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Posted on: January 17, 2017

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. Without getting too specific about the problems, here are a few helpfu...

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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: October 25, 2016

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. Occasionally, a snow p...Read on...

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Our Police Department is now a designated collection site for unused and outdated prescription drugs!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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Posted on: February 29, 2016

Fire Department Receives Safe Community Grant!

FD 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 and will be used to purchas...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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