Electric bills going up for Ameren customers

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) to adjust the Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC) rider that appears on the monthly bills of its electric customers. In its application, the electric company sought to adjust customer rates for changes in Ameren Missouri’s energy efficiency costs. The current monthly charge for a typical residential customer is $3.70 a month. It will increase to $6 a month effective Jan. 27. The Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC) is a charge which encourages utility companies to implement demand-side and energy efficiency programs and was part ...

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Business: Celebrating community service

Celebrating community service The Caroline Close Stuart Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored Steve Collier with a Community Service Award for his work with Restore St. Charles. The volunteer organization assists St. Charles County families in rehabilitating their homes so they have safe housing that meets current code requirements. PEOPLE Provision Living Senior Living Communities, LLC, which operates Whispering Pines Retirement Community in Warrenton, has announced a new management team. Stephanie Horn will serve as executive director, LaFonda Johnson as assistant executive director and activities director, and Julie Willman as community relations director. ...

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Thomas Sowell – New Year’s Irresolution

Thomas Sowell

President Barack Obama's absence from the great gathering in Paris of national leaders from other countries, to show their solidarity with France in its opposition to Islamic terrorists, was another sign of the Obama administration's continuing irresolution in the face of terror.

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‘Best of Mid Rivers’

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine asked, and our readers answered. Here are the 2014 winners of the “Best of Mid Rivers” along with the first and second runners-up.

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