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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...

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts 32nd annual Art Fair and Sunset Hills Music Festival

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts 32nd annual Art Fair and Sunset Hills Music Festival

May 7, 2019

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts its 32nd Annual Art Fair Friday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12, at the Sunset Hills park’s grounds at 12580 Rott Road. More than 15,000 patrons attend this annual three-day event on Mother’s Day weekend, featuring local food and beverage vendors, hands-on activities fo...

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 2019 trial of Trenton Forster, who was convicted of first-degree murder for killing Officer Blake Snyder. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

March 26, 2019

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, bot...

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

Alex Butler watches as his friend, Jordan Watt, puts the ball into the practice course. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 20, 2019

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 constituents have many questions and concerns about development at the former Tower Tee site,” Clancy, of...

MSD to hold info session on Prop S March 6

MSD to hold info session on Prop S March 6

March 1, 2019

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 ...

Mehlville listening session set at Oakville Middle School

Mehlville listening session set at Oakville Middle School

February 28, 2019

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...

Lindbergh High open for tours pre-Prop R

Lindbergh High open for tours pre-Prop R

February 27, 2019

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:...

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

Ernie Trakas talks at the Concord-Lemay/Gravois/Jefferson Republican Club meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

February 26, 2019

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 ...

Competitors are invited to apply for state Ms. Senior America pageant

Competitors are invited to apply for state Ms. Senior America pageant

February 17, 2019

Are you the face of the contemporary senior woman? Celebrating the “Age of Elegance,” the Ms. Missouri Senior America Pageant invites all women older than 60 to audition to participate in the pageant, which will be held July 14. In the pageant, contestants will recite a 35-second personal phil...

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