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  1. April is National Safe Digging Month!

    April marks the 10th annual National Safe Digging Month, reminding homeowners and professional excavators in Illinois to call JULIE at 8-1-1 before every digging project, regardless of size or depth. The service and call are free! JULIE, Inc.
  2. Crete Public Library Electronics Recycling Event!

    The Crete Library Electronic Recycling Event will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10 am - 12 pm. For a listed of accepted items or for further information, please click on the following link. Crete Library Electronic Recycling Flyer
  3. Hydrant Flushing in Your Area!!!

    Our Village of Crete Water Department has scheduled fire hydrant flushing to take place April 3 - May 5. Read on...
  4. Recycling Collection Tips

    With the implementation of bi-weekly recycling collection we have encountered some start-up problems that I would like to address in an effort to make things run as smooth as possible. Read on...
  5. Curbside Recycling can be a Win-Win-Win!

    The following article shines some light on a few of the reasons that the Village was in need of a curbside recycling program as well as the need to also support our Lions Club Recycle Center. Please help us utilize both opportunities we have been granted. Additional Info...
  6. New Recycling Program Info!

    The Village has negotiated a new garbage rate for residential properties and it was decided to set the new rate for next year at $17.95 per month. This rate is $1.54 less than residents are currently paying and will include bi-weekly curbside recycling. Read on...
  7. Available Commercial Property for Economic Development

    To further expand the information base for those individuals and companies interested in exploring development opportunities in Crete, we have developed a list of properties that are immediately available for that purpose. Read on...
  8. Prescription Drug Take Back Program!

    Our Police Department is now a designated collection site for unused and outdated prescription drugs! For additional information, please follow the link to our Police Department page. Additional Info...
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    Downtown Crete "Now and Then"

    We've uncovered some photographs of Downtown Crete from years past! Follow the link below to view many of the improvements made in the Downtown area. We think you'll agree that Downtown Crete is looking GREAT!!! Check back soon for new and updated photos! Click here for photos
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