Bill Waterhouse

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Scott Ogilvie: St. Louis Independent Hopes to Pull Off an Upset in 24th Ward

    ward24stl.comCan independent Scott Ogilvie defeat the Democratic political machine?​Daily RFT caught up yesterday with Scott Ogilvie, the independent candidate running for alderman in the 24th Ward -- the southwest sliver of St. Louis that includes the Dogtown, Franz Park, Ellendale and Clifton H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Are You Going to Vote Today?

    ​This message is for you residents of the even wards, especially wards 6, 16, 20 and 24. According to the experts, you're too lazy to vote in today's aldermanic primaries. Geez, we just voted last November, and now we've gotta go to the ballot box again? But voting today does matter. Why? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    How Much Are Lobbyists Spending on Your St. Louis Alderman?

    kaciestarrtriplett.comKacie Starr Triplett (Ward 6) leads the Board of Aldermen with $1,327 in lobbyist expenditures this year.​Poor St. Louis Aldermen. Sure, their $32,000 a year salary is nothing to sneeze at and roughly on par with what state reps ($36k) and senators ($31k) earn. But when it co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Walgreens To Soon Stock the Ultimate Drug: Booze

    Add to those bargains beer and wine.​This blogger still recalls when Walgreens outlets in St. Louis had their own liquor departments separated from the main store with turnstiles to keep the kiddies out. Then suddenly, a decade or so ago, Walgreens abruptly stop selling booze. Rumor had it that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    St. Louis Board of Aldermen Passes Smoking Ban

    The St. Louis Board of Aldermen ended a three-and-a-half hour debate this afternoon and approved 20-7 a bill to ban smoking in most bars and restaurants in St. Louis. The amended bill excludes casinos and bars smaller than 2,000 square feet in size. Those voting against that ban were: Ken Ortmann - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Highlights of Today's Epic Smoking Ban Debate at St. Louis City Hall

    Today's meeting was a lesson in how sausage -- and cigarettes -- are made.​As mentioned on this here blog earlier today, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved by a 20-7 vote a bill that would prohibit smoking in most bars and restaurants should voters in St. Louis County also approve a smoking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Neighborhood to Consider Renaming Park in Honor of Mayor's Papa, Francis R. Slay Sr.

    Members of the Ellendale Neighborhood Association received a letter this week asking them to consider renaming the Ellendale-Arsenal Park to Francis R. Slay, Sr. Park. Alderman Bill Waterhouse (Ward 24) writes in the letter dated April 24 that the renaming would be "a nice thing for the park and Mr ... More >>

  • News

    October 24, 2007

    Food Fight

    Dogtown residents say the noisy Restaurant Depot has ruined their once tranquil neighborhood.

  • News

    June 22, 2005

    Lord of Dogtown

    Tom Bauer wants his opponents to say uncle. They just want his job.