Another Shop St. Charles Winner

Mark Rafferty is the next winner of the Shop St. Charles Challenge after his name was picked in a random drawing of applicants. Rafferty visited three local businesses and then told us about his experiences. He will receive a rebate of up to $100 for successfully completing the Challenge. Read more »

Residential Burglaries

On Monday March 3, 2014, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the St. Charles Police Department responded to a residence in the 0-100 block of Roosevelt Street reference to an attempted residential burglary.  The resident reported that sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. someone attempted to pry open a rear door.  No entry was made into the residence and no property was reported missing.

A short time later, officers responded to the 800 block of Gray Street reference to a reported residential burglary.  The resident reported that sometime between 7:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Read more »

Here’s What’s New with Charlestowne Mall

Activity Update

On Feb 10., the developers of the Charlestowne Mall property provided an update on the project to the Planning and Development Committee. The Krausz Companies, Inc., purchased the site in 2013 and are planning to redevelop and relaunch the property as an enclosed mall called “The Quad” St. Charles.

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City of St. Charles Names Matthew O’Rourke Economic Development Division Manager

The City of St. Charles has named Matthew O’Rourke Economic Development Division Manager in the Community & Economic Development Department. O’Rourke previously served as a Planner in the Community & Economic Development Department, a position he held for six years.

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Restaurant Week is February 24-28

Enjoy the local flavors of St. Charles during Restaurant Week and receive 25% off your total bill. Visit our Restaurant Week Page for more information.

Location : 
Mon, 02/24/2014 - Fri, 02/28/2014

Welcome New Businesses!


Benistar Admin Services

Health Care Plan Administrator

100 Illinois St., Ste. 260,


Arbitrage LLC Property Acquisitions

1200 S. 2nd Street, 630-404-7689

Brandweavers RX Marketing

210 S. 5th St., Ste. 101, 630-945-1787


Green, Plagge & Shaw, Ltd CPA 1650 E. Main St., Ste. 201



City Council Approves Late Night Permit Requirement Amendment to Liquor Ordinance

New Permits Recommended by the Liquor Control Commission

The City Council has approved amendments to the City’s Liquor Ordinance that would require a Late Night Permit for businesses serving alcohol past midnight, as recommended recently by the Liquor Control Commission. Read more »

St. Charles Police Department Hosting 2014 Citizens Police Academy

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a part of the law enforcement profession?  The St. Charles Police Department once again is hosting its annual Citizens Police Academy, which will run from March 18 through May 15, 2014. Read more »

The City of St. Charles Retains its Aa1 Credit Rating from Moody's Investors Service

Moody’s Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis, once again granted the City of St. Charles an impressive Aa1 rating. Read more »

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