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In the next coming weeks and months, the DeKalb Park District, in conjunction with ENCAP Inc., will begin implementing the Nature Trail Restoration Plan. PHASE 1 includes the removal of woody and invasive and undesirable plant material. The District recognizes that during PHASE 1, areas being restored may not be...
Sycamore Fire Department was awarded $1,000 Grant from The Enbridge Energy Partners   In early, 2018, the Sycamore Fire Department applied for a grant from the Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP) Safe Community program.  The Enbridge Safe Community program offers grants to first responder organizations located in communities that host Enbridge operations....
Youth athletic leagues are offered year round for players of all ages and skill levels. Youth leagues include... New Youth Co-Op Fall Baseball and Softball Leagues; Basketball (winter); Indoor Soccer (winter)  Participant Code of Conduct DeKalb Park District requires all athletic staff, coaches, players, parents and spectators to abide by a "Code of...
Waste Management (WM) has notified the City of DeKalb, they will begin to collect their refuse and recycling carts on August 29, 30, and 31 coinciding with WM’s final pick-up days. Residents must leave carts out after WM’s final collection. A third-party will collect the carts shortly after. Carts not collected...
College students – and many 20-somethings – often find themselves with a roommate or two. While splitting bills and having a fun friend to swap clothes with can be great, it can also be tricky if that $20 bill on top of your dresser is missing… or the tablet...
Luxe Salon Welcomed Opportunity House Residents with Style as Part of Crossroads Community Church’s Love Our Neighbor Week. On Friday, July 20, 2018, residents of the Opportunity House in Sycamore enjoyed a bit of professional luxury at Luxe Salon as part of Crossroads Community Church’s “Love Our Neighbors” week, which...
Incident:  On August 1, 2018 at 1822 hours the Sycamore Fire Department was dispatched to 1515 Brickville Road for a report of an electrical outlet smoking that was filling the house up with smoke.  The fire was brought under control approximately twenty minutes after dispatch. Crews remained on scene...
Kishwaukee United Way is proud to report that the DeKalb County 2-1-1 information phone and internet referral system handled 624 calls during its first full year of operation. This means individuals needing help got matched with various resources provided by more than 150 non-profit and government agencies within our...
The DeKalb County Engineer has announced that the Contractor has rescheduled the closure of Barber Greene Road, at the intersection of County Farm Road, from August 1, 2018 to a later date to be determined.  Once that date is provided by the contractor we will publish an updated closure...
New Look DeKalb e-News to be Published Monthly Beginning August 1. To provide more timely information on news and events in the DeKalb community, the City of DeKalb began publishing its electronic newsletter, DeKalb e-News, monthly effective August 1. Previously, the newsletter was published bi-monthly, which often made it difficult to include content...
NEW: Every month DeKalb County Online will post an interesting story online about and for military veterans and current serving active duty members.   Veterans and current active military members get discounts at select stores and businesses. Do you know any local DeKalb County stores, business and organizations that offer Veterans or active duty members discounts....