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School Board, Municipal Races &
Ballot Issues For April 5th Elections
The number of candidates for next Tuesday, April 3rd municipal elections is lighter in our area of North County than in previous years, but there are several ballot issues on tap in both Florissant and Hazelwood. There are no council races in Florissant and only one contested race in Hazelwood. Black Jack has two contested council races.
Ferguson and Justice Dept Finalize
Agreement Resolving Lawsuit
On March 17 the Justice Department and the city of Ferguson jointly filed an agreement resolving the United States’ pending lawsuit against Ferguson. The court-enforceable decree, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, aims to remedy the unconstitutional law enforcement conduct that the Justice Department found during its civil pattern-or-practice investigation into the Ferguson Police Department (FPD) and the Ferguson Municipal Court. The department’s findings were released in a public report issued March 4, 2015.
Volunteers needed for annual cleanup of rivers and creeks
Great Rivers Greenway, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District and Missouri American Water are sponsoring the 8th annual Confluence Trash Bash on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Area residents are invited to join cleanup efforts, helping to improve the condition of the waterways. To date, volunteers have removed more than 5,400 tires and about 100 tons of trash from area streams and rivers.
Thursday, March 17
Blood Pressure Clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine St., at 10:15 a.m. RSVP to 314-838-3877.
Flower Valley Quilting Guild meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 123 Carson Road, Ferguson.
Major MetroBus Service
Change Begins on March 14
North county transit center. Metro’s quarterly service change on March 14 will impact the operations of 48 MetroBus routes in the St. Louis metropolitan region, including the introduction of nine new MetroBus routes and discontinuation of service on eight routes. This service change will also introduce a new and completely redesigned MetroBus service plan for North St. Louis County, made possible with the opening of the new North County Transit Center in Ferguson, Missouri on March 14.
Friday, Feb. 26
Fish Fry all through Lent at Florissant Valley VFW Post 4105, 410 rue St. Francois from 3-7. All profits go to support Veterans. Call 314- 831-6121.
Fish Fry at Florissant Elks Lodge 2316, 16400 New Halls Ferry Rd, 4 to 8 p.m. every Friday until March 25. Serving cod, jack salmon, shrimp, homemade desserts. For information call 314-921-2316.« Previous Entries Next Entries »