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Posted on: August 30, 2017

CodeRED

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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: December 6, 2019

Skokie Community Forum II Summary Report

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Read the Summary Report from the November 10, 2019 Skokie Community Forum II.

On November 10, 2019 nearly 90 Skokie residents participated in the Village of Skokie’s second Community Forum that was held at Skokie Police Headquarters.  Th...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Skokie Boulevard Closure on Weekends of December 6 and 13

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On the weekends beginning December 6 and December 13, 2019, Commonwealth Edison crews will conduct extensive work removing several old, unused bridges on Skokie Boulevard between Oakton and Howard Streets. As a result, that section of Skokie Boulevard wil...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Support the Skokie Assist-A-Family Program this Holiday Season!

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Please consider supporting the 2019 Skokie Assist-A-Family Program. The generosity of our community each year helps Skokie families struggling with limited financial resources to celebrate the winter holidays. Families receive gift cards for area business...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Leaf Collection Update

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The Village leaf collection program 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 to the curb in front of t...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Partial Closures Scheduled for Hamlin Avenue

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Beginning the week of December 9, 2019, sewer cleaning and lining operations will begin on Hamlin Avenue from Howard Street to Touhy Avenue as part of the Village of Lincolnwood’s Transmission Water Main Project. Work will typically be performed...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Bored Kids at Home? Bring them to Skokie!

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From Ignite Gaming to MassVR, the Exploratorium, Altitude Trampoline Park, the Skokie Heritage Museum and more, Skokie has attractions for children of all ages. Check out Skokie's list of Activities for Kids & Families!

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Skokie Through the Lens: Faces of Skokie

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The Skokie Fine Arts Commission is excited to continue the Skokie Through the Lens community photo exhibit for the sixth year! This exhibition is for anyone who lives, works or plays in Skokie. Entries must depict life in Skokie in the past year. Phoneogr...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

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: December 3, 2019

Skokie Public Works Snow Heroes!

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This short video shows how Skokie Public Works crews work, sometimes around-the-clock, after a snowstorm. Public Works crews come in during the wee hours of the morning, and sometimes work overnight, to keep streets safe, alleys passable and sidewalks cle...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

November/December NewSkokie

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The November/December edition of NewSkokie features lots of information on being prepared for winter weather, including details on alternate-side regulations, how to get help snow shoveling through the TeenLink program, updates on economic development and...

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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: November 22, 2019

Recreational Cannabis FAQs

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Skokie Retail Sales of Cannabis FAQs 

When did the State of Illinois pass recreational cannabis?Answer: In a March 2018 advisory referendum, nearly 70 percent of Illinois residents approved legalizing recreational cannabis. As a result of...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

8000 North Website Information

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Real-time updates are now available from the 8000 North Development team.  Please visit the 8000 North website to sign up for announcements, leasing information and more!

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Lead Water Line Resident Survey

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Please learn how to identify your home's water pipe material and take the Water Service Line Material Survey.

Based upon existing data, more than 90% of Skokie drinking water lines connecting properties to water mains are made from lead. However, it is lik...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Tips to Avoid Energy Scams

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The Village of Skokie has received reports of aggressive door-to-door sales representatives from alternate energy suppliers for electricity and natural gas. At times, these individuals will say that they represent the Village of Skokie, Commonwealth Ediso...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

ComEd Begins Tree Trimming

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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 notified any affected custom...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Status of Skokie Water Purchase from the City of Evanston

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Village Statement - November 12, 2019Village of Skokie Appeal to Federal Ruling in City of Evanston Case Mediation Scheduled for November 22, 2019

In late September 2019, the Honorable Judge Charles Kocoras ruled that since the Village of Skokie h...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Sketchbook Brewing Company is Coming to Skokie!

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Statement from Mayor George Van Dusen on Sketchbook Brewing Company's Expansion to Skokie:

In early September, the Village received confirmation that Sketchbook Brewing Company is planning to open a 14,000 square-foot brewery with an atta...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Crawford Avenue Update

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Crawford Avenue Update – June 12, 2019                                    

In an effort to exp...

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