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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Wine, Cheese & Trees Fundraiser Aims To Bring More Trees To Geneva

Wine Cheese And Trees

Geneva’s Wine, Cheese & Trees fundraiser will feature a new location and partner in 2023, but the overall goal to raise money to plant more trees in the community remains the same.The City’s Natural Resources Committee and Geneva Park District Foundat...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

City of Geneva Offices Closed For MLK Day Jan. 16

MLK Day

Geneva's City offices will be closed for business Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.Normal business operations will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 17.The holiday will not alter the City's garbage pickup, which will remain on the normal ...

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Stay Connected With The City's Winter Newsletter

Winter Newsletter Island Park Fox River

Geneva residents can get the latest information on the holiday garbage schedule, live Christmas tree disposal, Union Pacific's Third Main Line project, and plenty more with the City’s winter newsletter, which was distributed to subscrib...

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City News
Posted on: December 19, 2022

ComEd Tree Trimming Scheduled For January In Geneva

ComEd Tree Trimming

Commonwealth Edison will be trimming trees in January along the east bank of the Fox River in Geneva.While the City of Geneva owns and operates its own electric utility, ComEd runs power lines through the community to our substations as well as neighborin...

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City News
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Candidates File To Run For Geneva City Council Seats In 2023

Elections Ahead

Another election is on the horizon, but this time residents will be voting for candidates running for the Geneva City Council.One seat in each of the City's five wards is up for election, which will take place Tuesday, April 4, 2023. Each position carries...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2022

Geneva Announces Holiday Hours; Garbage & Christmas Tree Pickup Schedule

Happy Holidays

City of Geneva offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 23; Monday, Dec. 26; and Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.Geneva’s garbage and recycling collection will be delayed one day later than normal during the holiday we...

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2022

City Of Geneva Issues Winter Parking Reminders

Snow Car

With winter weather on the horizon, Geneva residents should be prepared to move their parked cars off the street when snowfall occurs to ensure the City’s plowing operations run efficiently.Parking is prohibited when snowfall reaches:

2 Inches

Posted “Snow ...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2022

City Honors 'Art On Fire' Hydrant Design Participants

Art On Fire 2022

The Geneva City Council recognized talented artists who showcased their creativity in the City's 2022 "Art on Fire" hydrant design competition.Kristine Metoyer won first place for "Flowers In Bloom" located on Sixth and Frankl...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Geneva To Participate In Electric Vehicle Readiness Program

Electric Vehicle Charging

The City of Geneva was selected to participate in the EV Readiness program, a unique initiative launched earlier this year to help local governments prepare to meet the growing demand for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure.The Metropolitan Mayo...

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City News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Geneva Residents Can Bag Leaves For Free In December

Leaf Bag Program

As the City's curbside leaf collection program winds down, Geneva residents looking to dispose of additional leaves can do so for free during December.Leaves should be placed in brown yard waste bags. Refuse stickers are not required, but bags mu...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Geneva Flag Lowered For Former Riley Drug Owner

City Hall Flag Lowered

The Geneva Flag at City Hall was lowered to half-staff in memory of Jim Riley, 94, a former alderman and owner of the former Riley Drug store. He died Nov. 17.Mr. Riley bought the former Wayne Drugs store in 1967 in downtown Geneva and renamed the busines...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Geneva Mourns With Colorado Springs On Nightclub Shooting

Club Q Ribbon Colorado Springs

The City of Geneva expresses its condolences to the City of Colorado Springs after the fatal nightclub shooting Nov. 19 that killed five people and injured 25 others.Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns offered the following thoughts on his social media platforms:&qu...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Geneva Holiday Events To Require Street Closures

Christmas Walk Carolers

The Geneva Police Department announced street closures will be implemented Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3 to accommodate the Christmas Walk and Holiday House Tour.  The Christmas Walk tree lighting ceremony begins at 6 p.m. The Geneva Police Depar...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Jay Womack Named Chamber's Wood Award Winner

Geneva Natural Resources Committee Chair Jay Womack

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce Wood Award recipient for 2022 is Jay Womack, who serves as the City's Natural Resources Committee chair.

