Featured Announcements

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    February is Black History Month

    Learn more about Black History Month, celebrated in the United States every February since 1976, and also connect to Black History Month programs at the Skokie Public Library. Read on...
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    Village Receives Award for Green Alleys

    On Wednesday, January 25th members of the Public Works Department accepted a 2023 American Public Works Association(APWA) Project of the Year award. Read on...
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    Warming and Cooling Centers in Skokie

    See community warming and cooling centers that are open to the public during extreme weather conditions. Read on...
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    Affordable Housing Review Schedule

    See information on the anticipated schedule of discussion, public hearings, activities and process for review and consideration of an affordable housing policy for the Village of Skokie. Read on...
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    Village of Skokie Responds to Illinois Secretary of State's Determination Regarding Carvana

    On January 25, 2023, Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias announced that the online used-car dealer Carvana had reached a settlement agreement with the state. Read on...
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    Alternate-Side Parking, Sidewalk Clearing and More Snow Info

    See info on alternate-side parking, sidewalk and alley plowing, the requirement that residents and businesses keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice, the TeenLink shoveling assistance program and more. Read on...
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    MWRD Sludge Line Pipe Replacement

    The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District will be replacing an existing sludge line pipe along Howard St. from St. Louis Ave. to McCormick Blvd. Read on...
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    Skokie Bird Strike Mitigation Passes First Hurdle

    The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the first reading of a motion to add Bird Strike Mitigation Building Design Guidelines to the Building Code. This move positions Skokie as a leader in mitigating bird strikes in private development. Read on...
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    New Smoke Detector Law

    Effective January 1, 2023 a new law requires that Illinois residents replace their old smoke alarms with the type that has a long-term, 10-year sealed battery. See more information from the Skokie Fire Department Read on...
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    American Flag Retirement Box at Fire Station 16

    An American Flag Retirement Box is located at Skokie Fire Station 16, 7424 Niles Center Road, adjacent to public parking on the northeast side of the station to respectfully dispose of American flags that have become weathered or damaged. Read on...
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    Skokie Police Department Quarterly Beat Meetings

    Attend a meeting with your Skokie Police Department 'Beat' officers for your neighborhood or business location to learn about what's going on in your area! Meetings will be held at various locations in each Beat. Read on...
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    ComEd Tree Trimming

    During early 2023, crews will trim trees and branches that interfere with or pose a risk to power lines. Read on...
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    Smart911 Emergency Notification System

    Stay informed in an emergency! Register now for the Skokie Smart911 Emergency Notification System to receive calls and texts on your mobile phone, as well as email alerts. Read on...
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    Winter 2022/2023 NewSkokie

    See the latest edition of NewSkokie that features a summary of economic development that occurred in 2022 as well as articles on the Skokie Police Department's use of automated license plate reading cameras and an update on body cameras and more. Read on...
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    Get Your Flu Shot!

    Skokie residents - need a flu shot? The Skokie Health and Human Services Department has you covered! See information about making an appointment, and also about flu shots for homebound Skokie residents. Read on...
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    Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

    See up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines and Skokie-area providers. Read on...
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    Getting Therapeutic Medication for COVID-19

    See guidance about antiviral medications to help reduce COVID-19 symptoms and avoid serious illness, with links to information in English, Arabic and Spanish. Read on...
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    Access Village Services Online and by Phone

    Numerous Village services can be accessed online and by phone to save you a trip to Village Hall! Read on...
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    Textile Recycling Program Update

    There are lots of changes to the Simple Recycling textile recycling program! Go online to schedule a pick up today, don't just set it out on your recycling day, and please use your own bag or box. Read on...
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    Pace Bus Route Changes in Downtown Skokie

    Pace bus stops at Oakton Street and Niles and LaCrosse Avenues will be altered beginning May 16, 2022 through at least December 2023 due to a construction project. Read on...
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    Hilton Hotel Development Update

    Construction of the new 143-room Downtown Skokie Homewood Suites by Hilton is underway! The project should finish in 2024 and is expected to serve 47,000 guests annually and bring 125 full-time jobs to the community. Read on...
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    Highpoint at 8000 North

    Leasing is underway at Highpoint at 8000 North, offering 153 luxury apartments on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie. Read on...