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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Warning Notice about Packages with IEDs

Due to recent packages containing IEDs, the National Explosives Task Force (NETF) has issued a document reminding everyone to diligently inspect packages before opening them. Please read the following information regarding the recent rising concern.

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

CPR Class Coming Up Soon!

The Crete Fire Department will be hosting a CPR re-certification class on Thursday, April 12th at 6:30 pm at Station #1- 524 W. Exchange Street. The cost will be $35 per person. Please call Station #1 at (708) 672-2727 for additional information.

Posted on: March 6, 2018

Crete FD Pancake Breakfast!!!

Join us for good food and good times! The Crete Fire Department will be hosting their annual Pancake Breakfast on Palm Sunday, March 25th from 7 am - 12 noon. A special bunny will be stopping by too!

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Snow Removal Reminder


1. The Village of Crete Snow Removal Ordinance is in effect after an accumulation of two inches of snow measured at 1201 Douglas Lane.

*No vehicles or trailers can be parked on the roadways.

*Once the snowfall has ended and the streets...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

2018 Curbside Recycling Schedule

The 2018 curbside recycling schedule can be found on our website, under 'Household Waste & Curbside Recycling' in the 'Village Services' tab or by clicking the following link. We hope you find this printable calendar useful throughout the upcoming year.

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Posted on: October 30, 2017


Branch chipping has ended for the season. Chipping will resume next spring.

Posted on: June 9, 2017

Crete PD Partners with MedicAlert to Provide Free Medical IDs!

The Village of Crete, in partnership with MedicAlert Foundation, has announced a free program aimed to protect community members with dementia and autism who are at-risk for wandering emergencies.

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Safe Internet Purchase Exchange Location in Crete!

The Village of Crete Police Department is happy to announce that the Department has partnered with OfferUp to create a safe internet purchase exchange location in the parking lot of the Village of Crete Police Department.

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