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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

11/28/2018:

D Construction recently completed installation of the parking bays and started installing piers, planters, and structural soil. The electricians have completed installation of conduit on the 900 block of State Street. Progress since Wednesday, ...

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City News
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Frozen Movie at the Roxy

Frozen

The Summer Art Series Committee will be showing a movie matinee, Frozen, on Thursday, 12/27 at the Roxy Theater. Doors will open at 1:30 PM, with the movie starting at 2 PM sharp. 

This is a dress-up event, so we encourage children of all...

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City News
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Warming Center at Lockport Police Department

The Lockport Police Department is available to the public as a warming center. The Police Department is open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year. To arrange a ride to the station, please contact Dispatch / Non-Emergency at (815) 838-2131.

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2018

Snow Parking Ordinance

No person shall park any vehicle upon the public streets at any time after snow begins to fall and for a period of eight hours after snow stops falling on the streets and public parking lots. If the snow on the street exceeds two inches in depth, the park...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Waste Management Holiday Schedule

Waste Management will be observing Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 22. If your service day falls on or after this observed holiday, your service will be delayed by one day for this week only.

City News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Increased Patrols Planned for Thanksgiving

Drive Sober Click It

If you’re heading out tonight or during this holiday week, keep in mind that the Lockport Police Department and law enforcement throughout Illinois will be working around the clock through Thanksgiving to make certain that travelers are buckled up and dri...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

City Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. City Hall will re-open for regular business hours on Monday, November 26 at 8 AM.

City News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Our Town Newsletter (Winter 2018)

Thank you for your interest in the Our Town Newsletter, created and published by the City of Lockport. Below is the latest edition: Winter 2018. Please view the newsletter on our website or view in ISSUU. 

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2018

Downtown Construction Notice

Advisory: State and 9th are both closed due to a gas leak. Please avoid the area. 

Due to a gas leak in the 800 block of S. State St., State St is closed between 7th St and 10th St.  9th St is closed between Madison St and Canal Rd. &...

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City News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Christmas in the Square 2018

The City of Lockport, Lockport Township Park District, and Lockport Township Government are hosting the annual Christmas in the Square event on Saturday, November 24 from 1-4:30 p.m. in Central Square at 222 E. 9th Street in Lockport. Come join Santa and ...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

City Offices Closed for Veterans Day

City offices will be closed on Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day. Regular business hours from 8 AM to 4:30 PM will resume on Tuesday, November 13. Thank you Veterans for your service to our Country. 

Our Veterans Day Ceremony will ...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

State Street Construction

Recently Completed

D Construction has completed watermain on 9th Street. Gravity wall caps have been poured on the east side of the 900 block of State Street and pedestrian traffic has been moved in front of the buildings. Removal for the new parking bay o...

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City News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Construction Update & 9th Street Notice

Construction Update

Weekly Construction Update

D Construction started installing watermain on the south side of 9th Street, working east towards Hamilton Street. Following installation, the main will be tested and chlorinated so that the contractor can continue installation o...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Veterans Day Ceremony

Lockport VFW

In partnership with the Lockport VFW Post 5788, the City is hosting the Annual Veterans Day Celebration honoring all those who have served or are currently serving our country. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Lockpo...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Downtown Construction Notice: 9th Street from Commerce to Hamilton

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9th Street at State - Temporary Lane Changes

Due to watermain work, lane changes are expected on 9th Street (eastbound and westbound) approaching State Street, beginning Saturday, October 27.

Eastbound 9th Street - All traffic will be shifted to the left tu...

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City News
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

State Street Construction

Recently Completed 

The contractor, D Construction, completed gravity wall and water service installation on the east side of the 900 block of State Street. Watermain installation has been completed on the east side of the 1000 block of State Stre...

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City News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

State Street Construction

Recently CompletedD Construction has completed demolition of the existing vaulted sidewalks. Installation of gravity walls at 908, 910/912, and 916/920 State Street has been completed. Watermain was pressure-tested and chlorinated last week on the east si...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

Recently Completed: The contractor, D Construction, finished up watermain work in the 10th Street intersection last week and the road has been reopened. The watermain on the 900 block of the east side of the street has been completed. Sidewalk va...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Halloween Movie Night

Monster House

In the spirit of Halloween, the City of Lockport Summer Art Series Committee is hosting a family-friendly movie night showing Monster House on Wednesday, October 17 at the Roxy Theater. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. and the movie starts at 6:30 p.m. sharp....

