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Posted on: August 30, 2017

CodeRED

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The Village has developed an emergency telephone notification system to contact residents and businesses quickly in the case of an emergency.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Access Skokie

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Access Skokie is an online and mobile issue reporting and service request system for the Village of Skokie.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Peru in Skokie

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The Skokie Public Arts Advisory Committee recently commissioned a mural by Peru143 at North Branch Yoga in Downtown Skokie.

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule in Effect

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Due to the observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 17, this week’s refuse collection schedule is changed as follows:

  • Monday collection on Tuesday
  • Tuesday collection on Wednesday
  • Thursday and Friday collections unchanged

The recyc...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Oakton Street Lane Closure at Lincoln Avenue

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Lane Closure for Construction Activity on Oakton Street between Laramie Avenue and Lincoln Avenue

Beginning on Monday, February 17, 2020, construction operations for the 8000 North Development will begin on Oakton Street. The north curb lane on Oakton Str...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Apply Today! - Skokie Assistant Farmers' Market Manager

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The Village of Skokie is looking for the next Assistant Farmers’ Market Manager (AMM). Primary duties of the AMM will be to coordinate the Farmers’ Market SNAP program to assist low-income individuals purchase fresh ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Skokie Health Department is Closely Monitoring New Coronavirus; Residents are at Low Risk

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Skokie Health Department is Closely Monitoring New Coronavirus; Residents are at Low Risk

UPDATED: February 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking action to prevent the spread of respiratory illness caused by a new co...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

Census Day is April 1, 2020!

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See more on the Village’s 2020 Census information page.

The Village is supporting the Census 2020 effort to “Count Everyone Once, Only Once, and in the Right Place” by focusing its efforts on historically hard-to-count populat...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Winter 2020 SkokieBIZ

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The new edition of SkokieBIZ, the Village’s semi-annual economic development newsletter, is full of great news about new developments in Skokie, the jobs these businesses are bringing to the community and much more. See the Winter 2020 edition o...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Village Receives National Public Safety Award

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The Village of Skokie recently received a Voice of the People Award (VOP) for Transformation in Safety from the International City/County Management Association and the National Research Center (NRC) i...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Collective Resource Offers Curbside Food Scrap Collection

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At the December 16, 2019 Village Board meeting, Village officials approved a franchise agreement for a residential and commercial food scrap program that, beginning January 1, 2020, will be offered to Skokie residents by Collective Resource of Evanston. &...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

ComEd Tree Trimming Activity

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Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) has informed the Village of Skokie that over the next few months, crews will perform vegetation management activities on distribution circuits and wiring throughout Skokie. ComEd says that they have notified any affected custom...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Bored Kids at Home? Bring them to Skokie!

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From Ignite Gaming to MassVR, the Exploratorium, Altitude Trampoline Park, the Skokie Heritage Museum and more, Skokie has attractions for children of all ages. Check out Skokie's list of Activities for Kids & Families!

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Skokie Neighbor Profiles - Nominations, Please!

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At the November 10, 2019 Skokie Community Forum, numerous comments were made about fostering good neighbor relationships, and how doing so strengthens neighborhoods. Among the suggestions made at the forum was the idea to collect and publish stories of go...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Skokie Community Forum II Summary Report

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Read the Summary Report from the November 10, 2019 Skokie Community Forum II.

On November 10, 2019 nearly 90 Skokie residents participated in the Village of Skokie’s second Community Forum that was held at Skokie Police Headquarters.  The first Sk...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Be Prepared for Alternate-Side Parking!

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    Click here to view a video explaining the Skokie Alternate-Side Parking program.

Alternate-side parking goes into effect from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, when two inches or more of snow falls. The snow removal program is a mi...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Skokie Public Works Snow Heroes!

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This short video shows how Skokie Public Works crews work, sometimes around-the-clock, after a snowstorm. Public Works crews come in during the wee hours of the morning, and sometimes work overnight, to keep streets safe, alleys passable and sidewalks cle...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Recycling Guidelines

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Recycling Guidelines October 2019

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

8000 North Website Information

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Real-time updates are now available from the 8000 North Development team.  Please visit the 8000 North website to sign up for announcements, leasing information and more!

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Status of Skokie Water Purchase from the City of Evanston

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Village Statement - November 12, 2019Village of Skokie Appeal to Federal Ruling in City of Evanston Case Mediation Scheduled for November 22, 2019

In late September 2019, the Honorable Judge Charles Kocoras ruled that since the Village of Skokie h...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Sketchbook Brewing Company is Coming to Skokie!

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Statement from Mayor George Van Dusen on Sketchbook Brewing Company's Expansion to Skokie:

In early September, the Village received confirmation that Sketchbook Brewing Company is planning to open a 14,000 square-foot brewery with an atta...

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