Day: August 29, 2017

Sparks fly at St. Louis County Council meeting regarding new ice rink in Creve Coeur Park

Tensions were set to a boil during Tuesday’s St. Louis County Council meeting regarding the construction of a controversial ice facility within Creve Coeur Park. Earlier this month, controversy arose when visitors to the park said trees were being removed for the preparation of four new ice rinks that would be built within the park. The opponents of the ice rinks say the facilities would hurt the local wildlife, and take away from the natural […]

St. Louis developer to complete Lake of the Ozarks’ 12-Story high-rise complex

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — St. Louis-based real estate development company Cypress at the Lake, Inc. is set to complete construction on a 12-story luxury residential complex located at the 12 Mile Marker on the Lake of the Ozarks. The Cypress at the Lake will offer five-star, resort-style amenities never before seen at the Lake of the Ozarks, including an on-site concierge, private pool and lakeside cabanas, and an indoor/outdoor wine bar along with […]

Senior living center cuts ribbon to long wait list

A new independent living center opened its doors on Tuesday seeking to bring modern housing to some of St. Louis’ seniors and it already has a wait list. Vandeventer Place, an independent living senior community, has 15,000 square feet of community space comprised of a furnished community building, business center, fitness center and movie theater. At the ribbon cutting ceremony for Vadeveter Place, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, said that one of the biggest and […]

St. Louis County Police eligible to receive $102,380 in grant funding

The St. Louis County Police Department is eligible to receive $102,380 in grant funding from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. These funds will be used to purchase additional mobile data terminals for police cars which will allow officers to perform routine tasks in the field. Officers will be able to electronically receive calls for service/assignments, check for warrants on suspects, and use many of the applications developed to assist officers in […]

Centene to present at two upcoming healthcare conferences in September

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today it will present at two upcoming healthcare conferences in September. On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at 11:25 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), Centene will present at the 2017 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference, to be held September 6-7, 2017, at The Westin Boston Waterfront hotel. A simultaneous live audio webcast is also available at:  The following week, at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference, to be […]

Right-to-work supporters attack ‘union bosses’ with mailer

By Benjamin Peters JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The battle over right-to-work continues in the Show-Me State, as both sides look to sway voters as the controversial law looks primed to head to the ballot in 2018. Earlier this month, union organizers managed to turn in more than 300,000 signatures on initiative petitions to get a referendum on the ballot, but now right-to-work supporters are taking the next step. Americans for Prosperity, a pro-RTW group, launched […]