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Union Pacific is closing the railroad crossing at Lafayette Street Saturday, July 1, to perform track maintenance. There will be intermittent pedestrian and vehicular traffic access to the Washington Riverfront from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Managing Editor
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Downtown Washington is looking a little “brighter” this week thanks to about 30-plus volunteers who turned out this past Saturday to pull weeds, plant flowers and paint, said Bridgette Kelch, Downtown Washington Inc. executive director.

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  • By Joe Barker, Missourian Staff Writer
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Work on the new western portion of the riverfront trail can officially begin.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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It is unlikely that a roundabout will be built at the Bluff Road and Highway 100 intersection following protests by the city of Washington.

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Managing Editor
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A three-day celebration of the total solar eclipse in August will take place in Washington.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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Washington city officials said they were caught off guard by a Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) proposal for a roundabout at Highway 100 and Bluff Road.

The Washington City Council Monday approved the purchase of a snowplow to help with its winter road operations.

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  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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After several months of planning and fundraising, the Franklin County annual Relay For Life will kick off Friday night.