Wednesday, July 18, 2012
MoDOT crews will be replacing a deteriorated retaining wall to ensure motorist safety. This is the second I-44 ramp closure in Webster Groves in recent months.
If you live or work in the Webster Groves area, be prepared for yet another detour on Interstate 44. The westbound I-44 entrance ramp at Elm Avenue will close after 9 a.m. on Monday, July 23. It will remain closed until late August. The Missouri Department of Transportation will be replacing a retaining wall near the ramp that has deteriorated. You can access westbound I-44 by detouring to Big Bend Boulevard. There will be changeable message boards alerting motorists of the detour. Motorists can also use Watson Road to access westbound I-44. This is the second I-44 ramp closure in Webster Groves since April. That's when work began on the Murdoch Avenue Bridge, which includes the closure of the ramp onto westbound I-44 from Big Bend …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Jotte is one of four seeking the Republican nomination for the second congressional district.
Name : Dr. Randy Jotte Also known as : Randy Place of residence : Webster Groves Attended college : Yes College : Vanderbilt University Degree : B.S. in Molecular Biology Year of graduation : 1982 University : M.D. Harvard University Area of research : N/A Year of graduation : 1987 Job titles held : Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Employers : Washington University School of Medicine Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Federal office Running for position: U.S. House of Representatives Chamber/district: 2nd Congressional District Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : Village Council, Chagrin Falls, OH (1996-2001) City Council, Webster Groves, MO (2004-2008) Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: 5th District Seat, St…
Friday, April 6, 2012
Adults donning bunny ears and team t-shirts turned out to search for hidden treats as part of the Webster Groves, Kirkwood, Shrewsbury Easter Egg Hunt.
Adults armed with flashlights and Easter baskets searched for prize-filled eggs last Friday as part of the Webster Groves, Kirkwood and Shrewsbury Adult Easter Egg Hunt. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Webster Groves, Kirkwood and Shrewsbury parks departments, was held at Kirkwood Park this year. Local merchants donated prizes for the event. Click through the gallery to see some fun photos from the event. More photos are available on the Webster Groves Parks and Recreation Department's Facebook page. Did you take photos at the event? Upload them to this article and tell us who is in the pic!
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Amie Koenen, the principal at St. Michael the Archangel School, will serve as the president of the new Catholic school system.
Affton's Seven Holy Founders parish school may soon join the consolidation planned for three other local Catholic schools. The new Holy Cross Academy school system will include students from Annunciation in Webster Groves, Our Lady of Providence in Crestwood and St. Michael the Archangel in Shrewsbury. Representatives from the three parishes announced that they were combining the schools last fall. Under the current plan, the St. Michael and Our Lady of Providence campuses will serve students in kindergarten through fifth-grade. The Annunciation campus will become the academy's middle school serving sixth- through eighth-grade students. After the plan was announced, the Seven Holy Founders school board inquired about joining the new system…
Monday, February 13, 2012
In a recent email to Washington, DC, lobbyists, a fundraising worker for the campaign left out the fact that the Wagner has a little GOP competition in the race for the 2nd District seat for Congress.
According to her primary opponent, Randy Jotte, it seems Ann Wagner's campaign forgot she has an opponent in the primary — an oversight the campaign acknowledged, blaming a fundraising worker in Washington, DC. Jotte, of Webster Groves, forwarded Patch a Feb. 8 email from one of Wagner's campaign team members regarding Wagner's upcoming visit to Washington, D.C. The email reads in part: I wanted to see if you are available to help Ann Wagner out on her next trip to DC – we have a few events as well as 1-1 coffee times available. Her primary opponent got out of the race last month and along with her excellent fundraising numbers from last quarter has put Ann in a great spot to win this seat for MO-02. She has over $1 million cash on hand …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The suspect, a thin white man in his early 20s, robbed the Webster Grove's bank, fled south on Watson Road and entered a late model red Camaro.
Webster Groves police are investigating a first-degree robbery that took place around 12:30 p.m. at Reliance Bank at 8083 Watson Road. The suspect is described as thin white man in his early 20s. He was wearing a Carhart-style tan jacket with a black or dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a black scarf and gray pants. The suspect entered the bank, jumped over the teller’s counter and demanded money from the drive-through teller’s drawer, police said. He did not display a weapon or a note. The man then fled on foot with an unknown amount of cash south across Watson Road, police said. Witnesses stated he entered a late model red Cheverolet Camaro. Anyone with information should call the Webster Groves Police Department at 314-645-3000.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Meet Snickers at the Shrewsbury Petco this weekend.
Snickers is a short-haired tabby available for adoption through Frisky Whiskers Network. He is a white-and-gray striped cat who's active and playful. He would love to find a family with lots of room in their home for him to play. For more information on Snickers, read his Petfinder profile. Meet Snickers and other pets available for adoption this weekend at the Shrewsbury Petco at 7279 Watson Rd. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. This information was provided by Frisky Whiskers Network.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Meet Feisty Frank at the Shrewsbury Petco this weekend.
Feisty Frank is a purring ball of gray-and-white lovable fluff available for adoption through Frisky Whiskers Network. He loves to play, especially when you to dangle a toy for him to pounce on. He's happy, social and well-adjusted. He hopes there is a person out there to offer him his forever home. For more information on Frank, read his Petfinder profile. Meet Feisty Frank and other pets available for adoption this weekend at the Shrewsbury Petco at 7279 Watson Rd. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. This information was provided by Frisky Whiskers Network.