Featured Announcements

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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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    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...
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    Storytellers Wanted for February 16, 2023 Event

    Love Lost and Found is the theme of the Skokie Fine Arts Commission’s live, storytelling event February 16, 2023, 7:30 p.m. at Take Flight Spirits, 8038 Lincoln Avenue. Potential storytellers, please submit an up to 750-word story by January 6, 2023. Read on...
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    Meals on Wheels Information

    Know someone who would benefit from home meal delivery? The friendly volunteer drivers for Meals on Wheels Northeastern Illinois deliver two meals a day, six days a week with a wide variety of dietary options available. Read on...
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    American Flag Retirement Box at Fire Station 16

    An American Flag Retirement Box is located at Skokie Fire Station 16, 7424 Niles Center Road, adjacent to public parking on the northeast side of the station to respectfully dispose of American flags that have become weathered or damaged. Read on...
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    Skokie Electric Aggregation Update

    During the week of December 19, 2022,some 4,000 letters will be mailed to households that recently moved to Skokie or now qualify for the program based on electricity usage patterns. Read on...
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    ComEd Tree Trimming

    During early 2023, crews will trim trees and branches that interfere with or pose a risk to power lines. 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...
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    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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    Village of Skokie Selected for EV Readiness Program

    The Village of Skokie was announced today as one of the first sixteen communities selected to participate in the EV Readiness Program led by ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. Read on...
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    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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    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...
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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...
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    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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    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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    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...
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    Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

    See up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines and Skokie-area providers. 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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    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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    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...
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    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...
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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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    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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    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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    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...
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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...