The search is on for an architect with experience in historic buildings to revamp the Red Cedar Inn building at 1047 E. Osage for use as a city of Pacific welcome and history center.
As the city pursues a campaign to persuade citizens to clean up their properties, officials also should look to its own appearance and paint the rusting fire hydrants that dot city streets, Alderman Ed Gass said.
Alderman Herb Adams says he will continue his campaign to make citizens aware that it’s time to consider the need for additional revenue to maintain and grow the city.
Daniel T. Avetta posed as a young woman named Jessica Gable to elicit nude photographs from teen boys, then his ruse took a darker turn as he manipulated at least one teen into performing sex acts in exchange for employment.
Two planned subdivisions that will add a total of 110 new homes in the city’s southwestern neighborhood, took a step forward during the July 24 planning and zoning commission (P&Z) meeting.
City officials will turn to the St. Louis County Municipal Parks Grant program for assistance with the renovation of the former Red Cedar Inn building.
Herb Adams, former mayor and now alderman, raised questions at the July 17 board meeting about the recent practice of proposed ordinances, or bills, being put before the board to vote on without a sponsor.
A group of McDonald’s customers, along with Mayor Steve Myers and members of the Pacific Area Chamber of Commerce got a look at the newly remodeled Pacific McDonald’s at 1620 W. Union St. and met the store’s new owner July 19.
The city has changed its plan to hold a bulky trash pickup that would have required residents to bring their bulky items to Liberty Field Park.
The Meramec Museum and Genealogy Committee (MMGC) saw a presentation on the creation of stained-glass windows and viewed approximately 200 vintage photographs of structures and people from Pacific’s past at its July 19 dinner meeting at the Tri-County Senior Center.
Aldermen questioned whether city projects could be moved forward more quickly if the city administrator delegated some duties to other staff members or outside experts.
Pacific businesses were front and center when 78 officials and guests gathered in the Howe Valley Farm Wedding Venue pavilion for the July 18 Franklin County Municipal League dinner.
Alderman Herb Adams said it is time to engage in a discussion on city revenue with voters to see if they would support a tax increase to fix city streets and improve city parks.
Wonder Wieners, a specialty hot dog stand, that initially sought permits to locate on a corner of the Null and Crossbones property at 2165 W. Osage, is now looking for a different location.
Patrons of the Tri-County Senior dedicated the July 10 Tuesday evening jam session to honor the memory of the late Mary Jo Hahn, a constant member of the center’s line dance troupe.
The city has accepted the task of installing American flags along Osage Street on certain holidays and established a formal policy for displaying and storing the flags.
Four Pacific High School business students were among more than 9,600 high school students who traveled to Maryland to compete for an opportunity to win more than $175,000 in cash awards.
A zone change application that was scheduled for a public hearing at the July 3 board of aldermen meeting was returned to the planning and zoning commission for a public hearing there.
After months of aldermen calling for the return of the city’s bulky trash pickup program to help clean up the city, City Administrator Steve Roth proposed a bulky item collection project that involves no curbside pickup.
Bright sunlight and scorching heat did not keep car enthusiasts away from the 16th annual Pacific Partnership car show held this past Saturday in downtown Pacific.
Officials are reviewing the challenge of delivering city water to proposed developments that are in the works, but located beyond available city water lines.
The Safety Net committee that raises funds for students in the Meramec Valley R-III School District who are identified as homeless continue their work during the summer months, according to Deborah Baker, committee member.
Homeowners in Eagles View subdivision met at city hall June 27 to decide whether or not to sell a 1.27-acre parcel of common ground located on the west side of Thornton Road opposite the main subdivision.
Building Commissioner Shawn Seymore told planning and zoning commission members that they should not hold a public hearing in zone change applications, even though city ordinances call for it.
Members of the Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) were caught off guard by new procedures instituted by the building commissioner, city administrator and city attorney that appear to sidestep P&Z action.
Developers of a proposed retail and residential development on Hogan Road said they are continuing to work through DNR and the city of Pacific on requirements for the site and still plan to begin construction this summer.
Mayor Steve Myers said he’s considering asking aldermen to contract with a qualified engineering firm to perform an overall evaluation of the city’s aging sewer system, including lines, lift stations and the sewage lagoon.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District is joining other districts in eastern Missouri in a program that involves Missouri state troopers making random walk-throughs of school buildings.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District will take steps over the summer break to complete its plan of installing security cameras districtwide.
After raising $31,000 in funds and receiving the promise of labor and materials, the campaign to elevate the Historic First Baptist Church and Education Center at 412 S. First St. above the flood plain is nearing the point where the church can be lifted, according to Norbert Gildehaus, commi…
The Pacific Lions Club is asking the public to look out for collection boxes placed around Pacific for its school backpack drive. The Lions are collecting school supplies that will be distributed to Meramec Valley R-III School District students at a back-to-school party Saturday, July 21, fr…
The Meramec Valley R-III School District Teacher of the Year used a friend’s description of her as a porch light to illustrate the role that teachers play in the lives of their students.
Personal show and tell brings local history to life in meetings where members of the Meramec Valley History Museum and Genealogical Society (MVHM&GS) delve into the past through family lore.