Wednesday, January 30, 2013
MoDOT made the announcement this week. One of the awards pertains to the Route 141 expansion project in West St. Louis County.
The Missouri Department of Transportation in St. Louis announced it recently received two awards for recycling. One of the awards is for the Route 141 expansion project that runs through Town and Country, Chesterfield, Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights. More details on how the department recycled during that road project are included in the following news release provided by MoDOT. The Missouri Department of Transportation in St. Louis has won two Missouri State Recycling Program awards. The department’s Route 141 project in Chesterfield won the team award for its “No Tree Wasted” plan. Frank Tidd, a maintenance superintendent in DeSoto, won the individual award for his idea of using cinders to fill edge ruts on rural roadways. The primary…
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Pattonville School District’s Teacher of the Year, Tracey Robinson, was named as an Emerson Excellence in Teaching award recipient.
As one of the St. Louis region’s PEGS (Program for Exceptionally Gifted Students) teacher, Tracey Robinson said she loves working with gifted students. “I love the kids,” said Robinson, who has taught in the Pattonville District for 19 years. “I love being with them. I think they’re funny. I understand with the way they think, and if I don’t, I like trying to figure it out.” Robinson received the Emerson Excellence in Teaching award for the Pattonville School District. Last spring, she was named the district’s teacher of the year. She will receive her award at the Sheldon Concert Hall Nov. 12. At Remington Traditional, which includes seventh and eighth-graders, Robinson also works with the school’s SIGMA (Students In Gifted Minded …
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
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Friday, January 28, 2011
City Attorney Howard Paperner recognized at the Missouri Lawyers Awards Luncheon.
The city attorney for Maryland Heights, Howard Paperner, will be honored at the Missouri Lawyers Awards luncheon on Jan. 28 for litigating on behalf of the city and receiving one of the largest plaintiff settlements of the year. The awards are sponsored by Missouri Lawyers Media. In the case City of University City, et al. v. AT&T Wireless Service, Paperner and other attorneys successfully recovered millions of dollars in back taxes, as well as from-here-on taxes, owed to various Missouri cities, including Maryland Heights, by the telecommunications companies. “State-wide we recovered over $200 million in back taxes for these cities plus an additional $200 million since the settlement in on-going taxes,” Paperner said. “It was probably …