The Wood Community Service award is presented each year by the Chamber to an individual who has made significan...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

City Offices Closed For Thanksgiving; Refuse Schedule Change

Thanksgiving

Geneva's City offices will be closed for business Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25 in observance of Thanksgiving.Normal business operations will resume on Monday, Nov. 28.Due to the holiday, the City's garbage collection will be delayed one day later than ...

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

City Participating In Toys For Tots Program

Toys For Tots

The City of Geneva is looking to put smiles on children's faces during the holidays by participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys For Tots program.The community is invited to drop off new, unwrapped gifts at two City locations: the foyer of the...

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Tickets Are Sold Out For 13th Annual Geneva Steeple Walk

Steeple Walk

The Geneva Steeple Walk returns to usher in the holidays, greeting patrons with a variety of seasonal music concerts at four local churches.Presented by the Geneva Cultural Arts Commission, the Steeple Walk takes place from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. ...

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City News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Refuse Schedule Unchanged For Veterans Day Holiday

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Garbage Truck

Geneva's City offices will be open for business Friday, Nov. 11 on Veterans Day.The City's garbage collection will remain on the normal Thursday-Friday schedule the week of Nov. 7.For more information about Geneva's refuse servi...

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Ooh La La Chocolate Run Street Closures Announced

Shoes Marathon Race

The Ooh La La Chocolate ½ Marathon, 10k and 5k run will take place Sunday, Nov. 6 in downtown Geneva.Streets scheduled to be closed at 6 a.m. Nov. 6 include:

  • Third Street from James to Franklin streets;
  • Campbell Street from River Lane to Sixth Street;
  • Frankl...
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City News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Community Alert Siren Project Scheduled Nov. 4

Fire News - New Water Tower

Traffic on Kaneville Road east of Viking Drive may be limited to one lane during daytime hours Friday, Nov. 4 as a contractor replaces the City’s community alert siren.Braniff Communications will be working from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Kaneville Road near Sto...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2022

Brick Repair Project To Impact Third Street Traffic

Third Street Reopens

South Third Street will be limited to one lane of traffic during daytime hours starting Thursday, Nov. 3 as a contractor repairs Geneva’s downtown brick crosswalks.Crosswalks scheduled to be repaired on Third Street include James, Franklin, and Fulton str...

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City News
Posted on: October 18, 2022

ComEd Begins Emergency Construction Project

Work In Progress Under Construction

Commonwealth Edison began an emergency construction project Oct. 17 in Geneva’s Allendale subdivision to replace an aging underground cable.More than 2,700 Geneva customers experienced numerous momentary power outages Oct. 13 on the City&rsq...

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City News
Posted on: October 14, 2022

Finance Department To Be Closed Oct. 27 For Training

Finance Division Utility Bill Payment Dropbox

The Geneva Finance Department will be closed for business Thursday, Oct. 27 as City staff participates in software training.City utility bill payments can be paid online; sent via U.S. Mail; or deposited in dropboxes (no cash please) located at City Hall,...

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City News
Posted on: October 10, 2022

Geneva Announces Curbside Leaf Collection Schedule

Leaves

As Geneva residents prepare to rake in the coming weeks, the City’s curbside leaf program will roll out in late October and continue throughout November.Curbside leaf pickup is divided into three geographical zones, with each zone collected thre...

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City News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

City Of Geneva Wins Financial Reporting Triple Crown

Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Geneva’s financial reporting and transparency efforts have culminated with another trifecta of national awards.The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada honored the City’s accomplishments, which represent the highest form...

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City News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Union Pacific Starts Third Main Line Project In Geneva

Union Pacific West Train Tracks

Union Pacific announced operations are underway to build a third railroad line near the current UP-West railway tracks spanning from Peck Road in Geneva to West Chicago.The 6-mile stretch of new rail will be set 20 feet south of the current tracks from Pe...

