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    City Offices Closed

    On Monday, November 11, City Offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day. City Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12. Thank you retired and active military for your service.
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    Construction Project Open House

    An Open House for the 2020 Water Main & Roadway Reconstruction Project will be held on Tuesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 21 regarding the proposed infrastructure improvements planned to begin next year. Details
  3. Fall Property Contest

    Beautification Contest

    The Beautification Committee is currently accepting applications for the Fall/Winter Property Recognition Contest through December 15. More Details
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    Leaf Pickup

    City leaf pickup will continue through Friday, November 15 due to recent weather. Details
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    Trick-or-Treating Hours

    Designated trick-or-treating hours will be on Thursday, October 31 from 4-7 p.m. as previously planned. Have a safe Halloween.
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    Waste Management Early Pick Up

    In order to be off the streets in time for trick-or-treating, Waste Management will begin pick up this Thursday, October 31 at 5 a.m. Have a safe Halloween!
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    Nicor Work

    Nicor has provided notice to the City that they will be performing enhancements to the natural gas system throughout several areas of the City. Work will be performed in areas south of 9th Street, east of State Street. More Details
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    The next TRIAD event will be held on Tuesday, November 19 at 9 a.m. Join TRIAD for a presentation from Kevin Zwiers, Community Liaison, Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital, about adult mental health. More Details
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    Leaf Collection

    The Public Works Department has started fall leaf collection. To participate in this City program, please rake leaves to the back edge of your curb for pick up. Program Details
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    Commercial Filming

    The City has received an application for commercial filming within City limits on Wednesday, October 16, Thursday, October 17, and Tuesday, October 22. Read on...
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    Bulk Pickup Reminders

    One bulk item per week is included in residential garbage pickup service provided by Waste Management. The standard bulk item per week must weigh less than 50 pounds and be less than 4 feet in length. Read on...
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    Fall Branch Pick Up

    The City's fall branch pick up will begin on Monday, September 30. Additional details regarding the program are available. Read More
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    Our Town Newsletter

    The fall edition of the Our Town Newsletter is now available to view and download. This is the latest publication of the City's quarterly print newsletter. View/Download
  14. Water Main Break Notice

    Water Main Break

    Due to a large water main break, Farrell Road will be closed between Highland and MacKenzie. Crews are working as quickly as possible to repair the break. At this time, the City is unable to determine when the problem will be repaired. Nixle Alert
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    Parkway Tree Replacement

    The City is currently accepting applications for the 50/50 Parkway Tree Replacement Program for residents who are interested in replacing a tree outside their home within the parkway. Additional Information & Application
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    Flyover at LTHS East

    On Friday, September 6 from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. ABC7 WLS Chicago morning news will be broadcasting from Lockport Township East High School. Additional Information
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    Adirondack Chairs Auction

    Select beautifully decorated Adirondack chairs on display throughout the City this summer will be available to purchase through an auction on Friday, September 6 at Fridays in the Park with Abe at Lincoln Landing. Additional Information
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    TRIAD: September 17

    TRIAD will be holding a K9 demonstration and breakfast for those 55 and better. TRIAD supports Lockport and local communities by improving the quality of life for seniors through the exchange of information between residents, law enforcement and township. Read more...
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    Bike Share Official Ribbon Cutting

    The City is participating in a regional bike share program along the I&M Canal through the Canal Corridor Association. Join CCA and the Lockport Woman's Club for the official ribbon cutting on Saturday, August 24 at 10 a.m. Read more...
  20. Survey

    Strategic Plan Survey

    The City is seeking resident input in the strategic planning process through an online resident survey. Read more...
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    National Night Out

    The Lockport Police Department invites all residents and community members from the City to our 11th Annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 6. Read more...
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    Cooling Centers Open

    Due to excessive heat on Friday, cooling centers at City Hall, the Police Department, and Lockport Township will be open during regular business hours. Read more...
  23. Waste Management Heat Wave

    Waste Management Service Notice

    Due to the expected excessive heat, Waste Management is requesting to begin scheduled pick up on Thursday 7/18 and Friday 7/19 at 5 a.m. instead of 6 a.m. Read more...
  24. Water Report

    Water Quality Report 2018

    The Annual Water Quality Report for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2018 is now available on our website. Read more...
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    TRIAD Event

    TRIAD has an upcoming event on Tuesday, July 16 for those 55 and better supporting Lockport and local communities. Read more...
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    Independence Day Fireworks

    Join the Lockport community in celebrating Independence Day at the annual summer fireworks show on Wednesday, July 3 in Dellwood Park. Fireworks begin at dusk.
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    Beautification Contest

    If you have a beautiful garden or landscaping, showcase your property and community pride by entering the Beautification Committee's Property Recognition Contest. Now through August 1. Enter Now
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    Parade Route Detour

    State Street will be closed between Thornton and Division Streets on Friday, June 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. for the Old Canal Days parade. This closure INCLUDES 9th and State. Read more...
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    Old Canal Days

    Join us for our annual festival, Old Canal Days! The carnival begins on Thursday, June 13 at 5 p.m. and the rest of the festivities start on Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. Read more...
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    New Building Codes

    Attention developers, contractors, business owners, and property owners: As of July 1, 2019, the City of Lockport will be implementing new building codes. See Details (Building Page)
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    TRIAD Event

    TRIAD has upcoming programs for those 55 and better supporting Lockport and local communities. Read more...
  32. Water Report

    Water Quality Report 2018

    The Annual Water Quality Report for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2018 is now available on our website. Read more...
  33. State Street and 9th

    State Street Project Update

    Press Release: State Street Project Road Resurfacing to Begin Friday, May 31 as the project moves toward completion this summer. Details regarding the upcoming schedule and potential impacts to motorists are available. Read on...
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    Memorial Day Ceremony & More

    On Monday, May 27, the City will be holding a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Lockport Cemetery at 10 a.m. Waste Management service will be delayed one day next week, and City offices will be closed on Monday. Read more...
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    TRIAD: May 15 and June 19

    TRIAD works to improve the quality of life for seniors (55 and better) by providing an opportunity for the exchange of information between; residents, law enforcement, and the greater Lockport community. Read more...
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    Division Street Detour

    Construction on Division Street Watermain, State to Briggs is expected to begin on Monday, April 22. The contractor will begin staging with detours expected mid to late next week. Read more...
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    Broken Arrow Utility Work

    Landscape repairs will be performed by ACT on behalf of AT&T in the Broken Arrow subdivision through May 20, 2019. Please call AT&T directly regarding this work at (800) 843-6581. Read more...
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    Public Meeting: 9th Street Phase I Engineering

    A public meeting for the E. 9th Street - Lincoln Street to Summit Drive - Phase I Engineering Study will be held on Thursday, April 25 from 4-6 PM. Read more...
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    Yard Waste Service Resumes

    Yard Waste pick up, service provided by Waste Management, resumes this week through the first full week in December. Read more...
  40. Consolidated Election 2019

    2019 Consolidated Election

    The Consolidated Election will be held on April 2, 2019. Early voting continues through Saturday, March 30 at Lockport Township, 1463 S. Farrell Road, Suite 102. Open to all Will County residents. Read more...
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    State of the City Address

    Mayor Streit will be delivering the annual State of the City Address on Tuesday, April 16 at The Monte Bello Estate in Lockport. Read on...
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    Follow Us on Social

    Whether you're on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, we are there @CityofLockport. Follow us to stay connected and find out what's going on and coming up. Read on...
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    Downtown Restaurant Week

    Come celebrate our local restaurants and experience all they have to offer during Downtown Lockport Restaurant Week, Saturday March 2 through Sunday, March 10. Read on...
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