City News

01/26/2015

New Saturday Business Hours at the St. Charles Police Department

01/26/2015

Beginning Feb. 7, Saturday business hours for the St. Charles Police Department will change to 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Business hours Monday through Friday are 6 a.m. - midnight; closed on Sundays and holidays.

01/22/2015

Arrest Made in Tobacco Store Armed Robbery

01/22/2015

On Sunday, January 4, 2015 at approximately 6:27 P.M., St. Charles Police responded to an “armed robbery that just occurred” dispatch at the Tobacco and Gift Store, located at 1556 E. Main Street.

01/20/2015

Theft of Mail Update

01/20/2015

Arrest Made

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at approximately 1:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Blackhawk Trail for a suspicious person possibly stealing packages from door steps.  

01/14/2015

1/14/2015 1:30 p.m. Update: Telephone Service is Restored at City of St. Charles Offices

01/14/2015

Telephone service for the City of St. Charles is now completely restored. Last evening the City experienced a telephone system interruption that caused a temporary outage for inbound calls. The City’s phone carrier has corrected the problem at their central office and full phone service has now been restored.

01/14/2015

January is National Radon Action Month

01/14/2015

January is National Radon Action Month. Radon gas is found all over the United States and comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water and enters buildings, including homes, through cracks and other holes in the foundation. Radon gas is odorless, tasteless and invisible and is classified as a carcinogen.

01/12/2015

Structure Fire 104 S. Third Avenue

01/12/2015

Sunday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 a.m., the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 104 South Third Avenue. Firefighters were on the scene by 7:32 and found smoke showing from a second floor window. 

01/08/2015

Beware of Dangerous Ice

01/08/2015

The St. Charles Fire Department would like to remind everyone of the dangers of walking on ice-covered bodies of water. Ice thickness and stability are never guaranteed. 

01/07/2015

St. Charles Police Department Annual Internal Affairs Summary - 2014

01/07/2015

The St. Charles Police Department is a CALEA Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency.  Annually, the Department releases a summary of internal investigations from the prior year. 

01/06/2015

Extreme Wind Chills Blast the Area

01/06/2015

Warming Centers are Available

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Chicago has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook Alert for this week that includes severe wind chill temperatures. 

01/06/2015

Consolidate Election April 7, 2015

01/06/2015

Final List of Candidates

As of today, the following is the list of candidates for the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election and the order that they will appear on the April ballot.

01/05/2015

Parking Ban In Effect with Significant Snowfalls

01/05/2015

Please remember no parking on streets within the Snow Route after a 2-inch snowfall. Also, a citywide parking ban on all streets goes into effect when 3 or more inches of snow has accumulated. 

12/22/2014

7th Avenue Creek Project Informational Meeting

12/22/2014

Jan. 21, 2015, 7 p.m.

A public notice is hereby being issued for a public informational meeting for the 7th Avenue Creek Project.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 21st at the City Hall, 2 East Main Street, City Council Chambers at 7 pm.   

12/19/2014

Got a New Mobile Gadget this Holiday?

12/19/2014

Bring Us With You!

If you got a new mobile phone or tablet for the holidays then you’ll want to install St. Charles Connect, the app that keeps you connected with the City of St. Charles. 

12/18/2014

City Proposes 2014 Property Tax Levy

12/18/2014

Operating levy remains frozen for sixth consecutive year

Finance Director Chris Minick presented the City's Proposed 2014 Tax Levy at a public hearing Dec. 1. The presentation is on our Finance page, or view it here.

12/15/2014

Christmas Tree Fire Safety

12/15/2014

No one wants to be a Grinch, but Christmas trees can present a fire safety issue. Christmas tree fire danger often is brought on by electrical malfunctions as well as a dry tree.