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Hot off the Press! The 2019 Spring Des Plaines Digest

The 2019 spring edition of the Des Plaines Digest is now available for viewing. In this issue you'll learn about the City's "Future Forward Approach" to new opportunities and development, three important 2019 goals reflecting our plans for progress, the upcoming launch of our new Dining Guide Map, and important updates to the City's utility billing system. Just visit to view the full edition.

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Lane Closures at Cumberland Circle in Des Plaines

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has announced that as part of the reconstruction of the existing Cumberland Circle (Golf Road and Wolf Road North), IDOT will be initiating lane closures beginning on Monday, March 18th (weather permitting). Commuters can expect full closures of access from Golf Road to Wolf Road North and State Street and the reduction of Golf Road to one lane in each direction. Click here to view IDOT's press release.

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Election Day and Early Voting Information

Early voting for the April 2nd Consolidated Election is available at the Des Plaines Library seven days a week from March 18th to April 1st. Residents of Ward 2, Ward 4, Ward 6, and Ward 8 will have the opportunity to vote for one individual to represent their ward for the next four years. We encourage you to visit the Cook County Clerk's webpage for "Your Voter Information." Also, for your convenience, the early voting schedule, important election dates, and a reminder to vote can be viewed by clicking here.

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Special Event News for the Community

The City of Des Plaines sponsors a number of free events that celebrate the spirit of this great community - from our annual Taste of Des Plaines, to the July 4th Independence Day Parade, to our 10-week summer entertainment series Friday Nights Live!, our community events are a hit with residents and visitors alike.

Looking for more information as the events get closer? Look no further! Just CLICK HERE to sign-up for special event news & updates via email. And, don’t forget to check out the City's Facebook page for up-to-the-minute special event announcements.

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