Mayor Rick Krawiecki on Friday spoke about a new service availability fee, which was approved in August following a public hearing, that has started showing up as a line item on municipal utilities customers bills. Due to continued confusion on what it is, why it was implemented, and how it affects customers, an informational pamphlet will be mailed out with this month’s bill.
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Phelps County Animal Rescue will hold its grand opening this Saturday, November 7. The non-profit, volunteer organization has finished its improvements of the facility, which will be a no-kill shelter aimed at animal rescue for the area.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce will begin putting flags up at the Tourist Information Center this Friday for the Warriors Honor Walk. The event will be used to recognize Veterans Day and flags are still available for those wanting to purchase one for the event.
Those wanting to rent the historic train depot or Community Hall will have to wait a while as the city of St. James announced it will be halting rentals of city buildings due to the continued rise of area COVID-19 cases.
Lucy Wortham James purchased the property that Maramec Spring Park sits on November 1, 1920, meaning the 100th anniversary of that event will be Monday.