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Posted on: April 26, 2016

Paint the Town!!!

The Village of Crete's Code Enforcement Department in cooperation with 7 local businesses have gotten together to help you with these projects by offering a 10% discount on items needed to help you improve your property & bring it back to it's past glory!...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Hey Patriotic Residents!!!

Help us to make our Memorial Day events the best they can be! Every resident in the Village has been sent a donation request letter to help fund our service and parade honoring our local veterans. To receive another donation letter or to find out how you ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

Fire Department Receives Safe Community Grant!

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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 and will be used to purchas...Read on...

Posted on: January 25, 2016

St. James Hospital Closing Letter and Notice of Public Hearing

The following is a letter written to the Village of Crete residents from Mayor Mike Einhorn as well as the Notice of Public Hearing for the proposed closure of St. James Chicago Heights emergency room and elimination of healthcare services.

Letter to Residents RE: St James Hospital
Posted on: January 8, 2016

ComEd Offers Financial Assistance to Eligible Customers!!

ComEd has established funding to assist eligible residents, veterans and non-profits who may be experiencing financial hardship. Please click on the following link to learn more about the programs and grants that are available!

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Posted on: December 22, 2015


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. There w...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Important Security Safety Information and Tips Provided to Nicor Customers!

Please visit Nicor's Customer Safety and Security page for valuable information on how to safeguard your household and account information. You can also click on individual safety pages for great tips for around your home!!!!

Nicor's Customer Safety and Security Page
Posted on: October 22, 2015

Will County Now Accepts Text Messages!!!

For anyone who needs help immediately, but can't talk to a 911 dispatcher, there's a new option starting Thursday, October 15, 2015 in Will County. "9-1-1: Call if you can, Text if you can't"!

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

A Special Message from the Chief of Police

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Most residents are familiar with their neighborhood and especially neighbors in close proximity to their homes. Concerning homes that are vacant and listed on the real estate market or foreclosure homes being taken over by a financial institution in your...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2013

Downtown Crete "Now and Then"

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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!

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