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  1. Recycling Collection Tips

    With the implementation of bi-weekly recycling collection we have encountered some start-up problems that I would like to address in an effort to make things run as smooth as possible. Read on...
  2. Curbside Recycling can be a Win-Win-Win!

    The following article shines some light on a few of the reasons that the Village was in need of a curbside recycling program as well as the need to also support our Lions Club Recycle Center. Please help us utilize both opportunities we have been granted. Additional Info...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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    Our Police Department is now a designated collection site for unused and outdated prescription drugs!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...
  7. 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...
  8. FD Receives Safe Community Grant

    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...
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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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