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20th Street, between 8th & 10th Avenues will be closed briefly from 9-10am on Thursday September 29th. We appreciate your patience!
The City of Rochelle Lawnridge Cemetery will be removing artificial arrangements and decorations from October 1-7, 2016. No artificial decorations will be allowed during this period. After October 7th, new decorations may be placed per Lawnridge Cemetery Rules and Regulations. If you would like arrangements or decorations saved, please contact…
The City of Rochelle will begin providing leaf vacuuming services for residents on October 17, 2016 The vacuuming service will run until December 2. During this period, other landscape waste (grass, plants, weeds and small amounts of leaves) may continue to be placed in paper landscape bags or standard garbage…
The City of Rochelle is excited to announce the launch of Hello, Rochelle! our new mobile app! Hello, Rochelle is a simple way for residents to keep up with happenings around town. By simply opening the event calendar, the visitor is greeted with a description, website, phone, email, mapping and…
911 is down in all of Northern Illinois due to a Frontier issue. For emergencies call the fire department directly at 561-2071 or Police Department at 562-2131.
We’re having a Hay Day downtown Rochelle on Saturday October 15th! Our newest event runs from 10am to 6pm on Lincoln Highway and throughout the Downtown. The family-friendly, fall event features a petting zoo, giant inflatables, and more! Kids will have the opportunity to touch-a-truck with police, fire and utility…
The State of Illinois, with support from the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, Illinois Commerce Commission, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois Operation Lifesaver, Illinois Sheriff’s Association, and the Illinois Truck Enforcement Association, has declared September 11th to 17th as Illinois Rail Safety Week in order to…
In the early morning hours of August 30th, the City of Rochelle experienced stormy weather that resulted in leaves and branches down and several power outages. The City of Rochelle Street Department will conduct an extra brush pickup on Friday September 2nd. Brush should be placed curbside in piles not…
Enjoy a lovely evening Downtown Rochelle at "Wine on Lincoln", signature event by the City of Rochelle and Headon's Fine Meats on Saturday September 24th from 5-9pm. The event features a delicious Headon's New York Strip steak dinner, with complimentary wine tastings and a commemorative Wine on Lincoln glass for…
Street Superintendent, Tim Isley, has announced that tree trimming operations will be taking place on North 7th Street, Lincoln Highway, and North 9th Street. Work will begin on August 4th at 7am and flaggers will be used within these areas. The work is necessary to trim or remove low hanging…