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St. Charles Police Department investigating two robberies

The St. Charles Police Department is investigating two robberies that occurred on Sept. 13. It is believed that the suspect is the same for both crimes. On Saturday, Sept. 13 at 2:42 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Petro Mart located at 2240 N. Third Street for a report of robbery that had just occurred. Preliminary investigation revealed that a ...

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St. Peters puts temporary stop to red-light camera use

St. Peters has suspended use of its red-light cameras for traffic enforcement until it gets a clearer picture of the legal issues surrounding the devices. The city’s Board of Aldermen approved a resolution by a 6-0 vote at its Aug. 28 meeting to suspend the city’s use of red-light cameras at intersections until the Missouri Supreme Court rules on legal ...

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Public Water Supply District No. 2 seeks to replace aging LSL sewer system

A Lake Saint Louis alderman is among those named to a committee examining a proposed major public works project to upgrade and replace sewer lines under the two main lakes in Lake Saint Louis. The city’s Board of Aldermen named Alderman Gary Torlina (Ward 1) to serve as the city’s representative on the committee. Other members of the committee are ...

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Military vehicles, sheriff’s duties top concerns at County Council meeting

St. Charles County Council members said what a group of residents wanted to hear this week, telling them they aren’t returning any military equipment donated to the Sheriff’s Department by the federal government. But the council also told residents something they did not want to hear – that they weren’t going to put a charter amendment on the November ballot ...

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St. Peters alderman to draft bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors

St. Peters may be moving to ban the purchase of electronic cigarettes by minors and forbid them from entering so-called “vapor lounges” where they can be smoked. The city’s Board of Aldermen approved a motion by Alderman Patrick Barclay (Ward 4) during a work session on Aug. 14 authorizing him to draft a bill with the bans. The bill is ...

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News Briefs: O’Fallon ranks 17th on ‘Safest Cities’ list

O’FALLON O’Fallon ranks 17th on ‘Safest Cities’ list The SafeWise Report released its “50 Safest Cities in Missouri” report this week and O’Fallon is listed as number 17. To compile this report, SafeWise used the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report from 2012 to analyze and rank these cities, which all have a minimum population of 4,000 people. O’Fallon was ...

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Francis Howell to hold public hearing on district property tax rate

Residents of the Francis Howell School District could see a 19-cent decrease in the district property tax rate for the new academic year, according to the district’s top finance officer. During an Aug. 21 Board of Education meeting, district chief financial officer Kevin Supple attributed the projected decrease to expiration this year of a special purpose operating levy. The board ...

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West County boil order has been lifted

Boil order advisory has been issued for West St Louis County. Due to a power outage at a Missouri American water treatment plant a boil order advisory has been issued for portions of Ballwin, Manchester and Town & Country.

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O’Fallon looks at allowing poultry as pets, close to home food source

The city of O’Fallon is looking at potentially allowing poultry to be kept as pets in non-agricultural areas. At a City Council work session on Aug. 14, Lenore Toser-Aldaz, assistant city manager, made a presentation regarding O’Fallon’s animal control code relating to poultry, which she defined as domestic chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys. The current ordinance pertaining to poultry only ...

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