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Rare council tie stops Adworth Senior Living

The proposed location of Adworth Senior Living at 1250 and 1301 Adworth Drive.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter November 25, 2020

Plans for more senior housing in South County appear to be dead after the latest complex failed rezoning with a rare tie of the St. Louis County Council. The council deadlocked 3-3 Sept. 23 on the 3-story...

St. Louis County offers second round of grants for small businesses affected by pandemic

A table at Roberto’s Trattoria in Sappington is shown surrounded by the new Plexiglas barrier shield June 18, 2020.
November 24, 2020

More than $3 million in CARES Act funds will be distributed to small businesses and restaurants in a second round of small-business relief grants as part of St. Louis County’s continued response to the...

Beck is only Democrat to win a swing-district Senate race as he takes Sifton’s district

From left,1st District senator-elect Doug Beck and his successor to the 92nd District House seat, Michael Burton. Beck and Burton were two of just three Democrats to win their races in South County, joined by Bridget Walsh Moore who took the 93rd District.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter November 24, 2020

Doug Beck will bring his emphasis on working-class issues and unions to Jefferson City next year to represent South County, but this time he will be in the state Senate instead of the House of Representatives. Beck,...

St. Louis County officials urge residents not to gather with extended families for Thanksgiving

St. Louis County officials urge residents not to gather with extended families for Thanksgiving
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 24, 2020

As part of a stay-at-home advisory that went into effect last week and extends for three more weeks, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and other county officials are encouraging residents to avoid gatherings...

No plans on tap for ex-Cusanalli’s site

Cusanalli’s as seen on Google Maps.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 24, 2020

The Lemay Chamber of Commerce has tried to connect interested developers to the owners of the now-closed Cusanelli’s Restaurant without any response. The Lemay landmark at 705 Lemay Ferry Road was one...

Tower Tee construction kicking off when STL County gives go-ahead

Mike Shamia, left, and Steve Walkenbach. at the Tower Tee property.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 23, 2020

Construction could start any day now on the reimagined Tower Tee, with the developers anticipating the golf course reopening by May 2021, depending on how quickly St. Louis County approves building permits. May...

Subdivision will be built in Affton cemetery

Subdivision will be built in Affton cemetery
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor November 23, 2020

A plan to turn unused land in Resurrection Cemetery in Affton into a 199-home subdivision called “The Preserve” will add larger housing options to a part of South County known for its small brick houses,...

They thought they were safe, but they caught COVID-19

Tracy Verner (far right, standing), talks with her children at their home in St. Louis. They will spend Thanksgiving at home with just immediate family. (photo submitted)
By Rebecca Rivas, Missouri Independent November 23, 2020

Cat O’Toole says she did everything right to protect herself and others from COVID-19.  “I am strict about mask wearing,” said O’Toole, who works as a server at a high-end restaurant in St. Louis...

Gov. Parson reiterates opposition to statewide mask mandate in Missouri

Gov. Mike Parson tweeted this photo of himself without a mask speaking to a group of mostly maskless Republican senators last week, including Sen. Andrew Koenig and Sen. Paul Wieland.
By Rudi Keller, Missouri Independent November 20, 2020

A letter from the Missouri Hospital Association pleading for a state mask mandate was “not surprising,” Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday, as he repeated his opposition to statewide orders to limit...

Missouri hospitals plead with Parson for statewide mask order

‘Code Sunshine’ is a welcome birthday gift: After being admitted for COVID-19 to Mercy Hospital South on his daughter’s birthday, April 2, Bill finally went home last week with his wife, Lynn – on his own 68th birthday. Bill, a COVID-19 patient who only wanted to provide his first name, spent three weeks at Mercy Hospital South, with a week on a ventilator and two weeks in intensive care.
By Rudi Keller, Missouri Independent November 19, 2020

issouri hospitals warned “the wolf is at the door” in a letter to Gov. Mike Parson pleading for him to issue a statewide mask order to combat the rapid spread of COVID-19. Over the past two weeks,...

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