Posts by Lori North

Marking 400 years of history

Africans to Americans: 400 Years of History to be celebrated with genealogy event and the annual Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration By Charlotte Beard The year 2019 marks 400 years since Africans were taken from their homeland in the transatlantic slave trade. Subsequently they and their descendants would come to be key in the making…

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Summer road construction

Summer road construction heats up Additional lanes coming to Route 364 highlight a busy season of improving roadways in St. Charles County By Brett Auten Single-lane roadways, flashing warning signs and miles of orange and white striped cones corralling barrel-chested workers.  Almost equally a part of this time of year as baseball and iced beverages…

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Note from the Editor

You might notice some changes this week in your Community News. First of all, we’ve changed our size. We have adopted a sleek, modern, reader-friendly newsprint size that will increase our visibility on newsstands and eliminate the fold. This move allows us to not only conserve newsprint, but it improves the presentation of our award-winning…

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