High School Grad Honored for Live Saving Actions

Mary Kate Phillips, a recent St. Charles North High School grad, received the Citizen’s Lifesaving Award from Mayor Raymond Rogina Aug. 17 for performing CPR on her 8-year-old neighbor, Brooke, who was choking.  Mary Kate’s parents, as well as Brooke’s parents and representatives of the Fire Department attended the award presentation outside the St. Charles… Read More High School Grad Honored for Live Saving Actions

Historic Landmark of the Month

“Carlson House”  September’s Landmark of the Month is the Carlson House, located at 325 S. 6th Street. The brick home was built as early as 1924-1925 for Fritz and Mary Carlson. The home was built in the Prairie architectural style. Although not officially built by Frank Lloyd Wright, the design of the home is typical of the prairie style originated by Wright and copied by many… Read More Historic Landmark of the Month

Answers to Common Questions about Installing Solar in Your Home in St. Charles

By Paul Hopkins, Electric Utility Engineering The current tax incentives and solar renewable energy certificates program have significantly changed the economics of rooftop solar. Currently, almost two-thirds of the total cost of the installed system is covered by these credits, in most cases. We’re happy to say that the City has seen a swell in… Read More Answers to Common Questions about Installing Solar in Your Home in St. Charles

Promoting St. Charles to Developers and Real Estate Professionals

In October, staff from the City’s Community and Economic Development Department attended the annual Deal Making Convention at Navy Pier in Chicago hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). St. Charles was just one of several municipalities that were present at the conference. The event is an opportunity to promote the City of… Read More Promoting St. Charles to Developers and Real Estate Professionals

City/School District Partnership Will Shape the Face of the City

The City and St. Charles School District are partnering on a new program this year to offer job shadows to high school students.  Three non-attendance dates, November 13, January 6, and April 10, have been selected in 2019 and 2020 for students to sign up for and shadow their choice of City employees in any… Read More City/School District Partnership Will Shape the Face of the City