Metro East Area News Briefs

Metro East Area News Briefs

Eastern elected new East St. Louis mayor Robert Eastern III, was elected the new mayor of East St. Louis during the city’s April 2 consolidated election. Eastern, currently a city…

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    Metro East news briefs

    New call center to bring 50 jobs to East St. Louis Skilled Solution Services, a corporate support services firm based in India, is planning to open a new call center in East St. Louis,…

  • Metro East Area News Briefs

    Metro East Area News Briefs

    East St. Louisans compete on ‘Family Feud’ They may not have taken home a new car or the grand cash prize of $20,000, but the Edwards family of East St. Louis seemed to have a good…

  • Metro East news briefs

    Metro East news briefs

    Several mayoral contests on April Metro East ballot   Mayoral contests will be on the ballot in several Metro East communities during the April 2 consolidated elections. In East…

  • Metro East Area News Briefs

    Metro East Area News Briefs

    MCT debuts region’s first smartphone ticketing system Madison County Transit (MCT) passengers can now purchase bus passes on their smartphones and then ride MCT buses with just a…

  • Metro East Area News Briefs

    Metro East Area News Briefs

    Edwardsville becoming ‘urban lifestyle’  mecca Edwardsville saw a record $248 million in new construction during 2018, Mayor Hal Patton reported during the city’s annual Business…