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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Batavia arts venues to stage Noah Gabriel concerts

    BATAVIA – The Water Street Studios Live Art Series will celebrate a milestone album release by Noah Gabriel between 6 and 9 p.m. March 24 at the galle ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:12 am
  • World Series trophy coming to Aurora on April 3

    AURORA – The Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is coming to Aurora. The city of Aurora, th ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Chit Chat: Album release party to star Crisp at House Pub in St. Charles

    The House Pub in St. Charles has been a stage home to the band Crisp, which will return to the venue to celebrate its debut album with a performance M ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:09 am
  • Doctor to speak at Fermilab in Batavia on proton therapy cancer teatment

    BATAVIA – Dr. Mark Pankuch of the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville will speak on "Cancer Treatments and Particle Accelerator ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Luxury home of the week: Double the master suites in this $799,000 Batavia home for sale

    Check out this $799,000 Batavia home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:07 pm
  • Downtown St. Charles Partnership hosting 'Chair-ity' event

    ST. CHARLES – For the third summer in a row, the Downtown St. Charles Partnership is hosting its Adirondack "Chair-ity" event.
    March 23, 2017 - 2:55 pm
  • Elburn unveils proposed 2017-18 annual village budget

    ELBURN – Elburn’s proposed budget for 2017-18 includes an increase in residents’ water and sewer rates, but not as large as the village anticipated se ...
    March 23, 2017 - 2:56 pm
  • Batavia special service area taxing district is backstop for Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – City aldermen have written themselves an insurance policy for the One Washington Place downtown redevelopment project.
    March 23, 2017 - 2:54 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Michele M. Fairbanks, 47, of the 400 block of Ridgeland Avenue, West Chicago, was charged March 10 with retail theft.
    March 23, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Fire district officials hopeful for new tax rate request

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Officials from the Fox River and Countryside Fire Protection District are hopeful that voters will approve a tax increase refer ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:07 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • John P. Barbour, 46, of the 1700 block of West State Street, Geneva, was charged March 11 with two counts of domestic battery and one count of inter ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Ethics panel dismisses Simonian's complaint on Burns

    GENEVA – An ethics complaint against Mayor Kevin Burns was dismissed by the Geneva Ethics Commission on March 16 for lack of evidence.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • Public invited to wish veteran a happy 100th birthday

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles-area veterans plan to celebrate the birthday of former Legion Post Commander Charles Thompson, who will turn 100 on March 28 ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • City awards funding for annual festival

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on March 20 approved a funding request of $27,000 from the Pride of the Fox organization for its Festival o ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Gift of Adoption organization has local connections

    Adoption wasn’t on the radar for Debbie and Jim Jewell of Batavia. They already have two children in their 20s and another two who are ages 7 and 9.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:20 am