West Chicago’s annual Senior Citizen Leaf Raking Event is scheduled for Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed to lend a helping hand to senior citizens and those unable to tackle the task of raking the leaves in their yards. Individuals, businesses, or organizations looking for a rewarding service […]
Saturday, November 6, 20219:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.First United Methodist Church643 East Washington Street Last year, 4.94 tons of pumpkins were collected, nearly filling the collection receptacle stationed at the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) of West Chicago parking lot, to its capacity. The Pumpkin Composting Event was hugely successful in diverting pumpkins from landfills, […]
Please note: This spraying was originally scheduled for Monday, September 20th, however due to inclement weather was postponed until the evening of Tuesday, September 21st. The City of West Chicago has been notified that weather permitting, the West Chicago Mosquito Abatement District will conduct the sixth and final District-wide spraying for mosquito control on Tuesday […]
The Cottage Garden of Judith and Michael Horsley is a great example of what residents can do toward conservation efforts. This distinct style of garden combines informal design, traditional materials, dense plantings and a mixture of ornamental and edible plants.