Glen Carbon mayor not seeking another term

Glen Carbon Mayor Robert Jackstadt will not be seeking re-election to a fifth term in the upcoming April 6, 2021, municipal election. “I am simply confirming what I said the night I was elected  on April 4, 2017:  that this will be my last term. As of the end of April 2021,  I will have offered my background,…

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Mid-America Business Broker Association forms to help firms exploring sales, acquisitions

Fairview Heights Director of Economic Development Paul Ellis, left, and local resident John Vitale were among those present for a meeting of the Mid-America Business Brokers Association held in early September at The Rec. By RANDY PIERCE Fairview Heights Tribune [email protected] Fairview Heights’ recreation complex served as the location for the signing of an agreement…

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Busey Wealth Management expands services in Metro East

  Members of the Busey Wealth Management Metro East team are, in front from left: Chris Jordan, Alicia Strohmeier, Kelly Ruth Fuqua, Gail Washenko, Joann Barton, Lisa Hock, Mary Potthast and Marley Hitchye. In back, from left, are Bradley Sauer, Kathleen Vogt, Kevin Doak, Renea Harbert, Nick Suess, Michael Hungerford, Kim Haas and Will Rankin.…

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Webb joins Northwestern Mutual – Edwardsville as financial representative

Philip M. Webb, of Edwardsville, has joined financial security company Northwestern Mutual – Edwardsville as a financial representative, effective Aug. 31. Webb joins a team of specialists offering an array of products. Along with offering insurance and risk planning, he will provide solutions for a variety of financial needs and goals. Before joining Northwestern Mutual,…

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Holland finishes up sports field project at Missouri Baptist University

Swansea-based Holland Construction Services recently completed work on the $6 million expansion of Missouri Baptist University’s Spartan Field to upgrade the facility for intercollegiate athletic competition. The project includes the addition of a new running track, new bleacher system, concession area, three additions to the existing field house, press box finishes, scoreboard, sports field lighting,…

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Regional group offers month of cyber awareness activities in October

CyberUp, a nonprofit organization that focuses on filling the cyber workforce in the Greater St. Louis region, is teaming up with federal and private sector entities to host a full month of cybersecurity awareness activities in October, which is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The NCSAM month was created as a collaborative effort between government and…

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Metro East Park and Recreation awards $2 million in local grants

The Metro East Park and Recreation District has awarded nearly $2 million in grant funding to 13 agencies throughout Madison and St. Clair counties, for projects that develop or improve local parks and trails within the district. In July, MEPRD published its FY21 Park and Trail Grant Program, a revamped version of a funding opportunity…

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