Racial strife and equity issues are on the front burner of the primary race for St. Louis County Executive. However, none of the candidates are showing any enthusiasm for protesters’ calls to “Defund the Police” at demonstrations.
Kirkwood Mayor Tim Griffin announced at the regular city council meeting on July 2 that the Kirkwood Police Department does not have the authority to enforce a county mandate requiring people to wear masks when inside businesses and near other people in public.
The primary race for St. Louis County Executive has Democrats in agreement that COVID-19 is an unprecedented and very serious issue, but they part ways on how local government should address the pandemic health crisis.
The Kirkwood City Council added three new members on Thursday, June 25, during a live-streamed special meeting session.
The Webster Groves City Council recently passed the budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2020. The budget projects a shortfall of over $1 million, which will come out of the city's reserve fund.
The Webster Groves City Council on Tuesday reversed its vote from two weeks ago — agreeing to open the city’s public swimming pool. But don’t rush off to buy sunscreen. After some discussion, a second vote was held, and the council again reversed itself. The Webster Groves Aquatic Center wil…
The city of Kirkwood has canceled the June and July concerts in its Making Music Concert Series, as well as the city's annual Fourth of July Freedom Festival and fireworks display, and this year's Greentree Festival.
The city of Kirkwood has made the call to cancel its annual Greentree Festival scheduled in September out of an abundance of caution due to the coronavirus.
At the June 4 Kirkwood City Council meeting, Chief Administrative Officer Russell Hawes announced that the National Guard would soon be stationed in Kirkwood. The move is likely a response to recent riots centering around the death of George Floyd, a Black man who was killed by a police offi…
Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival organizers Joe Rath and Brian Ward aren't optimistic about the prospect of this year’s popular festival taking place in September. The two men spoke at a work session prior to the June 2 Webster Groves council meeting.
It was known prior to Tuesday night’s June 2 city council work session that Webster Groves stood to lose a quarter of a million dollars by opening the city’s aquatic center in mid-July.
The Kirkwood City Council voted last week to waive the application procedure for temporary outdoor promotional variances and allow businesses to operate with outdoor seating and merchandise sales on private property including sidewalks and parking lots.
Dozens of Webster Groves residents tuned into Tuesday’s city council meeting wanting to know one thing — is this year’s outdoor pool opening a “go” or “no go?” And the answer — it’s still too early to say.
An African American woman filed a police brutality lawsuit on Monday, May 18, against the city of Des Peres after she and her son were falsely accused of stealing and injured by four officers. Most of the officers involved are white.
As the city of Webster Groves begins to look at its budget for the coming year — which will be challenging because of sales tax losses due to the coronavirus — officials are trying to figure out how to keep pay raises in for police officers and other employees without having to dip too much …
The Kirkwood City Council voted Thursday night, May 7, to allow Mayor Tim Griffin to enter into a cost-share agreement with the Missouri Highways and Traffic Commission for roadway improvements on Manchester Road from Kirkwood Road to I-270.
Webster Groves will soon begin searching for its next city manager, has approved plans for a new fire station and is discussing whether to hire an additional PR firm to help communicate with citizens about an upcoming project.
While St. Louis City and St. Louis County are not yet ready to lift their stay-at-home orders, the Saint Louis County Council will hold it's regular meeting tonight (Tuesday, May 5) at 6:30 p.m., and residents may provide comments prior to the meeting.
The city of Des Peres has put nearly $2 million in capital projects on hold, furloughed all part-time employees and suspended a deer management program scheduled for the fall.
More than 250 Webster Groves residents attended a virtual town hall meeting Thursday night, April 23, to ask questions and learn more about the possibilities surrounding a proposed development project in the Old Webster North area.
Shrewsbury Director of Administration Jonathan Greever recently announced changes to the city’s bulky trash service. In light of COVID-10, trash providers have halted bulky trash service, but the city is establishing a temporary bulky trash distribution zone on the eastern parking lot of Shr…