Halloween: 2014 Trick-or-Treating on Sunday, October 26th from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Village of Gurnee Police Department requests that all trick-or-treaters limit haunting to the hours of 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 26, 2014. The Village also asks that you be respectful of your neighbors while trick-or-treating--go only to homes of people you know. If you have questions regarding trick-or-treating hours, please contact the Village of Gurnee Police Department at (847) 599-7000. 


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Leaf Collection Begins During the Week of Monday, October 20th

The Village of Gurnee's 2014 residential leaf collection program will begin the week of Monday, October 20th and will run through Saturday, November 29th.

Residents should have their unbagged leaves at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on the Monday of each collection week to ensure they are collected. Leaf collection does not necessarily take place on the same day as your regular garbage pick-up.

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Leaf Collection Tips & Tricks: How to Make Leaf Collection As Easy as Possible

With the Village's annual leaf collection program slated to begin during the week of Monday, October 20th, piles of leaves are already being moved to the curb. With the average tree having roughly 15,000 leaves, thousands of pounds of leaves will be collected and disposed of this year in the Village alone. To make the task easier, more efficient and more environmentally friendly for residents, the following tips & tricks have been compiled from a variety of sources to make the most of the leaf collection season:

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Tollway Project Update: Westbound Lane Reduction Beginning at Grand/Dilleys and Continuing through November

The Village has received notice from the Illinois Tollway that, as part of Phase Two of the I-94/Grand Avenue interchange project, a new traffic pattern will be used on westbound Grand Avenue starting at Dilleys Road beginning on or around Saturday, October 11th. At that time, the Tollway will taper traffic from three westbound lanes to one in order to accommodate traffic merging on to westbound Grand Avenue from the Tollway while construction occurs on one of the ramps. This new traffic pattern is expected to continue into November.

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Celebrate Fire Prevention Week By Ensuring Your Home is Fire Ready

Imagine waking up with a severe, burning cough and a room filled with smoke at 2 a.m. The air is hazy and hot, and it's getting harder to breath. At that moment, you realize your home is on fire and your smoke detectors didn't work, putting your life in extreme danger.

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