St.Louis hosts warrant amnesty program
Feb22

St.Louis hosts warrant amnesty program

DOWNTOWN – Individuals in St. Louis with outstanding warrants may be able to receive amnesty through a program hosted by the St. Louis Municipal Court. From March 4 through 6, the Court will forgive warrants for people with misdemeanors – save for cases of DUIs, leaving the scene of an accident, or any charge related to prostitution. People can be assured that they won’t face arrest for showing up to court on these days....

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Our endorsements in the March 5 elections
Feb21

Our endorsements in the March 5 elections

On Tuesday, March 5, voters in St. Louis City will have an opportunity to select the candidates who will represent their party in the April general election. Since every member of the Board of Aldermen is a Democrat and that is not likely to change this year, the winner of the March primary election will almost certainly be a member of the next Board of Aldermen. In our democracy people are free to vote (or not vote) for any...

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Candidates agree on the need to address Delmar Divide
Feb19

Candidates agree on the need to address Delmar Divide

WYDOWN SKINKER—The infamous “Delmar Divide” is no new topic to St. Louis residents, and it’s a stark representation of the inequities in St. Louis. Decades of policies at the state and local level have created what feels like a clean break through the center of the city. Last week, three of the candidates running for President of the Board of Aldermen gathered in a studio for a live-streamed event and expressed hopes and aspirations...

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Reed cites record in re-election bid
Feb19

Reed cites record in re-election bid

PATCH — Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed didn’t spend much time talking about issues the day his campaign bus stopped at a Patch neighborhood senior citizens center last week. Instead, he spent his time at the Grace Hill Senior Center in far south St. Louis talking about what happens when people get involved. “You all have the power to move people to a better place,” said Reed, who is running for a forth term in the March 5...

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The SouthSider endorses…
Feb19

The SouthSider endorses…

On Tuesday, March 5, voters in St. Louis City will have an opportunity to select the candidates who will represent their party in the April general election. Since every member of the Board of Aldermen is a Democrat and that is not likely to change this year, the winner of the March primary election will almost certainly be a member of the next Board of Aldermen. In our democracy people are free to vote (or not vote) for any...

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Hundreds attend meeting on program to buy houses for $1
Feb17

Hundreds attend meeting on program to buy houses for $1

MIDTOWN – The old saying is “home is where you make it,” and for some St. Louis residents, that home can be had for only $1 — well, $403 actually. The Land Reutilization Authority (LRA) partnered with 21st Ward Alderman John Collins-Muhammad last week to roll out a new initiative that is aimed at driving families back into the area by promising the deed to vacant homes for only $1. Additional fees associated with obtaining a home...

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