Over the past few months, St. Clair School District officials have worried whether Prop STC Safe and Secure, a $12,750,000 no-tax increase bond issue, would be affected due to low voter turnout in June’s municipal election.
About 100 people, most of them high school and college students from the Washington area, gathered at Washington High School Wednesday afternnon, June 3, and then marched through town in solidarity of the Black Lives Matter movement.
It is a long-standing tradition at The Fulton School in St. Albans to have the sixth-grade class run the school store, which offers a variety of lunch items, snacks and beverages for sale.
Laura Conley of Washington has been appointed to the Disability Resource Connection-Franklin County SB40 Resource Board, according to Kimberlyn MacDonald, executive director.
Sullivan Bank President and CEO Mike Hoffman announced that Jerry West has joined the bank as a business development representative for the new branch in St. Clair, expected to open in late 2020.
Even though the Scenic Regional Library St. Clair branch reopened to the public Monday, the library has decided to suspend the launch of the community garden until spring of 2021.
Franklin County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
Dentists here and nationwide argue that they are among the most “at-risk” of contracting the virus due to proximity between staff and patients, and the aerosol that is produced during routine procedures.
One challenger won, while one incumbent easily held his position on the Union Board of Aldermen in the Tuesday, June 2, election. Also, a use tax on online purchases failed and Union R-XI School Board of Education members held their seats.
The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce is slowly resuming some of its activities in June now that some restrictions with the COVID-19 pandemic have been lifted.
With summer fast approaching, Westlake Ace Hardware stores throughout the nation, including Washington, are gearing up to host their annual fan drive benefiting The Salvation Army. The fan drive will be held June 4-21. The fans will be distributed in July.
This year marks a “big” milestone for Pacific-based creators of Bigfoot 4X4 monster truck, however, some celebratory events for the company will have to wait.
After weeks of discussions and presentations, the city of Washington made it official Monday night — Westport Pools will design and construct the city’s new aquatics facility.
Summertime brings many things to the Washington community, including local theatre. but due to the coronavirus pandemic it’s going to look a little different.