St. James News

City to bring back youth sports leagues

    Mayor Rick Krawiecki announced on Friday plans to bring back spring and summer youth sports leagues. Those leagues, which were cancelled last year due to COVID-19 restrictions, have been an area the city has heard residents want to return in some form this year.

April election will see two council races

    Filing for the April 6 election closed on January 19 with two St. James City Council seats seeing races. The St. James Board of Education and Ambulance Board will not have races after only the incumbents filed to retain their seats.

Community Hall set for renovation

    Community Hall, located in Nelson Hart Park, is set to be renovated in the coming months. Plans include demolishing the stage and repurposing the space for better heating, cooling, and ventilation, repainting the structure, and updating the lighting and entryway.

Mayor explains dusk-to-dawn lighting phase out

On Friday during his weekly Facebook live address, St. James Mayor Rick Krawiecki explained the city’s dusk-to-dawn lighting policy, which was changed in 2019 as the city decided to no longer maintain those lights. The city has been phasing out those lights as they fail.