Event Brief

MSD Rate Commission to hold hearings on $1.58 billion wastewater rate increase

The Rate Commission of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is reviewing MSD’s latest proposal for wastewater rate changes. The public hearings are designed to get input from residents within the district on wastewater rates for fiscal year 2021 through fiscal year 2024. MSD proposes to spend approximately $1.58 billion on construction and related work. The proposed increase would apply

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Bell, Belmar will appear at Oakville town hall

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell, left, and police Chief Jon Belmar speak at a press conference after the February trial of Trenton Forster, who was convicted of first-degree murder for killing Officer Blake Snyder. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Reps. Jim Murphy and Michael O’Donnell, both R-Oakville, will hold their second joint town hall

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Clancy to hold forums on Tower Tee in Affton, starting tonight

Pictured above: Alex Butler watches as his friend, Jordan Watt, drives the ball into the practice course at Tower Tee last summer. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. St. Louis County Councilwoman Lisa Clancy will hold a series of town-hall meetings about potential development of the former Tower Tee site, starting tonight — Wednesday, March 20. “My

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MSD to hold info session on Prop S March 6

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is proposing to tackle flooding and erosion by adding a new charge to the bill of every customer, including nonprofit entities and those with septic systems. The MSD Board of Trustees voted unanimously in December to place Proposition S for Stormwater on the ballot in the election Tuesday, April

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Mehlville listening session set at Oakville Middle School

The Mehlville Board of Education hosts informal listening sessions several times a year. The district calls it the “perfect opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts or concerns with members of the board” and adds, “We’d love your feedback!” The next two listening sessions are 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Oakville Middle School,

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Lindbergh High open for tours pre-Prop R

Lindbergh Schools invites the community to tour Lindbergh High School during one of two upcoming events and learn more about the school district’s $89 million no-tax-rate-increase Proposition R bond issue on the April 2 ballot. The tours are happening from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13,

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Trakas set to hold second ‘Half-Time’ town hall

Sixth District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, is hosting what he is calling “Half-Time” town halls at the two-year mark of his four-year term. In a Facebook post, he said he will discuss various issues at the town halls, including the proposed city-county merger. The second of the two town halls happens this weekend from

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PEGS readers host ‘Great American Read’

Sperreng Middle School students invite the community to share their love of literature as they discuss featured titles on “The Great American Read” list, during a free event at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Grant’s View Library, 9700 Musick Road. The 20 students, who are part of the St. Louis Program for Exceptionally Gifted

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