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St. Charles residents will have the opportunity to paint the city red – along with a variety of other colors – during a community art project.
Five St. Charles businesses have been cited for selling tobacco and alternative nicotine products to minors.
Kane County residents showed up for the General Primary Election on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
The St. Charles City Council’s Government Operations Committee on June 20 recommended giving $612,003 to 19 agencies that provide mental health services. The recommendation will now go to the full City Council for review.
City officials plan to give organizers of the upcoming Fox Valley Marathon permission to use an amplification system at 6:15 a.m. – but with the condition that it will not disturb nearby residents.
The St. Charles Business Alliance and St. Charles History Museum have announced the Downtown St. Charles Historic Walking Tour is getting an upgrade to make it more engaging and accessible.
In addition to extra officers working to help direct traffic and assist pedestrians crossing the roadways during the annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration, the St. Charles police department will also have additional patrols out specifically seeking impaired motorists.
St. Charles is moving ahead to set up a retiree health savings plan for the city’s firefighters.
The gay rights group, Out in Fox Valley, will hold rallies, marches Saturday and Sunday in downtown Geneva.
This insect’s genus name, Phengodes, can be traced to the Greek word for light – and with good reason.
Ten nonprofit organizations will be able to continue to provide programs that promote the arts and cultural events within the city, thanks to funding from the City Council.
Edward T. Arnieri of St. Charles issued paychecks to employees that reflected a withdrawal of money for IRS payroll taxes but then failed to forward the money to the IRS from 2010 to 2018, resulting in tax losses of more than $3.8 million.
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After being cancelled in 2020 because of the pandemic, last year’s Kane County Fair attracted 78,660 people – the fair’s best attendance since 2018.
The St. Charles City Council on Monday approved a sales tax sharing agreement with auto dealer Gary McGrath, paving the way for him to build a new KIA dealership on a portion of the former Pheasant Run property on East Main Street.