Mexico Road resurfacing project Phase 2 approved

Mexico Road at Barrington Drive, looking west

Phase 2 of the Mexico Road resurfacing and sidewalk project has been approved. On April 11, the O’Fallon City Council approved an agreement with Spencer Contracting Company, in an amount not to exceed $1,191,456.59, to continue the street improvements. Federal transportation funds will reimburse the city for 80% of that cost. The work covers the stretch of Mexico Road from Barrington Drive [Copperfield Subdivision] west to Hwy. K and includes the installation of push buttons, signals and pedestrian crossings at the Mexico Road-Hwy K intersection. Additionally, the asphalt path along the south side of Mexico Road will be reconstructed in ...

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Tools, tricks for tackling preschool

Preschool is a time for a lot of new beginnings for a young child. It’s also an adjustment period for parents as well. Here are some tips to help make the transition into a preschool environment manageable.

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Robotics team claims victory

Wentzville School District’s Ratchet Rockers Robotics Team 1706 won the Engineering Inspiration Award after competition in Knoxville, Tenn., from March 29-30.

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O’Fallon I-70 Traffic Flow Improvements Project update

The project’s overall objective is to improve traffic flow to, from and along Interstate 70 from T.R. Hughes Boulevard west to the Woodlawn Avenue overpass and includes the Hwy. K/Main Street interchange. It will be funded by federal transportation dollars, the Missouri Department of Transportation [MoDOT], the St. Charles County Road Board and the city of O’Fallon.

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A beginner’s guide to windows

As spring and summer begin to lengthen the days with warmer weather, it’s a bright idea to start getting your home’s windows ready to stand up to April showers and clean enough to view the May flowers.

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Students move to international STEM competition

Students in the Holt, Liberty and Timberland High HOSA [Future Healthcare Professionals] chapters competed in the Missouri HOSA State Leadership Conference at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla on March 25-26. Nineteen students also took home awards and qualified to move on internationally.

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City Park to get new playground

The city is looking to renovate the playground located beside Weldon Spring City Hall. Two playground structures currently exist on the lot; however, the older structure is not quite up to the city’s standards.

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