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Route N to be renamed in Dardenne Prairie

A portion of St. Charles County's Route N is on the verge of being renamed Town Square Avenue. The renaming of the thoroughfare is part of Dardenne Prairie’s rebranding efforts, within its longer-term comprehensive plan.

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Brighter future anticipated for Dardenne Town Square

The Dardenne Town Square mall had been in receivership for about a year and a half before being purchased in January 2019 by California investor. The new owner appointed a new property manager to more aggressively fill all currently open space in the mall.

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Dardenne Prairie mayor encourages use of Vulcan logic in North Hanley Road project

City governments face a constant challenge in weighing the needs and desires of most residents against the needs and desires of a few residents. For the North Hanley Road project, two homeowners requested eliminating some sidewalks; however, all of the other homeowners reacted positively to the project plan, especially after they understood the full extent of the improvements, including the new sidewalks.

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Council clears way for MasterCard fencing

MasterCard International

After a second reading at its April 25 meeting, the O’Fallon City Council approved a bill [No. 7084] that grants a conditional use permit allowing an 8-foot security fence around the entire MasterCard International property.

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O’Fallon Police promotes two sergeants to lieutenant

At the April 25, 2019 O'Fallon City Council meeting, Police Chief Gary George announced that O’Fallon Police officers Brian Hilke and Matt Worth were just promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant. The Chief brought them to the front of the Council Chamber and introduced them to all.

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O’Fallon plans to improve Guthrie Road

Improvement plans include realigning a portion of the road near Deer Brook Drive to ease the severity of the curve at that location. Plans also include providing shoulders on the two-lane road, turn lanes at intersections, ADA-compliant [Americans with Disabilities Act] pedestrian facilities on the east side of the road, and signals at the intersection of Mexico and Guthrie.

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