Items of interest

A Reminder about Door-to-Door Soliciting

Door-to-door soliciting is permissible within the City of St. Charles. However, both charitable and commercial solicitors are required to obtain approval and register prior to soliciting. According to City code, sections 5.36.020 & 5.36.030: Read more »

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.

Lane Closures on the Illinois Ave. Bridge & Riverside Ave.

Temporary Closures are for Sewer Line Work

From June 9, 2014 to July 3, 2014, a contractor for the City Sanitary Sewer division will be working on sanitary sewer lines near the intersection of the Illinois Ave. Bridge and Riverside Ave. 

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Mortgage Relief Project Workshops to be held in Kane County

Working in partnership with state agencies and officials, the Kane County Foreclosure Task Force will host   two “Mortgage Relief Project” workshops in Elgin and Aurora. HUD-certified housing counselors will be on hand at both events to assist homeowners interested in avoiding foreclosure and/or learning about mortgage options/modifications. To register for the event or for more Mortgage Relief Project information, call toll-free at 1.800.532.8785 or visit www.idfpr.com. Read more »

Promoting Safe Swimming Pools

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year, nationwide, about 300 children under age 5 drown in swimming pools. And 2,000 more are treated in hospital emergency rooms for submersion injuries. Read more »

Celebrating St. Charles' 180th Anniversary

It’s summertime in St. Charles. Time to get out and enjoy the beautiful parks, relaxing riverwalk and miles of trails throughout the city.

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Celebrating St. Charles' 180th Anniversary

Enjoy this look back at Public Works - Streets and Police services through the years, photos courtesy of the St. Charles Heritage Center. And when you’re in town, stop by to see the Heritage Center’s historical exhibits in the display windows of the Municipal Center.

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City Economic Development Director Christopher Aiston to Retire July 31

Aiston Spent 30 Years in Public Service

Chris Aiston, Economic Development Director for the City of St. Charles, has announced that he will retire Wednesday, July 31, after 30 years in government service.

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St. Charles Youth Police Academy

The St. Charles Police Department will host its first ever Youth Police Academy this summer. Read more »

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