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  • Joliet - 815-726-6291

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630-443-3681

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866-444-0016

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Public Safety News

August 27 Fire at 201 East Main Street - The Office Dining and Spirits

Wed., August 27 at 6:01a.m., the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported activated fire alarm at the Office Dining and Spirits establishment at 201 East Main Street. Firefighters were on the scene by 6:02 a.m. 

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Thanks for Filling our Boots!

Thanks to all who generously donated to the St. Charles Fire Department’s Fill the Boot campaign this year. Our firefighters were able to raise $4,454.36 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
 
City of St Charles News

Home Security Tips for Vacationers

If you are traveling during Spring Break this year, take a few simple steps to make sure your home is secure while you are away.
 
“Let your neighbors know when you will be on vacation and ask them to watch your home while you are gone,” said Interim Police Chief Steve Huffman. “We rely on residents to be our ‘eyes and ears’ when we can’t be there.

Feb. 13, 2014 Update: Child Incident Bulletin

The St. Charles Police Department investigated a report of a suspicious incident at a bus stop yesterday and found the incident was not of a malicious nature.

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Police News

2014 St. Charles North High School Homecoming Parade

The 2014 St. Charles North High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Main Street (Illinois Rt. 64) Friday, October 3, 2014  at 1:00 p.m.  The parade begins at E. Main and 2nd Avenue traveling west across the Main Street bridge to 6th Street.

  • Main Street will be closed between 7th Street and 5th Avenue (Illinois Rt. 25) beginning at 12:45 p.m.
  • Second Street (Illinois Rt. 31) will be closed between State Street and Illinois Street beginning at 12:45 p.m.

Main Street (Illinois Rt. Read more »

Youth Commission Challenge Grant Program

The City of St. Charles Youth Commission is once again accepting applications for its annual “Challenge Grant” Program. Grants will be awarded to youth-designed and youth-driven projects directed toward the promotion of healthy lifestyles among young people in the community.

The Youth Commission is optimistic that among all of the slogans, posters, and activities that could be promoted, the ones that emerge from the thinking and experiences of the youth themselves have high potential for success. Read more »

Youth Commission Challenge Grant Applications Due Dec. 1, 2014

The City of St. Charles Youth Commission is once again accepting applications for its annual “Challenge Grant” Program. Grants will be awarded to youth-designed and youth-driven projects directed toward the promotion of healthy lifestyles among young people in the community.

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Identity Theft - Don’t Become a Victim

While reviewing police reports, some identity theft reports were noted and it seemed like a good time to send out information on how to not become a victim.

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IDOT STEP Program Enforcement Campaigns

The St. Charles Police Department completed an 18 day enforcement period in connection with a Traffic Safety Campaign, ending on September 1, 2014.  This safety campaign is done in cooperation with, and funded by, the Illinois Department of Transportation.  During this enforcement period, St. Read more »

Fire News

August 27 Fire at 201 East Main Street - The Office Dining and Spirits

Wed., August 27 at 6:01a.m., the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported activated fire alarm at the Office Dining and Spirits establishment at 201 East Main Street. Firefighters were on the scene by 6:02 a.m. 

Read more »

Thanks for Filling our Boots!

Thanks to all who generously donated to the St. Charles Fire Department’s Fill the Boot campaign this year. Our firefighters were able to raise $4,454.36 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
 
City of St Charles News

Fire Department Recognizes Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12

October 6-12 is Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme, “Prevent Kitchen Fires,” is helping spread the word that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home. According to the latest research from the National Fire Protection Association, cooking is the leading cause of home fires, with two of every five home fires beginning in the kitchen. Cooking fires also are the leading cause of fire-related injuries in the home.
 
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Fire Department Awarded International Accreditation

The St. Charles Fire Department has received accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI), and is one of only 186 agencies to achieve this status. 
 
CFAI is dedicated to assisting the fire and emergency service agencies throughout the world in achieving excellence through self-assessment and accreditation in order to provide continuous quality improvement and the enhancement of service delivery to their communities.
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