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    Vehicle Theft and Armed Robbery Alert from the Winnetka Police Department

    The Winnetka Police Department would like to remind you to always lock your vehicles and make sure to remove keys, fobs, and valuables (including electronics and laptops) from them to deter theft. Read on...
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    Free Gun Locks Available at the Winnetka Police Department

    Residents may pick one (or more) up in the lobby of the Winnetka Police Department at 410 Green Bay Road at any time while supplies last. Read on...
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    Letter on Village and School Districts' Commitment to Safety

    Village, Police, Fire, and School District leadership met recently in order to discuss our collective commitment to the safety, security and well-being of our community members. Read on...
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    New Bicycle Courtesy and Safety Initiative Launched

    The Winnetka Police Department’s Community Service Officers will be in the downtown area, giving coupons for Fizz & Pop to bicyclists they observe walking their bicycles through Winnetka’s business district in compliance with Village ordinance. Read on...
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    Paper Shredding Event: August 20

    Winnetka’s Document Destruction Event will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022, from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Public Works Yards at 1390 Willow Road. Read on...
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    Please Walk Bikes in Business Districts

    In order to make our business districts safer for everyone, the Village has partnered with School District 36 to ask bicycle riders to walk their bikes on sidewalks in the business districts. Read on...
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    Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Prohibited June 1-September 30

    These restrictions also apply to the use of electric leaf blowers plugged into portable gasoline generators. If you employ landscapers, please make sure that they are aware of Winnetka’s leaf blower ordinance. Read on...
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    Electric Department Performing Line Clearance (Tree Trimming)

    The pruning of trees near overhead utility lines is important for public safety and reliable electric utility service, as trees are a leading cause of power outages. Read on...