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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Geneva Garbage Collection Rates Increase In July

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Garbage Truck 2

Geneva’s garbage collection rates will be adjusted starting Thursday, July 1 as part of the City’s contract with Lakeshore Recycling Systems.A refuse sticker will cost $2.97 beginning in July. However, people who purchased stickers at the current rate of ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Geneva Makes The Grade With Daily Herald Survey

Downtown Outdoor Patio

Geneva was recognized as a top community for dining, shopping, entertainment, and more as part of the 2021 "Daily Herald Readers' Choice" survey.Geneva ranked second for both the best city to live and the best downtown atmosphere categories. Gen...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

City Offers Voluntary Electric Load Reduction Program

Peak Power Day Voluntary Electric Load Program

With warmer weather entering the forecast, Geneva residents can provide some relief to the City’s electric operations – and their own utility bills – by reducing their power consumption for a few hours in the afternoon.The City offers a voluntary electric...

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Geneva News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Geneva's Swedish Days Full Schedule Released

Swedish Days Carnival

The full schedule of Swedish Days activities, which run from Thursday to Sunday, June 24-27, is now available at the Geneva Chamber of Commerce's website. Here is a sneak peek.

Shopping & Treasures

Shoppers look forward each year to merchant sidewalk sa...

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Geneva News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Application Deadline Extended For 'Art On Fire'

Art On Fire

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the City’s “Art on Fire” hydrant design program returns this spring inviting Geneva residents to bring their artistic creativity into the community.The City, in collaboration with the Cultural Arts Commission, is s...

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Geneva News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Keep Tabs On Geneva's Outdoor Watering Schedule

Irrigation System - Lawn Watering

As Geneva residents fine-tune their summer watering schedules, they should take note of the City's sprinkler regulations.Water sprinklers are permitted between 6 to 9 a.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. on designated days. Residents with an even-numbered street address ...

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Geneva News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Geneva Write Now Short Story Winners Announced

Geneva Write Now Contest Cultural Arts Commission

The City's Cultural Arts Commission announced the winners of the inaugural Geneva Write Now short story contest.The contest invited budding and experienced Geneva writers - both adults and students in middle school and high school - to share their origina...

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Geneva News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

ComEd Tree Trimming Scheduled For This Summer

ComEd Tree Trimming

Commonwealth Edison has informed the City about tree trimming scheduled to take place this summer in various sections throughout Geneva.During June and July, ComEd crews will be performing critical work that could include trimming work ranging up to tree ...

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Geneva News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

City Rolls Out Downtown Recycling Pilot Program

Decorative Blue Downtown Recycling Can

Downtown Geneva is going green with new dedicated recycling containers being installed on South Third Street this week as part of a new pilot program.Shopping and dining patrons will be able to conveniently recycle empty bottles and aluminum cans at each ...

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