Following a successful first year, the second annual Webster Groves Porchfest went off without a hitch this year as well. The 2021 event took place on Sunday, Oct. 3, in North Webster.

The pandemic didn't stop the 15th annual Hands On Kirkwood last Saturday, Oct. 2. Started by Kirkwood Baptist Church in 2007, Hands On Kirkwood is an annual community mission blitz to make the world a better place with good deeds — from simple lawn care to massive charity projects. Even non-…

On a picture-perfect evening Wednesday, Sept. 29, over 200 Kirkwood School District students stormed the field to participate in the fifth annual Unified Night Lights event at Kirkwood High School in the E.L. Lyons Memorial Stadium.

Labor Day traditionally marks the end of the summer pool season ... well, at least for swimmers of the human variety. In many communities, it’s the dogs who get to enjoy the final swim of the season — one last splash before the pools are drained for the year.

The fourth annual Meacham Park Back to School Rally and Backpack Giveaway took place on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Meacham Memorial Park in Kirkwood. While the Meacham Park Neighborhood Improvement Association handed out backpacks stuffed with school supplies, students and their families also enj…

More than three dozen goats from Goats on the Go got to work Tuesday Aug. 3, eating invasive honeysuckle and Wintercreeper on the hillside of the Shady Creek Nature Sanctuary along West Kirkham and North Elm avenues.

Rock Hill resident Ashlee Felling, a self-professed Olympic fanatic, decided to celebrate the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games with an Olympics of her own. Felling hosted over 40 guests, dressed for the part representing several countries, in her very own "Rock Hilympic Games" on Saturday, July 24.

The Webster Waves — Webster Groves’ municipal swim team — took first place in the Southwest Municipal Swim and Dive League Swim Conference Meet on Thursday, July 22. The event hosted more than 300 swimmers at the Webster Groves Aquatic Center. 

Attendees of all ages enjoyed patriotic fun and games during Webster Groves Community Days, a four-day annual event over the 4th of July weekend.

Welcome back to the pool! Swimmers from Webster and Kirkwood made a splash at the Kirkwood Aquatic Center on Monday, June 14, for the start of swim season — the first in two years, following last year’s canceled season due to the pandemic.

Memorial Day weekend traditionally marks the opening of area swimming pools, and chilly temperatures didn't stop kids from having fun at the Kirkwood Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 29.

On any given afternoon, there’s a constant whir of wheels in motion at the Webster Groves Skatepark.  There’s skateboarding, scootering, rollerblading, rollerskating, BMX biking — and a lot of smiling. 

At the start of lacrosse season, Kirkwood Men’s Lacrosse Club coach, Chris Luckett, and Webster Groves Lacrosse Club coach, Max Troha, knew they wanted their teams to face each other for the final game of the season. But they also wanted to honor the loss of the November 2020 Turkey Day game…

Webster Groves High School Class of 2021 students took their final walk as high schoolers and tossed their caps in the air after crossing the stage at Moss Field at Hixson Middle School on Friday, May 14.  The  limited guests, masks and social distancing requirements did little to squash the…

Ever since creating a COVID-friendly way to dispense Halloween candy and a display in the front yard of his Webster Groves home, David Neu has continued to bring some light-hearted fun for neighbors and passers-by on South Old Orchard Avenue. The photos are a few of his creations and configu…

Marketing students from Webster Groves High School organized the 20th annual Jim Schoemehl 5K and 10K Walk/Run for ALS on Saturday, May 1. Due to COVID-19, this year's event offered both virtual and in-person options.

Multitudes of furry friends came with their humans to participate in the Annual Dog Easter Egg Hunt held on Saturday, March 27, in Larson Park. The hunt is organized each year by the Webster Groves Parks and Recreation Department. Shakers Dog Wash and Grooming in Rock Hill, Webster Groves An…

Excitement and relief filled the air on Tuesday, March 16, as hundreds of teachers and staff from the Webster Groves School District rolled up their sleeves to receive a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Just as the clocks are about to jump ahead an hour, ushering in a season of bright colors often accompanied by a renewed sense of hope, so does the Spring Forward community art display in Webster Groves.

