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McKelvey will hold town hall on Resurrection Cemetery homes

McKelvey will hold town hall on Resurrection Cemetery homes

January 18, 2020

McKelvey Homes will host a town hall about a possible new subdivision at Resurrection Cemetery at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. The town hall will take place at Affton High School, 8309 Mackenzie Road.

Missouri minimum wage is now up to $9.45, on the way to $12 by 2023

Supporters of Raise Up Missouri rallied at the Missouri Secretary of State's office in May to support a ballot initiative that would raise the minimum wage. Proposition B will be on the ballot Nov. 6, and would gradually increase the minimum wage. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 16, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Minimum wage workers in Missouri got an 85-cent raise as of Jan. 1 after the minimum wage increased from $8.60 an hour to $9.45 an hour. The increase in the minimum wage is part of the annual scheduled raises under Proposition B, whi...

Food truck garden will feature permanent open-air bar with local beer, coffee on tap

A rendering of The Canteen @ 9 Mile Garden provided by the developer.

January 13, 2020

The much-anticipated food truck garden in Affton, 9 Mile Garden, will have a permanent on-site bar alongside its array of food trucks. The 3,500-square-foot open-air bar at 9375 Gravois Road within Affton Plaza will be called The Canteen @ 9 Mile Garden and will feature beer, wine, cocktails and cold brew on tap for guests at Missouri’s...

Build-A-Bear Workshop’s ‘World Bearquarters’ to open Saturday near Union Station

Build-A-Bear Workshop's 'World Bearquarters' to open Saturday near Union Station

January 3, 2020

A new Build-A-Bear Workshop is opening Saturday in downtown St. Louis at the site of the company's new "World Bearquarters" near Union Station, the St. Louis Wheel and St. Louis Aquarium. Guests of all ages are invited to come celebrate the downtown Build-A-Bear Workshop grand opening with giveaways and fun ac...

Happy New Year from Call Newspapers

Happy New Year from Call Newspapers

December 31, 2019

Happy New Year from Call Newspapers! The Call's office will close at noon on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, and will remain closed through New Year's Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1. Regular hours will resume Thursday, Jan. 2. As The Call enters its 32nd year serving South St. Louis County, we would...

Loop Trolley still shutting down, might be taken over by Bi-State in new year

The Loop Trolley was decorated for the holidays, but mostly empty the afternoon of Thursday, Dec. 12. It was the first day the trolley was open after a vote by the Bi-State Development Agency board to look into taking over trolley operations. The trolley’s driver said that he was a retired former Metro driver, but likes the trolley. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

December 30, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor  glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Bi-State Development Agency board voted Dec. 10 to potentially take over the financially struggling Loop Trolley, despite heated opposition from the Illinois side of the board. The 6-3 vote was not a final decision to take over trolley o...

Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers

Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers

December 24, 2019

Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers! The Call's office will be closed Christmas Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25. Regular hours will resume Thursday, Dec. 26. As The Call enters its 32nd year serving South St. Louis County, we would like to thank all our loyal readers...

City urges residents to shop local this season

Crestwood City Hall

December 17, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution last month that urges residents to shop local in Crestwood during the holiday season. At the Nov. 26 meeting, four days before Small Business Saturday Nov. 30, aldermen unanimous...

PHOTOS: Crowds at Oakville Holiday Crawl ‘let it go’ for local business

PHOTOS: Crowds at Oakville Holiday Crawl ‘let it go’ for local business

December 16, 2019

Organizers declared the first-ever Oakville Community Holiday Crawl a ‘huge success’ as crowds flocked to Telegraph Road Dec. 1 to support local businesses. One of the highlights of the event were characters Anna and Elsa from ‘Frozen 2,’ pictured above. See more photos in the gallery below....

Dierbergs and union approve new three-year contract

Dierbergs and union approve new three-year contract

December 11, 2019

Dierbergs and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 655, which represents more than 2,400 Dierbergs employees in the St. Louis region, approved a new three-year union contract with the local grocery chain last week. “This is the best contract our union family has seen in 20 years,” UFCW Local...

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