May 6, 2021


Pile of US mail found in dumpster behind Ferguson business | Joe’s St. Louis

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Federal stimulus money could be ‘game-changer’ for St. Louis, officials say | Metro

After the Great Recession, it took years for the city to claw its way back. The $787 billion stimulus bill of 2009 didn’t give local governments nearly as much spending flexibility nor as much money, said Paul Payne, longtime city budget director. It was only in the years just before the pandemic hit that shortfalls were turning to surpluses, and the city was rebuilding reserves depleted during the last downturn.

“You’re not going to have to go through that big, long slog again to get back to where you were following the last recession,” Payne said. “This gives us the

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Seven small business finalists chosen for 3 free months of rent to test St. Louis storefront

ST. LOUIS – The pandemic has closed many business doors, but Edwards Realty Company, which owns The Boulevard in Richmond Heights is giving one St. Louis small business the chance to open doors to a storefront for the first time in the area.

“We created this Pop Local contest to see businesses that were really ready to take that next leap going to brick and mortar,” Ramzi Hassan, president of Edwards Realty Company, said. “The winner gets three rent-free months at a storefront at The Boulevard, $2000 to decorate and make the space their own, marketing support, and a grand

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Delinquent tax bill notices sent to some in St. Louis County who claim they were mailed on time

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