Student athletes from the Kirkwood Youth Hockey Association won the Blue Note Cup (PeeWee A2) State Championship on Sunday, Feb. 28, in a 3-2 overtime victory against the Springfield Spirit!

The Kirkwood High School Pioneers are celebrating after the girls swimming and diving team powered its way to the first state championship in school history.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! While 2020's Christmas was far from white, Jack Frost more than made up for it with a huge snowfall at the beginning of the week. Starting Sunday, Feb. 14, and continuing well into the week, snow and freezing temperatures marked the middle of the month.

Despite frigid temperatures and car troubles, winter snow has its perks! Check out these crazy kids enjoying frosty fun at Greenbriar Hills Country Club on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The Times would like to note that Greenbriar Hills Country Club is private property and is not open to the public.

The Webster Groves Boys Varsity Basketball team recently celebrated the achievements of senior players at a Senior Night celebration on Jan. 29. Parents and teammates honored the accomplishments of players with bright futures ahead!

Children of all ages were invited to Crown Royal's Motorcycle Club on Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and to receive a free book from Eyeseeme African American Children's Bookstore. The event was sponsored and organized by the Meacham Park Neighborhood Improveme…

Between the third and fourth weeks of January 2020, all six Bethesda independent living communities held clinics to administer the first of two doses of COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff.

The Kirkwood School District community came together on Jan. 13, 2021, in reaction to a rash of graffiti at several Kirkwood schools on Jan. 6.

The Kirkwood School District community came together on Jan. 13, 2021, in reaction to a rash of graffiti at several Kirkwood schools on Jan. 6.

COVID-19 won't stop Christmas! Check out these holiday-themed pictures full of good will and cheer in Webster Groves, Kirkwood and other local areas.

The Spirit of Christmas was amidst participants in the Meacham Park annual Adopt-A-Family gift giving celebration on Dec. 19.  For the first time, a menagerie was part of a Living Nativity, including a llama, camel, donkey, ox, pony, sheep and goats.

A flood of St. Louis shoppers supported local businesses on Dec. 13 during the Holiday Market, hosted by Tower Groves Farmers' Market and The Boulevard in Richmond Heights. Vendors selling a wide variety of art, crafts, food and clothing gathered together on this chilly Sunday to sell their …

Santas were “on the loose” in Webster Groves on Saturday, Dec. 5, for the 2020 edition of the annual Santa run. About 200 runners donned festive gear to take part in the 5K Run/Walk; 22 participated in the 1 Mile Run/Walk.

Wearing masks and socially distancing, the annual “Wagon Train of Food” to fight hunger took place Friday morning, Nov. 20. Students from The College School in Webster Groves trekked to Emmanuel Episcopal Church to donate thousands of food items to those in need.

Webster Arts recently completed and donated to Eden Seminary a sizable electric service panel on the Field at Eden. Through the generosity of a Webster Arts donor and Eden Seminary, there will now be easily accessible power for the Webster Arts Art Fair, as well as many other possible events…

On Saturday evening, Oct. 10, Algonquin Apartments held a social-distancing party to spread fall cheer among residents.

The Webster Groves High School Statesmen soccer team played Clayton High School on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Statesman Oliver Doyle made the goal that tied the game 1-1 in the last 15 seconds of the game, but the Statesmen lost in overtime. The following day, the WGHS Statesmen beat Trinity Catholi…

The "Kirkwood Greentree Festival Party On Your Porch" took place on Sept. 18, 2020, throughout the streets of Kirkwood. Sponsored by Kirkwood Electric, the "Party On Your Porch" event was held in place of this year's traditional Greentree Festival, which was canceled due to the pandemic. Eig…

School looks a little different this year! With many institutions opting for hybrid or entirely online learning for the start of the 2020 school year, kids are gearing up for classes in their bedrooms, kitchens or office spaces instead of catching the bus!

Caroline Young and her family organized a community food drive on Aug. 1 at Kirkwood High School to find out if one family could make a difference during the pandemic.