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  • City of St Charles News

    It’s Scarecrow Fest time again! Stroll among 150 hand-crafted scarecrows on display during the festival. Also enjoy live entertainment, an arts and crafts show, carnival, petting zoo, delicious food and much more. Presented by the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau and AAA. www.scarecrowfest.com

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  • City of St Charles News

    Two lifesaving incidents and four decades of service earned three St. Charles Police officers special awards that were presented at the Sept. 2 City Council meeting. Their inspiring stories show the dedication and commitment St. Charles police officers display every day.

    Officer Tim Beam received a Lifesaving Award for alerting sleeping residents to evacuate their home after lightning started their roof on fire.

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  • City of St Charles News

    City of St. Charles employees are holding a bake sale and raffle to raise funds for the CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) Kane County child advocacy program. Our home-baked treats will be on sale in the reception area of the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., on Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Raffle tickets also will be available for $3 each. Prizes include theatre tickets, gift baskets, and more. Or, if you simply would like to donate to CASA Kane County, donation boxes will be available at City buildings throughout October.

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  • City of St Charles News

    The St. Charles Fire Department is hosting an Open House Sunday, October 19 from noon to 3 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 112 N. Riverside Avenue. There will be something for everyone, including tours of the fire station, a Kid’s Firefighter Challenge, equipment displays and safety exhibits from participating vendors. The Department’s Special Teams will demonstrate extrication equipment, technical rescue operations and dive operations.

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  • For 172 years, the St. Charles Fire Department has proudly served the residents and businesses of our community. Originally formed in 1842 as the Lafayette Fire Company, the charter included 56 members. Their services were in demand—back then everything from the buildings to the bridges and sidewalks were made of wood.

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Green Tip

Buy rechargeable batteries. They can be used for longer periods and will likely be less expensive than disposable batteries in the long run. When using rechargeable batteries, be sure to follow the instructions. Often it is suggested to charge the battery fully before use to avoid diminishing its lifetime.

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