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  1. 2016 Police Torch Run!

    Here are photos from June 9th of Officers from local Police Departments as the Flame of Hope was carried through Chicago Heights, South Chicago Heights, Steger, Crete and University Park. Read on...
  2. IN HONOR OF OUR VETERANS from State Representative ANTHONY DELUCA

    Dear Veteran, Whether you served in World War II, just returned from Afghanistan or served in any other branch of military, your contribution to our community as a member of the armed services is deeply appreciated.... Read Entire Letter
  3. Unwanted TV & Monitor Removal Throughout Chicagoland!

    Unwanted TV & Monitor Removal Throughout Chicagoland, from Vet Tech! You can help U.S. Military veterans and your local community by recycling your unwanted TV or computer monitor. Proceeds go to help veterans with training and job placement programs. Full Text...

    This is a special offer for Village of Crete residents that have signed up to receive news alerts from the Village. Our Crete Public Works Department has a limited supply of sapling trees that they are offering for free... Read on...
  5. Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Crete Area

    On June 2, 2016 a bat was picked up by Will County Animal Control in the 1100 block of Main St., Crete. Testing by the Illinois department of public health, concluded that the bat was infected with rabies. Additional Info...
  6. Crete 2016 Memorial Day Parade Video!

    The attached link will take you to the YouTube video of Crete's Memorial Day Parade. Sit back and enjoy the video and accompanying Patriotic Music! Memorial Day Parade Video
  7. Animal Inoculation Day Thank You

    Please see the attached document from Crete's Animal Control regarding this year's Animal Inoculation Day. Animal Inoculation Thank You
  8. Paint the Town!!!

    The Village of Crete's Code Enforcement Department in cooperation with 7 local businesses have gotten together to help you with these projects by offering a 10% discount on items needed to help you improve your property & bring it back to it's past glory! Read on...
  9. FD Receives Safe Community Grant

    Fire Department Receives Safe Community Grant!

    Village of Crete Fire Department received $1,610.00 from Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. through their Safe Community Grant Program. Funds from this grant will be utilized in the Crete Fire Department's technology upgrade program Read on...
  10. St. James Hospital Closing Letter and Notice of Public Hearing

    The following is a letter written to the Village of Crete residents from Mayor Mike Einhorn as well as the Notice of Public Hearing for the proposed closure of St. James Chicago Heights emergency room and elimination of healthcare services. Letter to Residents RE: St James Hospital
  11. ComEd Offers Financial Assistance to Eligible Customers!!

    ComEd has established funding to assist eligible residents, veterans and non-profits who may be experiencing financial hardship. Please click on the following link to learn more about the programs and grants that are available! Additional Info...

    Recently I was notified by the president of St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights of some sweeping changes that will be made to the hospital in the next few years. He informed me that the majority of the hospital, as we know it, will be torn down. Read on...
  13. Important Security Safety Information and Tips Provided to Nicor Customers!

    Please visit Nicor's Customer Safety and Security page for valuable information on how to safeguard your household and account information. You can also click on individual safety pages for great tips for around your home!!!! Nicor&#39s Customer Safety and Security Page
  14. Will County Now Accepts Text Messages!!!

    For anyone who needs help immediately, but can't talk to a 911 dispatcher, there's a new option starting Thursday, October 15, 2015 in Will County. "9-1-1: Call if you can, Text if you can't"! Additional Info...
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    A Special Message from the Chief of Police

    The Crete Chief of Police has an important message regarding vacant homes and suspicious activity. Read on...
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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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