Sip n’ Savor turned 10 years old on Saturday, and visitors filled Washington and Springfield Streets in St. James to celebrate throughout the day, sampling wine, beer, and food. Sunny weather contributed to a large turnout this year, with a large crowd coming out to enjoy the festivities.
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The Central District Coalition for Roadway Safety and Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) awarded St. James High School a $300 grant to assist with expenses of its docudrama. Docudramas enable students to have a tangible example and experience of the ramifications of impaired and distracted driving and importance of making good choices.
The City of St. James is in the early stages of planning summer street and storm water improvement projects for this year. After major road reconstructions last year, Public Works Director Lyle Thomas is planning on a small scope of projects this year, aimed at making improvements where possible while saving money for major projects next year.
Jim Fleming has been hired as the new St. James City Administrator following the retirement of former administrator Harold Selby in December. The St. James City Council voted in favor of hiring Fleming in April and he began serving the city last Wednesday.
The Noah Coleman Chapter May 18 meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Sybill’s in St. James. There will not be a formal program presentation, but rather time for members to get to know each other better and The Annual and Committee Reports. There will be no meeting in June or July, and the regular meeting schedule will resume August 17.