“The Beckstrom House” October’s Landmark of the Month is the Beckstrom House, located at 512 Indiana Street. The house was built in 1904 in the Homestead Style architecture. The home possesses typical features of the Homestead style, such as the rectangular plan and simple gabled roof. As with many Homestead structures, this house has wood frame construction, including clapboard siding. Overall, the house has been unaltered on the outside and… Read More Historic Landmark of the Month
“Elected officials should always be willing to listen to the people they represent, and the people should have confidence that they can ask questions of their leaders, and receive prompt, clear, and honest answers. Thankfully in St. Charles, the City government is made up of many individuals committed to doing just that.”… Read More What it Means to Serve my Hometown, Where Government is as it Should Be
“In a world where we typically only hear about dishonesty and violence in our cities, I experienced nobility and neighborliness, which made me feel safe and proud of our community.” … Read More You Don’t have to be Neighbors to Act Neighborly
Are you devoted to your dog? Crazy about your kitty? Impassioned about your iguana? Then April 11, National Pet Day, is your day to celebrate. And we would like to share some of the ways we show appreciation for our animal friends—furry and otherwise.… Read More We Care about Your Pets Too!
“Even though the recent norovirus outbreak at St. Charles East High School grabbed national headlines, the flu also has been a concern this season. It’s important to remember that we are not out of the woods yet as far as the flu is concerned.”… Read More It’s Spring Fever! Or Maybe Just a Fever…
“We all embrace our mission of Community with great pride throughout the year and look forward to continuing to work toward our mission of Heritage, Community, Service, and Opportunity.”… Read More Employees Embrace Community and Give Back in Many Ways throughout the Year
“I am proud to be a resident of the City of St. Charles, and have in fact experienced a wonderful life in this caring community.”… Read More It’s a Wonderful Life in the City of St. Charles