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Tweet The Prairie Village Planning Commission and the members of the public who spoke against the proposed Mission Chateau senior living community brought up dozens of issues at Tuesday night’s hearing. But at the heart of the controversy surrounding the facility, which would replace Mission Valley Middle School, is its scope. At 384,000 square feet, [...]
Tweet With the formal plans for the Tutera Group’s Mission Chateau senior living community development set to go before the Prairie Village planning commission in less than two weeks, we thought it might be a good time to do a community temperature check on the proposal. (We inadvertently posted an outdated overhead view of the [...]
Tweet We are, like, less than an hour away from tip off for Round 2 action in this year’s NCAA tournament. And with two local teams — Kansas and Kansas State — kicking off their tournaments at the Sprint Center, there is plenty to cheer about. So, which regional team do you think will fare [...]
Tweet Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe on Thursday made it official: David Morrison is facing expulsion from his position as a Prairie Village City Councilor. Morrison maintains that, while his decision to let a homeless friend with a drug problem and a criminal record stay unaccompanied overnight at Prairie Village City Hall was a [...]
Tweet With a lukewarm endorsement to further explore a proposal for a $45 million natatorium/community center on the Prairie Village municipal grounds, the Prairie Village Parks and Recreation Committee on Wednesday opened formal discussions about a major project that could create a significant — and expensive — community asset. The Prairie Village City Council will [...]
Tweet Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone. So, how will you be ringing in 2013?
Tweet With Thanksgiving comfortably in the rear view, many of us have turned full attention to the holiday juggernaut that is Christmas. So, dear readers, where is it you’ll be procuring the bulk of your holiday gifts?
Tweet Gobble, gobble, NEJCers! Here’s wishing a very happy and healthful Thanksgiving to you (our fabulous readers) and yours. So, how precisely will you be celebrating tomorrow? Staying here in town? Or traveling? In which case we trust that you aren’t answering this poll on your cellphone while driving.
Tweet A new swimming pool for Mission will be one of the issues decided on the November ballot along with all of the candidate races. The proposal would replace the city’s current aging pool, built in 1956. The pool will be open for public tours Saturday so Mission residents can see the physical and structural [...]
Tweet Prairie Village City Councilor Charles Clark on Wednesday sent a letter to his peers on the City Council laying out his case for considering an increase to city property taxes as a way to stem what would be increasingly costly maintenance and repairs to city infrastructure in the coming years. He argues that while [...]
Tweet The end of the final chapter in the Tomahawk Creek fence saga is likely to be written tonight as the Prairie Village City Council makes a final determination about the design of the wood-rail fence crews completed last week. The design approved by the city council in February called for chain link to be [...]
Tweet A’ight, Jayhawk fans, now that you’ve had a day to settle down, let’s take a step back and analyze the team’s chances in the Final Four. How do you think they’ll fare?
Tweet Basketball, we’re told, is a competitive sport in which large people try to put an orange ball through a metal hoop with a net hanging from it. I know — sounds crazy, right!?! Anydoodle, apparently there’s a relatively significant basketball tournament that kicks off tomorrow, and we’re wondering how you think some of the [...]
Tweet Kansas Republicans will gather at 96 caucus sites across the state Saturday to throw their support behind one of the four remaining Republican presidential candidates. If you were going to take part in a caucus, who would you cast your ballot for?
Tweet The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce in February released the results of a major survey of Johnson County residents, measuring their feelings about the the amount of taxes we pay and the services we get. Overwhelmingly, voters who responded to the survey said that they feel the level of taxes they pay is “about [...]
Tweet Prior to the creation and adoption of its Parks Master Plan in 2009, the Prairie Village City Council spent months collecting input from residents through workshops, interviews and a survey sent to 2100 people. In that survey, 79 percent of respondents said they were in favor of the idea of a trail system that [...]
Tweet At the their meeting next Monday, Feb. 6, members of the Prairie Village City Council are likely to take up of the issue of what — if anything — to do about the controversial fence installed along the new asphalt path from Porter Park to 71st Street along Tomahawk Road. The council should hear [...]
Tweet A number of Mission residents and business owners voiced strong objections yesterday to the announcement that Walmart would be one of the anchor tenants of the Gateway development at Roe Avenue and Shawnee Mission Parkway. How do you feel about the announcement?
Tweet Given the brutality of the past few months’ weather, I’m not sure how many people will lament the approach of the traditional close of summer: Labor Day weekend. But it’s still an opportunity for a final hurrah before fall, with its shortening days and cooling weather, sets in. So how are you spending this [...]
Tweet Parents, on the off chance you forgot: School starts soon. Like, next week. So, it’s time to gas up the minivan, head to the store, and load up on Trapper Keepers and Big Chief tablets. They still use those, right?
Tweet Newsflash: It’s hot outside. Really, really, super hot. Like, ridiculously so. So what are you doing to try to stay cool?
Tweet If the past month’s worth of blistering heat wasn’t signal enough for you, the calendar made it official yesterday: summer is here. So, dear readers, how are you spending these longest days of the year?
Tweet City staff and members of the planning commission will be seeking input on the proposal to build a new drive-through CVS on the corner of Somerset Drive and Mission Road in Corinth Square.
Tweet Spring. Is. Here.
Tweet Happy Valentine’s Day, Villagers! So what kind of sweet plans do you have for you and your sweetheart?