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Open house held on Interstate 44 pedestrian bridge

Open house held on Interstate 44 pedestrian bridge

August 15, 2019

The community is invited to provide public feedback on a new pedestrian bridge that will be built on the north side of the new westbound Interstate 44 bridge over the Meramec River. Project partners Great Rivers Greenway and the cities of Sunset Hills, Kirkwood and Fenton invite residents of the region ...

Take our poll: Do you agree with former County Executive Steve Stenger’s prison sentence?

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 10, 2019

A judge sentenced former County Executive Steve Stenger to 46 months in prison Friday, the top end of the sentencing guidelines under his plea deal for orchestrating a pay-to-play scheme. U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry also ordered him to pay a $250,000 fine and confirmed the $130,000 restitu...

Stenger sentenced to four years in prison for pay-to-play scheme

Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 9, 2019

Pictured above: Steve Stenger, right, and his lawyer Scott Rosenblum leave the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse in downtown St. Louis following Stenger's sentencing Friday, Aug. 9. Stenger was sentenced to 46 months in prison and will report Sept. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News ...

I-44 near I-270 to close Aug. 2 to Aug. 5 to set Watson Bridge girders

I-44 near I-270 to close Aug. 2 to Aug. 5 to set Watson Bridge girders

July 30, 2019

Drivers who use Interstate 44 for weekend travel will want to consider alternative routes Aug. 2 to Aug. 5 as the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the interstate to set girders for the new westbound Watson Road bridge over I-44. Crews will close all lanes of eastbound and westbound I-44 between...

After Gravois Bluffs shooting/carjacking, suspect escapes in Sunset Hills

The Sunset Hills Police Department drives in the SunCrest Fest parade in September 2018. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

July 29, 2019

Police are still searching for a suspect who escaped in Sunset Hills after a shooting and carjacking at Gravois Bluffs in Fenton. The St. Louis County Police Department’s Fenton Precinct got a call about shots fired at 698 Gravois Bluffs Blvd. around 3:48 a.m. Monday. Police said that the shooting was not ...

County accepting late assessment appeals, with one catch

July 24, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Board of Equalization voted last week to extend the deadline for filing property assessment appeals until July 29, but only if residents tried and failed to file an appeal July 8. The initial deadline for online appea...

Property appeals deadline extended, with a catch

Resident Penny Kelley questions St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman on how she is supposed to afford an increase in taxes as a result of increased property values after this year's reassessment during a town hall at The Pavilion at Lemay Thursday, June 20, 2019. Kelley said that she lives on a fixed income. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 19, 2019

The St. Louis County Board of Equalization voted Thursday to extend the deadline for filing property assessment appeals until July 29, but only if residents tried and failed to file an appeal July 8. The initial deadline for online appeals was 11:59 p.m. July 8, but the county’s form closed at 5 p.m...

Power outage spills 250,000 gallons of sewage in Sunset Hills; MSD cleaning up

Boat team member Adam Baumgartner, left, brings the old rescue boat to shore after the Aug. 9 drill with passenger and ‘victim,’ rescue team member Jared Sarni, right. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

July 19, 2019

After a power outage at a wastewater pumping station spilled hundreds of thousands of gallons of untreated sewage near the Meramec River in Sunset Hills, the station is up and running again and the spill has been cut off. Crews with the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District are conducting a cleanu...

St. Louis County executive proposes deadline extension on property appeals

At least a hundred people came out to the Affton Community Center Saturday, June 29, to hear from St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman about this year's property value assessments. Residents complained to Zimmerman about rising property values across the county. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County executive wants to extend the deadline for filing property assessment appeals this year, but it’s unclear whether that is possible under state law. The deadline for county employees to receive property appeals was July ...

Boil order issued for parts of Fenton, Sunset Hills

Boil order issued for parts of Fenton, Sunset Hills

July 13, 2019

Update: The boil order was lifted at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Missouri American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for a portion of South St. Louis County in Sunset Hills and Fenton in Jefferson County. Missouri American Water is issuing a reverse 911 call related to a precautionary boil wat...

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