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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For Sept. 18

Mosquito

Clarke trucks will be spraying a mosquito control application citywide Wednesday, Sept. 18 to reduce the adult insect population in Geneva.Spraying is scheduled to take place from dusk to dawn starting Sept. 18 into Thursday, Sept. 19.The City’s contracto...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Homecoming Parade To Close Several Streets

Homecoming Parade Geneva High School

The City’s downtown streets will be full of Viking pride as Geneva High School celebrates homecoming with its annual parade Friday, Sept. 27.State Street (Route 38) between Third and Ninth streets will be shut down at 2 p.m. to accommodate the event. All ...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Geneva Police Investigating Reported Shooting

Police News - New Car

The Geneva Police Department is continuing to investigate a reported shooting that took place at 9:13 p.m. Sept. 15 at Public Storage, 2324 Gary Lane.Upon arrival, officers found a 30-year-old St. Charles man was suffering from a non-life threatening guns...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

State Closes Fox River For Boating, Rec Activities

Fox River

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced Sept. 13 the Fox River in Kane County is closed for boating and other recreational water activities due to high water levels.Due to the recent rainfall, the high Fox River water levels, swift current,...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Fox Valley Marathon To Impact Downtown Traffic

Running Shoes Race

Several downtown Geneva streets will be closed to traffic early Sunday, Sept. 22 to accommodate the annual Fox Valley Marathon racecourse.The marathon begins in St. Charles and heads south into Geneva. Many downtown streets and main arterial roads will be...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

City To Flush Fire Hydrants Throughout Geneva This Fall

Fire Hydrant Flushing 2

The City of Geneva will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community for a four-week period starting Monday, Sept. 23 as part of an ongoing maintenance program.Hydrants will be flushed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. The water is safe to dri...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Utility Projects Coming To Downtown Third Street

Road Work Ahead

Third Street near the Union Pacific Railway tracks in downtown Geneva will be down to one lane from 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 as underground utilities are relocated.Western Utility crews will be moving Sprint’s underground lines ...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Police Still Seeking Help With Aug. 22 Hit-And-Run Crash

Police News - New Car

The Geneva Police Department is requesting assistance from anyone with information about an Aug. 22 hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian on State Street (Route 38).A 73-year-old Aurora man was walking across the road at 8:50 p.m. Aug. 22 ...

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Geneva News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

City Seeks Community Input With Forum, Online Survey

Flower State Street

Residents, merchants, and stakeholders are invited to help shape the future of Geneva by attending the City’s Strategic Plan Advisory Committee’s upcoming community forum.The forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Geneva Public Works D...

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Geneva News
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Geneva Library Depicted On City's Pewter Ornament

2019 Pewter Ornament - Old Geneva Public Library

As the Geneva Public Library prepares to open its new facility in the coming months, the City’s newest pewter ornament honors the current building the library has called home for more than a century.  The 2019 ornament, which depicts the library ...

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