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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Spreading Holiday Cheer: Shop Local and Be Rewarded

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Shop local and be rewarded this holiday season!

Beginning December 1 through December 14, enter your name at over 50 participating businesses throughout Glen Ellyn for a chance to win a $25 gift check. Four $25 gift checks will be awarded from each partici...

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Posted on: November 27, 2020

Santa Lighting Up Glen Ellyn at this Year's Virtual Holiday Walk

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The tradition of the Glen Ellyn Holiday Walk continues. Due to COVID-19, we cannot all be there in-person to see the tree lighting as a community, but we can be together virtually!

Yes, Santa himself came down from the North Pole to Light Up Glen Ellyn wit...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Letters To Santa Mailbox Arrives in Downtown Glen Ellyn

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New this year to downtown Glen Ellyn, children seeking to send their Christmas wishes to Santa Claus may drop them off at Glen Ellyn's very own Letters to Santa mailbox. The Santa mailbox is located on the northeast corner of Main Street and Cres...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Glen Ellyn Police Spreading Holiday Cheer This Season

Police Holiday Cheer

The Glen Ellyn Police Department, in collaboration with the Village, will be spreading holiday cheer this season in downtown Glen Ellyn through their annual customer parking appreciation award program.

Beginning December 1 through December 24, the Police D...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Free Metered Parking in the Downtown

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From Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, three-hour parking meters in the central business district will be secured with holiday covers to offer free parking.

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Civic Center and Public Works To Close to Walk-In Traffic: Beginning Monday, Nov. 30

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The State of Illinois Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations went into effect on November 20, and beginning Monday, November 30, the Village's Civic Center and Public Works facility will be closed to walk-in traffic.

Note: The Civic Center will continue to...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Curbside Composting Transitions to Winter Collection Schedule

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Beginning this month, the schedule for curbside composting transitions to bi-weekly collection through the month of March. The winter curbside composting collection will occur on the following dates:

  • December 7 and 21
  • January 4 and 18
  • February 1 and 15
  • March ...
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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Comprehensive Plan Open House

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The Village recently held two virtual open house meetings for the public to have the opportunity to view a full draft of the Comprehensive Plan.

View recordings of each open house meeting:

  • Wednesday, November 18, visit here
  • Thursday, November 19, ...
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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Plan Commission Recommends Approval of Proposed Glenwood Station Project

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On November 12, 2020, the Village's Plan Commission held a public hearing, virtually, to review the proposal for the Glenwood Station Planned Unit Development. The proposed five-story, mixed-use development is located on the north side of Crescent Bouleva...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Downtown Valet Parking Offered on Weekends

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The Village will be offering seasonal valet parking, available in the downtown beginning Saturday, November 14. This free valet parking service is available to all visitors of the downtown. Hours, which are subject to change, will include Saturdays from 1...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Downtown Streetscape Materials Test Site at Main and Crescent

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Several materials being considered for the new Downtown Streetscape project have been installed on the northwest corner of Main Street and Crescent Boulevard. Residents, visitors and business owners can visit the test site to view the materials and vote f...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Dining Guide for Glen Ellyn

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With new restrictions in place on indoor dining, the Village encourages residents to support our local restaurants during this challenging time. This Dining Guide for Glen Ellyn provides information on outdoor dining, curbside pick-up, maps and more.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Something Is Always Happening in Glen Ellyn

Something Is Always Happening

Just a few miles west of Chicago, the Village of Glen Ellyn, Illinois offers big city amenities with a small town feel. A historic downtown filled with unique shops, restaurants and seasonal events is just one of many attributes that draw visitors to this...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Priority Village Projects and Initiatives

Priority Projects

Learn more about a number of Village-wide projects and initiatives.

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