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Crestwood Animal Shelter part of 24-hour ‘Slumber Pawty’

A photo of the new deck at the Crestwood Animal Shelter, courtesy of the FOACAR website.

August 7, 2019

This year, 15 animal rescue organizations in the St. Louis metro area, including the Crestwood Animal Shelter, are participating in the biggest “Shelter Slumber Pawty” in history. Volunteers and staff from local shelters will be grabbing their sleeping bags and pillows to crawl into kennels and enclo...

Clancy, Page hold 5th District town hall

Sam Page is pictured above at a council meeting last summer before he became St. Louis County Executive.  Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 6, 2019

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Councilwoman Lisa Clancy will host a town hall and open forum for 5th District constituents from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at The Heights, 8001 Dale Ave., Richmond Heights. The public is invited to join in discussions regarding new technology for St...

Oakville Tigers Parents Club hosts music trivia night

Oakville Tigers Parents Club hosts music trivia night

July 29, 2019

The Oakville High School Tigers Parents Club will host a music trivia night to benefit OHS Friday, Nov. 8. The event will be held at Genesis Banquet Center, 2651 Telegraph Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m. In addition, there will be a 50/50 raffle. It is $250 to reserve a table, with a ...

MU Extension offering garden workshops

Spring has sprung in one Sunset Hills resident’s garden.  Mary Halloran, who lives off West Watson Road in Sunset Hills, shows off her colorful garden full of tulips that bloomed last Tuesday.  Halloran planted the bulbs at the beginning of fall.

July 19, 2019

The University of Missouri St. Louis County Extension will host two gardening workshops over fall plantings and cover crops this month. The fall plantings workshop will be held Wednesday, July 24 at the MU Extension office at 132 E. Monroe Ave., 63122, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Extension horticulturalis...

Learn to grow a pollinator garden

Learn to grow a pollinator garden

July 18, 2019

Learn how to grow Missouri native plants that support butterflies and other valuable pollinators with a presentation at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library on Tuesday, July 23. Learn what to plant to provide an adequate supply of host plants to give butterflies and other pollinators s...

Tickets on sale for Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant

Tickets on sale for Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant

July 10, 2019

The Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant will be held Sunday, July 14, at the Florissant Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Dr., 63033, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door. The pageant is open to women who have reached the “age of elegance,” which is 60 years and better. There are 11 contes...

JB Blast’s 20th annual fireworks display is tonight

JB Blast's 20th annual fireworks display is tonight

July 3, 2019

The JB Blast, south St. Louis County’s biggest Fourth of July celebration, is returning to Jefferson Barracks Park this year for its 20th year. The JB Blast is sponsored by St. Louis County Executive Same Page, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas, St. Louis County Police, St. Louis County...

Zimmerman will address rising property values at town hall with Trakas, Clancy

St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman speaks at the Oakville Democrats' ODO Fest in October 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 11, 2019

St. Louis County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas, 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy and county Assessor Jake Zimmerman will host a joint town hall to address rising property assessments in the county. The town hall will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at The Pavilion at Lema...

Mehlville Fire honors Dr. Chris Bosche in training center dedication ceremony

May 16, 2019

The Mehlville Fire Protection District will hold a dedication ceremony next week for its new training center, honoring Dr. Chris Bosche. The MFPD Board of Directors voted in 2017 to name the district’s EMS training facility in honor of Bosche, who had served as the district’s medical director s...

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

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

May 9, 2019

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 a...

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