Aug 28

A Look Back with the County Executive: Economic Prosperity, Part 1 – Residential Development

Posted on August 28, 2019 at 2:47 PM by County Executive

St. Charles County is fortunate to have decades of economic prosperity. The county continues to rank as one of fastest growing in the state and the third largest in Missouri for both population and economic share. Following is the first of a series on how St. Charles County, municipalities and businesses have managed and encouraged growth in the 1970s-2000s. This month, we’ll look at residential development.

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Jul 26

A Look Back with the County Executive: Public Libraries in St. Charles County

Posted on July 26, 2019 at 11:01 AM by County Executive

Since the 1800s, public libraries in our county have helped foster a love of reading and knowledge in both children and adults. As a historian and former educator, I consider them valuable and necessary in our community. Following is a look at the history of public libraries in St. Charles County.

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Jul 25

A Look Back with the County Executive: Developing Industry in St. Charles County

Posted on July 25, 2019 at 3:51 PM by County Executive

Since the 1800s, local and state leaders and companies have worked together to create jobs and improve St. Charles County’s economy. At the turn of the century, the development of the railroad, machine and shoe industries in particular made a tremendous impact on the prosperity of our community. St. Charles County was recognized nationwide for quality, and the demand for products helped keep citizens employed throughout World War I and the Great Depression.

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