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  1. Winter 2022 2023 NewSkokie Masthead (JPG)

    Winter 2022/2023 NewSkokie

    See the latest edition of NewSkokie that features a summary of economic development that occurred in 2022 as well as articles on the Skokie Police Department's use of automated license plate reading cameras and an update on body cameras and more. Read on...
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    2022 Assist-A-Family Campaign

    Please donate if you can to help your Skokie neighbors who are experiencing financial stress during this holiday season meet household needs and celebrate with their families. Need help this year? Applications for assistance accepted through November 21. Read on...
  3. 2022 Small Business Saturday Graphic (PNG)

    We Love Skokie's Small Businesses!

    Shop and dine locally on Small Business Saturday, November 26, and throughout the entire week to December 2! Take and tag photos, and send them in to be eligible for Skokie business gift certificates! Read on...
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    November is Native American Heritage Month

    November is designated as Native American Heritage Month to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, histories and contributions of Native people. Read on...
  5. Culver&#39s 2022 Business of the Year (JPG)

    Congratulations to Culver's, 2022 Skokie Business of the Year!

    Delicious food, friendly service, beautiful landscaping and generous support of many community organizations led the Consumer Affairs Commission to select Culver's as the 2022 Skokie Business of the Year! Read on...
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    Bird Strike Mitigation Guidelines Under Consideration

    The Village is developing Bird Strike Mitigation Guidelines that will be reviewed for feedback at the December 1, 2022, 7:30 p.m. Plan Commission meeting at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street. The meeting is open to the public. Read on...
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    Alternate-Side Parking, Sidewalk Clearing and More Snow Info

    See info on alternate-side parking, sidewalk and alley plowing, the requirement that residents and businesses keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice, the TeenLink shoveling assistance program and more. Read on...
  8. Flu Vaccine Image (JPG)

    Get Your Flu Shot!

    Skokie residents - need a flu shot? The Skokie Health and Human Services Department has you covered! See information about making an appointment, and also about flu shots for homebound Skokie residents. Read on...
  9. Heating Cooling Center Graphic (PNG)

    Warming and Cooling Centers in Skokie

    See community warming and cooling centers that are open to the public during extreme weather conditions. Read on...
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    Holiday Food Safety

    See information from the Skokie Health and Human Services Department on how to prevent food poisoning or foodborne illness when enjoying holiday feasts. Read on...
  11. ALPR Camera - parking lot (JPG)

    Skokie Police Department Installs ALPR Cameras

    The Skokie Police Department is installing 12 automated license plate reading (ALPR) cameras in strategic areas around the community to solve and reduce crime. Read on...
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    Skokie Police Department Mission and Values Statement Community Review

    The entire community is invited to participate in the Skokie Police Department's collaborative Mission and Values Statement review. Read on...
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    Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Needed!

    Licensed mental and behavioral health professionals, we need you! Please consider joining the Village of Skokie Medical Reserve Corps, a volunteer group dedicated to enhancing Skokie's emergency response capabilities. Read on...
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    Leaf Collection is Underway!

    Fall leaf collection began in mid-October and continues through early December, weather permitting. Rake leaves into the street next to the curb in front of your home. Please, no grass clippings or yard debris! Read on...
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    Boil Order Scam

    Beware if you receive an email that is NOT from the Village of Skokie alerting you to a boil order - it's spam or phishing, and don't click on the links! Read on...
  16. Seniors Matter Rideshare Program Banner (JPG)

    Seniors Matter Rideshare Program

    Free rides to grocery stores, pharmacies and medical appointments in Skokie available for Skokie residents age 65 and older through a pilot program offered by Skokie Health and Human Services with support from The Safelight Foundation and AARP. Read on...
  17. COVID-19 Vaccine Graphic 2 (JPG)

    Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

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

    Fall 2022 NewSkokie

    The Fall 2022 edition of NewSkokie features information about firearms safety, development of the Environmental Sustainability Plan, the FY23 Budget, fall 2022 flu shot clinics, Halloween trick-or-treating hours and much more. Read on...
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    Firearms Safety Information

    The Skokie Police Department is committed to providing the community with education, recommendations and services for firearms safety. Read on...
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    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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    New CDC COVID-19 Guidance

    See more information and resources on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's updated guidance on COVID-19 relative to quarantine, masking and more. 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...
  23. COVID-19 Therapeutic Medication (JPG)

    Getting Therapeutic Medication for COVID-19

    See guidance about antiviral medications to help reduce COVID-19 symptoms and avoid serious illness, with links to information in English, Arabic and Spanish. Read on...
  24. Lead Reduction Grant Masthead Image

    Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program

    Planning to renovate your home soon? The Cook County Department of Public Health offers qualifying Skokie homeowners free funding to help with home renovations. 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...
  26. Flags of Nations (JPG)

    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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    Rat Control in Skokie

    Skokie has seen an increase in rat activity and the Village is taking a number of added steps to address this problem head-on. Read more about the Village's action steps and what residents can do to ensure their property does not attract rats. 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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    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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    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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    Monkeypox Information

    Monkeypox, a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus, has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization. See more info and details on August 27 vaccination clinic at Erie Humboldt Park Health Center. 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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    Oakton Street Resurfacing Project

    Beginning in late August, the Illinois Department of Transportation will patch and resurface Oakton Street through Niles and Morton Grove, ending near Long Avenue in Skokie. Read on...
  34. 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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    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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    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

    July 25, 2022 Carvana project update: project remains on hold pending Carvana's ability to resolve State of Illinois license suspension. Read on...
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    Hilton Hotel Development Update

    Construction of the new 143-room Downtown Skokie Homewood Suites by Hilton is underway! The project should finish in late 2023 and is expected to serve 47,000 guests annually and bring 125 full-time jobs to the community. Read on...
  39. 8000 North Rendering

    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...