This weekend, Dec. 21, the Fox Valley Orchestra and Chorus present a "Sing-Along Messiah," an event often known as a "Do-It-Yourself Messiah." Audience members are invited to join the choir in singing choruses from Handel’s masterpiece.
Penalties for alcohol-related offenses in St. Charles may soon see dramatic increases. The St. Charles liquor commission convened Monday night to hear police proposals to sober up bad behavior in their community.
Police proposed increases in fines for alcohol-related offenses such as public intoxication and public urination. According to St. Charles deputy chief of administration Steve Huffman, police suggested increasing the minimum fine from $100 to $250 for a first-time offense.