The community garden will be moving from its current location on Sydney Street to a location to be determined later this spring. Gardener Paul Forister, who oversaw the site last year, is hoping to get permission on a new site in time for this year’s growing season.
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Incumbent Alan Sachs and Joseph Boulware will be running for the seat of Ward 1 councilman in the April 2 Municipal Election. Both were interviewed by the Saint James Press to let voters know who they are, why they are running, what issues they would like to see addressed if elected, and to give voters background on who they are and why they are seeking election.
The St. James FFA held donkey basketball on Monday, March 18. FFA alumni, emergency responders, and teachers competed in a tournament on their donkeys, with the alumni winning. St. James emergency responders won the “Best Dressed” award during the event, which raised money for the FFA program.
The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital is working with the St. James American Legion Post #607 to hold a free resource fair for area veterans. The fair will provide a wealth of on-site information and services for area veterans and their families.
A Race to End Alzheimer’s 5k will be held on April 6 and registration is ongoing. The event will raise money for the local Walk to End Alzheimer’s Association. So far, 15 teams have signed up, and organizer Julie Felan is hoping to bring more teams on board for the event.