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City News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

2023 Consolidated Election Candidate Guide Available

Elections Ahead

Residents interested in running for Geneva City Council in 2023 can find a candidate guide posted on the City’s website.The guide, which provides election information on how to file for candidacy and all required forms, is available on the City’s website ...

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City News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Geneva Public Works To Flush Fire Hydrants This Fall

Fire Hydrant Flushing 2

The City of Geneva will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the community for three weeks starting Monday, Sept. 19 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 drink, but...

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City News
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Natural Resources Committee Invites Public To Fox River Cleanup, Dark Skies Presentation

State Street Bridge

The City of Geneva’s Natural Resources Committee is looking for some helping hands to spruce up the Fox River Saturday, Sept. 17.The Fox River Clean Up Day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Island Park, 2 E. State St. Volunteers are asked to wear old cl...

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City News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled For Aug. 24 In Geneva

Mosquito

Clarke vehicles will be spraying a mosquito control application citywide Wednesday, Aug. 24 to reduce the adult insect population in Geneva.Spraying is scheduled to take place from dusk to dawn starting Aug. 24 into Thursday, Aug. 25.The City’s contractor...

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City News
Posted on: August 16, 2022

2022 Geneva Concours D'Elegance Car Show Canceled

Concours d Elegance

Concours d’Elegance organizers have informed the City of Geneva that they are canceling the 2022 car show that was originally scheduled to take place Sunday, Aug. 28.Concours, one of five events designated as a festival in Geneva, is an annual show that d...

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City News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

Geneva's Underground Electric Replacement Project Starts In Late August

Public Works News

The City will be enhancing electric service reliability by replacing underground utility cable in four areas of Geneva starting in late August.The 2022-23 underground electric replacement program areas include:

  • South Street (Gary and Sheila lanes);
  • Hill Roa...
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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Geneva's Festival Of The Vine Has A New Location In 2022

Festival Of The Vine

Savor the flavor of Geneva during Festival of the Vine, an autumn harvest celebration. Initially a celebration of anything grown on a vine, the festival now revolves around food and wine. The main event runs from Friday to Sunday, Sept. 9-11 at Fourth and...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

City Hosting Public Information Meeting Regarding Upcoming Road Work

City Road Construction

The City of Geneva’s 2022 street improvement program is scheduled to start in early August with 14 resurfacing and drainage projects on the docket.Residents looking to get more details on the upcoming construction are invited to an informational meeting a...

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City News
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Take Geneva's Bike Challenge, Share Your Feedback At Bike Night Aug. 4

Bike Challenge Tree Pledge

Avid cyclists, casual riders, or those who may need to rediscover their passion for biking are invited to take the Geneva Bike Challenge this summer.Residents can participate in the Bike Challenge by:

  • Downloading and printing a copy of the challenge, or pi...
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City News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Shakespeare In the Park Presents 'The Tempest'

Shakespeare In The Park

Geneva’s popular Shakespeare in the Park event returns to Island Park Saturday, July 30 with “The Tempest.” The free performance starts at 6 p.m.Suitable for all ages, this tragicomedy will take people on a voyage to a magica...

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City News
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Geneva Mourns The Loss Of Former Alderman Sam Hill

Council Chambers

The City of Geneva is mourning the loss of former First Ward Alderman Sam Hill, 86, who died July 5.Mr. Hill served on the City Council from 2001 to 2013. Outside the City Council, he was a member of the City's Plan Commission and was a Geneva Park Distri...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Route 31 Commuter Overflow Parking Lot To Be Closed

Metra

Geneva’s Route 31 overflow parking lot will be closed indefinitely starting Friday, July 1 as part of the upcoming Union Pacific Third Main Line project.  The daily fee commuter lot, located off the state highway just south of ...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

RiverPark Summer Concert Series Brings Family Fun To Geneva

RiverPark Summer Concert Series 2019

Geneva’s RiverPark Summer Concert Series returns to provide four free nights of entertainment along the Fox River.The concerts will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 10, 17, and 24 at River Park, located at North River Lane and Peyton Street just north...

