St. James News

School hears roof update

    During its meeting last week, the St. James Board of Education was presented with an update on roof leaks, provided by Building Supervisor Wes DeLuca. Last month, DeLuca informed the board of the long-term problem of leaks, primarily at the elementary and high schools, and the board asked him to get estimates of how much repairs could cost.

Behr resigns, board discusses other business

    St. James Board of Education President Carl Behr announced his resignation last week, saying he was moving outside the district. The board will be accepting applications from interested parties who would like to be nominated to fill the partial term.

Awards deadline quickly approaching

    The deadline for nominations for the St. James Chamber of Commerce annual awards is next Monday, February 1. The awards recognize those individuals, businesses, and organizations who give back to the community.

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.