Cicero Sets Trick-Or-Treating Hours

The advent of October means preparations are underway for the end of the month, when superheroes, actors, musicians, and other celebrities roam the streets alongside ghosts, goblins, witches, and other scary creatures ready for Halloween. To help keep Cicero’s children safe for the annual tradition, the town has established official trick-or-treating hours from 3-7pm on Tuesday, Oct. 31. “Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in this country and Cicero is no different when [Learn More]

Remembering September 11, 2001

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Board of Trustees as we remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001. On Sept. 11, two planes crashed into the World Trade Center and one crashed into the Pentagon, killing thousands of people from all over the world, mostly Americans. A fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania after passengers overtook terrorists who planned to use the aircraft for a fourth target, probably the White [Learn More]

Cicero Schools Reopen With Celebration, Dedication

Returning to school doesn’t start with classrooms, homework or trying to remember a locker combination. At least not in Cicero, where District 99 and J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 joined forces with the Town of Cicero for two back-to-school events. The first one, held on August 12 at Unity Junior High, featured activities for students and parents, games, bouncy houses, community service opportunities, exams for those who needed them prior to starting school, [Learn More]

Seniors Bid Summer Goodbye With Annual Picnic

Cicero’s seniors made sure to have one last bit of fun to say farewell to summer with the Annual Summer Picnic. Put together by the Cicero’s Senior Activities and Senior Services, this year’s event made sure there was enough fun for everyone. While this has become a tradition for senior residents, it also highlights one of the key commitments Town President Larry Dominick has to ensure they have exceptional service and plenty of activities throughout [Learn More]

CYC Open House And Registration Scheduled

The Cicero Youth Commission will hold its open house and registration events the first week in September. Both open houses will give Cicero families a chance to learn more about the Commission’s after-school programs geared to provide kids a safe space to learn, enjoy added time with friends, and have fun.  

Free Family Movie Night on August 22!

The Cicero Youth Commission, in conjunction with Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Community Center, presents a Free Family Movie Night! The CYC will show “Trolls,” last summer’s animated hit by Dreamworks. It stars Anna Kendrick as Princess Poppy and Justin Timberlake as Branch, two trolls on a quest to save their captured friends and family from the unhappy Bergens. The 2016 film also includes the voices of Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Russell Brand, James [Learn More]

Morton 201 Achieves 1:1 Tech Status

In 2014, Morton District 201 started on an ambitious project: ensure every student attending any of the four schools has a laptop. Now, when the class of 2021 enters the Freshman Center, over 8,000 student laptops will be deployed, reaching every student enrolled at Morton East, Morton West, Morton Alternative School, and the Freshman Center. The 2200 Dell Latitude laptops accompany the 400 Dell Interactive Whiteboards, ensuring more students are able to learn with the [Learn More]

Cinco de Mayo in Cicero Continues to Flourish

Near record crowds flooded Cicero’s fair grounds at the beginning of May to kick off the warm-weather slate of festivals in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Hosted by Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee, the annual celebration of Mexican culture on the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the French saw live bands, food, rides and other carnival activities for the tens of thousands of people who attended the three-day event. Alfredo [Learn More]

Is Your License Plate Sticker Expiring?

As the state continues to have no operating budget, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has suspended the mailing of vehicle registration renewal reminder notices. Because of this, the typical post cards residents receive reminding them to renew their license plate stickers have been replaced by email reminders. These reminders, however, cannot be sent out unless the motorist has signed up for the renewal. Residents can sign up for the renewal by visiting the Secretary [Learn More]