St. Louis City is reminding residents of changes to the trash/recycling collection schedule due to the holidays. The schedule is below:
Week of December 26, 2011
The race for St. Louis city treasurer is getting crowded.
A year-long battle over the best way to use about $258,000 in donated tax dollars that were originally intended for a new city-operated shelter is over.
Saying he has no choice, the owner of a crumbling building in the Cupples Station warehouse complex has applied for a permit to demolish the building.
Developer Kevin McGowan, who owns the building at 1014 Spruce St. known as Cupples 7, filed his application on Nov. 9th. Streets around the building have been blocked off since late September due to safety concerns.
On Saturday, Standard and Poor's downgraded the debt of the United States a notch.
But the ratings firm continues to see debt issued by the city of St. Louis as a good investment, though vulnerable to economic shocks.
Updated with city's comments.
If you frequent the Interstate 44/55 intersection on the near south side of St. Louis, you may be familiar with the display pictured above.
The sign, or mural, depending on whom you ask, has been at the center of a case regarding the constitutionality of the city of St. Louis's sign ordinance. Today, a ruling has been issued in the case.
A new study has found that the city of St. Louis’ various agencies and officials need to work together more closely in order to cut down on crime and make the city a safer place to live.
A team of IBM consultants spent three weeks in St. Louis this spring studying the use of data and technology in the city’s various law enforcement agencies. St. Louis was awarded a grant by IBM as part of the technology firm's "Smarter Cities" program.
St. Louis city and county split in 1876 in what has come to be called “The Great Divorce.”
There have been several efforts to reunite the two, but voters, whether in the city or the county, have rejected them time and again.
In the last year there’s been renewed talk of St. Louis re-entering the county, but leaders in the city and county say they’re exploring a slower approach.
St. Louis city officials say they will step up their efforts to move residents from a series of tent encampments along the Mississippi River north of downtown into permanent housing.
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