From mid-August through Labor Day, the Hazelwood Police Department (HPD) will be out in force conducting saturation patrols and a DWI sobriety checkpoint as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The HPD will be conducting a DWI sobriety checkpoint during the weekend of Aug. 29-31 at an undisclosed location within the city.
The owners of the new Culver’s planned at 955 N. Lindbergh have announced that a ground breaking ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4
Craig Culver, co-founder and CEO of the restaurant chain, franchise owners, Jim Shelton and Gary and Jill Beres, representatives from the Greater North County Chamber of Commerce and local city dignitaries will be on hand to break ground for the new restaurant. The Beres also own Culver’s restaurants in Waukesha, WI and in Columbia and St. Robert, MO.
Non-profit groups looking for fund-raising opportunities, crafters wanting to sell their artwork and local businesses are some of the groups being recruited by event organizers for this year’s Hazelwood Harvestfest, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Howdershell Park.
Florissant to collect $10 for each municipal ordinance violation
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council passed a bill Monday night allowing the municipal court to collect $10 for each municipal ordinance violation. The money will be used to for land, construction, maintenance and upkeep of a municipal courthouse.
Operation Food Search Continues distribution
Operation Food Search, the largest distributor of free food in the bi-state region, is collaborating with several local businesses and organizations to provide free food and household essentials to families in Ferguson and surrounding areas.
Restaurant have seen upturns in business
The recent tragic events and the subsequent turmoil taking place in the neighborhoods of southeastern Ferguson have had some, but not a great deal, of negative effect on businesses in the historic downtown Ferguson area on South Florissant Road.