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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin is a city of choice

Live in Elgin

Established in 1854, the city of Elgin, Illinois is a historic, culturally and economically diverse, rapidly-growing community located 35 miles from the city of Chicago in Kane and Cook counties. Over 112,000 people are proud to call Elgin their home beca...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin provides opportunities

Work in Elgin

Elgin has exceptional transportation access to all points throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Elgin is connected to O’Hare International Airport, Midway Airport, the city of Chicago and all western suburbs via the Interstate-90 and the Elgin-O’Hare ...

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Explore Elgin's variety of entertainment and recreational offerings

Play in Elgin

Elgin offers world-class arts and entertainment options for all ages as well as the nationally acclaimed Gail Borden Public Library that draws more than one million visitors to downtown Elgin each year. The Grand Victoria Casino, vibrant art galleries and...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

11th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival

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Mark your calendars! This event grows in popularity every year. The short films are always highly impressive, and the atmosphere is perfect! The Red Carpet. The Pre-Show. The glitz and glam of    the evening is always so exciting, and a ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Beatles vs Stones

Beatles v Stones

Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The Fab Four, represented by tribute band Abbey Road will engage in a barrage of hits against premier Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction. It&rs...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Elgin to Host Rental Property Round Table Events

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The City of Elgin's Department of Neighborhood Services is hosting two community meetings to gather feedback on the City's rental program and renting/owning rental property within Elgin. The meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 24 and Monday, Septe...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

September Special Events Newsletter

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Mexico en el Corazon

The highly successful "Mexico en el Corazon" (Mexico in the Heart) tour returns to Elgin on Sunday, September 1 at the Hemmens Cultural Center. Experience a trip of authentic Mexican Folklore presented through beautiful tradi...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

EPD Community Notification

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A Message from Chief Lalley and City Manager Rick Kozal: Final Recommendation on Officer-Involved Shooting

On September 4, 2019, Chief Ana Lalley and City Manager Rick Kozal issued joint statements pertaining to the officer-involved shooting on March 12, 2...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Discover what makes Elgin a great place to live!

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Check out the top 10 reasons Explore Elgin Area has compiled. 

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

September Special Events Newsletter

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Mexico en el Corazon

The highly successful "Mexico en el Corazon" (Mexico in the Heart) tour returns to Elgin on Sunday, September 1 at the Hemmens Cultural Center. Experience a trip of authentic Mexican Folklore presented through beautiful tradi...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

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A message from Chief Lalley: Final Recommendation on Officer Involved Shooting

Please click here to view the Chief's video message, analysis, and all the documents the City of Elgin has released pertaining to the DeCynthia Clements investigation. ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

September Special Events Newsletter

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Mexico en el Corazon

The highly successful "Mexico en el Corazon" (Mexico in the Heart) tour returns to Elgin on Sunday, September 1 at the Hemmens Cultural Center. Experience a trip of authentic Mexican Folklore presented through beautiful tradi...

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View the full newsletter. Special Events & Cultural Arts
Posted on: August 6, 2019

More funds than a room full of fezzes

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I have been putting on shows and events for over 6 years and have used the individual grant to help cover some of the expenses. Over the past 6 years, I have put on 2 robot themed art shows, 2 pin-up art shows and a themed art show called Fez Fest and las...

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