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City News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Geneva Garbage Collection Rates Increase In July

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Garbage Truck

Geneva’s garbage collection rates will be adjusted starting Friday, July 1 as part of the City’s contract with LRS (Lakeshore Recycling Systems).A refuse sticker will cost $3.10 beginning in July. However, people who purchased stickers at the current rate...

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Geneva Encourages Electric Customers To Subscribe To Peak Power Day Alerts

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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City News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Tree Trimming To Help Improve Electric Service Reliability

Public Works News

The City of Geneva announced tree trimming operations will be taking place over the next several months on the City's west side.A City contractor will be trimming trees primarily west of the Fox River and south of State Street (Route 38). Trimming occurs ...

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City News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Geneva Flag Lowered To Half-Staff For Caitlin Gallagher

City Hall Flag Lowered

The Geneva flag at City Hall was lowered to half-staff May 24 in memory of Geneva resident Caitlin Gallagher, 17, who died May 17.Caitlin was a junior at Geneva High School. The City received permission from the Gallagher family to honor their daughter wi...

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City News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Geneva Flag Lowered To Half-Staff For Philana Lee

City Hall Flag Lowered

The Geneva flag at City Hall has been lowered to half-staff in memory of Geneva resident Philana Lee, 53, who died May 17.

Outside of her career in international marketing, Ms. Lee spent much of her time helping her mom, Jenny Lee, run Gen Hoe, the longest...

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City News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Geneva Named The 'Best Of The West' In Reader Survey

Swedish Dala Horses Cultural Arts Bike Rack

Readers of "West Suburban Living" Magazine once again ranked Geneva as the premier community for dining, shopping and festivals as part of its 2022 "Best of the West" contest.Geneva was named the top city readers would most like to liv...

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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Geneva Flag Lowered To Half-Staff For Ann Burns

City Hall Flag Lowered

The Geneva flag at City Hall has been lowered to half-staff in memory of Ann Burns, 81, who died May 3.Mrs. Burns is the mother of Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns. After moving to Geneva in 1974, she invested her time volunteering at local schools, the Geneva Pa...

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City News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Geneva Volunteer Appointed New City Clerk

Council Chambers

After moving to Geneva in 2001, Vicki Kellick has volunteered countless hours to serve her community. Now, she will be dedicating her talents as Geneva’s new City Clerk.Mayor Kevin Burns brought forward Kellick’s nomination, which was unanimously approved...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Applications Available For 'Art On Fire' Contest

Art On Fire 2021

Geneva residents will once again have an opportunity to share their artistic creativity with the community through the City’s “Art on Fire” hydrant design program, which will feature a new wrinkle this year.The City, in collaboration with the Cultural Art...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Community Alert Siren Project Scheduled Nov. 4

Fire News - New Water Tower

Traffic on Kaneville Road east of Viking Drive may be limited to one lane during daytime hours Friday, Nov. 4 as a contractor replaces the City’s community alert siren.Braniff Communications will be working from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Kaneville Roa...

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Fire News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Teens, Young Adults Invited To Join Fire Department Explorer Post 205

Fire Department Explorer Post 2

The Geneva Fire Department Explorer Post 205 is looking for teens and young adults (ages 14 and 21) that are interested in learning about the fire service. The Explorer program provides firsthand knowledge of the techniques and skills necessary to be a fi...

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Fire News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

No Injuries Reported In Fifth Street House Fire

Fire News - New Water Tower

There were no injuries after a multi-family house was damaged by a fire Aug. 29 in the 300 block of North Fifth Street on Geneva’s west side.The Geneva Fire Department was dispatched at 8:13 p.m. to the home, which had been subdivided into two apartments....

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Fire News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Geneva Emergency Management Agency Seeks Volunteers

Fire News - New

The City of Geneva Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is seeking volunteers to join our team. Volunteers can expect to respond to community emergencies that include severe weather events, major fire and police activities, traffic management, festival assi...

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Fire News
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Geneva Fire Department Postpones Live Fire Training

Fire News - New Water Tower

Update - June 10

The Geneva Fire Department announced the live training has been postponed.

