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Posted on: October 25, 2020

Assist-A-Family Campaign

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Donate to the 2020 Assist-A-Family Campaign!

Please consider supporting the 2020 Skokie Assist-A-Family Program. Each year the generosity of our community helps Skokie families struggling with limited financial resources celebrate the winter holidays. Fami...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Access Village Services Online and by Phone

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Due to the rapid increase in cases of COVID-19 throughout the community and across the region, the Village encourages patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone.

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

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Practice the 3 W's to Stay Healthy: Wear a Mask - Watch Your Distance - Wash Your Hands!

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November 9, 2020 Update

Stay Healthy, Skokie - Wear A Mask - Watch Your Distance - Wash Your Hands!

The Skokie Health Department's extensive contact tracing efforts for cases in the community show that the virus is being spread by the following types of act...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

New Senior Reassurance Program

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The Skokie Human Services staff have created a new Senior Reassurance Program for Skokie residents age 65 and over. The program goal is to provide a safe haven to seniors that helps decrease their isolation during these difficult times, ...
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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Illinois at Critical Point With COVID-19

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See Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations

The Governor’s Office has just announced that effective Friday, November 20 at 12:01 a.m. that all 11 regions in the State of Illinois will move into Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations. These new mitigations are intended to sup...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Crawford Avenue Reconstruction Information - Golf Road to Oakton Street

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Please see the interactive website about the reconstruction of Crawford Avenue from Oakton Street to Golf Road. 

On the website, visitors will be able to view project information, ask questions and provide comments about various project options.&a...

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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: November 13, 2020

Cook County Issues Stay At Home Advisory

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See information on Cook County Department of Public Health Stay At Home Advisory for Suburban Cook County Residents.

A new stay-at-home advisory from the Cook County Department of Public Health urging suburban Cook County residents to refrain from non-esse...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

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: November 2, 2020

Brian Baker Appointed Skokie Police Chief

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Skokie Village Manager John Lockerby today announced the appointment of Brian Baker to the position of Skokie Police Chief, effective November 11, 2020. Baker, who has served as Deputy Chief since June 2014, succeeds retiring Police Chief Anthony...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

#SkokieWeGotThis!

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#SkokieWeGotThis

What does the Village's new campaign mean?

We can get through the challenges posed by COVID-19 together! We can wear masks, avoid gatherings, socially distance and wash our hands to keep us, our families and neighbors healthy and safe.&...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Holiday Light Recycling

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Skokie Public Works will again participate in the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County’s popular holiday light recycling program held in partnership with Elgin Recycling.   Through January 29, 2021, strands of holiday lights may b...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

New Solar Energy Option for Skokie Residents

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Learn more about the CS2 Program at the program’s customer portal www.northshorecommunitysolar.org or by calling MC-Squared Energy services at 833/949-2810. 

Skokie residents are now able to access Community Solar subscriptions ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

November/December NewSkokie

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The November/December edition of NewSkokie features updated information on early voting; COVID-19 information; tips on preparing for winter weather, including details on alternate-side regulations, how to get help snow shoveling through the TeenLink progr...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Fall in Love With Skokie - Fall 2020 Skokie Through the Lens Exhibit

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See the 2020 Fall in Love With Skokie community photography exhibit.

The Skokie Fine Arts Commission is pleased to present the fall 2020 Skokie Through the Lens community photography exhibit, Fall in Love With Skokie. More than 30 members of the Skokie com...

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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: October 6, 2020

Skokie Fire Department Advice on Heating an Outdoor Tent

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The Skokie Fire Department urges the community to please read and follow these safety guidelines for heating tent interiors. 

Print a pdf of the document.

See more fire prevention information from the Skokie Fire Department.

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Contact JULIE Before You Dig!

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Call 8-1-1 or Click Before You Dig!

The Skokie Fire Department has seen an increase in accidental underground gas mains being struck by digging. Please take the time to contact JULIE at least 48 hours prior to digging! It is a free public safety service.

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

2019/2020 Skokie Through the Lens Exhibit

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See the 2019/2020 Skokie Through the Lens exhibition.

In 2014, the Skokie Fine Arts Commission launched the Skokie Through the Lens photography initiative to an enthusiastic response from the community. Each year since, the commission has called for commun...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

ComEd Begins Tree Trimming

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UPDATED: NOVEMBER 23, 2020

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 no...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

8000 North Update

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The 8000 North project being constructed on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie is a mixed-use development that will feature a 153-unit, 12-story luxury apartment building and ground-floor retail space. The developm...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Be Prepared for Alternate-Side Parking!

snow plow on street

    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: 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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