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

  • AURORA POLICE CLIMBING ROOFS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICSAurora Police officers will be giving out coupons for free donuts in exchange for donations to Special Olympics Illinois this Friday, May 29 at all Aurora Dunkin' Donuts locations. A variety of Special Olympics Torch Run memorabilia will also be for sale.
  • NEW ART EXHIBIT HIGHLIGHTS RECENTLY UNCOVERED LOCAL GEMS"Art for the Public: Rediscovering WPA-era Artwork in Aurora", an exhibit featuring images and pieces of Works Progress Administration-funded art projects in the City, will open with a reception this Friday, May 29, at the Aurora Public Arts Commission.
  • FIRE HYDRANT FLOW TESTING TAKES PLACE IN MAY AND JUNEThe Aurora Fire Department will be flow testing fire hydrants Citywide in May and June to make sure they operate properly in the event of an emergency. Since the testing may produce rusty water, you should refrain from washing clothes between 8 a.m. and noon, Mondays through Thursdays in May and June.
  • AURORA FARMERS MARKET OPENS JUNE 6Shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm preserves, artisan cheeses, old world breads and a very diverse selection of handcrafted products at Illinois' Oldest Farmers Market every Saturday in beautiful downtown Aurora.
  • SUMMER WILL BE ONE TO REMEMBER AT RIVEREDGE PARKFrom classic blues and rockers to country acts and cultural entertainment, RiverEdge Park is the premiere outdoor concert venue in the region and it's right in our own back yard at 360 N. Broadway in beautiful downtown Aurora.
  • TIME TO PLAN YOUR BLOCK PARTYHolding a block party is a great way to meet and get to know your neighbors while helping bring the community together. Aurora's aldermen can help you block off a stretch of roadway in your neighborhood in which to host your get-together and obtain a permit and barricades.
  • CITY ANNOUNCES SPRING ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENTSWhen you're doing your spring cleaning this year, don't forget to drop off your outdated and unwanted electronics items for safe recycling at one of Aurora's bi-monthly events.
  • 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.