Water main repair work at Arlington Heights Road and Sigwalt Street in the middle of the intersection
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Water Main Break Repaired, Road Blocks Cleared at Arlington Heights Rd and Sigwalt St, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police about 9:26 AM Wednesday, February 16, 2022 announced a water main break that caused Sigwalt Street to be closed from Pine Avenue to Evergreen Avenue. Additionally, all lanes of northbound and southbound […]

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Negative Pressure Event: Localized Low Water Pressure in Water Main Can Temporarily Threaten Safe Water Supply

WHAT ARLINGTON HEIGHTS OFFICIALS AND OTHER COMMUNITY OFFICIALS MIGHT LEARN FROM THE WASHINGTON DC WATER BOIL INCIDENT OF JULY 2018 Recently several neighborhoods in the Washington D.C. area were affected by an advisory to boil […]

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Arlington Heights Public Works and Police Departments Rescue Duck Caught in Kite String in a Tree, Sunset Meadows

The Arlington Heights Public Works Department with an elevated bucket and the Arlington Heights Police Department with an Animal Control officer responded to Sunset Meadow park Wednesday to rescue a duck that was caught in […]

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Emergency Hazmat, Cleanup Operation at McDonald Creek, Lake Arlington Near Palatine Rd and Windsor Dr, Impromptu Earth Day Eve Event

VIDEO: Hazmat operations at the Citgo gas station at Palatine Road and Windsor Drive Tuesday morning. Arlington Heights firefighters, public works staff, state officials, and private contractors may have had an extensive plan for a […]

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Cold Weather Takes Toll on Harry’s of Arlington and Downtown Arlington Heights Streets this Weekend, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights Public Works responded about 6:30 PM Saturday to a water main break at Dunton Avenue and Sigwalts Street Arlington Heights, IL. Water flooded the intersection of Sigwalt Street and Dunton Avenue, along Dunton […]

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Storm Cleanup: Arlington Heights Tree Branch Cleanup, Bald-Faced Hornets and Northwest Suburbs ComEd Power Outage Summary for Sunday Night

VIDEO: Public works crews clear a downed tree that included a bald-faced hornet’s nest with the disoriented hornets still entering and exiting the nest. See an aggressive, fully-functioning bald-faced hornet’s nest below. Storm cleanup is […]

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DIY Large Tree Removal Requires Rescue and a Little Help from Arlington Heights Public Works Forestry Department

Tree Danger: DIY Tree Removal Stopped Before It Goes Bad in Arlington Heights. Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:07 PM Saturday to a report of a tree hazard near Hawthorne Street and Pine […]