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The Illinois State Museum (ISM) is highlighting artifacts that tell the story of Illinois' rich heritage as part of the state's Bicentennial celebration. They partnered with the Illinois Association of Museums to launch the "Story of Illinois" website, featuring objects from the ISM Illinois Legacy Collection, as well as...
The Sycamore Water Dept. will be flushing fire hydrants during the month of April. The dates and areas are listed below. The Water Dept. will be flushing all hydrants during the hours of 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. Please note that the times are during normal working hours. Anyone...
DC Trash of Illinois has reinstated its monthly electronic waste (e-waste) collection program in the City of DeKalb. The collections begin Saturday, May 5, 2018 and will continue through August on the first Saturday of every month from 9:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M.  The City of DeKalb’s public parking lot...
The Waterman Community Chest would like to thank the community for the $8066 in donations this past fundraising season. The group was very happy to have been able to hand out donations to the following groups on March 19th, 2018: Ben Gordon Center CASA Youth Advocacy DeKalb County Nursing Home Activity Fund Family Service...
The City of DeKalb is offering residents several additional opportunities to provide input on parking restrictions proposed under the Safe Streets Initiative. On Monday, April 23, City Council will invite public participation as Police Chief Gene Lowery introduces the third and fourth phases of the Safe Streets Initiative at the...
Tech repair brand uBreakiFix opened its newest location, uBreakiFix DeKalb, on April 5, 2018 at 2587 Sycamore Road. uBreakiFix DeKalb joins several stores across Northern Illinois, including stores in Geneva, Montgomery, Rockford, Algonquin, and the greater Chicago area. uBreakiFix services anything with a power button, including smartphones, game consoles, tablets,...
You are invited to participate in the third of several community meetings to discuss the Annie Glidden North (AGN) Revitalization Plan on Monday, April 16th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. This community initiative seeks to improve the quality of life for residents of the AGN neighborhoods. The purpose of...
On February 8th, 2017, two board members from the DeKalb School District reported that they received inappropriate text messages and photographs from an unknown person. One of the photographs depicted a female engaged in a sexual act. The board members stated that the text messages and photographs came from a...
Christine J. Johnson, DeKalb County Treasurer, would like to remind mobile home taxpayers that the April 27, 2018 mobile home tax bill due date is approaching. Mobile home tax bills were sent on February 26, 2018. There are more than 900 mobile homes in DeKalb County, with the majority of...
The DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCCVB) announced today that the City of Sandwich along with the Timber Creek Inn & Suites will be investing partners in the DCCVB. The Sandwich City Council voted unanimously to join the DCCVB at their City Council Meeting on February 12th. This...
Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Illinois Community Credit Union is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make the curriculum available to 5 schools in the Sycamore area completely free. "Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program. Kids have...
This Thursday, April 12th, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. officers from the Sycamore Police Department will hold “Coffee with a Cop” at the Parkway Restaurant on East State Street in Sycamore. The event is to foster community engagement and promote trust building through informal conversation between officers and the public. Coffee...