Don't get hurt or start any fires celebrating Independence Day.
4th Of July
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Search gasoline prices before filling up and heading out on your Independence Day travels.
If you're heading out for the Independence Day holiday make sure to peruse the gasoline prices before filling up. Prices for regular gasoline in St. Charles, according to ChicagoGasPrices.com are: $3.42 Costco, 221 S Randall Road $3.49 Phillips 66 1660 W. Main St. & 17th St. $3.69 Mobil 1023 W. Main St & 11th St. $3.49 7-11 51 S. Randall Road & W. Main St. $3.65 Meijer 855 S Randall Road $3.49 BP 1505 Lincoln Hwy $3.51 BP 1745 E. Main St. $3.49 Citgo 307 W. Main St. The average price of gas in Illinois is $3.71, according to the website. The national average is $3.52.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Vehicles parked in those restricted areas will be ticketed and towed.
A large number of residents and visitors are expected to attend Wednesday's Independence Day celebration at Pottawatomie Park and St. Charles police are responding with parking restrictions for several city streets. The following streets are among those with added restrictions: Vehicles parked in designated no parking zones will be ticketed and towed, St. Charles police said. St. Charles Police and EMA personnel will be posted at key intersections on 5th Avenue(IL. Rt. 25) and on Main Street (IL. Rt. 64) to assist pedestrian and vehicle traffic after the fireworks. No left turn signs will be posted and in effect for southbound traffic on North 2nd and 3rd Avenues at Main Street until the exiting traffic is cleared from the park and …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Park District will make announcement Monday.
Excessively dry conditions across St. Charles and the region may force the St. Charles Parks District to cancel the annual Independence Day fireworks display. The park district, working with the St. Charles Fire Department, will make a decision Monday regarding the display, according to a park district press release. Although the fireworks display is shot off over the Fox River from Boy Scout Island, the entire area is surrounded by trees and homes. Sparks from the pyrotechnics could ignite a fire in the dry brush. According to the Natonal Weather Service there has been approximately one inch of rainfall in the St. Charles area over the past 30 days. Forecast information indicates a 30 percent chance of rain each day for the next week. …