Juneau Associates gets federal recognition as veteran-owned small business

  Juneau Associates Inc., P.C. has been certified as a veteran-owned small business by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ Center for Verification and Evaluation. “This is an important program to recognize service men and women for their dedication and contributions to our country,” said Charlie Juneau, president of Juneau Associates. “With help provided by…

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Metro East housing statistics show recent increases

  SHILOH — Statistics from the Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois for October 2016 show an increase in Metro East median home prices as well as year-to-date home sales, compared to October last year. In St. Clair County, the median home price increased 20.9 percent in October 2016 over October 2015. In that same comparison,…

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Illinois home sales down in October; numbers mixed in Greater Gateway area

  According to the latest report from the Illinois Realtors, statewide home sales in October 2016 totaled 12,469 homes sold, down 5.4 percent from 13,186 in October 2015. The statewide median price in October was $179,000, up 6.9 percent from October 2015 when the median price was $167,500. “While sales were softer in October on…

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Santa gives back this holiday season at Gateway Classic Cars

  O’FALLON, Ill. — Gateway Classic Cars will join forces Saturday, Dec. 3, with Firetruck O’ Toys, a charitable organization, to help make children’s wishes come true this holiday season. Visitors to Gateway can join in by bringing a new unwrapped gift to stuff the fire truck full of gifts. The location is 1237 Central…

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Psychological Associates expands organizational consulting team

  ST. LOUIS — Psychological Associates, a consulting company that helps companies manage the life cycle of leadership, recently expanded its organizational consulting team with the addition of David Rowan, Ph.D. as vice president and Emily Ingalls, Ph.D. as a director: Rowan (left) is a business consulting professional. Rowan’s emphasis is on training professionals to…

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Green Mount Road construction project to begin in O’Fallon

  O’FALLON, Ill. – Construction to expand Green Mount Road is scheduled to begin on Monday, Dec. 5, and last until November 2017, weather permitting. There will be temporary lane restrictions during the project, but two-way traffic on Green Mount Road is expected to continue throughout the construction. “Once completed, this project will vastly relieve…

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Effort at automatic voter registration fails in override vote

Illinois voters and taxpayers will have to wait for the cost savings and streamlined bureaucracy that would have come with enacting automatic voter registration in the nation’s fifth-largest state, Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, said. The Illinois House on Tuesday was unable to follow the Senate’s lead and override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a…

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Allegiant to increase flights at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport for 2017

  MASCOUTAH — The 2017 Allegiant summer flight schedule, which starts in April, contains significant increased weekly flight options from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport to some of the six destinations served. According to data just released by Sixel Consulting Group, service to Destin/Fort Walton and Sanford/Orlando will increase to five days a week, from two,…

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