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Arnold selects new attorney

In an effort to lower its attorney fees, the city of Arnold replaced longtime city attorney Robert Sweeney with the law firm of Wegmann, Stewart, Tesreau, Sherman, Eden & Mikale, P.C. Sweeney had been the city’s attorney for 17 years. ...

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Arnold dumps free trash service

In an effort to combat the $1.8 million shortfall in the 2009 budget, the city of Arnold will no longer offer free trash service. Free trash had been provided since 2001, a campaign pledge by the former administration. The trash ...

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Bill targets Arnold’s storm water program

A bill that is expected to be signed into law will drastically affect the city of Arnold’s storm water utility program. The program was established in June 2005, in response to federal pollution control regulations, to provide maintenance for the ...

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Arnold has $1.5 million deficit

The “most progressive city councils since the city’s inception” was the way the former Arnold Mayor Mark Powell described the group of eight individuals who served on the councils during the time when the city added a recreation center, a ...

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Jefferson County selected to recognize Obama record

Jefferson County will be on center stage as President Barack Obama makes a stop on Wednesday to mark his 100th day in office. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs confirmed during his afternoon briefing April 21 that President Obama will celebrate the milestone in Jefferson County. Festus City Administrator Steve Stoll said the last time a president visited Jefferson County was Bill Clinton during the floods of 1993. Arnold Mayor Ron Counts confirmed that someone from Obama's office has contacted both City Hall and the Fox C-6 School District about possible venues.

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Mayoral race focuses on economy

Two longtime Arnold residents want to take the helm as mayor to implement positive improvements to the city’s operation and prosperity. Ron Counts and Phil Amato are running April 7 for the seat of current Mayor Mark Powell, who is ...

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