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Posted on: May 13, 2022

2022 Skokie Farmers' Market

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The Skokie Farmers’ Market opens for the season on Sunday June 5 and continues every Sunday through November 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the west parking lot at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street. This season we welcome back establish...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Pace Bus Route Changes in Downtown Skokie

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Due to a new building development, the following bus stop change will be in effect on Monday, May 16, 2022 through December, 2023  (or completion):  

  • Oakton at Niles Ave. - Westbound, nearside – Temporary elimination&...
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Posted on: May 12, 2022

2022 Vehicle Sticker Sales Begin June 1

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Sale of 2022 vehicle stickers, zone parking stickers and pet licenses begins on June 1, 2022. Click here for more information.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Skokie Festival of Cultures

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Skokie Festival of CulturesMay 21 and 22, 202211 a.m. to 6 p.m.Oakton Park, 4701 Oakton Street

Since its inception in 1991, the Skokie Festival of Cultures has become one of the premier ethnic festivals in Illinois, attracting hundreds of thousands of visi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

The Village of Skokie Wants Your Input for the Environmental Sustainability Plan!

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The Village of Skokie Wants Your Input for the Environmental Sustainability Plan!

The Village of Skokie will be developing an update to our Environmental Sustainability Plan over the next year. We have launched an on-line survey to collect input from Skoki...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The Village of Skokie joins the Skokie Public Library and other community partners in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout May. 

Here is information from the Skokie Public Library about the programs th...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

May is Jewish American Heritage Month

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In 2006, President George W. Bush proclaimed May as Jewish American Heritage Month. This was a result of a concerted effort by American Jewish leaders to introduce resolutions in both the U.S. Senate and the House urging the President to proclaim...
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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Call for Photos! Skokie Summer Scenes Photo Exhibit

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The Skokie Fine Arts Commission is pleased to launch the 2022 Skokie Through the Lens community photography exhibit, Skokie Summer Scenes. Anyone who lives, works or plays in Skokie is welcome to submit up to three photographs that capture a glimpse of li...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Textile Recycling Program Update

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 Pre-Scheduled Pickup Now Required for Textile Recycling

 to schedule a textile pickup through Simple Recycling. Pre-scheduled pickups are more environmentally friendly because the vans will be traveling fewer miles and reducing vehicle e...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Business of the Year Nominations Underway!

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The Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission is accepting nominations for the 2022 Business of the Year. 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 Yea...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Yard Waste Collection

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Yard Waste Collection Resumes on April 6, 2022

Yard waste collection season spans from the beginning of April through November, with collections always conducted on Wednesday. Yard waste should be set out by 7 a.m. in the same place that refuse and recycli...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

IDOT Triangle Project

Road Work Ahead

Update: Beginning the first week of April 2022, a new phase of the project begins. New traffic patterns will be in place and delays are to be expected.

The Illinois Department of Transportation is realigning the intersections of Dempster Street and Skokie ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Check Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Online

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Vax Verify

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)  launched a new immunization portal, Vax Verify on August 11, 2021, that allows Illinois residents 18 years and older to check their COVID-19 vaccination record.

Access the Vax Verify porta...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

New! Skokie Police Department Quarterly Beat Meetings

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Attend Your Quarterly Skokie Police Beat Meeting!Click here for a meeting schedule, beat map and more information.

The Skokie Police Department will resume its quarterly beat meetings in April 2022. All meetings begin at 6 p.m. Attendees can expec...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

June 28, 2022 Illinois Gubernatorial Primary Key Dates

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Click here for a full list of early voting locations for the June 28, 2022 Gubernatorial Primary Election. Note that the Skokie Courthouse is the only early voting location in Skokie.

Key Dates for the June 28, 2022 Gubernatorial Primary Election

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Smart911 Emergency Notification System

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Register for the New Village of Skokie Smart911 Emergency Notification SystemBeginning in February 2022, Alerts powered by Smart911 is the official emergency notification system used by the Village of Skokie to communicate by phone with Skokie residents a...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Watch Out for Coyotes!

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.See information on coyote management from the Chicago Animal Care and Control Coyote Management and Coexistence Plan.

Coyotes pose a problem throughout the United States. These predatory animals have adapted to urban landscapes in addition to their native...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

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Click here for up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines and Skokie-area vaccine providers.

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

March/April 2022 NewSkokie

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See the March/April 2022 edition of NewSkokie.

The March/April 2022 edition of NewSkokie is expected to arrive in homes during the week of March 7, 2022. The edition features information about the 2021 Skokie Community Survey results, the Stand Against Rac...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

2021 Skokie Community Survey Report of Results

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See the results of the 2021 Skokie Community Survey in PDF format.

See the results of the 2021 Skokie Community Survey in Tableau format.

In fall 2021, the Village conducted the 2021 Skokie Community Survey to learn more about resident opinions on a wide va...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Village Statement on Possible Westfield Old Orchard Sale

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April 12, 2022                                

Update Regarding Westfield Old Orchard Mall and...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Carvana Development Information

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Village of Skokie Statement on the Approved Carvana ProjectVillage Board Requests and Receives Additional Concessions and Bird Mitigations,  Setting Regional Standards

On February 22, 2022, the Skokie Village Board approved the proposed C...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Access Village Services Online and by Phone

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The Village encourages patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone. 

Nearly all Village services can be completed online via the Village’s website at www.skokie.org and requests can be submitted through the Access Skokie app o...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Highpoint at 8000 North

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Leasing is well underway at Skokie's newest luxury residences, Highpoint at 8000 North on the northwest corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue. Designed by famed architect Lucien LaGrange, the property is home to 153 apartment homes with the ...

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