Day: April 6, 2018

RELEASE: Gas rates go down and low income residents get bill assistance

Jefferson City — The Missouri Public Service Commission just approved Spire’s new natural gas rates – effective April 19 – and your monthly gas bill will actually decrease, with the savings varying cross the state. Last year, Laclede Gas Company (Spire’s Eastern Missouri territory) requested an increase of $3.31 per month for the average residential customer. But after a full audit and litigation of consumer concerns, these customers will actually see a rate reduction of […]

RELEASE: Enterprise Car Sales Expanding Partnerships, Driving Growth

ST. LOUIS, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Strong credit union partnerships have long been a driving force behind the growth of Enterprise Car Sales, which opened five new locations – in Arizona, California, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and South Florida – in the past 18 months. In fact, Enterprise Car Sales secured 38 new credit union partners and generated a record $576 million in loan volume in 2017. “We’re thrilled to partner with Enterprise Car Sales,” said Dorothy Spilker, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer at First Eagle Federal Credit Union, […]

RELEASE: Foreign policy expert, scholar Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver Commencement address

Anne-Marie Slaughter, a renowned foreign policy expert, scholar and former top State Department official, will give the 2018 Commencement address at Washington University in St. Louis, according to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton. Slaughter also is known for writing a widely read article that sparked a national debate around women’s work-life balance. Wrighton made the announcement to the Class of 2018 during the annual senior class toast April 5 in the Danforth University Center. The university’s 157th […]

Capitol tense ahead of investigative committee’s report release

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As legislators head home for the weekend, one subject has been on the minds of nearly everyone: when will we see the House investigative committee’s report into Gov. Eric Greitens, and what will it contain? Speaking with reporters on Thursday, House Minority Leader Gail McCann Beatty said she was confident that the release of the report would be delayed at least temporarily. However, Speaker Todd Richardson assured reporters afterward in an […]

Clayton Times Profile: Brandon Nickelson, Clayton’s Craft Beer Cellar Owner

There’s plenty of places for Claytonites to grab a drink within city limits, but with almost 1,000 different craft beers to choose from — it would be hard to go wrong with Craft Beer Cellar. Located at 8113 Maryland Ave., Clayton’s Craft Beer Cellar first got its start in 2014 and offers an obvious plethora of beers to take home, there’s even a small bar located at the back of the store where customers can grab […]

RELEASE: U City city manager selects seasoned attorney as new Municipal Court Judge

UNIVERSITY CITY — University City’s new Municipal Court Judge made his first court appearance last night. Douglas Sidel was appointed to this position last Friday by city manager Gregory Rose. Sidel stood out among the several applicants that applied for the position after it became available this past month, and University City is excited to have him on its Municipal Court. Sidel is a University City native and graduated from Washington University’s Law School in […]

RELEASE: Bi-State Development names Mark Vago new chief financial officer

Bi-State Development President and Chief Executive Officer John Nations announced that Mark G. Vago has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Bi-State Development. Vago will replace current Chief Financial Officer Kathy S. Klevorn, who is retiring effective July 1, 2018. Vago and Klevorn are working together to ensure a smooth transition of Chief Financial Officer responsibilities, which include financial planning, budget management, accounting and treasury functions for […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Police to participate in National Telecommunicators week

The St. Louis County Police Department will once again be participating in the annual National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The week will be observed around the United States during the week of April 8th through April 14th, 2018. The week honors the many telecommunications professionals who aid in providing 9-1-1 emergency assistance to citizens everywhere. Many times every day, these telecommunicators make the difference between safety or danger, hope or fear, and even life or […]