Posted on: September 27, 2021
What do you love about Skokie? What programs or services are important to you, and what ideas do you have for improving or enhancing Village services and life in the community? In fall 2021, Skokie residents will be able to share their thoughts with the V...Read on...
Posted on: October 21, 2021
See the November/December 2021 edition of NewSkokie for information on holiday fire and personal safety, the new monthly refuse fee, recent Skokie Fire Department promotions, Skokie Health and Human Services Department programs, performances at t...Read on...
Posted on: September 28, 2021
Skokie residents that have experienced financial hardship during the pandemic and need assistance to pay rent and/or utility bills, may be eligible for Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance. Applications open on October 4, 2021 and close on October 29, ...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2021
Trick or Treat in Downtown Skokie! Saturday, October 30, 1 to 3 p.m.
Forty-five local businesses will be giving out candy (and other surprises) and will showcase over 300 Halloween-themed posters created by the talented students at Skokie School D...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2021
Official Trick-or-Treat Hours in Skokie - Sunday, October 31, 3 to 8 p.m.
Official Trick-or-Treat hours in Skokie are from 3 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 31. Please do not ring doorbells before or after these hours, and do not ring doorbells of ho...Read on...
Posted on: October 25, 2021
It is best to plan precautionary measures for Halloween as most trick-or-treaters are children who are not yet eligible to be vaccinated. It is safest to plan for outdoor events and to dress for the weather. Keeping a safe physical distance from...Read on...
Posted on: October 8, 2021
The Village leaf collection program begins in mid-October and continues through early December, weather permitting. The program provides residents with an alternate way to dispose of leaves. Residents who do not mulch may rake leaves into the street, next...Read on...
Posted on: August 24, 2021
Beginning in late summer 2021, the Skokie Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch program transitioned from yearly Block Captain meetings to quarterly “Beat” meetings in public locations within each of the Village’s ...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2021
Beginning Monday, October 25, 2021, residents can schedule flu vaccines at the Skokie Health and Human Services Department. Flu vaccines will be given on by appointment only on Mondays and Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and on Wednesdays 2 to 4 p.m. Appointme...Read on...
Posted on: August 12, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 26, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 4, 2021
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 all suburban Cook Co...Read on...
Posted on: August 18, 2021
Skokie residents facing Medicare enrollment should attend one of the Health and Human Services Department's upcoming Medicare 101 presentations to better understand Medicare benefits, coverage and options. The free classes will be taught by a S.H...Read on...
Posted on: May 25, 2021
Update: Beginning Monday, September 13, 2021, 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 Bo...Read on...
Posted on: May 7, 2021
Updated Thursday, October 14, 2021
Beginning Monday, September 20 the 2 eastbound lanes of Oakton Street will be closed between LaCrosse Avenue and just east of Skokie Boulevard. All eastbound Oakton Street traffic will utilize one through lane d...Read on...
Posted on: August 30, 2021
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 Sk...Read on...
Posted on: September 2, 2021
The Skokie Fine Arts Commission invites individual and group nominations for the 2021 Skokie Award for Artistic Excellence. The award will be given to one individual and one group who have made significant contributions to the arts in Skokie, including vi...Read on...
Posted on: June 1, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 30, 2021
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,...Read on...
Posted on: May 10, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 24, 2021
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...
Posted on: October 15, 2020
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.