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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,...

‘Black Lives Matter’ draws crowds, conversations

About 60 protesters with a range of colorful signs lined both sides of Gravois Road in Affton June 6 to show support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ and against racism. Some drivers passing by raised their fists in support.

June 26, 2020

About 60 protesters with a range of colorful signs lined both sides of Gravois Road in Affton June 6 to show support for ‘Black Lives Matter’ and against racism. 

Affton Town Hall set for Wednesday will focus on crime, security

Affton Town Hall set for Wednesday will focus on crime, security

December 3, 2019

The Affton Southwest Police Precinct and Step Up of St. Louis will host an Affton Town Hall Wednesday night that will focus on crime, security, drugs in the community and how residents can obtain a discount on security systems. The Affton Town Hall will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Affton...

Affton set to become a ‘Ring Community’

November 21, 2019

With property crimes on the rise, an Affton resident is taking steps to try to get a group discount for doorbell cameras for residents who live in Affton, ZIP code 63123. Affon resident Michael Burton said that he has been working with the company Ring, owned by Amazon, which will offer Black Friday...

Affton Days held this weekend; features food trucks instead of festival

Parade watchers get ready for the 2018 Affton Days parade. Photo courtesy of the Affton Chamber of Commerce.

September 19, 2019

The annual Affton Community Days parade, barbecue and “Food Trucks on Parade” will take place this Saturday, Sept. 21. This year’s theme is “Affton Gives Back.” Parade participants are encouraged to decorate their entries with nonperishable food and other items that will be donated to local or...

Judge rules for Affton in Crestwood’s fire lawsuit

Judge rules for Affton in Crestwood's fire lawsuit

December 20, 2018

A judge ruled against Crestwood in its lawsuit against the Affton Fire Protection District last week, rejecting every argument that the city raised in its battle to stop paying the fire district for fire service for annexed residents. Cole County Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem ruled Dec. 12 that two state laws ...

Crestwood and Affton get their days in court

Crestwood and Affton get their days in court

November 15, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A judge could soon rule on the lawsuit between the city of Crestwood and the Affton Fire Protection District, after the case got its day in court this fall. Crestwood filed a lawsuit in May 2017 in Cole County Circuit Court challenging th...

Affton resident laments high taxes, asks voters to elect a Republican

Letters to the editor

October 26, 2018

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: Affton residents, homeowners, businesses and car owners now pay the highest taxes in Missouri. Your taxes on a $200,000 home and $20,000 car are approximately $1,000 higher than the same valued home or car in Sunset Hills or Crestwood or Mehlville. Owning two cars...

Part of Gravois to be renamed for Snyder

The Affton Southwest Precinct, as seen when residents decorated the patrol car of fallen Officer Blake Snyder after he was killed in the line of duty in October 2016.

October 25, 2018

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, will host a reception this weekend to officially reveal the signs designating parts of Gravois Road and Highway 30 “Officer Blake Snyder Memorial Highway.” The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Affton Fire Protection District headquarter...

Ameren to host open house Wednesday highlighting ‘Metro South Reliability Project’

Ameren to host open house Wednesday highlighting 'Metro South Reliability Project'

October 10, 2018

Ameren Missouri will be hosting two informational project open houses Wednesday to highlight a $30 million project to rebuild transmission lines in metro St. Louis. The Metro South Reliability Project will rebuild approximately 10 miles of 138,000-volt transmission lines in St. Louis County and the reg...

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