Week in Review: School Board Meeting Heats Up and West Lake Landfill Issues Intensify

We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on Florissant and Hazelwood Patch sites.

Too busy last week to stay up to date on all the news happening in and around Florissant and Hazelwood? Not to worry. Patch has your back.

In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from Florissant and Hazelwood Patch sites over the last few days:

MoDOT Prepares for Next Component of I-270 Study: The next stage of the study is to do an environmental study of the corridor.

Hazelwod BP Will Not Reopen As A Gas Station: Instead of trying to handle expensive renovations to the gas station's underground fuel lines, the owner has decided lease the location, which will now be a vehicle service repair facility.

'March Madness' Hits Florissant with Charity Basketball Tournament: This year's St. Ferdinand Athletic Association Basketball Tournament will raise proceeds for Florissant Officer Mike Vernon.

Car Crashes Into Hazelwood Church: The woman told Hazelwood Police Department officers responding to the accident she fell asleep at the wheel.

North County Officials Urge Action Now Against West Lake Landfill: Local and state organizations come together to get community members to rally around taking care of one of the Bridgeton landfills.

: Both businesses have at least three instances of serving alcohol to minors in a 12-month period.

Ferguson-Florissant Board Race Gets Heated over Ferguson Ad: Board member Charles "Chuck" Henson expresses his concerns over recent issues.

: The event benefits Valley Industries Sheltered Workshop, which employs 200 workers with developmental disabilities in the North St Louis County.

North County Incorporated Releases 2013 Legislative Agenda: Despite cancelling its annual reception, the group outlines its ideas and priorities for this year and beyond.

Hazelwood-Based Supervalu Distribution Center Has A New Leader: Supervalu is restructuring and two of its St. Louis area-based grocery chains, Shop 'n Save and Save-A-Lot will have new leaders. Do management shifts concern you as a shopper?

Hazelwood School District is Tackling the Dropout Rate: More than 100 students in the district graduated last year due to dropout prevention efforts. All three high schools have their own programs to aid those students at-risk of dropping out.


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