As we head into spring, the melting snow and inevitable rain storms highlight the importance of flood plains. The benefits of floodplains go beyond providing natural erosion control and open space to reduce future flooding. Read more »
Years ago, scam artists perfected the use of Money Gram or Western Union wire transfers to bilk unsuspecting people out of money. Today, Green Dot MoneyPaks are the choice of scammers. MoneyPaks are a relatively new way of transferring money, and are available at more than 50,000 retailers nationwide.
The St. Charles Police Department will host its first ever Youth Police Academy June 10-14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The academy is open to kids ages 13-16 and will showcase careers in police and fire work, encourage team work, and grow self-esteem. Read more »
Bring Your Child to Work Day is April 25
Current or potential St. Charles businesses have opportunities to grow their enterprise through programs offered by Elgin Community College (ECC).