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Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch is sworn in as the 3rd District St. Louis County Councilman by Judge Dean P. Waldemer while with his wife and family on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Fitch won the November 2018 election to replace former 3rd District Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, who did not seek re-election.

Fitch looks back on his tenure

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 27, 2021

St. Louis County Councilman Tim Fitch is over halfway through his first four-year term representing the 3rd District, and is looking forward to getting the economy back on track after the pandemic while...

Metro Transit is rolling out a new design for buses, as seen above, which will be slowly rolled out across the fleet as buses come in for maintenance.

Metro resumes most pre-pandemic bus routes in Missouri as of March 15

March 6, 2021

Metro Transit will make adjustments to 45 bus routes in Missouri and Illinois Monday, March 15, as part of a quarterly service change. These adjustments will increase service frequency for many MetroBus...

An overview from the Missouri Department of Transportation showing the improvements it plans along seven miles of South Lindbergh Boulevard, from Kirkwood to South County Center.

MoDOT holds virtual open house on Lindbergh resurfacing between Big Bend and Barracksview

February 8, 2021

The Missouri Department of Transportation is proposing a revamp of South Lindbergh Boulevard and is holding a virtual public hearing on the plan this week. MoDOT says it will resurface Lindbergh Boulevard...

The Big Bend Bridge over Interstate 44.

MoDOT holds virtual open house on replacing Big Bend Bridge over Interstate 44

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor January 13, 2021

Drivers who use the Big Bend bridge over Interstate 44 in St, Louis County may want to view the information provided in a public meeting next week about the Missouri Department of Transportation’s...

A historic 1927 newspaper that was left at a local post office.

A missing 1927 newspaper poses a puzzle

December 9, 2020

A Sunset Hills resident is hoping to give the holiday gift of reuniting someone with a historic newspaper that appears to have been accidentally left at the post office. Jan Burmeister stopped by the...

State Sen. Andrew Koenig, left, and Rep. Deb Lavender, right.

Koenig wins re-election as Missouri Republicans maintain supermajorities in House and Senate

By Rudi Keller, Missouri Independent November 4, 2020

Missouri Democrats had another disappointing night in legislative elections Tuesday, losing in two state Senate districts crucial to their hopes of cracking the Republican supermajority in the upper chamber. Democrats...

St. Louis County released this geographic data of coronavirus cases Friday, the first time the county's cases had been publicly sorted by ZIP code.

Some areas of South County, St. Louis County hit harder than others by coronavirus

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 3, 2020

Updated at 4:25 p.m. April 3 with update on Crestwood and Sunset Hills, plus more North County ZIP codes.  Some areas of South County and St. Louis County are being hit harder by the coronavirus than...

St. Louis Community College-Meramec set to host career fair

St. Louis Community College-Meramec set to host career fair

February 28, 2020

St. Louis Community College will host a career fair Wednesday, March 4, to connect the community with potential employers for full- and part-time positions. The career fair will take place from 11 a.m....

Deb Lavender challenges Koenig in 2020 race for Senate seat representing Sunset Hills

Deb Lavender challenges Koenig in 2020 race for Senate seat representing Sunset Hills

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter November 1, 2019

A current state legislator and physical therapist from Kirkwood is looking to turn a historically red state Senate district blue in 2020. State Rep. Deb Lavender, a Democrat, announced in May that...

Pictured above: A proposed rendering of the pedestrian bridge project. Rendering courtesy of Great River Greenway.

Another open house to be held on Meramec pedestrian bridge; feedback mixed so far

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter October 9, 2019

Residents can weigh in again on a pedestrian bridge proposed for the north side of the new westbound Interstate 44 bridge over the Meramec River after the project received a mix of positive and negative...

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