Charges were issued Friday against a man accused of stealing a wallet from a Washington Library patron.
Aldermen overrode the mayor’s veto and approved an ordinance authorizing the board of aldermen to approve police officers selected and recommended by the police chief.
More than 60 firefighters from eight area departments converged on a three-alarm fire that caused severe smoke and water damage to the rear portion of the Holiday Inn at Six Flags Friday afternoon.
Before giving the public a chance to comment on it, the city council hosted a workshop to go over the proposed 2016-17 budget.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri recently received a $1 million pledge from Peggy Piotraschke of Union to build a new lodge at Camp Fiddlecreek.
Verizon is hosting its annual Innovative App Challenge — a “no-coding-skills-needed” contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life.
After its long-awaited completion in early July, the new configuration of the Route 47 and Highway 50 intersection in Union is causing confusion with motorists.
Meramec Valley School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Ed Hillhouse said by working together the city, school district and other political entities can help grow the local economy.
A Franklin County jury reached a guilty verdict Tuesday in the case of a woman charged with assault in a crash involving a MoDOT vehicle in a work zone.
A Franklin County man with a history of physical violence is facing a felony charge over an altercation in which his grandfather suffered a fractured hip, authorities said.
Clearing work along the eastern part of Washington’s Rotary Riverfront Trail should begin soon, a Missouri Department of Transportation official said.
A group of citizens will get a chance to speak out against a mining operation near St. Clair at the next Board of Zoning Adjustment meeting.
The Franklin County Commissioners have accepted an olive branch extended by County Clerk Tammy Vemmer to put three years of fighting behind them and move forward with a clean slate.
Even though some aldermen said they did not want to halt construction of a new bridge over the Meramec River, they voted 5-0 this week to approve a resolution deeding a small strip of land in the project to Franklin County as a quid pro quo for adding a pedestrian lane to the new bridge.
The St. Clair Regional Airport is in its final stages of closing, but City Administrator Travis Dierker said there are still a few steps to be taken until it can be finalized.
East Central College has received what is believed to be its largest donation to date, a $250,000 gift from Ace Manufacturing and Parts Co. in Sullivan.
The Washington School District’s opening session for all teachers and staff was more of a production than an assembly.
New traffic signal heads will be installed at three Jefferson Street intersections under a contract approved by the Washington City Council.
The number of building permits issued in July was down slightly from the same month last year, with 111 permits, compared to 137 last year, according to the monthly report compiled by the city building department.
A second Mercy Pharmacy opened in Washington at the Mercy Medical Building South at 901 Patients First Drive, Aug. 9.
More than 2,000 pieces of legislation were introduced during the 2016 Missouri legislative session and a mere 138 made it to the desk of Gov. Jay Nixon for signature or veto.
Personnel manning the Washington Fair First Aid Station reported an increase in calls this year but no serious injuries or situations.
Mayor Jeff Palmore addressed aldermen and members of the public Aug. 10 spelling out grievances he has experienced as a funeral director involving the two city cemeteries.