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Weather

Storms Roll Through Northern Illinois with Power Outages; Worst of New Storms Monday More Likely South and West of North Chicagoland

35 Thunderstorms with lightning and high winds caused problems in the northwest suburbs about 5:30 a.m. Monday morning. Barricades were blown over at Hintz Road and Wolf Road in Wheeling. Over 500 ComEd customers were […]

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FIRE BLOG

Power Outage on Hickory Ave Near Frederick St Arlington Heights, IL — Utility Pole, Transformer Fire

57 Arlington Heights firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:56 AM Monday to a report of a utility pole and transformer on fire in the block of 900 North Hickory Avenue Arlington Heights, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received […]

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Gov

Village Renews Contract Wtih Integrys For Electricity: Down To 5.579 Cents Per Kilowatt Hour From 6.373 Cents

37 Arlington Heights along with six other municipalities recently renewed its agreement with Integrys Energy through the end of April, 2014. The first rate changes with the new agreement will occur beginning with the June […]

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FIRE BLOG

Power Outage, Grass Fire Sunday in Arlington Heights; About 900 ComEd Customers without Electricity

28 VIDEO: Grass fire quickly extinguished by Arlington Heights firefighters on Chestnut Avenue, just south of Euclid Avenue. More than 800 residents were without power in Arlington Heights Sunday. Disruptions in power began about 1:55 […]

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Power Outage, Hydrant Flushing Cause Minor Trouble in the Lively Blvd and Greenleaf Area of Elk Grove Village

42 Elk Grove village police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:45 p.m. Saturday to numerous alarms and traffic problems related to a power outage in the area of Lively Boulevard and Greenleaf Avenue. Hydrant flushing also […]