Day: May 8, 2018

Clayton High School proposes plan to upgrade Adzick Field with synthetic turf

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. Clayton school and city officials will consider plans for major upgrades to one of the high school’s athletic facilities. According to updated plans filed with the City of Clayton Friday, Clayton High School plans to upgrade Adzick Field at Shaw Park from grass to synthetic turf, with additional updates to the entire facility. The multi-purpose artificial turf field will allow Adzick […]

St. Louis County Councilwoman’s resolution clarifies use of potential Saint Louis Zoo sales tax

A new resolution that hopes to clarify the newly passed legislation that asks St. Louis County residents on this year’s ballot whether or not they support a one-eighth of 1 percent sales tax will be introduced at the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday. The original legislation that was passed at last week’s meeting would call for the holding of a election on Nov. 6 in St. Louis County to ask voters if they would approve […]

RELEASE: Spire Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

ST. LOUIS, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) announced today that it has priced a public offering of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock at $68.75 per share. Spire has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 300,000 additional shares of common stock. Gross proceeds from the offering are expected to be $137.5 million or $158.1 million if the option to purchase additional shares is exercised in full. The offering is expected to close on May 10, 2018, […]

Airbnb numbers to spike in Missouri during commencement season

Graduation season is upon us, and that means families from out of town will flock to college towns across the Show-Me state to shower their loved ones with congratulatory messages. But they’ll also need a place to stay. According to data released by Airbnb Tuesday, more people will stay in rentals backed by the room-sharing company during the 2018 commencement season in Missouri, than last year. For graduation weekends throughout the state, local Airbnb host […]

Minimum wage, Clean Missouri, and medical marijuana: Six initiatives turn in signatures seeking the ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With the deadline to turn in signatures for initiative petitions in the Show-Me State now behind us, a number of proposals are primed to appear before Missouri voters, provided their signatures are verified. More than 300 initiative petitions were filed this year, but just six petitions crossed the finish line at the Secretary of State’s office this past weekend, four of which deal with the subject of medical marijuana. Here’s a […]

RELEASE: St. Louis startup focused on addressing systemic issues in higher ed acquired by international firm

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Lumni, an international financial technology company focused on increasing the affordability and accessibility of higher education, announced today the signing of a deal to acquire Base Capital(Base), a Saint Louis-based platform for income share agreements (ISAs), for a mixture of cash and stock. ISAs are a novel alternative to student loans that allow students to receive upfront funding in exchange for a fixed percentage of their income for a set period of time. […]

RELEASE: Spire announces public offering of 2,000,000 shares of common stock

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to an effective registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Spire has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 300,000 additional shares of common stock. The offering is intended to support investments in ongoing infrastructure upgrades, as well as the Spire STL Pipeline […]

RELEASE: MetroLink work scheduled May 8-13

Construction work for the new Cortex MetroLink Station may result in delays for some Red Line and Blue Line MetroLink passengers this week. On Tuesday, May 8 through Sunday, May 13, from 8 p.m. to end of service, MetroLink will operate on a single track at the Grand MetroLink Station and Blue Line trains will only operate between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere and Shrewsbury-Lansdowne I-44 MetroLink Stations. Westbound Blue Line passengers will need to board a […]