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Chase looks to add ATMs in South County; zoning hearing tonight

Chase looks to add ATMs in South County; zoning hearing tonight

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 10, 2020

Three freestanding Chase bank ATMs could be built in St. Louis County if the bank gets zoning approval after a public hearing tonight. Residents can attend a videoconferenced public hearing on the ATMs held by the St. Louis County Planning Commission at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10. The hearing will not b...

Food truck plaza 9 Mile Garden reopens Wednesday with indoor bar closed, more masks and expanded hours

Dinner-goers visit 9 Mile Garden, a food truck garden in Affton, during its last night of operation Thursday, July 30. The state’s first food truck garden, 9 Mile Garden just opened July 3, before announcing last week that it would temporarily close beginning Friday, July 31, after County Executive Sam Page tightened capacities on restaurants to 25 percent in an effort to stem rising coronavirus infections in the region.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 10, 2020

Missouri’s first food truck garden 9 Mile Garden will reopen Wednesday after shutting down July 30 as, spurred by rising cases of COVID-19, St. Louis County imposed new business restrictions on late-night bars. The food track garden said it chose to close and reopen and has been “working closely...

PHOTOS: 9 Mile Garden opens for 28 days and has to close

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page attends the ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 Mile Garden, a food truck garden in Affton that claims to be the first in the state. The food truck garden officially opened July 3.

August 5, 2020

Missouri's first food truck garden, 9 Mile Garden in Affton, officially opened to the public July 3 after a long-anticipated wait. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, attended a ribbon-cutting event at the garden July 9 to commemorate its opening,...

Woman attacks employees at arcade who asked her to wear a mask

A sign on the front door of Incredible Pizza Company in South County Aug. 4  advises customers that they must wear a mask when inside the building at all times, except when eating or drinking.

August 4, 2020

A woman attacked three employees Sunday at America’s Incredible Pizza Company in South County, pushing, shoving and pepper-spraying them after she was asked to wear a mask, as required by St. Louis County mandate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police said the woman was part of a group that was as...

Sunset Hills eases sign restrictions during pandemic

Curbside pickup was open at Helen Fitzgerald's in Sunset Hills March 18.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Repoter

July 31, 2020

The City of Sunset Hills has temporarily stopped enforcing ordinances regarding temporary banners and signs in front of businesses to allow businesses to continue to advertise carryout, curbside and pick-up services during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Businesses such as restaurants and others who provide curbside, ...

9 Mile Garden temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19

9 Mile Garden on its opening day July 3.

July 28, 2020

Beginning Friday, Affton’s new food truck plaza 9 Mile Garden will temporarily close as a preventative measure amid new health and safety regulations established Monday by St. Louis County to combat the spread of COVID-19.  The temporary closure will begin Friday, July 31 with the last day of operation...

Crestwood might cut budget due to COVID-19

Crestwood might cut budget due to COVID-19

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

July 24, 2020

Crestwood is dealing with impacts to its budget due to the COVID-19 recession, with budget cuts on the horizon and revenues declining across all four funds. At a June 18 Ways and Means Committee meeting, which was held on the videoconferencing application Zoom, City Administrator Kris Simpson presented aldermen...

Gas station proposed next to the JB Bridge

Plans for the new gas station, above, show the site directly next to the JB Bridge crossing into Missouri from Illinois.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 23, 2020

A gas station and travel plaza/truck stop could be coming to vacant land directly next to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge along Interstate 255 and the Mississippi River. Residents can attend a videoconferenced public hearing on the development held by the St. Louis County Planning Commission at 7 p.m. M...

Helen’s and hotel want tax incentives vote

The new Comfort Suites development next to Helen Fitzgerald’s under construction, as seen July 17, 2020.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2020

A final vote on a Sunset Hills bill that would grant tax incentives to Helen Fitzgerald’s and a new hotel on Lindbergh Boulevard in Sunset Hills was postponed to August at the developer’s request. The bill, which first came up for discussion June 23, was scheduled for a second reading at the Jul...

Crestwood approves marijuana dispensary

Crestwood approves marijuana dispensary

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Repoter

July 13, 2020

Crestwood will get its first medical marijuana dispensary after the Board of Aldermen unanimously approved the zoning for one on Watson Road this summer. The conditional-use permit for Captiva Healing LLC to open a dispensary at the former Enterprise location at 9933 Watson Road was passed unanimously...

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