Downtown St. Charles was lined with people Saturday night welcoming the return of the annual holiday parade. The parade was the capstone in the two-day Holiday Homecoming organized by the St. Charles Business Alliance.
During last year’s Small Business Saturday, the owners of Hearth & Hammer General in Batavia could only let in two or four customers at a time because of capacity restrictions put in place because of the pandemic.
This is the fifth part of a five-part series on the worker shortage and how it has impacted area businesses, healthcare facilities and government bodies.
Local artist Alison Balcanoff is inspired by nature. Her latest collection of unframed works, “Dappled Light,” was specifically inspired by tree canopies.
The hospitality industry arguably took the biggest immediate hit for workers when the pandemic struck, as many eateries were closed by Gov. JB Pritzker’s order to shut down indoor dining across the state.
Police on Wednesday identified the man who was killed Tuesday afternoon after his car hit a school bus in Batavia near Rotolo Middle School.
The St. Charles School Board will meet in closed session again on Monday to discuss filling the vacancy on the board following the resignation of St. Charles School Board member Carolyn Waibel.
The driver of a 2007 Infinity was killed Tuesday afternoon after being involved in a head-on crash with a school bus that had just left Rotolo Middle School in Baavia.
The Graceful Ordinary restaurant in St. Charles is reopening its doors Tuesday after being closed since Thursday because one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
The Electric Christmas Parade will again wind its way through downtown St. Charles this weekend as part of the two-day Holiday Homecoming.
Less than a week after opening, The Graceful Ordinary restaurant in St. Charles has had to shut its doors because an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Like other school districts across the country, St. Charles School District continues to face a bus driver shortage. One day last month, the district could not find drivers for several of its routes.