O'Fallon Update Newsblog

All information posted below and on subsequent pages is provided by the City of O'Fallon's Communications team. Follow @cityofofallon on Twitter for the latest happenings.

O’Fallon’s Junior Renegades Football teams practice at Dames Park

New player registration is open for O’Fallon Junior Renegades football, flag football and cheerleading. Programs are available for children ages 6 to 14. The non-profit organization’s teams meet for practice in Dames Park, 389 Dames Park Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.The 59-acre park is owned by the City of O’Fallon and has three football fields, two playgrounds, three pavilions and other amenities.

For more information about the O’Fallon Junior Renegades, including player registration, go to http://ofallonjuniorrenegades.website.siplay.com

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Black History Month - Mary Stephenson (Video)

Every February our nation comes together to celebrate Black History Month. And here in O'Fallon we respect and honor the achievements of former resident Mary Stephenson. Watch her story here!

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The Missouri Department of Conservation awards O’Fallon, Missouri, $10K for planting and education

The City of O’Fallon received a $10,000 grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) program.

O’Fallon was one of 36 communities to receive the grant, which O’Fallon has earmarked for education and tree planting.

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O’Fallon, Missouri, will present the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for Fiscal Year 2016

For Immediate Release

January 31, 2017

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O’Fallon earns high marks for safety, affordability as one of the nation’s “Top 10 Cities for Families 2017”

For its safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, good schools and child-friendliness, the City of O’Fallon, Missouri, was given an A+ rating and named one of the country’s “Top 10 Cities for Families 2017.” The annual list is compiled by ApartmentList.com, which recently assessed 500 cities nationwide, ranking O’Fallon as 8th best overall. O’Fallon is the only Missouri city on the Top 10 list. ApartmentList.com is the second website to recently list O’Fallon as one of America’s Top 10 Cities, joining 24/7WallStreet.com.

“This is yet another great honor bestowed upon our City,” said Mayor Bill Hennessy. “It has been a community effort to build and maintain this wonderful City. It all begins with a safe environment provided by our residents and the O’Fallon Police Department. But it’s also the fantastic schools, dedicated businesses and concerned residents who make O’Fallon such a great place to live.”

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February’s Environmental Services events include free electronics, appliance recycling and complimentary bulk waste drop-off

Starting in February, every other month the City of O’Fallon’s Environmental Services Department will host two events for the disposal of unwanted items. February’s events and dates are:

Free Electronics & Appliance Recycling Event – Drop off unwanted appliances and electronics for recycling in the west parking lot at CarShield Field from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, February 4. The parking lot is located at the southwest corner of Tom Ginnever Ave. and T.R. Hughes Blvd., O’Fallon 63366. The items will be recycled.

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K9 Ares Tribute (Video)

It was with a heavy heart that our Police Department medically retired one of our top cops. Now, watch this video for a look back at K9 Ares' incredible career.

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11/17/2016 - Traffic Alert - Signal work to cause traffic issues on Highway K at Waterford Crossing

The traffic signals at the intersection of Waterford Crossing and Highway K will be on red flash from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday November 17, 2016.  This is necessary in order for the contractor to switch over from the old traffic signal equipment to the new.  Please be advised that during the time period the traffic signals are on red flash, motorists should treat this intersection as an all way stop.  Motorist should come to a complete stop and yield to pedestrians and other motorists that have the right of way prior to proceeding through the intersection. 

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Justice Center Timelapse July 2 - November 5 (Video)

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Treat your family to an evening of fun and holiday magic, free, at O’Fallon’s Tree Lighting Ceremony

Get the holidays off to a joyful start at the Tree Lighting Ceremony from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, in the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. At 6:30 p.m., gather in the Rotunda and join Mayor Bill Hennessy in counting down to the lighting of the City’s giant holiday tree to officially welcome Santa and launch the holiday season in O’Fallon.

Admission and activities are free. Choral and instrumental music will be performed by the Forest Park Elementary School Choir. Kids can visit Santa (parents, be sure to bring your camera), join in holiday games, make crafts and play in the bounce house, and the whole family can take a ride on the “O’Fallon Express” City Train (weather permitting). Vendors will offer hand-crafted gifts and holiday items for sale, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.

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