It’s time again for the return of Trunk or Treat, and the St. James Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) is seeking help in running this year’s event. PTO members hope to bring businesses, organizations, and individuals together to make this year a fun time for children to safely trick or treat throughout the community.
The St. James Kiwanis Club provided a free public forum on Monday night regarding scams and how they can be recognized, avoided, and handled. The guest speaker for the evening was an active FBI special agent out of the St. Louis office, who will remain anonymous due to his active status.
The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James, along with the St. James Assistance League, will be hosting a Halloween-themed trivia night on Saturday, October 22. The fundraiser will provide participating teams with the chance to win prizes, and will help the veterans who reside in the facility.
At the Tuesday, October 11 meeting of the St. James City Council, the council approved installing three new breaker upgrades at the Phelps Substation. The city has owned the breakers for a while and is looking to get them installed in the coming weeks.
The City of St. James will be repairing a bridge on North Meramec Street after successfully soliciting and approving bids last week. The project had been sent out for bids in the spring with no luck. Renovation of the bridge is expected to begin next week.