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Missouri River Bridge Lane Closures Feb. 24


Crews will close one lane on the Route 47 Missouri River bridge TOMORROW (Friday, February 24) from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The lane closures are not part of the ongoing construction on the new bridge, but are necessary to continue to make some lighting repairs to the current bridge.

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Missouri River Bridge Lane Closures Feb. 24


Crews will close one lane on the Route 47 Missouri River bridge TOMORROW (Friday, February 24) from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  The lane closures are not part of the ongoing construction on the new bridge, but are necessary to continue to make some lighting repairs to the current bridge.

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Women’s Prayer Breakfast March 4


Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in New Melle will host a Women’s Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, March 4, 2017, after the 8 a.m. Mass. Women from the community are invited to attend. Please RSVP for the breakfast to the church office, 636-398-5270 by March 1st.

NMSR Work Day March 4


New Melle Sports and Recreation will host a work day on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 8 a.m. to get the grounds ready and prepped for the 2017 season. This is a great opportunity for families / organizations to volunteer. Please mark your calendar and plant to attend. Anyone able to help out, even if only for a little while, would be greatly appreciated. "Many hands make light work!"

No More Open Burning in New Melle City Limits

By Dianne Sudbrock

The New Melle Board of Aldermen learned on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources prohibits open burning within any incorporated areas in the St. Louis Metropolitan area, which includes St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson and Franklin Counties and the City of St. Louis. Therefore, any permits that have been issued by the City of New Melle (or any other city, for that matter) are null and void. Residents of New Melle who currently hold permits will be receiving a letter stating no further burning will be allowed.

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Friends of Emmaus Changes Name to The Friends Foundation and Expands Focus

The organization formerly known as The Friends of Emmaus has changed its name to The Friends Foundation and expanded its mission to include persons with developmental disabilities who may receive care from service providers other than Emmaus Homes, Inc. In its new constitution, The Friends Foundation is described as a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and general welfare of persons with developmental disabilities.

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Coed Dartball Tournament March 10-11


St. Vincent de Paul School in Dutzow will host a Coed Dartball Tournament on March 10 and 11, 2017. This event will be co-sponsored by the Western Catholic Union, St. Joseph Branch #209. The entry fee is $75 per person. Limit: 16 teams. Soda, beer and food available for purchase. For more information or to enter a team call 636-358-4031 or 636-744-2581.