Featured Announcements

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    Village of Skokie 2021 Water Quality Report

    Skokie's water supply, which undergoes rigorous, ongoing testing, meets all Illinois Environmental Protection Agency standards and has consistently met these standards for many years. Read on...
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    June 26 Skokie Farmers' Market - Food, Clothing and Toiletry Drive

    At this Sunday's market, the Commission on Family Services will sponsor a drive for non-perishable food, toiletries and clothing to benefit those in need. Read on...
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    June is Pride Month!

    Celebrate Pride month on June 26 with music, games, crafts, food and lots of family-friendly fun at Oakton Park! Read on...
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    Fourth of July in Skokie!

    Celebrate at the Fourth of July Parade at noon in Downtown Skokie and spectacular fireworks show at Niles West at dusk. See special note for residents living near the parade route! Read on...
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    Village of Skokie and Oakton Community College Workforce Training Scholarships

    Workforce training initiative for Skokie residents offers free short-term certificate program enrollment at Oakton Community College. Applications accepted through July 15, 2022. Read on...
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    From the Skokie Fire and Police Departments: No Illegal Fireworks

    Illegal fireworks can lead to serious injuries or property damage, with both people and pets disturbed by the noise. Skokie PD will respond to reports of illegal fireworks throughout the community. Read on...
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    2022 Property Beautification Awards - Nominations Underway!

    Do you work hard to make your front yard beautiful? Is there a home in your neighborhood with front-yard landscaping that catches your eye? Nominations for 2022 Property Beautification Awards accepted through August 1. Read on...
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    Labor Strike Causes Road Construction Delays

    A strike currently underway is impacting road construction projects in Skokie, resulting in delays. Read on...
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    Public Hearings on Pulse Dempster Line and Route 350

    Pace is holding virtual public hearings on July 13 and 15 on the proposed implementation of the Pulse Dempster Line and changes to Route 250 – Dempster Street. Read on...
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    Village of Skokie FY23 Budget Provides Important Investment in the Community

    The Village of Skokie’s Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Budget was recently approved by the Village Board after first being reviewed in detail by Village Board members during three public hearings in April 2022. Read on...
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    Practice Heat Safety - Cooling Centers Available

    Be safe in the hot, humid weather! See a list of cooling centers available throughout the Village of Skokie, tips to stay safe in the heat and sunscreen info, too! Read on...
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    Village Offers ARPA Funds to Support Residents and Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

    Applications being accepted for emergency financial assistance, workforce training scholarships, grants to social services agencies and qualifying businesses. Read on...
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    2022 Skokie Farmers' Market

    The 2022 Skokie Farmers' Market continues every Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through November 6 in the west Village Hall parking lot at 5127 Oakton Street. Lots of bountiful produce and fun are in store for this season! Read on...
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    Take the Environmental Sustainability Plan Survey!

    The Village is developing an updated Environmental Sustainability Plan, and we want to hear your thoughts on plan priorities. Please take the online survey by June 30 and share it with your family, friends and neighbors in Skokie! Read on...
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    2022 Vehicle Sticker Sales Underway

    Sale of 2022 vehicle stickers began on June 1 and new stickers must be displayed by August 1. Save time and order online or by mail! Read on...
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    Call for Photos! Skokie Summer Scenes Photo Exhibit

    The Skokie Fine Arts Commission invites anyone who lives, works or plays in Skokie to submit up to three photos that capture a glimpse of life in the community. Read on...
  17. July 2022 SFD Career Day Masthead (JPG)

    Skokie Fire Department Career Day

    Wondering what a career in fire service is all about? Attend the Skokie Fire Department's Career Day on July 9 at Fire Station 17! Read on...
  18. Road Work Ahead

    IDOT Triangle Project

    See information about the ongoing IDOT road construction project at Dempster Street, Skokie Boulevard and Niles Center Road. Read on...
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    Save on Energy Costs With ComEd Energy Efficiency Program

