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Wildwood approves 2015 budget

Wildwood’s City Council, on Dec. 8, gave final approval by a vote of 12 to 1 to legislation accepting the city’s proposed fiscal year 2015 municipal budget.

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Business: Villages of Willowbrooke groundbreaking

Pictured at the Villages of Willowbrooke groundbreaking are (from left) Payne Family Homes Sales Manager Erin Whitehead, McKelvey Homes Assistant Judi Onesky, Heartland Bank Senior Vice President Jack Mannebach, Barry Simon (developer), JCCA President Lynn Wittels (CEO) , Heartland Bank President Dave Minton, JCCA staff member Matt Weaver (CFO), Payne Family Homes President Ken Kruse,  St. Louis County COO Garry Earls, Consort Homes President Ken Stricker, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, McKelvey Homes President Jim Brennan, Creve Coeur Fire District Chief Ken Black, McKelvey Homes Sales Manager Tim Knoche, Tim Martin, Chris Blomberg and Charlie Zeni of McKelvey  Homes. ...

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Bulletin Board: Teams advance in FIRST LEGO League competition

Teams advance in FIRST LEGO League competition The Seuss Scientists, a FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team representing several West County schools, recently participated in an Eastern Missouri Qualifier. Coaches Scott and Marta Allred of Wildwood Middle; Kate Allred, an eighth-grader at LaSalle Springs Middle; Ben Hughes, a fifth-grader at Ridge Meadows Elementary; Myles Allred, a fifth-grader at Ridge Meadows Elementary; and Brendan Benigno, a fifth-grader at St. Alban Roe make up the team. Each year, a new challenge is announced that focuses on a different real-world topic related to the sciences. For this year’s theme – “World Class – Learning ...

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Rockwood addresses student protests

Rockwood School District Superintendent Eric Knost wrote to secondary school parents during the first week in December, saying he wanted to clarify his position and that of the district “regarding any demonstrations that have occurred on our school campuses.”

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Belleview Farms park lease agreement wins approval

Wildwood’s City Council gave final approval Dec. 8 to a lease agreement with St. Louis County for the 99-acre Belleview Farms tract in the Meramec River greenway to be used as a park. The lease has a 25-year term, with possible renewal for another 25 years.

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