News Release - June 2

The Geneva Fire Department will be participating in live fire training from Friday to Sunday, June 10-12 at 64 Peck Road on the City’s west side...

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Fire News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Geneva Firefighters Will Be Testing Fire Hydrants

Fire Hydrant Flushing 2

The Geneva Fire Department will be conducting water flow tests on City fire hydrants for two weeks starting Monday, May 23.The project, being done in cooperation with the City’s Public Works Department Water Division, will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p...

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Fire News

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Posted on: December 23, 2022

Geneva Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Domestic Dispute

Police News - New Car

A Geneva man was arrested Dec. 22 following an investigation of a domestic dispute that took place involving his girlfriend.Craig G. Chaney, 45, of the 100 block of Syril Drive, has been charged with:

  • Attempted Murder – First Degree – Intent to cause death...
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Police News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Geneva Holiday Events To Require Street Closures

Christmas Walk Carolers

The Geneva Police Department announced street closures will be implemented Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3 to accommodate the Christmas Walk and Holiday House Tour.  The Christmas Walk tree lighting ceremony begins at 6 p.m. The Geneva Police Depar...

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Police News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Ooh La La Chocolate Run Street Closures Announced

Shoes Marathon Race

The Ooh La La Chocolate ½ Marathon, 10k and 5k run will take place Sunday, Nov. 6 in downtown Geneva.Streets scheduled to be closed at 6 a.m. Nov. 6 include:

  • Third Street from James to Franklin streets;
  • Campbell Street from River Lane to Sixth St...
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Police News
Posted on: October 29, 2022

Two People Dead In Oct. 29 Fatal Car Crash

Police News - New Car

Two women died and two men were injured in a three-car crash occurring at 12:45 a.m. Oct. 29 at the intersection of Kirk Road and Fabyan Parkway in Geneva.  The Geneva Police and Batavia and Geneva Fire departments responded to the accident, whic...

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Police News
Posted on: October 21, 2022

Kane County SWAT Training Scheduled Oct. 25

Police News - New Car

The Kane County SWAT team will be conducting training starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 at a vacant home in the 500 block of Mead Court near South Street in Geneva.Officers will be going through several shooting simulations where they will be firing sim...

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Police News
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 29

National Drug Take-Back Program - Medication Pills

The Geneva Police Department will be working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in collecting expired or unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 as part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.People can turn in thei...

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Police News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Pedestrian Dies After State Street Car Accident

Police News - New Car

A 55-year-old Batavia woman died after being struck by a car around 6:48 p.m. Sept. 28 in the 700 block of East State Street (Route 38) in Geneva.The woman was walking southbound near the center turn lane on State Street east of Sandholm Street. She was s...

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Police News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Geneva Police Officers Receive Lifesaving Awards

Police News - New Car

Geneva Police Chief Eric Passarelli presented Life Saving Medals to eight officers at the Sept. 19 City Council meeting.Sgt. Brad Jerdee and Officer Bob Pech were honored for helping locate and save a suicidal woman in a Geneva park on Sept. 15, 2021. Off...

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Police News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Geneva Homecoming Parade To Close Several Streets

Homecoming Parade Geneva High School 2

The City’s downtown streets will be full of Viking pride as Geneva High School celebrates homecoming with its annual parade Friday, Sept. 23.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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Police News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Kane County SWAT Training Exercise Scheduled Sept. 13

Police News - New Car

The Kane County SWAT team will be conducting another training at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at a residence located on Peck Road near Heartland Drive on Geneva’s west side.The home and property at 64 Peck Road were purchased by the City, and the wood frame, ...

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Police News
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Citizen Police Academy Application Deadline Extended

Citizen Police Academy

Geneva residents interested in learning how police officers keep their community safe are encouraged to register for the City’s 2022 Citizen Police Academy.The weekly classes run from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday nights from Oct. 4 to Dec. 20 at the Geneva Police ...

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Police News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Fox Valley Marathon To Impact Downtown Traffic

Shoes Marathon Race

Several downtown Geneva streets will be closed to traffic early Sunday, Sept. 18 to accommodate the annual Fox Valley Marathon racecourse.The marathon begins in St. Charles and heads south into Geneva, impacting downtown streets and main arterial roads be...