    Through the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program, over 1,800 Skokie ComEd customers saved $343,500 in energy costs during 2021. These savings are the equivalent of powering 500 homes for one year or planting 2,700 acres of trees. Read on...
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    Summer = Mosquitoes and the Threat of West Nile Virus

    Learn how to protect you and your family this summer, and when trucks will spray your neighborhood. Read on...
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    Skokie Police Department Safe Driving Tips Videos

    See the Skokie Police Department's Summer 2022 Safe Driving Tips Video Series! Read on...
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    Cook County and Skokie Rated High for COVID-19 Transmission

    Skokie Health and Human Services recommends following guidance to protect yourself, your loved ones and friends. Read on...
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    Getting Therapeutic Medication for COVID-19

    See resource information in English, Arabic and Spanish for obtaining medication to help reduce COVID-19 symptoms and avoid serious illness. Read on...
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    Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

    See up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines and Skokie-area providers. Read on...
  25. NewSkokie Summer 2022 Masthead (JPG)

    Summer 2022 NewSkokie

    See the inaugural edition of the redesigned NewSkokie for a summer calendar of events, Downtown Skokie update, summer yard and home maintenance information and much more! Read on...
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    Textile Recycling Program Update

    There are lots of changes to the Simple Recycling textile recycling program! Go online to schedule a pick up today, don't just set it out on your recycling day, and please use your own bag or box. Read on...
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    Recycling Monitor Tag Program

    This summer, Public Works staff will be checking on recycling toters and leaving door tags with more information on avoiding contamination and recycling right! Read on...
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    Multi-Lingual Village Information Sheets

    See essential program from all Village Departments translated into Arabic, Bosnian, Filipino, Gujarati, Persian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Urdu and Vietnamese. Read on...
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    Road Construction Maps and Information

    It's road construction season! See interactive and pdf maps as well as details on projects underway throughout the community. Read on...
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    Check Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Online

    IDPH Vax Verify portal allows Illinois residents age 18 and older to check their COVID-19 vaccination record. Read on...
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    Business of the Year Nominations Underway!

    Which store, service or business provides the most outstanding service to the customer? Tell us why you love them and why they should be Business of the Year! Nominations due by August 31, 2022. Read on...
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    Yard Waste Collection

    Yard waste collection resumes on April 6, 2022, and continues every Wednesday through early November, except for holiday weeks when yard waste is collected on Saturday. Remember - no grass clippings! Read on...
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    New! Skokie Police Department Quarterly Beat Meetings

    Attend a meeting with your Skokie Police Department 'Beat' officers for your neighborhood or business location to learn about what's going on in your area! Meetings will be held at various locations in each Beat. Read on...
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    June 28, 2022 Illinois Gubernatorial Primary Key Dates

    See a list of key dates leading up to the June 28, 2022 primary election for the Office of Governor in the State of Illinois. Read on...
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    Smart911 Emergency Notification System

    Stay informed in an emergency! Register now for the Skokie Smart911 Emergency Notification System to receive calls and texts on your mobile phone, as well as email alerts. Read on...
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    Watch Out for Coyotes!

    How to protect yourself, your family and your pets from coyotes that sometimes roam through Skokie and neighboring communities. Read on...
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    Access Village Services Online and by Phone

    Numerous Village services can be accessed online and by phone to save you a trip to Village Hall! Read on...
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    Pace Bus Route Changes in Downtown Skokie

    Pace bus stops at Oakton Street and Niles and LaCrosse Avenues will be altered beginning May 16, 2022 through at least December 2023 due to a construction project. Read on...
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    Carvana Development Information

    May 17, 2022 Carvana project update: project on hold pending Carvana's ability to resolve State of Illinois license suspension. Read on...
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    Highpoint at 8000 North

    Leasing is underway at Highpoint at 8000 North, offering 153 luxury apartments on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie. Read on...