St. Charles Earns Top Honor from Illinois Municipal Electric Agency

City News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:03pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – On behalf of the City of St. Charles, City Administrator Mark Koenen and Electric Services Manager Tom Bruhl accepted the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency’s President & CEO’s Municipality of the Year award at

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HGTV's House Hunters International Episode Features Scenes Around St. Charles

City News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:45pm
Airs Monday at 9:30 p.m. on HGTV, Check Local Listings for Channel

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3 Days of Lane Closures for Randall Rd. Oct. 27-29

City News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 7:34pm

A northbound lane of Randall Road between Route 38 in Geneva and

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

City News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:25pm
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

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

City News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:03pm
Activities throughout October Benefit CASA Kane County

City  employees  are  holding  a  bake  sale  and  raffle to  raise  funds  for  the  CASA (Court-Appointed 

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Fire Department to Conduct Hydrant Flow Tests Thursday

City News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:08am

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting a hydrant flow test on multiple hydrants on the east side of town, on Thursday, October 23, 2014.  The test will begin at approximately 8:00 A.M. and finish by 3:00 P.M. 

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Structure Fire 3800 Commerce Drive

City News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:39pm
The St. Charles Fire Department responded to a fire Sat. at the Eifeler Lafer Company, 3800 Commerce Dr.

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Trick or Treating Hours and Safety Reminders

City News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:22pm

It’s that time of year again! Ghosts and goblins will soon be knocking on your door asking for treats.  The St. Charles Police Department would like to recommend the following safety tips 

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Controlled, 10-sec. Power Outage Scheduled for Tues., Oct. 21 at 10 a.m.

City News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:43pm
60 homes in the Red Gate Subdivision Will Be Affected

To balance electrical load for improved reliability, the City of St. Charles electric utility will perform a momentary outage (about 10 secs.) that will affect 60 homes in the Red Gate

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City Celebrates Opening of New Wastewater Treatment Building

City News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 9:42am
Open House Mon., Oct. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

The City of St. Charles is celebrating the completion of the new Biosolids and Operations Building at the Main Wastewater Treatment Plant. There will be an Open House Mon., Oct. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at

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Suspicious Incident Involving a Child

City News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:48pm

On 10-14-14 at approximately 7:15 a.m., a 13-year-old male middle school student was walked south from W. Main St. in the parking lot of the Valley Shopping Center, 1500 W. Main Street. At this time, a male subject called out "Hey" to the 13-year

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Safety Demonstrations, Kids Firefighter Challenge and More at the Fire Department Open House Sun., Oct. 19, noon-3 p.m.

City News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 2:35pm


The St. Charles Fire Department is hosting an Open House Sunday, Oct. 19 from noon to 3 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 112 N. Riverside Avenue.

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Hats Off to Our Electric Utility Staff during Public Power Week!

City News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:20am

St. Charles is one of more than 2,000 community electric utilities across the nation that provides not-for-profit electric service to its citizens. Public Power Week recognizes electric utility staff for operating and maintaining a reliable,

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Reminder: Test Your Smoke Alarms Monthly

City News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:43am

Cooking is the leading cause home of fires and home fire injuries,

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Scarecrow Fest Traffic and Parking Advisory

City News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:06am
The 2014 St. Charles Scarecrow Festival is October 10, 11 & 12 in Downtown St. Charles

The festival is expected to produce heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic in the downtown area. Parking will be limited. 

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

City News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:18am

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

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2014 St. Charles North High School Homecoming Parade is Friday

City News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 1:09pm

The 2014 St. Charles North High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Main Street (Illinois Rt. 64) Friday, October 3, 2014,  at 1 p.m. The parade begins at E. Main and 2nd Avenue, and travels west across the

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2015 Consolidated Election Packets Now Available

City News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:47am
Five Offices are Up for Election

Nomination packets for the Consolidated Election are now available for pickup at the Reception Desk in the St. Charles Municipal

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Early Voting Available at the St. Charles Municipal Building

City News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 8:57am
Early Voting Begins Monday, October 20

Early voting for the 2014 Midterm Election is available at the St. Charles Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., for Kane County

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