Cape Girardeau Fire Department Chief Rick Ennis discusses the history of the Fire Tax, a 1/4-cent sales tax originally approved by voters in 2004. Of the tax, 1/8-cent is up for a renewal vote in November 2014. Fire Tax funding is used to help keep Cape safe by keeping facilities and vehicles up to date for public safety personnel.
The first formal fire department of Cape Girardeau was a Hook and Ladder Fire Company established on July 25, 1866 under Mayor G. H. Cramer. Evidence in Cape Girardeau’s newspaper The Argus showed a fire […]
The public has another opportunity to provide input and review information about proposed downtown Cape Girardeau sidewalk and placemaking plans on Thursday, Nov. 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the second floor of the former Federal […]
BNSF Railway Co. will begin work on Aug. 13 to replace cross ties and other crossing components throughout Cape Girardeau. The work affects a portion of Nash Road, and downtown riverfront locations including La Cruz […]