Photos by Gloria Lloyd

New Fresh Thyme store to open soon

Construction of a new Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is nearing completion at the site of the former Tesson Ferry Branch County Library at 9920 Lin Ferry Drive in Green Park. City Administrator/City Clerk James Mello announced at a recent Green Park Board of Aldermen meeting that Fresh Thyme plans to open in October. The board

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GOP groups show support for Trakas

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Roughly 20 members of south county Republican groups waved signs in a show of support Saturday for 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, at the intersection of South Lindbergh Boulevard and Tesson Ferry Road. Trakas himself made an appearance at the event with signs against a city-county merger. The

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Property sale to Aldi could be approved tonight

Dissenters ‘long on opinion, short on facts,’ Felton says By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com After tweaking an $815,000 contract to sell land near two Mehlville School District schools in Oakville to Aldi, the Board of Education could approve the sale tonight — Thursday, June 29. The board is set to meet at 6:30 p.m.

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‘Something has to be done’ about bridge, fire chief says

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com As the County Council continues to clash on replacing a bridge in Eureka, the city’s fire chief said he worries the council could be jeopardizing his residents with politics. Lives could be on the line as the council weighs whether to approve the $2.5 million replacement of the Lewis

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Sunset Hills celebrates Earth Day

One of the highlights of Sunset Hills’ annual Earth Day celebration this year were elaborate balloon animals, pictured above with Affton sisters Sara, 7, and Alisa Braho, 4. The city moved up its annual event so that residents could also attend the annual St. Louis Earth Day Celebration in Forest Park, which expands to two

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