image
|
|
|
|
|
|
|
Phone: (314) 843-0102
|
Fax: (314) 843-0508
|
flag image
July 09, 2014
/datedimages/2014/07/08/e2A944XKM3FD2A42.sm.jpg
shadow

Officials fast-track construction of new Tesson Ferry Library

McBride says 2015 opening unrelated to opposition of new library site

St. Louis County Library officials are fast-tracking their time line for opening the new Tesson Ferry Library and hope to have the new $16 million building open and operating by fall 2015....more >>
July 09, 2014

Ameren to close Meramec plant in 2022

Plans for coal-ash landfill at site being dropped

Ameren Missouri had hinted at the possibility that its coal-fired power plant in Oakville could someday close, but last week the utility made it official: The Meramec plant will close in 2022 — or perhaps even sooner, depending on the impact of future federal government regulations....more >>
July 09, 2014

Veto of diversity legislation would be a first for Dooley

County executive anticipates council will override his veto

In nearly 11 years as county executive, Charlie Dooley has never vetoed any legislation approved by the County Council — but there is a first time for everything....more >>
July 09, 2014

Financial condition of MFPD remains strong

Tax rate is lowest in county for eighth consecutive year

The financial condition of the Mehlville Fire Protection remains strong, with its net position increasing by nearly $1.1 million during fiscal 2013....more >>
July 09, 2014

Panel given history lesson on Watson Road Corridor

Brancaglione outlines factors in Crestwood Plaza's decline

A Crestwood panel received a history lesson last week about the rise and fall of the Watson Road Corridor from a longtime planning consultant for the city....more >>
July 09, 2014

Ex-alderman tells Sime he's lost confidence in his ability to move Crestwood forward

Trueblood asks board to delay consideration of proposed amendment on clerk's position

A former longtime Crestwood alderman recently told City Administrator Mark Sime that he has lost confidence in Sime's ability to move the city forward....more >>
July 02, 2014

Nixon vetoes transfer measure; no plans to call special session

Governor slams Francis Howell on transfer student decision

Gov. Jay Nixon officially vetoed the Missouri Legislature's bill on school transfers last week, saying that although the transfer situation is flawed, the bill would make things worse by violating some of the most sacred aspects of public education....more >>
July 02, 2014

Mehlville school board OKs budget with deficit totaling nearly $5 million

2014-2015 budget OK'd 6-1; Trakas casts dissenting vote

The Mehlville Board of Education approved a $110 million budget for the 2014-2015 school year that has a nearly $5 million deficit — part of a five-year plan to spend down reserves....more >>
July 02, 2014

Discord becoming the norm at County Council meetings

Dooley calls Sullivan a liar; tells him to take his 'little short pants' and 'sit down'

Those who believed the County Council would settle back to normal after last month's strife over diversity bills once County Executive Charlie Dooley issued an executive order making the rejected bills law anyway were mistaken....more >>
July 02, 2014

Crestwood aldermen nix firefighters' request to hike city's share of insurance

Aldermen vote 6-2 to retain existing rates for insurance

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted last week to retain existing percentages for the city's contribution to employee health-insurance premiums, rejecting a request by firefighters that the city's share be increased to 89 percent for all employees....more >>
Weather
Type in your zip code and click "Go" to get your 7-day forecast.
Visit www.crh.noaa.gov