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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Itasca Lions Begin Distribution of Christmas Luminaria Dec 2


The Lions will distribute Christmas Luminaria bags to homes in the Village on Dec 2. Please light your candles at 5pm on Christmas Eve, Dec 24. Additional bags available at Park District, 7-11 and Police Department. "Rain Date" is 5pm on Christmas Day.

The Itasca Lions are proud to continue the tradition of the Christmas Luminaria, which started in Itasca back in 1960 by Boyd and Barbara Hindman. Luminaria have their origin in Mexico and it was the Hindmans who lit the first Christmas Eve Luminaria in t...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Night with Santa

Come meet Santa at the Itasca Library Dec 12, 5:30 - 8pm. There will be music and crafts. Families will receive a commemorative ornament celebrating the Itasca Community Library's 90th year. Groups will be collecting donations of food, toys and clothing.

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Celebrate Our Community at Christmas

Come celebrate the Christmas Season in Itasca with a month long list of festivities, from Christmas Concerts to visits from Santa ending with the Luminaria lighting up the town on Christmas Eve. Please don't forget those less fortunate.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Toys For Tots


The Fire District, Park District, and Library will be accepting toys for the "Toys for Tots" Program until December 13.

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized not-for-profit public charity is the fund raising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation was created at the behest of the U. S. Marine C...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Village Complex Accepting Toys, Hats & Mittens

During the Holiday season the Village Hall and Police Department will be accepting new unwrapped toys. The Village Hall also has a "Mitten & Hat" tree (new items only please) to benefit the less fortunate.

Posted on: November 22, 2017

Holiday Lights Recycling Program

Have your lights lost their twinkle? Year after year we find ourselves testing bulbs and replacing fuses, when that doesn’t work in the garbage the lights go. Bring your broken and old bulbs to the labeled receptacles in front of the Village Hall.

Lights that will be accepted for this program are: Mini-lights (or Italian lights), C7 lights, C9 lights, rope lights, LED lights, extension cords, etc. With this program Itasca can now divert all holiday lights that would normally end up in a landfill, a...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

ONCC Membership Approves Interim Fly Quiet Plan

The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) approved their Ad-Hoc Committee's Interim Fly Quiet Plan on December 8th. The plan now moves to the Chicago Department of Aviation for formal submittal to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The FAA's approval process is anticipated to take up to 12 months. The plan could take effect late in 2018, if approved, and remain in place until new runway 9C-27C is commissioned in 2020 as part of the O'Hare Modernization Program.

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

DuPage County Invites Public Comment on Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

DuPage County, with assistance of many municipalities, including Itasca, is in the process of updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan and invites the public to provide input on the Plan.

The main purpose of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to identify common threats and hazards and to develop mitigation strategies, ensuring a comprehensive and regional approach is used.  Residents wanting to provide comments on the Plan can take a b...

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