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Structure Fire at the Caroll Towers

Feb. 22, 2108

At 10:39 p.m. Feb. 22, 2018, the St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to an activated fire alarm at the Caroll Towers, 200 N. Second Street. Firefighters arrived at 10:41 and found a working kitchen fire on the second floor of the six story building, with a female occupant unable to exit the fire apartment. The incident was upgraded at this time to a General Alarm bringing additional resources to the scene. Firefighters removed the victim from the fire apartment and she was transported to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva with non-life threatening injuries.

Vote Early at the St. Charles Municipal Building

Early Voting: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Weekdays from March 5 to 15

March 20 is the date of the 2018 Illinois Primary Election, but you can beat the crowds and vote early. Early voting is available at the St. Charles Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., for Kane County residents who are registered to vote. Early voting is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays from March 5 to March 15. 

Contact the Kane County Clerk’s Office at 630-232-5990 or visit www.kanecountyelections.org for early voting requirements.

St. Charles Utility Bill Records Available for Filing Taxes

The City of St. Charles offers multiple ways for utility customers to access records of their utility bills while filing taxes.

For customers who are registered through the online utility billing payment system, billing history can be accessed upon logging in by clicking on ‘view bill images’.

The Utility Billing Office can also provide you with printed copies of your past 12 months of bills. They can be picked up in the office at the Municipal Center, 2 E. Main St.

Resolve to Be Ready

Did you know, the Chicago & Northern Illinois Red Cross supports 9.5 million residents in 21 counties in the Chicago & Northern IL area -- including DuPage and Kane counties where St. Charles is located -- 24/7, every day. The American Red Cross is there for the all residents of our community, to help after a disaster such as a home fire, to collect life-saving blood, to teach CPR and First Aid, to support our deployed military, to help our veterans and so much more.

Snow Parking Ban Information, Please Shovel Sidewalks

And Other Snow Storm Reminders

 

Citywide Street Parking Ban in Effect for Snow Accumulations of 3 Inches or More

As of 7 a.m. Feb. 9, 2018, 6" of snow fell in St. Charles. The snow is expected to continue throughout the weekend. A citywide parking ban on streets is in effect after snow accumulations reach 3 inches. If cars are parked on the streets, it makes it difficult for our plow crews to safely clear the streets. The ban is lifted after 72 hours or once the streets are cleared.

Snow Parking Ban Information, Please Shovel Sidewalks

And Other Snow Storm Reminders

 

Citywide Street Parking Ban in Effect for Snow Accumulations of 3 Inches or More

As of 7 a.m. Feb. 9, 2018, 6" of snow fell in St. Charles. The snow is expected to continue throughout the weekend. A citywide parking ban on streets is in effect after snow accumulations reach 3 inches. If cars are parked on the streets, it makes it difficult for our plow crews to safely clear the streets. The ban is lifted after 72 hours or once the streets are cleared.

Discover Your Foodie Side at St. Charles Restaurant Week Feb. 26 to March 2

Enjoy One of the Largest Restaurant Week Selections in the Area and Get 20% Off Your Bill

 

From February 26 to March 2, visit participating St. Charles restaurants and receive a 20% discount off your total bill when you present a special coupon—either printed or on your phone. With more than 40 participating restaurants, St. Charles offers one the largest Restaurant Week selections in the area.

“Restaurant week is a great way to get out and support your local restaurants and to experience the variety of cuisine that St. Charles has to offer,” says Matt O’Rourke, Economic Development Division Manager.

Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of Domino’s Pizza, 1450 W. Main St.

Investigation Aided by Tips from the Public

 

A West Chicago man was charged with Armed Robbery (Class X felony), and Aggravated Robbery (Class 1 felony), in relation to the Armed Robbery at Domino’s Pizza, 1450 W. Main St.  

Arrested: Jonah A. De Leon, M/H, 19 years of age of the 600 block of S. Neltnor Blvd. West Chicago, Illinois 60185.

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