St. Mary’s Road over Interstate 44 in Franklin County will open to traffic by 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15.

One lane on the Route 47 Missouri River bridge will be closed daily next week for routine bridge maintenance.


With a heat advisory in effect, four locations throughout Washington are offering free cooling centers to the public.


Washington High School’s Graduation Ceremony this evening Friday, May 18, will be held indoors in the Blue Jay Gymnasium due to a chance for rain in the forecast throughout the day. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

Crews will close one lane on the Route 47 Missouri River Bridge later this week to pour concrete for the new bridge. One lane will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. Flaggers will be on hand to direct motorists through the lane closure. All work is weather permitting. For mo…

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Franklin County in effect from 6 p.m. Saturday until noon Tuesday.

Augusta Elementary School has taken precautionary measures and went on "lockout" Thursday morning due to the suspect still at large from the shooting near the Francis Howell High School campus Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the St. Charles area.

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The Union R-XI School District announced Wednesday evening they would cancel classes the day of the total solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, that officials say could bring up to 30,000 visitors to the city.


Thomas Leary Miller, Sr., whose newspaper career at the Washington Missourian spanned nearly 40 years, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a short hospital stay in St. Louis County. He became ill Monday, July 24, and entered Missouri Baptist Hospital that day. He was just a few days short of…


The Washington High School graduation ceremony will be held indoors in the Blue Jay Gymnasium at 7 p.m., due to forecasts of rain Friday evening. Each graduating senior has access to six tickets to the ceremony, which will be streamed live in the CJB Theater for those who would like to be mo…

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