City News

08/19/2015

St. Charles Deputy Police Chief Steve Huffman Retires

08/19/2015

Effective Aug. 21, 2015

Steven Huffman, Deputy Chief of Administration in the St. Charles Police Department, has announced he will retire effective Aug. 21, after serving in the department for nearly 22 years. Huffman has accepted the position as Chief of Police for the Village of Antioch.

08/14/2015

Kids are Back in School; Drive with Extra Caution

08/14/2015

District 303 Schools Started Aug. 19

Schools in St. Charles are back in session and kids are ut 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.

08/10/2015

Work Gets Underway on First Street

08/10/2015

Preliminary Site Work to Begin Shortly

Construction fencing will be going up on First Street in the next two weeks as preliminary site work for Phase 3 gets underway. Phase 3 includes construction of three mixed-use buildings and a two level public parking deck in an area bounded by 1st Street, Illinois Street and the Fox River.

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.