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    Water & Electric Department Receives System Achievement Award

    Winnetka recently received the 2023 System Achievement Award at the 2023 Annual Conference of the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA), the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA) and the Illinois Public Energy Agency (IPEA). Read on...
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    Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Prohibited June 1-September 30

    These restrictions also apply to the use of electric leaf blowers plugged into portable gasoline generators. If you employ landscapers, please make sure that they are aware of Winnetka’s leaf blower ordinance. Read on...
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    CPR/AED Training Class Available

    Early administration of CPR to cardiac arrest victims increases their chances for survival. The Winnetka Fire Department conducts CPR/AED certification and recertification classes monthly. Read on...
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    A Message from the Fire Chief: Beach and Marina Safety Tips

    This summer, the Winnetka Fire Department wishes to remind you of some beach and marina safety tips to help you stay safe as you enjoy beautiful days on the lake. Read on...
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    Electric Department Performing Line Clearance (Tree Trimming)

    Pruning trees near overhead utility lines is important for public safety and reliable electric utility service, as trees are a leading cause of power outages. Asplundh Tree Experts has been hired to perform line clearance work for 2023. Read on...
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    Schmidt-Burnham Log House Open

    The Schmidt-Burnham Log House is open to the public on Sundays from 2-4 PM through November 19. Read on...
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    Please Walk Bikes in Business Districts

    In order to make our business districts safer for everyone, the Village has partnered with School District 36 to ask bicycle riders to walk their bikes on sidewalks in the business districts. Read on...
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    A Message from the Fire Chief: Hydrant Flow Testing

    Beginning in the spring, the Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant flow testing. This process is designed to measure the amount of water pressure in the Village’s fire hydrants. Read on...