Washington police say the former owner of a building in the Schulze Industrial Park broke into the structure to retrieve what he believes is his property estimated at over $5,000.

A whirlwind of events in the last few weeks has put the city of Washington in the spotlight and true to past form, the city and its residents shined.

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The Washington Public Library board is proposing a 10-cent tax levy increase, raising property taxes to the same level as the Scenic Regional Library District.

A limited number of tickets are still available for Downtown Washington Inc.’s 37th annual Holiday House Tour this Sunday, Dec. 9.


The grand opening ceremony for the new Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River was held Saturday. The program featured speakers and ribbon-cutting ceremony. 


Soon after the crowds celebrating the new Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River disperse Saturday, striping crews will arrive on the scene to mark the lanes.


Rain or shine, the public is invited to celebrate the long-awaited opening of the Highway 47 bridge over the Missouri River Saturday. 

The Festival of Trees at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Washington will open this weekend with hours on Saturdays and Sundays now through Dec. 22 and 23. 

The Washington Area Highway and Transportation Committee recognized MoDOT Area Engineer Judy Wagner during their monthly meeting Monday.

It’s only happened once before, but Downtown Washington Inc.’s Holiday Parade of Lights was canceled Friday night, Nov. 23, due to heavy rain.

As the ribbon is cut on the new Missouri River bridge at Washington this Saturday, it marks the end of a decades-long process that many thought may never become a reality.

The Missouri State Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) will hold its monthly meeting in the Washington City Council chambers Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 8:30 a.m.

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Washington, will host Advent Days of Renewal, “The Crib, the Cross and the Eucharist,” Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7-8, with Father Dave Pivonka, TOR.

The Washington City Council Monday approved a special use permit for a couple to operate a vacation rental.

The Washington Historic Preservation Commission is revaluating how often they meet when not enough members attended the meeting Monday, Nov. 19.