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

  • 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.
  • CELEBRATE OUR CHILDREN ON MAY 2The Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board hosts the Latin American holiday, El Dia de los Ninos (Day of the Children), on Saturday, May 2 with a variety of fun-filled educational activities, entertainers, food and more in historic 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.
  • MEMORIAL DAY AND 4th OF JULY PARADE GRAND MARSHALS SOUGHTThe City of Aurora in partnership with Roosevelt Aurora American Legion Post 84 is seeking nominations of citizens who have made significant contributions to the quality of life in the City to serve as grand marshals for the annual Memorial Day and 4TH of July parades.
  • 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SPRING ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENTSWhen you're doing your spring cleaning this year, don't forget to drop off your outdated and unwanted electronics items for safe recycling at one of Aurora's bi-monthly events.
  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY BY ENROLLING IN CERTCommunity Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares residents for emergencies by teaching fire suppression, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, and other general disaster preparedness so they can make a difference in the first three days following an emergency.
  • LOW-COST PET WELLNESS CLINICS OFFERED AT AURORA ANIMAL CONTROL AND CARELow-cost tests, vaccinations, micro-chipping and other services are available monthly through Aurora Animal Control and Care during pet wellness clinics that are offered in partnership with Just Animals, a local, no-kill animal shelter.
  • 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.