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After 2-Week Delay, New Florissant,
New Halls Ferry Closures Begin July 16
Delayed by rain, the closures of New Florissant Road and New Halls Ferry Road in Florissant are finally underway. The temporary detours at I-270 will alter driving routes beginning Thursday, (July 16) following a near two-week delay
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council issued commendations to two police officers, recognized a long-term supporter of the police department, and gave out the beautiful home awards.
The council issued commendations to Officer Mark Lorthridge and Officer Lori Bethmann.
(Special to the Independent News)
Berkeley’s celebrated band of urban farmers know exactly what to do with the mountain of compost being donated to them by Schnucks, the area’s largest grocer. “It comes in real handy,” said Richard Austin, 79, of Berkeley. “We haven’t had anything like this compost before. It will really help the garden. This ground hasn’t been worked on in quite some time.”
Ferguson Commission Co-Chairs Rev. Starsky Wilson and Rich McClure have commended Governor Jay Nixon on signing Senate Bill 5 into law, as well as the Missouri Legislature for their bi-partisan efforts to move swiftly on municipal court and governance reform.
On Monday, July 13, Barnes & Noble will host an all-day book fair to support The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at its store at Ladue Crossing, 8871 Ladue Road.
The next full Ferguson Commission meeting will be held at the Emerson YMCA, 3390 Pershall Road. Before that meeting, working groups are conducting meetings to help finalize their calls to action and research into separation of powers in municipal courts, transportation and job creation efforts, among other topics.« Previous Entries Next Entries »