The Meramec Valley R-III School District is asking voters to approve an $11.7 million no-tax increase bond issue in the Tuesday, April 4, election.
The West Osage Community Improvement District (CID) board Tuesday approved a tax rebate for the owners of the former Queen’s IGA building at 2240 W. Osages in a 4-1 vote.
With all eyes on the Route 47 Bridge construction in Washington, another major bridge project in Franklin County has not received as much attention.
As part of his sweeping budget cuts to social programs, President Donald Trump has suggested a $15.1 billion reduction across the board at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which provides funding for senior nutritional programs for 2,300 Franklin County residents.
By just one vote, the Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission decided to support a rezoning request for 5 acres in Lonedell.
A new grocery store in the former Queen’s IGA building is now accepting applications and expects to hire 50 workers, according to Don Mikesch, general manager.
The public test of the automatic tabulating equipment to be used in tabulating the results of the April 4 general municipal election will begin at 9 a.m., Monday, March 27, in the office of Franklin County Clerk Debbie Door, 400 E. Locust, Room 201, Union.
Continued federal funding of the arts is important nationally and right here in Washington, said Bridgette Kelch, executive director of Downtown Washington Inc.
Bank of Washington Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. recently announced the promotion of Chris Eckelkamp to assistant vice president – commercial lending.
An older-model Pontiac Sunbird was recovered under a large brush pile on the Bourbeuse River bank at the Reiker Ford Access Wednesday afternoon.
Insulation in three courtrooms will be installed at the Franklin County Judicial Center to prevent heavy rains from disrupting court proceedings.
Nearly a dozen people who live near the site of a proposed wedding venue spoke out against it at Tuesday’s Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.
Sponsors for the 22 Washington Town and Country Fair Queen candidates were randomly drawn Saturday night at the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet.
After several months of review, the formation of a Franklin County safety subcommittee is still in a holding pattern.
Franklin County took a step toward upgrading and improving 911 communications Tuesday officially requesting proposals for a 911 phone system upgrade.
Franklin County commissioners are against a Senate bill, which would put 7,000 miles of roads back under county control and the counties would then be responsible for their maintenance.
After almost two decades in office, the longest serving prosecuting attorney in Franklin County history has decided to call it quits.
The East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWGW) will host an open house July 13 to show its 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) in Pacific.
With the Meramec Valley R-III School District asking voters to approve a bond issue in April that would make the old Pacific Public School, now the Community School, obsolete, a groundswell of public comment has emerged to convert the venerable building into a community center.
Union R-XI students in kindergarten through eighth grade will have an opportunity to earn money this summer by maintaining good attendance during summer school through a new program being offered by the district.
With spring in the air, the big orange trucks of Missouri Department of Transportation are hanging up their snow plows and preparing for the onslaught of summer road construction.
An architectural rendering of a proposed new Early Childhood Center building to combine three Meramec Valley R-III School District preschool programs was on display in the district boardroom March 15.
The Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC) grant program that has helped revitalize historic sections of 140 Missouri cities has set its sight on Pacific, which its officials say has an old downtown core that is ripe for revitalization.
Washington councilmen Monday night unanimously approved a lighting agreement with the state in order to maintain lights at the South Point Road commuter lot.
Veterans Memorial Park, the Union’s $6.6 million “legacy project,” required a significant amount of additional time and labor from Cochran, the city’s engineering firm.
The Washington City Council approved an ordinance that will dissolve the city’s clean energy development board now that county has extended its Clean Energy Program jurisdiction.
The 2017 Washingtonian Award was presented posthumously to John L. Politte during the 78th Annual Banquet of the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce Saturday evening at the KC Hall. Over 400 people attended the dinner and program.
The city of Union will briefly suspend enforcement of an ordinance that prohibits business owners from keeping wild animals for display or exhibition purposes.
Two Washington councilmen said they were questioned by constituents who expressed concern about a possible increase in water rates while the city spends excess revenue in other areas.