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Gorgeous gardens, grand views, and a great farm with goats, geese and more! Sponsored by the Spanish Lake Community Association, the Spanish Lake Garden Tour and Plant Sale on May 20 features nine residential and three community gardens, from butterfly and cottage to organic vegetable and perennial beds.
The Black Jack City Council Meeting, at its last meeting, the city council and mayor were informed by a member of the Investment Firm Stifel Nicolaus, that the refunding of the city’s bonds will save Black Jack and its residents $190,000, which is equivalent to a lower refinancing rate.
In his novel, “Look Homeward, Angel”, author Thomas Wolfe wrote “you can never go home again.” But former Spanish Lake resident Phillip Andrew Morton tried anyway. While working as a visual effects line producer on a major motion picture in Los Angeles, Morton, 32, has also been laboring as the developer and director of a documentary about his old neighborhood.
By Bob Lindsey
Community and business leaders attending the Legislative Reception for North County got to hear brief perspectives from elected legislators followed by questions on a wide range of questions such as an Interstate 70 toll road, charter schools and the lack of accreditation at two school districts, and state efforts to start taxing Internet sales.
While citizens’ opposition to closing half of St. Louis County parks has resonated from West County and South County residents, hardly anyone at last week’s county council hearing spoke up about closing any of North County’s parks.« Previous Entries Next Entries »