Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Tom Weisner

  • CELEBRATE OUR CHILDREN APRIL 26 AT EL DIA DE LOS NINOSPresented by the Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board and the East and West Aurora School Districts, the free, family event features more than 5000 books to be given to children along with music, dancing, stage performances, and more.
  • FIRE HYDRANT FLOW TESTING IN MAY AND JUNEThe Aurora Fire Department will be flow testing fire hydrants from 8 a.m. until 12 noon Mondays through Thursdays in May and June. Since the testing may produce rusty water, residents should not wash clothes during these times.
  • APD JOINS NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK APRIL 26The Aurora Police Department will be joining law enforcement agencies nationwide as they partner with the DEA to collect expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 26.
  • SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN AURORA PARADESWe're continuing to look for organizations to march, grand marshals to lead, and talented artists to help us advertise our parades this year. The Memorial Day Parade is on May 26 and the Independence Day Parade is July 4. Both are presented in partnership with Roosevelt Aurora American Legion Post 84.
  • 2014 ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DATES ANNOUNCEDIf you need to get rid of your old computer, monitor, TV, or other electronics items so they can be safely recycled, the City offers a multitude of options ranging from home pick-up, to twice monthly drop off recycling centers. List of items accepted and complete details.
  • DON'T FEED THE COYOTESCalls of reported coyote sightings in Aurora neighborhoods typically increase as animals venture out in search of food. If you see or encounter one of these wild animals, there are some simple safety rules you should follow.
  • DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE EXPLAINED AT FREE SEMINARSAurora's Assist Homeownership Program offers closing cost assistance of up to 3% of home loan amounts to eligible buyers. The Assist program can be used with a variety of home loan products and never requires recapture or repayment. Learn more by attending an upcoming free seminar.
  • MONTHLY LOW-COST PET WELLNESS CLINICSAurora's Animal Control and Care Division in partnership with Just Animals, a local non-profit, no kill animal shelter, offer monthly pet wellness clinics featuring discounted vaccinations, tests, and prevention medicines for dogs and cats. Find out more by clicking the sick puppy.