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Posted on: September 21, 2018

State Street Construction Project Moving Forward

Stage 1 Complete: Construction Moving to the East Side of State Street

The City of Lockport’s landmark State Street construction project is progressing, with construction crews completing the sidewalk, curb, water main, and on-street par...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

Downtown Construction Update: Street parking on the east side of State Street is blocked off today from 10th Street north to 9th Street. Parking is available in several public lots, including the Hamilton Street Lot, State Street Lot, and Commerce Street ...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Consolidated General Election Petition Packet

The City of Lockport Petition Packet for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated General Election is available for pick up at the Central Square Building, Office of the City Clerk, 3rd Floor, 222 E. 9th Street, Lockport, IL. The Office of the City Clerk is open Mo...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Sweets & Savory Crawl

Sweets and Savory Crawl

On Sunday, September 16 at 11 a.m. we're kicking off our annual Sweets & Savory Crawl, stopping for sweets and savory bites at Cakes XO, Embers Tap House, Sizzles, Cool Creations Homemade Ice Cream, Hollingworth Candies, Port Noir - Wine & Martini...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Electric Aggregation Program

After a competitive bid process, the City of Lockport, along with 14 other communities, have selected Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. (“Constellation”) as the preferred supplier for its Electric Aggregation Program. 

Beginning, October 2018, this 36...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

New Utility Billing Online Service

The new billing system can be viewed on the City's website under the View or Pay Bill icon.

Online payment highlights include: 

  • View and pay your bill online anytime with credit/debit card or e-check
  • Schedule a payment for the same day or a future ...
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City of Lockport News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

National Night Out in Lockport

National Night Out

**National Night Out has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 14 from 6-8 p.m. This event has been rescheduled from Tuesday, August 7 due to weather. 

Join the Lockport Police Department and your neighbors as we celebrate Lockport's 10th Annual Nat...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: July 2, 2018

City Seeking Community Input on Old Canal Days

OCD Logo

“Old Canal Days, Our Community Fest – Come Help Shape It’s Future!” The City is seeking community input on Old Canal Days at a Planning Meeting on Wednesday, July 18 at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.The public is...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Fridays in the Park with Abe

Fridays in the Park Original

Gallery Seven and the City present Fridays in the Park with Abe, a family-fun, pet-friendly event at the Lincoln Landing, along the Illinois and Michigan Canal in historic downtown Lockport. This event is held the first Friday of every month through Octob...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Police Chief Lemming Receives Illinois State Bar Association Award

Chief Lemming ISBA Award

Police Chief Terry Lemming was awarded with the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Law Enforcement Award at the City Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 6. The ISBA Award was created to recognize sworn law enforcement officers for conduct that promotes ...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Lockport City Cemetery Tours at Old Canal Days

Lockport City Cemetery

With the earliest graves dating back to the 1830s, the cemetery is home to significant figures associated with the Illinois and Michigan Canal and Lockport’s history including; William Gooding, the Canal’s Chief Engineer, George Gaylord, Hiram Norton, Rob...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Central Square Named One of Illinois’ 200 “Great Places”

Central Square

The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois) has named Lockport Central Square as one of Illinois’ 200 Great Places, in honor of the State’s Bicentennial in 2018. The announcement was made as part of National Architecture We...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Downtown Construction Updates

The Downtown Construction Project at IL Route 171 (State Street) and Route 7 (9th Street) is intended to alleviate traffic congestion through downtown and heading toward and over the IL 7 (9th Street) high level-bridge. The Illinois Department of Transpor...

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City of Lockport News

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