This year's theme is "Webster Groves – A City of Neighbors and Friends"Applications are now being accepted for the Webster Groves Community Days 4th of July Parade. The parade will be held on Tuesday, July 4, at 10 a.m. This year's theme is "Webster Groves – A City of Neighbors and Friends.
by Dennis HannonThe Kirkwood City Council was listening after all when neighbors of St. John Vianney High School voiced their opposition to the school's new outdoor lighting equipment last fall.
Hearing to be re-held since some neighbors weren't notified of original public hearingby Dennis HannonThe Kirkwood City Council on March 16 postponed for a month the vote on the eastward expansion of the parking lot for The Magic House, 516 S. Kirkwood Road.
Some residents on South Gore oppose planby Mary ShapiroWhile Webster Groves officials are apologizing for the lack of communication, they also are pledging to move forward with plans to install a sidewalk along South Gore.
by Linda JarrettThe Rock Hill Board of Aldermen is cleaning up confusing language in the zoning code concerning architectural review on residential properties. The proposed amendment to the zoning code addresses two areas of confusion, City Administrator Jennifer Yackley said at the March 21 Rock Hill Board of Aldermen meeting.
If approved April 4, Prop 1 would extend half-cent sale tax for capital improvementsby Dennis HannonKirkwood's April 4 ballot will be crowded with tax propositions – from the city of Kirkwood, the school district and St. Louis County. But, according to city officials, Kirkwood's Proposition 1, extending the half-cent sales tax for capital improvements, has a key advantage – a 23-year track record during which it has proven itself a surpassing bargain.
New Heating System At Ice Rink In other action, the council approved an appropriation of $100,000 to replace the heating system beneath the Community Center ice rink.
by Jaime MowersAuthorities believe a train fatality in the Affton area on Friday was a suicide.
The Crestwood Parks and Recreation Department reports that bush honeysuckle is destroying the understory of area parks. As a result, volunteers are needed to assist city staff in several areas of Rayburn Park.
2017-18 figures will likely be revised over next several monthsby Joe LeichtThe Affton School District's first draft of its 2017-18 budget projects three-quarters of a million dollars in deficit. The deficit is primarily due to the construction costs of the new gymnasium at Gotsch Intermediate.
by Eileen P. DugganThe Crestwood Board of Aldermen on March 14 voted 6-1 to approve a bill outlining a grant program to be administered by the Crestwood Beautification Committee to fund small beautification projects in public areas.
by Joe LeichtAffton School Board Member Larry Knox announced at the March 21 board meeting that, after seven years of service, professional commitments are forcing him to step down.
by Jim MerkelWhen the dust settles after the April 4 Lindbergh School Board election, members of the reformed Lindbergh board will have to deal with two major issues.
Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry died Saturday, March 18, at his home in Wentzville at the age of 90.
by Margaret GillermanA University City council member publicly apologized at a packed city council meeting for having pushed a citizen last year, but he does not intend to resign his council seat because of it.
by Mitch SchneiderIn response to high-profile hate crimes reported from across the country, including Feb. 18-19 vandalism at a Jewish cemetery in University City, a former Clayton mayor has suggested a step to combating such issues.
by Mitch SchneiderThe Clayton Board of Aldermen has approved a preliminary funding agreement with the developer of a proposed project in the city's downtown area.