City News

08/24/2015

New Parking Lot Configurations on First Street Site

08/24/2015

Some parking spots downtown will temporarily be unavailable in the name of permanent progress on the 1st Street project. 

08/24/2015

Tours, Music, Trivia and Museum Exhibit Highlight the St. Charles Municipal Building’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

08/24/2015

Sept. 12, from 1-3 p.m.

The Municipal Building has been a hallmark of the St. Charles landscape since it opened Labor Day weekend in 1940. For 75 years it has majestically stood guard over our community from its perch on Fox.

08/19/2015

St. Charles Deputy Police Chief Steve Huffman Retires

08/19/2015

After serving in the department for nearly 22 years, Deputy Chief of Administration Steven Huffman has retired from the St. Charles Police Department. Huffman has accepted the position as Chief of Police for the Village of Antioch.

08/14/2015

Back to School Required Reading

08/14/2015

Cell Phone & School Bus Traffic Laws

School is back in session and kids are out at bus stops, buses are stopping on the roads, and parents are driving their children to and from school. So please proceed with extra caution around our schools and in our neighborhoods, especially during the morning rush hours.

07/07/2015

St. Charles Gets Its Time in the Sun: America in Bloom Judging is July 12-14

07/07/2015

Take a Virtual Tour of the Judging Route

The America in Bloom competition is almost here. July 12-14, two experienced program judges will visit our town. They will be taken on a guided tour around St. Charles to review floral displays and landscaped areas. They also will be assessing our heritage preservation, urban forestry and environmental efforts, and paying attention to the overall impression our community conveys.

07/02/2015

City of St. Charles Street Resurfacing Program Underway

07/02/2015

The City of St. Charles launched its 2015 Street Program Resurfacing project June 29. Work continues, weather permitting. 

06/24/2015

City of St. Charles 2015 Annual Water Quality Report is Now Available

06/24/2015

The City of St. Charles is committed to providing a continuous supply of safe, reliable and economical water to its customers. 

06/19/2015

Take Precautions to Prevent Nuisance Coyotes

06/19/2015

It’s not uncommon to see a coyote around St. Charles. Coyotes have become a permanent fixture in rural, urban and suburban areas throughout Illinois, and are they are not going away any time soon. 

06/19/2015

Chicago Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians to Tour the Municipal Building June 27

06/19/2015

The Visit is Part of the Group’s Fox River Valley Tour

A group from the Chicago Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will be touring the Municipal Building Saturday, June 27. The visit is part of the group’s Fox River Valley Tour, with stops in St. Charles, DeKalb, Sycamore and Wheaton.

06/17/2015

Mayor Rogina Brings Home the "Golden Baton" Award

06/17/2015

St. Charles Mayor Ray Rogina took a break from conducting City Council meetings to conduct a special performance of the Fox Valley Philharmonic Orchestra June 28 at the Peg Bond Pavilion in Batavia, along with fellow Mayors from Batavia and Geneva.

06/16/2015

Portions of Ohio Ave. & South 4th Ave. to be Closed for Road Work Beginning June 17

06/16/2015

Work Expected to Last Approximately Two Weeks

Portions of Ohio Ave. and South 4th Ave. will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning June 17 while concrete street panels are removed and replaced on the south side of Ohio Ave., and at the intersection of South 4th & Ohio Avenues.

06/16/2015

City of St. Charles Storm Response

06/16/2015

Waters Have Receded, But a Flood Advisory for the Fox River Continues to June 18

06/09/2015

June 6 Structure Fire 167 Lakeside Drive

06/09/2015

1:22 p.m. on June 6, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at the Amli Apartment Complex, 167 Lakeside Drive. 

06/09/2015

Come to the America in Bloom Volunteer Meeting June 17

06/09/2015

The Competition Judging is Approaching

You don’t need a green thumb to be a part of St. Charles’ America in Bloom effort. Just come armed with fresh cut ideas and a budding volunteer spirit to help spruce up the community before the official judging July 12-14.