Have a Treat and Help a Good Cause at the City of St. Charles “CASAtober” Bake Sale Fri., Oct. 31

Activities throughout October Benefit CASA Kane County

City  employees  are  holding  a  bake  sale  and  raffle to  raise  funds  for  the  CASA (Court-Appointed  Special  Advocates)  Kane  County  child  advocacy  program.  Home-baked treats will be on sale in the reception area of the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., on Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Raffle tickets also will be available for $3 each. Prizes include theatre tickets, gift baskets, and more.

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Riverside Avenue between Illinois and Walnut Avenues to Close for Sanitary Sewer Maintenance

Closure to Start Nov. 3 and will be in Effect about Two Weeks

Riverside Avenue between Illinois and Walnut avenues will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, Nov. 3 as routine maintenance is performed on the sanitary sewer system on and near the Illinois bridge. Traffic on the Illinois Bridge also will be reduced to one lane in either direction. Read more »

St. Charles Business Aquascape Stars in Reality Show on Nat Geo Wild

One of St. Charles’ prominent businesses, Aquascape, is on Nat Geo Wild starring in their own reality show, Pond Stars. Click the link to see what Tuesday's episode was all about and be sure to tune in next Tues., 9 p.m.!




Strengthening International Business Relationships

City Officials Meet with Japanese Delegates

On Sept. 25, Mayor Ray Rogina and Economic Development Manager Matt O’Rourke met with representatives from the Japan External Trade Organization and the Japanese Consulate.

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Welcome New Businesses!

New businesses have opened up Downtown, in the East and West Gateways, and East Gateway Industrial areas of the city.

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Welcome New Businesses!


Riverside Pizza & Pub

Italian Restaurant

102 E. Main St.


Seterus, Inc.

Mortgage Services

408 Walnut St.


Top Table (Opening Sept. 2)


1 Illinois St., Ste. 170


River House Saloon


104 E. Main St.




Purchase a Chamber Gift Certificate

With over 100 local businesses to choose from, a St. Charles Chamber of Commerce Gift Certificate is the perfect gift.  You will also be supporting one of our very own businesses right here in St. Charles. There are three convenient locations where you can purchase a certificate:St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, 216 Riverside Ave.; Blue Goose Market, 300 S. 2nd St. and the Economic Development office in City Hall, 2 E. Main St. Certificates are available in any denomination of $25.00 or less, payable by cash or check. Read more »

Update on The Quad St. Charles

The First Phase of construction for The Quad St. Charles is expected to begin this month.

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Welcome New Businesses!


Delectable Vapors E-Cigarettes, 504 E. Main St., 630-549-0386

Magic Nail Nail Salon, 311 N. 2nd St., 630-444-0822

Chrysalis Unique Home Decor 108 State Ave., 630-267-8065

Red Foxes Boutique Women's Apparel, Home Decor, Gifts, 314 W. Main St., 630-549-3073

O'Sole Mio Gelato, Expresso, Wine, After Dinner Apertiv, 131 S. 1st St., 630-669-1605


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Brokers Tour Shows Off the Highlights of St. Charles

On June 12, more than 25 Commercial Real Estate Brokers from around the Chicagoland area visited St. Charles. They were accompanied by the City’s Economic Development staff on a two-hour bus tour of available properties around town and took a walking tour of available downtown properties.  This is the second time the City has hosted a brokers tour. The tour provides an opportunity for brokers to share information about properties they represent in St. Charles.
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