Category: Clayton

Meramec Elementary in Clayton to build new playground for next school year

After years of work from the PTO and community, Meramec Elementary School announced Friday plans to build a new playground. “We are thrilled Meramec is getting a new playground,” outgoing Meramec PTO President Jenny Abeles said in a statement. “The PTO and the entire Meramec community has worked for the past six years to make this a reality.” The new structure is expected to have three slides on a variety of levels, stairs, tunnels and ramps. […]

Partners Rick McConnell, Richard Wood Join Armstrong Teasdale in Kansas City

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces the addition of two partners to its Public Finance practice in Kansas City: Rick McConnell and Richard W. Wood. McConnell primarily serves as bond, disclosure, tax and special counsel to cities, counties, conduit issuers and special purpose districts. He has significant experience in all tax-exempt and taxable forms of public finance offerings, including general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, various forms of lease/purchase financing, […]

St. Louis County Ethics Committee wants U.S. attorney, AG to investigate leases tied to Stenger donors

In a new report released by the St. Louis County Ethics Committee Tuesday, members urged the seven-member St. Louis County Council to request the U.S. attorney and Missouri attorney general investigate government leases initiated by County Executive Steve Stenger and some of his donors. The report alleges Stenger and his staff ignored the advice of the St. Louis County Department of Public Works when negotiating the leases of  Northwest Crossings (NWC), which went to the […]

Centene and National Council on Independent Living partner to increase provider accessibility for people with disabilities

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it has partnered with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) on an initiative to increase the accessibility of provider medical offices and services for people with disabilities. The Provider Accessibility Initiative (PAI) will kick off with the “Barrier Removal Fund” (BRF) in three pilot states, Illinois, Texas, and Ohio, as well as educational and compliance components which will be implemented in all Centene markets nationwide. Centene is committed […]

Midwest Regional Bank opens in Clayton

Midwest Regional Bank held a Ribbon Cutting and Open House at its newest banking center in Clayton, Tuesday. Located at 135 N. Meramec Ave in the heart of Clayton, the St. Louis County seat and thriving metropolitan hub. This new branch is a part of the bank’s extension into mid-county and serves both Retail and Commercial customers. The stunning new space has a modern interior with soaring ceilings, clean lines, and bright hues. The backlit […]

Wellbridge, Drunken Bean coffee shop seek go-ahead from Clayton board

Two companies will seek conditional use permits before the Clayton Board of Aldermen Tuesday night. According to the board’s agenda, city officials will consider granting those permits to the Wellbridge Athletic Club & Spa and the Drunken Bean coffee shop during its regularly scheduled meeting beginning at 7 p.m. According to new applications filed with the city of Clayton in April, Wellbridge plans to move from its current location at 7620 Forsyth Blvd., into a […]

Clayton gears up with launch of Lime Bike

The city of Clayton has launched a new bike share program with Lime throughout the city. Formerly known as Lime Bike, the California-based company rolled out its fleet in Clayton during the city’s Music and Wine Festival Saturday. The city of St. Louis announced a similar partnership with Lime back in April. Lime provides affordable, dock-free pedal bikes to cities and college campuses across the country and will offer a new, affordable mode of transportation to […]

Centene subsidiary re-awarded correctional healthcare contract in New Hampshire

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that the New Hampshire Department of Corrections has re-awarded Centurion of New Hampshire, LLC (“Centurion”) a contract to continue the provision of medical and dental staff to the New Hampshire Department of Corrections. The contract is expected to commence July 1, 2018, with a base term of four years, plus two optional years to renew. The contract was originally held by MHM Services, Inc. (MHM), which has since been acquired […]

Stenger signs executive order to “Ban the Box” on St. Louis County employment applications

PHOTO: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger signs an executive order removing questions about a job candidate’s criminal history from initial applications for employment within county government on Monday at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. FERGUSON — Potential employees convicted of a crime seeking government employment will no longer have to check the box in St. Louis County. Under an executive order signed Monday at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, County […]

Clayton High School student receives Emerson scholarship

Lian Anderson, a student at Clayton High School, has been awarded an Emerson National Scholarship. She is among 30 recipients of the scholarship awarded annually to children of Emerson employees. Anderson, of Clayton, is the daughter of Elizabeth Anderson, Sr. Associate General Counsel, at Emerson Corporate Headquarters in St. Louis. Winners, selected from among 73 finalists, were announced this week by James E. Jones, Emerson Vice President Human Resources. Anderson plans to attend McGill University […]