St. James News

Trunk or Treat will return to Maramec Spring Park

            The St. James Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) will again be partnering with Maramec Spring Park to offer Trunk or Treat, which will be held on October 29 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the park. Last year, the event drew a huge crowd and organizers are hoping to again offer a fun night of trick or treating.

District looks to improve weight and locker rooms

           The St. James Board of Education has approved a change order to a contract with GRP Wegman to make improvements to the high school weight and locker rooms. GRP has been helping the district make energy-saving improvements, including new LED lights, HVAC systems, roof repairs, and ventilation.

Council considers vacating downtown alley

            During an October 11 meeting of the St. James City Council, discussion was held on whether the city should vacate a downtown alley between 211 and 219 North Jefferson Street. A portion of the alley was vacated several years ago and is utilized by the St. James Caring and Senior Centers.

Halloween to be celebrated on October 31

            St. James will celebrate Halloween on Monday, October 31, and the St. James Police Department shared several places for safe trick or treating options. Trick or treating in the city limits will take place from 5:30 to 9 p.m.