PatchCast: New Police Dispatch Center Opens Monday
Also check out business negotiations in Brentwood and a student grant in Affton.
Tri-County Dispatch Center Begins Operating In Town and Country Monday: The new West Central Dispatch Center housing Town and Country, Creve Coeur and Frontenac police dispatchers began operating at its new location Monday.
Royals Rule Fat Tuesday With King Cake Tradition: Fenton's Slice of Heaven Bakery has been busy baking hundreds of King Cakes, ensuring the area its share of Mardi Gras royalty.
Negotiations Stalled Between Drury and MoDOT: Although land negotiations for a new Drury hotel in Brentwood were making progress, the transaction that has been in the works for two years is now stalled. Since discussions began in summer of 2009, Drury Development Corporation has bought one parcel of land from a commercial property owner, leaving two parcels owned by the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Indie Bookstores Unite to Raise Visibility: A collective of independent bookstores in the St. Louis area, including Pudd'nhead Books in Webster Groves, formed in February.
With Dairy Grant, Rogers Nurse Crusades For Student Fitness: Nurse Kathy Beezley is organizing programs for Rogers Middle School students, including Wii fitness sessions and a quick breakfast.