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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin is a city of choice

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Established in 1854, the city of Elgin, Illinois is a historic, culturally and economically diverse, rapidly-growing community located 35 miles from the city of Chicago in Kane and Cook counties. Over 112,000 people are proud to call Elgin their home beca...

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Elgin provides opportunities

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Elgin has exceptional transportation access to all points throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Elgin is connected to O’Hare International Airport, Midway Airport, the city of Chicago and all western suburbs via the Interstate-90 and the Elgin-O’Hare ...

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Explore Elgin's variety of entertainment and recreational offerings

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Elgin offers world-class arts and entertainment options for all ages as well as the nationally acclaimed Gail Borden Public Library that draws more than one million visitors to downtown Elgin each year. The Grand Victoria Casino, vibrant art galleries and...

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Posted on: July 5, 2020

Brit Beat Scheduled for October 2020 Postponed to 2021

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If you have tickets for the 2020 concert a Box Office Representative will contact you. 2021 date and tickets TBA soon!

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

In The Heights Postponed to July 2021

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The City of Elgin and Up and Coming Theatre Company have decided, based on the Governor’s recommendation, to reschedule the Elgin Summer Theatre production of In the Heights.  While we are disappointed we are not producing this summer, ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Elgin Mayor Ends State of Emergency Powers Related to Pandemic

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Mayor Kaptain terminates the emergency powers that were in place to assist the City during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, effective June 26 at 8:00 a.m. 

On March 13, Mayor Kaptain declared a state of emergency consistent with the powers confe...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City of Elgin Initiates Reopening of Some Public Facilities

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The City of Elgin announces plans for reopening certain public facilities that have been closed during the governor’s stay-at-home orders, beginning Monday, June 29. Reopening plans will operate under the conditions outlined in Phase 4 of the Re...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Elgin to Open City Playgrounds on July 6, Urges Discretion

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The City of Elgin Parks and Recreation Department announces that City-owned playgrounds will open on Monday, July 6. Signage installation is underway to encourage good hygiene and other safety measures."It’s prudent that parents, guardians ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Elgin to Open City Playgrounds on July 6, Urges Discretion

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The City of Elgin Parks and Recreation Department announces that City-owned playgrounds will open on Monday, July 6. Signage installation is underway to encourage good hygiene and other safety measures."It’s prudent that parents, guardians ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City Hall and Two Parks and Recreation Facilities to Reopen with Safety Precautions

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With Illinois expected to move into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Friday, June 26, the City of Elgin announces plans for reopening certain public facilities that have been closed during the governor’s stay-at-home orders, beginning Mon...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Police Community Survey Now Open

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The Elgin Police Department is seeking your opinion as to how we’re doing and what you would like to see in the future. This is an anonymous survey - you will not be asked any identifying information. We hope you’ll provide us with you...

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