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Posted on: September 26, 2017

National Preparedness Month

September is Nation Preparedness Month! Please click the following link to read the informative packet provided by FEMA. There are 4 weekly themes to help focus preparedness activities to different areas of the community.

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Hydrant Flushing in Your Area!

Our Village of Crete Water Department has scheduled fire hydrant  flushing to take place September 25 - October 27. As in the past, signs will be  posted throughout town to notify all residents of this event. Please  watch your ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fire Prevention Week Open House!

Join us on Friday, October 13th 6 pm-9 pm for our Fire Dept open house! You will have an opportunity to meet the firefighters, touch a truck, and watch awesome live demonstrations! Stick around because the Loyola Life Star helicopter will swoop in 7-8 pm!

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Will County is offering a free household hazardous waste drop off event to all Will County residents on Saturday, September 30th from 8:00 am-3:00 pm in Park Forest. Please follow the link for acceptable items as well as location details.

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

ComEd Highline Maintenance during the months of October & November

ComEd will begin performing regularly scheduled Transmission Corridor vegetation management activities within the Crete area.  ComEd’s vegetation management activities are necessary to ensure the reliability of electrical service and to...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Crete PD Partners with MedicAlert to Provide Free Medical IDs!

The Village of Crete, in partnership with MedicAlert Foundation, has announced a free program aimed to protect community members with dementia and autism who are at-risk for wandering emergencies.

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Safe Internet Purchase Exchange Location in Crete!

The Village of Crete Police Department is happy to announce that the Department has partnered with OfferUp to create a safe internet purchase exchange location in the parking lot of the Village of Crete Police Department.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

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.

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

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 along with yard waste, it will also include ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

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. We welcome all inquiries and wil...Read on...

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

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.

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