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Police News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

New Festival Of The Vine Location Requires Downtown Street Closures

Festival Of The Vine 2

The Geneva Police Department announced downtown street closures and parking restrictions will be implemented to accommodate the new home of the Festival of the Vine.The festival runs from Friday to Sunday, Sept. 9-11 on both sides of the historic Kane Cou...

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Police News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Kane County SWAT Training Exercise Scheduled Aug. 30

Police News - New Car

The Kane County SWAT team will be conducting training starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 at a residence located on Peck Road near Heartland Drive on Geneva’s west side.The home and property at 64 Peck Road were purchased by the City, and the wood frame, ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Plainfield Man Charged With Criminal Defacement Of City Fire Hydrant

Police News - New Car

A Plainfield man was arrested July 29 following an investigation of multiple reports of criminal defacement of a City-owned fire hydrant.The fire hydrant was painted this summer by a Geneva resident who was participating in the City’s “Art on Fire” progra...

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Police News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Geneva Emergency Management Agency Seeks Volunteers

Fire News - New

The City of Geneva Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is seeking volunteers to join our team. Volunteers can expect to respond to community emergencies that include severe weather events, major fire and police activities, traffic management, festival assi...

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Police News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Third Street To Be Closed, Parking Restrictions Implemented For Geneva Arts Fair

Art Fair 1

With thousands of visitors expected to attend the Geneva Arts Fair later this month, the Geneva Police Department announced a section of South Third Street will be closed during the festival.The Arts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and S...

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Police News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Swedish Days Festival & Parade To Impact Downtown Traffic, Parking

Swedish Days Carnival

Swedish Days brings thousands of people to Geneva to enjoy food, music and plenty of fun for people of all ages each summer. To accommodate this signature event, parking restrictions will be implemented, and two downtown streets will be closed throughout ...

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Police News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Tri-Cities Traffic Safety Initiative Results Announced

Police News - New Car

More than 350 drivers were stopped during a joint traffic safety campaign conducted by the Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia police departments from May 23 to Memorial Day.The law enforcement agencies concentrated their efforts along four main highways that...

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Police News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Tri-Cities Police Join Forces For Traffic Safety Initiative

Police News - New Car

Police departments throughout the Tri-Cities announced they will be combining efforts this upcoming holiday week in an effort to reduce crashes and enhance roadway safety through additional enforcement. The Geneva, Batavia, and St. Charles Police are join...

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Police News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Geneva Police Announce Youth Triathlon, Memorial Day Parade Street Closures

Memorial Day

Geneva residents should plan accordingly for two Memorial Day weekend events that will temporarily close streets on the City’s west side and downtown.The MMTT Youth Triathlon race will be held at the Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital campus and surrou...

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Police News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Geneva Teen Dies In Fatal Train Accident

Police News - New Car

A 17-year-old Geneva girl died May 17 from injuries sustained when she was struck by an eastbound Metra passenger train on the Union Pacific-West line underneath the Route 25 vehicle overpass.Geneva Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched aro...

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Police News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Geneva Police Save Man's Life On Railroad Bridge

Police News - New Car

Five Geneva Police officers are being credited with saving a man who was threatening to take his life May 4 on the Union Pacific West line train trestle spanning the Fox River.Dispatched at 7:58 p.m., officers were able to stop train traffic after making ...

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Police News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Geneva Police Give Update On Suspicious Death Investigation

Police News - New Car

A man who was deemed a person of interest in the May 4 suspicious death investigation of a 43-year-old Geneva woman has been released from police custody.The Geneva Police Department, with concurrence from the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, releas...

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Police News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Geneva Police Conducting Suspicious Death Investigation

Police News - New Car

The Geneva Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after finding a 43-year-old Geneva woman dead from a fatal gunshot wound outside her home.A female relative living in the Chicago area called police at 8:02 p.m. May 4 to report the Geneva w...

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Police News