Department Of Streets And Sanitation
The city’s war against the tree-killing Emerald Ash Borer was kicked up quite a few notches on Wednesday.
City officials have decided to shut down a temporary clinic that had been set up in a garbage truck garage to provide wellness screenings for Streets and Sanitation Department workers.
Trash in a number of Chicago neighborhoods will be collected differently starting Monday, but the city hopes no one notices a difference.
Some North Side residents might have a new garbage day starting Monday.
The Emanuel administration is expected to release a report later Wednesday, showing that absenteeism among employees in the Department of Streets and Sanitation is down.
City officials want Chicagoans to know they are ready for snow, even if the snow isn’t yet ready to fall.
The City of Chicago says it’s ready for the worst when it comes to winter weather.
Failing to shovel your walkway this winter could be a costly mistake.
As part of his budget plan for next year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to change the way garbage is collected in Chicago. Next summer, the mayor plans to switch from a ward-by-ward collection system to a grid-based system.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talked with Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Tom Byrne to get the answers.
A deputy commissioner at the Department of Streets and Sanitation has been suspended for having his underlings run errands for him, but gets to keep his job, according to a report today.
City officials estimated on Friday that last month’s blizzard cost the city more than $37 million in preparation and cleanup efforts.
If you’re still using an old folding chair or some empty crates to save the parking spot you dug out during last week’s blizzard, get rid of it soon, or the city will.
As the city gets blanketed with a fresh covering of snow Sunday morning, the city Department of Streets and Sanitation has dispatched 174 snow-fighting trucks onto the streets.
Miguel Del Valle says the prison sentence given for former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez brings to mind rival Rahm Emanuel’s connections to Chicago’s old patronage system.
Convicted former Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez ripped the city’s response on Lake Shore Drive during the blizzard this week.
Former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez returns to federal court Thursday to be sentenced on his mail fraud conviction.
If you’re waiting for your block to be plowed so you can get your car out, you’ll likely have to be patient for a while.
City officials are urging Chicagoans to stay indoors if the trip isn’t “absolutely necessary,” as a blizzard that could reach historic proportions rolls in.
The city has sent almost 175 snow-fighting trucks onto the streets to treat main roads after an early Sunday lake effect snow storm.
The city of Chicago had 174 of its snow fighting trucks patrolling Chicago’s side streets early Saturday afternoon, as temperatures were expected to drop into the single digits Saturday night.
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