Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The city hopes the park can be reopened on May 10.
The threat of flooding this spring will keep 370 Lakeside Park closed, but it could open later this week—as long as the water stays away. As of Monday evening, St. Peters had announced plans to reopen Lakeside Park at sunrise on May 10. The Kite Festival, Family Bike Ride and St. Peters Health and Wellness Committee special event will be held as scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. At the park, a note was left for visitors informing them why the park was closed. The note said that while the park was not underwater, things were still shut down because the Mississippi River has flooded and was at the agricultural levee. The note said that if the levee breaks, Lakeside Park could flood with 16 feet of water. The fear of the…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Following January's fire the gas station applied for a special use permit needed to re-open. The Board of Aldermen will vote on the permit during Thursday's meeting.
All that stands between a new roof for Circle K is the St. Peters Board of Aldermen. The convenience store at the intersection of Spencer Road and Mexico Road has just one more hurdle to clear before it can rebuild following January's fire. Circle K sustained such significant damage in the blaze that the city required the store to apply for a special use permit and meet zoning standards that were put in place after the store originally opened. So far the path toward re-opening has gone smoothly. The lone hiccup in the process has been a question about a white wall during the April 3 meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Once that was settled, the commission approved the new site plan and made a recommendation to the board to …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Five city parks are closed because of the threat of flooding to the area.
With National Weather Service forecasts projecting flooding hitting area, St. Peters is making preparations at a number of facilities in the interest of public safety. Five St. Peters City Parks’ facilities are closed because of the treat of flooding. The parks are: At 7 p.m. on Thursday, 370 Lakeside Park will also be closed to the general public. These St. Peters City Parks will be closed until the threat of flooding has ended. The city is providing updated information via a special FLOODWATCH section on the home page of our website, www.stpetersmo.net and on the cable channel, SPTV, airing on Charter 992 in St. Charles County and on AT&T U-Verse.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Through a program called Project CommuniTree available through Forest ReLeaf of Missouri, the city received 1,000 new trees.
St. Peters’ Parks recently received a gift of 1,000 new trees. Provided by a program called Project CommuniTree available through Forest ReLeaf of Missouri, the new trees are being planted around the city for three different projects. The trees, which range from three- to six-feet tall have already found new homes. The tree are being used for three different projects: According to the city staff, the donation of the trees saved St. Peters nearly $10,000. Forest ReLeaf of Missouri was established in 1993 to help reverse the decline of urban and community forests. The organization provides trees for public and nonprofit plantings and present educational programs to increase stewardship of the trees and forests in Missouri and surrounding …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the event from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 21.
The Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to host the annuall Sip and Savor St. Charles County Taste Event. This year the food and beverage fest will take place at the spacious 370 Lakeside Park in St. Peters. This year's Sip and Savor offers a whole host of local restaurants serving their dishes. Attendees at the event can sip on wine or beer will sampling barbecue, gourmet pizza, desserts, pasta and more. While all the tasting is going on, guests will be treated to live music from the band The Ultra Violets. The event is open to the public. Tickets for guests in advance are $30 each. This year the Chamber is also offering a group ticket price of $20 per person for groups of 10 or more (tickets must be purchased …
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The Celebrate St. Peters festival at 370 Lakeside Park in St. Peters runs from Friday, Sept. 16, through Sunday, Sept. 18.
Friday, May 20, 2011
St. Peters' newest attraction is now open for business after Thursday's ribbon cutting.
A little rain couldn't stop the long-awaited opening of 370 Lakeside Park. Mayor Len Pagano, the St. Peters Board of Aldermen and many others gathered at the new park for the grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday afternoon. Umbrellas and hoods were popular for visitors amid the drizzle. But the rain didn't stop the city from opening the newest attraction. In fact, Mayor Pagano said he believed rain to be good luck. While the park is open, it is not yet completed. For now, visitors can rent RV pads, go fishing, use biking and hiking trails and rent watercraft. In the future, the park is expected to have pavilions, an archery range, more RV pads, a dog park, volleyball courts, a marina and a playground. The entrance to the park …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Ribbon cutting planned for 4 p.m. Thursday to open St. Peters' newest park.
While not 100 percent complete, 370 Lakeside Park will soon be open to the public. A 4 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Thursday, May 19, at St. Peters newest park. After two years in the making, city leaders will officially open the the 300-acre park. The entrance to the park is located just north of the interchange of Highway 370 and Harry S. Truman Boulevard. Boasting a 140-acre recreational lake, 370 Lakeside Park will have a three-mile trail surrounding the park for bikers and walkers. Vistors can also fish, with a license, in the fully-stocked lake. The park will also be open for camping. Near the lake, vistors can rent one of 50 pads at the RV camping site or one of 10 tent campsites. The RV Park offers both pull …