July 2014

This category contains 24 posts

Annual Collector’s Real Property Tax Sale Scheduled for August 25

St. Louis County conducts its annual sale of tax delinquent property on the fourth Monday of August each year, which this year will be August 25, 2014. The sale will start at 10 a.m. in the County Council Chambers on the first floor of County Administration building, located at 41 S. Central Ave., Clayton, MO, … Continue reading

St. Louis County Opens First Water Trail

Saint Louis County Parks has partnered with Great Rivers Greenway to bring the first water trail to the St. Louis area. The Creve Coeur Water trail, located on Creve Coeur Lake, will be more than four miles long and will take participants on a journey across the lake and up the creek to discover the … Continue reading

Wellston Showcases Urban Transformation, New learning center will fill critical early childhood education gap

The Early Explorers Child Development Academy held a ribbon cutting ceremony in Wellston on Monday, July 21, 2014. The center will serve as a leader for accredited early childhood education in the community  and there will be enough room for 120 kids, ages 6 weeks to 5 years. If you’re interested in tuition rates, enrolling your … Continue reading

Express Scripts unveils $56 million expansion in St. Louis County

The United States’ largest pharmacy benefits manager, Express Scripts, unveiled its newest $56 million expansion at its north St. Louis County headquarters July 28. On-hand at the event was St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Express Scripts’ George Paz, chairman and CEO, said the project is expected to … Continue reading

First travel-related Chikungunya case reported in St. Louis County, was not contracted locally

The Saint Louis County Department of Health is reporting its first case a local person identified as having Chikungunya virus (pronounced: \chik-en-gun-ye click to hear pronunciation). This is a virus mosquitoes spread. The patient did not contract the disease locally, but while travelling in the Caribbean. Although this is the first case reported in St. Louis County, … Continue reading

Come out to St. Louis County’s electronic recycling, data shredding event Aug. 2 at the JCC

On Saturday, Aug. 2 come out from 9 a.m. to noon to recycle your unwanted electronics. There will be an electronic recycling and data destruction event at The Jewish Community Center, located at 2 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis, MO, 63146. RNA Worldwide will handle electronic recycling and will accept one (1) television per vehicle for free. … Continue reading

St. Louis County Older Residents Program Offers Seniors Free Legal Services

St. Louis County Department of Human Services’ County Older Resident Programs (CORP) offers free non-litigation services for County residents 60 years of age and older with income of $34,000 or less. Assistance is provided one day each month at various St. Louis County locations:  Saint Louis County Government Center-North, in Hazelwood Maryland Heights Community Center Centennial … Continue reading

Only 10 Feast in the Park events left for the season

There has been an amazing weather pattern this summer for the FEAST in the Park events in St. Louis County Parks, in partnership with FEAST Magazine and the St. Louis Food Truck Association hosts. Three new venues were added this year, including at Jefferson Barracks Park, the Spanish Lake Park and Queeny Park. FEAST in the … Continue reading

St. Louis County honors its Retirees

St. Louis County recently held its Retirees Celebration to honor those that have worked with County government and retired within the last 18 months.   “It’s not just a job, it’s a calling. Everybody can’t do what you do…and for as long as you have,”  County Executive Charlie A.  Dooley said. “Do some things that … Continue reading

New Metro North County Transit Center Coming in Fall 2015

Metro Submission: North St. Louis County is currently one of Metro’s fastest-growing public transit markets, and today Metro and its regional partners broke ground for the new North County Transit Center. Metro successfully competed for and was awarded federal funding to plan and build a new transit center to be located in Ferguson on Pershall … Continue reading