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Posted on: August 30, 2017

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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: August 10, 2020

August 10 Storm Information

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For Immediate ReleaseAugust 10, 2020

 Forecasted Rain Event

The Village’s weather forecast system calls for up to one inch of rain into late this evening. Skokie’s flood control system is prepared and crews are available should ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Emergency Rental Assistance and Other COVID-19 Resources

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Illinois’ Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA)

Illinois’ Emergency Rental Assistance program will provide renters impacted by COVID-19 $5,000 for back rent and prepay through 2020, or until funds are exhausted. The application port...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Economic Recovery Plan Released by Village Task Force

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For Immediate ReleaseAugust 7, 2020

 

Village of Skokie Economic Recovery Plan Released by Economic Recovery Taskforce Business, healthcare, and community leaders assist developing Village-wide recovery plan

Earlier this week, the Skokie Vi...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

A Message from the Skokie Health Department

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Although much of suburban Cook County is currently experiencing sustained increases in COVID-19 cases, which caused the Cook County Department of Public Health to issue new mitigation guidance yesterday for bars, restaurants, indoor fitness facilities, pe...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Stay Healthy, Skokie!

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The good news - the number of Skokie residents contracting COVID-19 has been steadily decreasing over the past two months, hospitalizations are down and the Skokie area is now in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan to safely reopen the State’s ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Vote by Mail and Early Voting Schedule

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Attention Skokie voters! You can now apply to vote by mail for November 3, 2020.

Requesting a ballot to vote by mail just takes a few minutes, and ballots are available in 12 different languages. Voting by mail saves you a trip to the polls and perhaps lon...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

2020 Census Takers Are in Skokie Neighborhoods!

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Visit 2020CENSUS.GOV or call 1-844-330-2020 to respond to the census today.

Households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census will be receiving a final postcard directly from the U.S. Census Bureau between July 22 and July 28 reminding of the impor...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Skokie

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July 17, 2020

For Immediate Release

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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Skokie

The Skokie Health Department works diligently with the Northshore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) each summer to monitor mosquit...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

North Shore Center "Out Back" Outdoor Concert Series

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Come back out and go out back at the North Shore Center in Skokie for a fun and safe outdoor summer concert series in our rear parking lot. With official guidance from the Village of Skokie Health Department, we’ve been approved to hold outdoor ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

2020 Skokie Business of the Year Awards

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See the online, interactive Business of the Year Awards nomination form.

What is your favorite Skokie business? Tell us why you love them and why they should be the 2020 Skokie Business of the Year!

It’s been a hard year for the Skokie business co...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

2020 Block Party Applications

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With Skokie and the surrounding region now in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan that allows for gatherings of 50 people or less, the Village invites residents to apply for Block Party permits. All block parties will be required to adhere to guidelines ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

2020 Skokie Farmers' Market

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The 2020 Skokie Farmers’ Market is scheduled every Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through November 1, with changes to how customers will be able to shop at the market, in accordance with guidelines from the Illinois Department of Health. Am...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Message from Skokie Police Chief Anthony Scarpelli

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From Police Chief Anthony Scarpelli:

I can assure the community that Skokie Police Officers have taken a solemn oath to serve and protect all residents of the Village of Skokie. The Skokie Police Department will always respond to any call-for-service or em...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

July/August 2020 NewSkokie

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See the July/August 2020 edition of NewSkokie.

The July/August edition of NewSkokie, which is scheduled to arrive in homes during the week of June 29, includes information on the annual Property Beautification Awards, a message from Mayor George Van Dusen,...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

State COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

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COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

On July 15, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced a new COVID-19 mitigation plan focused on combating a resurgence of cases will maintaining the progress the state has made towards bending the cur...

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Posted on: June 21, 2020

Information on COVID-19 Antibody Tests

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An antibody test, which is a blood test, can show if you had a past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19.  If you were ill with symptoms of COVID-19 since February 2020 and were not able to get tested, it might be useful to get an antibo...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

The Skokie Health Department is Closely Monitoring and Responding to COVID-19

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See the Skokie Health Department COVID-19 Webpage.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Contact Tracing Information and Programs

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Contact tracing is a specialized skill that requires training, and involves a bit of detective work, where people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are interviewed to determine everyone with whom they have had close contact during the time while they ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Skokie Police Department Use of Video Cameras FAQ

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In recent days, the Village of Skokie has received several inquiries about the Skokie Police Department’s use of video cameras. Please review a list of frequently asked questions for comprehensive information on this matter.

See a list of frequen...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

2020 Vehicle Sticker Sales Online and By Mail

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Vehicle license renewal notices were mailed to Skokie residents in late May, and there will be several important changes to Village’s annual vehicle license renewal process this year. Vehicle sticker sales for the 2020-2021 season are scheduled ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Skokie Launches New Zoombusiness Tool

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The Village today launched Skokie ZoomBusiness, an online tool that enables Skokie businesses and service providers to communicate with customers for free in real time. ZoomBusiness is an interactive, mobile-responsive mapping directory that enables custo...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Village Launches Economic Recovery Task Force

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Village of Skokie Convenes Economic Recovery Task ForceAs Part of Overall COVID-19 Economic Recovery PlanBusiness and healthcare professionals to provide guidance for Village-wide recovery efforts

The Village of Skokie recently launched its 10-mem...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Village Hall Open for Limited Transactions

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For the continued safety of the general public and Village staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Village of Skokie encourages patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone.

Nearly all Village services can be completed online via the Vi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Skokie Spirit Shines Through!

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See the new Skokie Spirit Shines Through! page with photos and messages of hope, encouragement and support from your Skokie neighbors!

NEW! Skokie Spirit Shines Through coloring page!

Print an 8.5" by 11" Skokie Spirit S...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

SWANCC Electronics Recycling

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The Solid Waste Agency of Nothern Cook County (SWANCC) offers free electronics recycling for residents of Skokie and other SWANCC-member communities each Saturday at the Agency’s Glenview Transfer Station:

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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: March 2, 2020

Lincolnwood Begins Water Main Installation

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The Village of Lincolnwood began construction of a new water transmission main through Skokie. The project corridor is Hamlin Avenue between Oakton Street and Touhy Avenue, and Oakton Street between Hamlin Avenue and McCormick Boulevard. Work will typical...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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Beginning Wednesday, May 13th Nicor will begin a local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive a mailed notice . The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After that, Nic...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Second Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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The week of July 13th Nicor will begin another local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive the notice below in the mail. The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After that, Ni...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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Late the week of July 13th Nicor will begin another local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive the notice below in the mail. The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After tha...

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