The city of St. Clair hired Kimberly Miller as its building inspector with altered responsibilities during Monday night’s board of aldermen meeting.
DETROIT (AP) — Hertz announced Monday that it will buy 100,000 electric vehicles from Tesla, one of the largest purchases of battery-powered cars in history and the latest evidence of the nation's increasing commitment to EV technology.
A Marthasville man was taken to an area hospital after being injured in a one-vehicle crash on Sunday evening in rural Franklin County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Several community members gathered Thursday night to hear from Molly Butterworth, director of the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis and author of “Trains and Trolleys: Railroads and Streetcars in St. Louis.”
The Meramec Valley R-III school board approved a contractor for renovations at Zitzman Elementary School at its meeting Wednesday night.
On Tuesday, U.S. News and World Report, long known for ranking colleges and high schools across the U.S., released for the first time a list ranking the best elementary and middle schools in Missouri. Several local elementary schools, including schools in Union, Pacific and Washington, appea…
The Union Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new executive director in the wake of an investigation.
Health leaders in Franklin County were happy to hear the news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the mixing of COVID-19 booster doses this week.
Union's annual Boo Bash had nice weather and a large crowd to take part in the trunk-or-treat, as well as hayrides and a costume contest. The parks department ran out of free hot dogs it hands out within an hour.
A Washington man has been charged with robbery, armed criminal action, burglary, resisting arrest, assault and possession of a defaced firearm after being arrested Monday by the Washington Police Department.
A three-year, multimillion-dollar investment in new downtown Washington streets and sidewalks will get underway sometime in 2023, according to Washington Public Works Director John Nilges.
The five or 10 minutes people spend completing an online survey could greatly influence the future of Washington’s downtown, according to Tyler King, executive director for Downtown Washington Inc.
After two years of cancellations, for a rainstorm in 2019 and a pandemic in 2020, pumpkins will again roll into downtown Washington next Saturday — literally, pumpkins will be rolled down the street during one of many activities at the Washington Chamber of Commerce 2021 Pumpkin Palooza.
A multihome development designed so people with and without disabilities can live together will debut this month with a ribbon cutting and dedication Sunday.
DETROIT (AP) — Global automakers and tech companies are stepping up the pace when it comes to building factories and prepare for what many believe will be a fast-moving transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Help for roughly 100,000 teachers whose Social Security numbers were made vulnerable in a massive state data breach could cost Missouri as much as $50 million, the governor's office confirmed Tuesday.
The president of the Union R-XI School District’s board wants to make clear the district has nothing to do with a letter from a national organization that claimed schools are under “immediate threat.”
Cruises will begin in St. Charles in November, and in the spring, when the dock in Augusta is complete, the company will move its cruise base there.
The Independent Order of the Odd Fellows Pacific Lodge in Washington is inviting the community to meet the characters of the city’s past at its annual Wildey Cemetery Tombstone Tour. This year’s event will start at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25.
Franklin County is still awaiting information from the 2020 U.S. Census before it can decide whether changes need to be made to county commission districts.
The days of shrieks and laughter erupting from children playing on the playground equipment at Lions Lake will soon be a thing of the past — at least temporarily — after the Washington Parks and Recreation Commission voted Wednesday to remove the playground equipment.
The Washington High School Choir has been selected to perform for the 100th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Lincoln Memorial.
Attorneys for Michael Politte, who was convicted at age 14 of killing his mother, on Wednesday asked the Missouri Supreme Court to free him after more than 22 years behind bars, citing now-disproven evidence, a faulty investigation and a flawed trial defense.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.
After a lengthy discussion about the use of pathways at city parks, Union is working to clarify rules for bicycles and other nonmotorized vehicles on the paths.
The biannual Art Walk in downtown Washington was a hit with some out-of-town visitors, who marveled at the creative, color-filled works on display.
Members of the VFW Post 2661 Auxiliary launched a monthlong T-shirt and underwear collection drive for veterans at John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis and the homeless veterans at Hope Recovery.
Those wishing to dispose of and recycle their computers, office equipment, microwaves and other electronic devices may drop them off at the upcoming E-Cycle Collection Event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16.
After continued negative feedback about New Haven City Hall’s move to a new location adjacent to New Haven City Park, the city is hosting a town hall meeting to discuss the matter Oct. 18. The town hall will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will take place by the swimming pool at New Haven City Park, …
Three people, including an infant, were taken to Mercy Hospital Washington following a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in rural Franklin County east of Washington, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The New Haven Board of Aldermen nixed plans from ELS Properties to build residential duplexes for people 55 and older Monday night.