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City News
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Downtown Construction Notice

On Thursday, September 27, the contractor for the Downtown State Street Construction project is closing 10th Street at the intersection of State Street for watermain installation. Parking on 10th will still be available, but cars will not be able to pass ...

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City News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

State Street Construction Project Moving Forward

Stage 1 Complete: Construction Moving to the East Side of State Street

The City of Lockport’s landmark State Street construction project is progressing, with construction crews completing the sidewalk, curb, water main, and on-street par...

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City News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Downtown Construction Notice: Parking on East State Street

Downtown Construction Update: Street parking on the east side of State Street is blocked off today from 10th Street north to 9th Street. Parking is available in several public lots, including the Hamilton Street Lot, State Street Lot, and Commerce Street ...

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City News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Consolidated General Election Petition Packet

The City of Lockport Petition Packet for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated General Election is available for pick up at the Central Square Building, Office of the City Clerk, 3rd Floor, 222 E. 9th Street, Lockport, IL. The Office of the City Clerk is open Mo...

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City News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Sweets & Savory Crawl

Sweets and Savory Crawl

On Sunday, September 16 at 11 a.m. we're kicking off our annual Sweets & Savory Crawl, stopping for sweets and savory bites at Cakes XO, Embers Tap House, Sizzles, Cool Creations Homemade Ice Cream, Hollingworth Candies, Port Noir - Wine & Martini...

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City News
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Electric Aggregation Program

After a competitive bid process, the City of Lockport, along with 14 other communities, have selected Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. (“Constellation”) as the preferred supplier for its Electric Aggregation Program. 

Beginning, October 2018, this 36...

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City News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

New Utility Billing Online Service

The new billing system can be viewed on the City's website under the View or Pay Bill icon.

Online payment highlights include: 

  • View and pay your bill online anytime with credit/debit card or e-check
  • Schedule a payment for the same day or a future ...
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City News
Posted on: July 31, 2018

National Night Out in Lockport

National Night Out

**National Night Out has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 14 from 6-8 p.m. This event has been rescheduled from Tuesday, August 7 due to weather. 

Join the Lockport Police Department and your neighbors as we celebrate Lockport's 10th Annual National Nig...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2018

City Seeking Community Input on Old Canal Days

OCD Logo

“Old Canal Days, Our Community Fest – Come Help Shape It’s Future!” The City is seeking community input on Old Canal Days at a Planning Meeting on Wednesday, July 18 at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.The public is...

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City News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Fridays in the Park with Abe

Fridays in the Park Original

Gallery Seven and the City present Fridays in the Park with Abe, a family-fun, pet-friendly event at the Lincoln Landing, along the Illinois and Michigan Canal in historic downtown Lockport. This event is held the first Friday of every month through Octob...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Police Chief Lemming Receives Illinois State Bar Association Award

Chief Lemming ISBA Award

Police Chief Terry Lemming was awarded with the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Law Enforcement Award at the City Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 6. The ISBA Award was created to recognize sworn law enforcement officers for conduct that promotes ...

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City News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Lockport City Cemetery Tours at Old Canal Days

Lockport City Cemetery

With the earliest graves dating back to the 1830s, the cemetery is home to significant figures associated with the Illinois and Michigan Canal and Lockport’s history including; William Gooding, the Canal’s Chief Engineer, George Gaylord, Hiram Norton, Rob...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Central Square Named One of Illinois’ 200 “Great Places”

Central Square

The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois) has named Lockport Central Square as one of Illinois’ 200 Great Places, in honor of the State’s Bicentennial in 2018. The announcement was made as part of National Architecture We...

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Downtown Construction Update

The Downtown Construction Project at IL Route 171 (State Street) and Route 7 (9th Street) is intended to alleviate traffic congestion through downtown and heading toward and over the IL 7 (9th Street) high level-bridge. The Illinois Department of Transpor...

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