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Posted on: August 4, 2021

"Destination: Vaccination"

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The Cook County Department of Public Health recently launched its “Destination: Vaccination” program, which provides free rides to many vaccination locations throughout suburban Cook County. The program is open to Skokie residents and ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Electric Aggregation Information

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Residents and small businesses in Skokie, as in the Cities of Highland Park and Lake Forest and the Villages of Deerfield, Lake Bluff and Northbrook will start the state’s largest price-match electricity aggregation program in October 2021. The ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Masks Required at all Village of Skokie Buildings

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In late July, the transmission of COVID-19 variants increased to a substantial level in Cook County. As a result, beginning Monday, August 2, 2021 the Village is requiring that all Village employees, officials and visitors wear masks when inside of all Vi...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

IDOT Triangle Project

Road Work Ahead

The Illinois Department of Transportation is realigning the intersections of Dempster Street and Skokie Bouvard, Dempster Street and Niles Center Road and the intersection of Niles Center Road and Skokie Boulevard. The work consists of new traffic signals...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Summer = Mosquitoes and the threat of West Nile Virus

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It’s summer, and mosquitoes are expected to be in abundance this year. Visit the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District website for information on spraying route schedules, how to ’fight the bite’ and more!  Below a...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Lane and Sidewalk Closures for Construction Activity on Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue

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Lane Closures/Sidewalk Closures for Construction Activity on Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Beginning on Monday, July 26, 2021 construction operations for the 8000 North project will occur on Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue. Westbound lanes and sidewal...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Call for Photos in the Warm Days, Warm Hearts in Skokie Exhibit!

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The Skokie Fine Arts Commission is pleased to launch a 2021 Skokie Through the Lens community photography exhibit, Warm Days, Warm Hearts in Skokie. Anyone who lives, works or plays in Skokie is welcome to submit up to three photographs that capt...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

It's Skokie Farmers' Market Season!

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The 2021 Skokie Farmers’ Market is just around the corner so mark the date and don’t be late! The Market opens on June 6 and continues every Sunday until Novemb...
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Posted on: June 21, 2021

July/August 2021 NewSkokie

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The July/August 2021 edition of NewSkokie features information about the newly-seated Village Board, Downtown Skokie, illegal fireworks and enforcement, Village Facebook pages, 2020 water quality report, Village staff spotlight articles and much more! Har...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

10 COVID-19 Myths and Misconceptions Debunked

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Ever since the pandemic began, the Internet has been loaded with theories and opinions about the COVID-19 virus and the vaccines used to fight it. But some of this information is inaccurate and offers potentially dangerous advice. Here are 10 myths and mi...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Village of Skokie FY22 Budget Meets Current Economic Challenges

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The Village of Skokie’s Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Budget was recently approved by the Village Board after first being reviewed in detail by Village Board members during three public hearings in May 2021. According to Village Manager John Lockerby,...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

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 - Schedule Here

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Skokie Residents and Workers Employed in Skokie

MUST READ - RESIDENTS & EMPLOYEES OF SKOKIE-LOCATED BUSINESSES MUST:

  • Be 12+ years old to register for a Pfizer clinic
  • Be 18+ years old to register for a Moderna clinic
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Posted on: April 30, 2021

2021 Skokie Business of the Year - Call for Nominations!

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See the 2021 Skokie Business of the Year online nomination form.

Do you know a business that goes above and beyond for its customers? Do you know a business that has a new or improved product or service that others should know about? Please nominate them f...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Multi-Lingual COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Information Available

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The Village of Skokie encourages all Skokie residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19 vaccination to protect themselves, their loved ones and the community. In partnership with NorthShore University HealthSystems, the Village offers vaccine encouragemen...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Skokie Fire Department Annual Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

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See weekly hydrant flushing schedule.

The Village of Skokie’s annual fire hydrant flushing program helps ensure that optimal water flow is available to firefighters, residents, and businesses. Hydrant flushing also helps maintain water clarity an...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

ComEd Begins Tree Trimming

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Updated June 25, 2021

Commonwealth Edision (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 notifi...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

IDOT Street Resurfacing on Church Street

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Beginning April, 26, 2021, the Illinois Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing construction on Church Street from Gross Point Road to McCormick Boulevard.  The work will consist of structure adjustments, pavement patching, milling an...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Nicor Gas work begins on May 24.

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Beginning Monday, May 24, 2021, Nicor Gas will begin construction on a new 24” gas main installation.  The work will consist of gas main installation, pavement patching, milling and paving of asphalt pavement and sewer work. Street clos...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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Beginning the week of May 17, Nicor will begin a local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive the following notice in the mail. The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After th...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Road Construction Information - Dempster Street and Gross Point Road Projects

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On June, 14, 2021, the Illinois Department of Transportation begins two large road construction projects in Skokie:

  • Dempster Street from Skokie Boulevard to McCormick Boulevard. The work will consist of structure adjustments, pavement patching, milling and...
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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: November 2, 2020

8000 North Update

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See a video showing progress on the 8000 North construction from an aerial view.

Construction continues at a rapid pace for the 8000 North project being constructed on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie.  T...

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