St. Peters passes resolution supporting county on PDMP, urging legislators to do likewise statewide

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The St. Peters Board of Aldermen has passed a resolution supporting the St. Charles County’s efforts to set up a prescription drug monitoring program [PDMP] and urging the Missouri General Assembly to do the same statewide. The board voted 7-0 with one aldermen absent at their Sept. 22 meeting to approve the resolution.  Alderman Rocky Reitmeyer [Ward 1] was absent. ...

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Megan Meier Foundation celebrates expansion

Megan Meier Foundation

Supporters of the Megan Meier Foundation recently marked the completion of its newly expanded resource center with a ribbon-cutting. Originally founded in 2007 with the mission of raising awareness to prevent bullying, cyberbullying and suicide, the Megan Meier Foundation is located at 515 Jefferson St. in St. Charles and now provides an art room, music therapy, group discussions and counseling ...

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New president of Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West Hospital named

Chris Watts has been named president of Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital and Progress West Hospital, effective in early November. Watts joined BJC HealthCare in 2005 and has served in a variety of leadership roles at the health care organization over the past decade. As president of Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West hospitals, Watts will provide oversight for the two ...

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Thomas Sowell – Our Political Predicament

Thomas Sowell

There is no point denying or sugar-coating the plain fact that the voters this election year face a choice between two of the worst candidates in living memory. A professor at Morgan State University summarized the situation by saying that the upcoming debates may enable voters to decide which is the "less insufferable" candidate to be President of the United States.

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Business Briefs for September 21

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PLACES Megan Meier Foundation Executive Director Tina Meier celebrates with the foundation’s staff, clients and representatives of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce at its newly expanded St. Charles headquarters.] Supporters of the Megan Meier Foundation recently marked the completion of its newly expanded resource center with a ribbon-cutting. Originally founded in 2007 with the mission of raising ...

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St. Charles County Election official expects heavy voter turnout, absentee voting in November

Even through the general election is still more than six weeks away, St. Charles County’s lead election official expects a heavy voter turnout, possibly approaching a record. “We are getting very, very high participation,” said Rich Chrismer, the county’s election authority director.  Chrismer said Sept. 19 that he is expecting 83 percent to 87 percent turnout with more than 284,000 ...

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