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

99 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 […]

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

36 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 […]

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

47 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 […]

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

37 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 […]

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

30 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 […]

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

41 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 […]

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Fire Department Responds to Sensor/Detector Activation at Public Works Facility on North Ridge Ave, Arlington Heights

47 Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:15 AM Monday to a minor incident involving a sensor at the Public Works facility 220 North Ridge Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a […]