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Following Washington’s lead, New Haven received 75 electric scooters on June 1 from Lime Scooters that can be rented through a smartphone. 

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A new city hall, a veterans memorial and a renovated pool are coming to New Haven. All of this will be on Highway 100 near Park Drive where the former pool is.

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Hundreds of children around Franklin County are receiving free breakfasts and lunches through local public school districts’ distributions this summer, and the meals are not limited to students.

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The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that a 70-year-old Pacific man has died of COVID-19-related complications, and an 88-year-old Washington woman has been listed as a probable COVID-19-related death. Their deaths occurred between January and May. 

Officials with the Scenic Regional Library have begun repealing some restrictions that were implemented during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and have announced when the remaining restrictions will be lifted.  

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Memories of walking the hallways of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, being challenged to think critically and to be innovative by the faculty and staff, the joys of celebrating both academic and athletic achievements, the laughter shared among friends, the pride of being a Knight — t…

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The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that 34 county residents tested positive for COVID-19 over the previous week. The residents range in age from an infant boy in St. Clair to a 74-year-old woman in Washington. The report showed no active long-term care cases and three resi…

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Representatives serving Franklin County were split on a fuel tax increase that was approved this week by the state Legislature.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and inside in most situations.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's gas tax would increase for the first time in decades under a bill passed late Tuesday by the GOP-led Legislature.

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The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that a 53-year-old Villa Ridge man died of COVID-19-related complications in April. He is the 173rd county resident to die of the virus since the pandemic began in March 2020. An additional 28 people are listed in the probable death category.

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The Franklin County Health Department announced Thursday it would move to releasing one weekly report of new COVID-19 cases each Friday. 

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After repeated problems, Franklin County is ditching its Kronos workforce management software and returning to its previous provider, Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP).

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An unwelcome, expensive and possibly illegal surprise was the topic of discussion at an emergency city meeting Thursday night in New Haven. The Board of Aldermen and other city officials met to discuss a quadruple increase in the price of the city’s natural gas in February compared to Januar…