian underpass located east of Village Hall was vandalized in the past with racist graffiti. A resident approached the Village with an idea for an inclusive mural for this area and over the past several months the Village Arts Commission has developed a plan for a mural.
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Future of the Arlington Heights Senior Center
07/14/2021
Learn how other communities are enhancing and creating new spaces for senior adults and the community.
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Public Hearing – 2021 Annual Action Plan
06/30/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights will hold a second Public Hearing on its 2021 Annual Action Plan at the July 21, 2021 Village Board meeting.
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Buffalo Creek Multi-Use Trail Extension
06/29/2021
The Buffalo Creek Multi-Use Trail Extension, completed and open to public on June 8, 2021, is a long-awaited project to provide a safer dedicated crossing of Lake Cook Road at the signalized intersection with Wilke Road.
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Bystander Intervention Training
Bystander Intervention Training
06/17/2021
Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment are on the rise across the U.S. In this workshop presented by Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago, CAIR Chicago, and Hollaback!, you'll learn how you can intervene effectively as a bystander without compromising your safety.
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Arlington Park
Chicago Bears Bid on Arlington International Racecourse Property
06/17/2021
The Village will be working with the property owner, broker, and all potential purchasers over the next several months to determine which uses would be best for the Arlington Heights community.
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Senior Center
Arlington Heights Senior Center to Reopen on July 1
06/14/2021
The Arlington Heights Senior Center and the partner agencies will resume pre-pandemic operations as of July 1st.
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CDBG-CV III Small Business Forgivable Loan Program
06/10/2021
On March 15, 2021, the Village Board of Arlington Heights approved $130,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to provide financial assistance to small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19.
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30 Day Public Comment Period – Consolidated Plan 2021 Annual Action Plan
06/08/2021
The Village of Arlington Heights has made available for public comment its proposed Consolidated Plan – 2021 Annual Action Plan
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Refuse Collection Changes Due to the 4th of July
06/01/2021
Groot's refuse collection will be delayed one day the week following the 4th of July
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Vaccine
May 6th Moderna Vaccination Event at Village Hall
04/30/2021
Vaccination Event at the Arlington Heights' Village Hall on Thursday, May 6th
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Drug Take Back Day
Dispose of Unused, Expired Medications on April 24
04/16/2021
Rid your home of unused or expired medications at the Police Department's Drug Take Back Day, April 24.
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Groot Truck
New Refuse Collection Services, Programs Begin April 1
03/25/2021
The new Groot contract, effective April 1, brings some garbage, recycling and landscape waste programs changes.
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Board to Vote on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Position Statement on March 1
02/26/2021
At its meeting on March 1, the Village Board is expected to formally vote on a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Position Statement for the Village.
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Village on Trend to Move to Phase IV of Restore Illinois on February 2
02/01/2021
Arlington Heights and suburbs in Region 10 are trending towards Phase IV mitigations on February 2. This would allow further expanded capacity for many business.
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Arlington Heights Senior Center
Senior Center Building Reopens With Restrictions
01/27/2021
The Arlington Heights Senior Center Building reopens with restrictions.
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New Garbage Collection Contract Brings Lower Costs, Service Changes
01/20/2021
New Groot refuse collection contract adds new services and eliminates twice-a-week pickup
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Drive-through COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Site at Arlington Park
08/11/2020
Arlington Park Racecourse will be the new location of the free, drive-through testing site that was located at Rolling Meadows High School
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