Parks

Forest Park Trail

$64 Million Bond Issue Signed for St. Louis Parks

About half of the proceeds, $30 million, will be used exclusively on Forest Park.

12/20/2011

KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Dooley Admits to Missteps in Dealing with Budget

Dooley admitted he made what he called clumsy mistakes, saying the recession is “new territory” for the county.

12/12/2011

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and councilmen Steve Stenger and Mike O'Mara during a council meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Parks Saved, Layoffs Remain in St. Louis County Budget Compromise

Instead of closing parks, County Executive Charlie Dooley said that 40 to 50 employees would lose their jobs.

12/07/2011

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Council Members Question County “Budget Crisis”

Stenger says budget problems aren’t as bad as County Executive claims.

11/22/2011

Playground at Faust Park (St. Louis Parks Department)

State Plan for St. Louis County Parks Hits Speedbump

Sen. Jim Lembke says Nixon proposal lacks funding.

11/18/2011

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Hundreds Rally to Save St. Louis County Parks From Budget Cuts

The County Executive told the hundreds gathered inside and out of the Council Chambers it will be difficult to avoid the park closings, but he’s looking to develop partnerships.

11/16/2011

(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Police Arrest Occupy St. Louis Protesters

The demonstrators who were arrested stood passively on park ground — violating the city’s 10 p.m. curfew — as officers used plastic ties to handcuff them and lead them to eight paddywagons.

11/12/2011

KMOX/Michael Calhoun

ESL Packaged Liquor Sales Cut Short

Mayor orders sales to stop at 1am, effective immediately

08/11/2011

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Mayors Join New Mississippi River Bridge Shutdown Threat

They’re giving Governor, I-DOT until early next week

07/29/2011

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Flooding Prompts Evacuations In Mo., Closes Park

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ Missouri River flooding prompted state officials Friday to close a park near the swollen river and forced some residents in northwestern Missouri to flee. Lewis and Clark State Park between […]

06/25/2011

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