| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The developer of a portion of the long-delayed First Street redevelopment project is requesting what would be its 12th extension to begin construction in downtown St. Charles after struggling to secure lease agreements for the property, according to a...
| Apr 10, 2014
Julie A. Brady, a prominent figure in Illinois Republican politics, worked as a volunteer at the state level for several candidates and was an early supporter of the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain.
The wife of former Illinois...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Two water main breaks Friday morning in St. Charles forced city officials to close some roads to make repairs.
The first water main break occurred on Riverside Avenue just north of Illinois Route 64 at 7 a.m., according to city officials in a statement....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Officials in the Tri-Cities are warning residents of possible flooding this week with rising temperatures melting massive amounts of snow combined with rainfall in the forecast.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood watch in...
| Feb 5, 2014
If Kane County voters approve a tax proposal to fund developmental disabilities services next month, county officials, providers and the general public will have to work through a system that exists nowhere else in Illinois.
The county, according to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Two months after Pam Leffler resigned from her position as Morton Grove Public Library director, Debra Stombres, the Eola Road branch coordinator at the Aurora Public Library, took her spot.
A St. Charles resident, Stombres has been in the library field...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The following items were gathered from reports released by the Batavia and St. Charles police departments.
A 45-year-old South Elgin woman was arrested for felony retail theft on Feb. 23 after stealing merchandise from Kohl's, 251 N. Randall...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:44 AM
A vision to make the Fox River a hub for recreational and economic activity in St. Charles is garnering support among city officials and other community stakeholders.
"It's our most underutilized asset," said John Rabchuk of the St. Charles River...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Parents and some school board members say an improvement plan for St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 should get court review since a Kane County judge directed the district to create it.
At a parent-faculty team's presentation of the plan...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Exploring employer-assisted housing options in St. Charles and expanding Batavia's crime-free rental housing program to include single-family residences are just two of several recommendations to come out of a months-long project aimed at considering...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:33 PM
A former St. Charles East High School student is suing District 303 and several of its employees, alleging she was verbally and physically bullied, harassed and hazed by fellow drill team members after being diagnosed with ADHD in summer 2010.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports:
•A debit card was stolen from a wallet later found on the floor of Starbucks, 229 W. State St., around 5 p.m. March 7.
•A 24-year-old Geneva man was charged with driving under...