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  1. New Recycling Program Info!

    The Village has negotiated a new garbage rate for residential properties and it was decided to set the new rate for next year at $17.95 per month. This rate is $1.54 less than residents are currently paying and will include bi-weekly curbside recycling. Read on...
  2. Available Commercial Property for Economic Development

    To further expand the information base for those individuals and companies interested in exploring development opportunities in Crete, we have developed a list of properties that are immediately available for that purpose. Read on...
  3. Don't Bury Critical ComEd Equipment in the Snow

    You may have ComEd transformers and/or switchgear on your property that may need to be accessed in the winter. Occasionally after a snowstorm, snow removal efforts will result in buried or blocked access to critical ComEd equipment. Read on...
  4. Prescription Drug Take Back Program!

    Our Police Department is now a designated collection site for unused and outdated prescription drugs! For additional information, please follow the link to our Police Department page. Additional Info...
  5. IDOT Hiring in Preparation of Winter Weather

    The Illinois Department of Transportation is in the process of hiring temporary help to assist with snow-and-ice removal throughout Illinois this winter. These seasonal employees will be hired on a full-time and an on-call basis. Read on...
  6. Unwanted TV & Monitor Removal Throughout Chicagoland!

    Unwanted TV & Monitor Removal Throughout Chicagoland, from Vet Tech! You can help U.S. Military veterans and your local community by recycling your unwanted TV or computer monitor. Proceeds go to help veterans with training and job placement programs. Full Text...
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    Fire Department Receives Safe Community Grant!

    Village of Crete Fire Department received $1,610.00 from Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. through their Safe Community Grant Program. Funds from this grant will be utilized in the Crete Fire Department's technology upgrade program Read on...
  8. IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM VILLAGE PRESIDENT MIKE EINHORN!!!

    Recently I was notified by the president of St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights of some sweeping changes that will be made to the hospital in the next few years. He informed me that the majority of the hospital, as we know it, will be torn down. Read on...
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    A Special Message from the Chief of Police

    The Crete Chief of Police has an important message regarding vacant homes and suspicious activity. Read on...
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    Downtown Crete "Now and Then"

    We've uncovered some photographs of Downtown Crete from years past! Follow the link below to view many of the improvements made in the Downtown area. We think you'll agree that Downtown Crete is looking GREAT!!! Check back soon for new and updated photos! Click here for photos
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