Aldermen Tuesday night rejected a planning and zoning commission (P&Z) recommendation to waive a regulation requiring the Scenic Regional Library to build a sidewalk next to its new building on Rose Lane.
It was the middle of the afternoon in the middle of the week and the sound of Chopin’s “Polonaise” in A Flat, Opus 53 was echoing across the cavernous expanse of the McHugh-Dailey Opera House.
A Sullivan man sustained serious injuries while trying to avoid a vehicle driving in the wrong direction on Interstate 44 Friday morning.
Meramec Valley R-III school libraries are emerging as media centers, combining printed books with technology that allows students to surf the Internet, read books on their laptops, compete in an array of reading games and make movies using the Pacific High School software Movie Maker.
One local English teacher inspires youngsters to write by telling them to pick their topic without fear of taking a risk. And it’s working.
Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) gave the green light for a new library building to be constructed in Pacific during its meeting Feb. 14.
Approving a contract for rodeos to be held at Liberty Field for the next three years offers permanence to the most popular public events in recent memory, according to Alderman Steve Myers.
Meramec Valley R-III School District early childhood educators say their youngest learners would reap the benefits of combining all preschool students in one building.
A protective guardrail should be installed on the north side of West Union Street near Viaduct Street above the Brush Creek box culvert, according to Alderman Carol Johnson
Aldermen agreed to rebate a portion of Osage Community Improvement District (CID) taxes to a local business within the district, but one alderman said there should be some conditions on the agreement.
Deborah Donoho, municipal court clerk, has been named communications supervisor for the Pacific Police Department, replacing Diane Becker, who left the position in 2016.
Saying they trust the owners of Bigfoot Monster Truck to keep their promise and talk to neighbors about possible traffic concerns prior to their open house, city officials gave the go ahead for the event.
Repealing the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, could spell doom to many small businesses, according to a Pacific attorney who operates a one-man law firm.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District will turn to proven support groups to help convince voters to approve a no-tax increase bond issue on the April 4 ballot, according to Dr. Ed Hillhouse, interim superintendent.
As officials begin the final review of the proposed comprehensive plan, City Administrator Steve Roth wants the planning and zoning commission and the board of aldermen to consider easing or ending some regulations.
No longer just reading about the life cycle of plants, Coleman Elementary students in Shelly Miles’ fifth-grade class are able to see seeds they plant leaf into vegetables in their classroom.
Firefighters battled a blaze Thursday morning that erupted in a garage behind a home at 1120 Virginia Mines Road. The call came in around 11:40 a.m. Union and Boles fire districts were called in for mutual aid. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the flames.
Officials are working to define a new city of Pacific Web page that will post timely meeting information, including agendas and cancellations, as well as permit and park rental applications.
Bid packages are now available for construction of a new concession stand and restroom building at Liberty Field and can be obtained from the office of Cochran Engineering, 530A E. Independence Drive, Union.
Plans for a new library building for Pacific will move forward Feb. 14 when the city’s planning and zoning commission considers an application for a planned unit development (PUD) zoning designation for the project.
Pacific Police Chief Matt Mansell said officials should place a high priority on installing the emergency generator that the city gave to the Tri-County Senior Center two years ago but never delivered.
If you want children to learn history, start with their place in it, according to a Labadie genealogy devotee and now history writer.
Three county residents have been sentenced to prison in an identity theft conspiracy that was investigated by local and federal authorities.
The Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has recommended approval of a Domino’s Pizza restaurant at 2240 W. Osage, which included variances from building codes due to its building design.
The A+ Schools Program, which provides college tuition for qualifying students at state community colleges, is going strong at Pacific High School, according to Quinn Flexsenhar, A+ coordinator.
Pacific officials say they want to help educate local manufacturers about the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) economic incentives for creating new jobs.
The city is ready to advertise for bids to construct a restroom building in Liberty Field, but some modifications have been made to the plan submitted by the Pacific Park Board.
Concerns arose as officials outlined emergency measures ahead of the recent ice storm in the absence of a city emergency management director led one alderman to call for immediate action in setting up emergency procedures.
The St. Louis Major Case Squad was activated Thursday morning to investigate the dismembered human remains found Jan. 10 in the Moselle area.