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Basement Fire Damages Home

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LEE'S SUMMIT, MO — On Monday, June 10, 2019 at 3:53 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 800 Block of SE 13 Street. The occupant was awakened by the smoke alarms and found the house filling with smoke. After a brief attempt to fight the fire in the basement the occupant left the house and had a neighbor call 911. There were no other occupants in the house. The neighbor reported smoke coming from the...

Lee’s Summit District 1 Residents Invited to Open Forum

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Councilmembers Rob Binney and Diane Forte are inviting District 1 residents to take part in an open forum on June 20 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Water Utilities, 1200 SE Hamblen Rd. This event provides residents with an opportunity to talk with councilmembers and ask questions about City projects and services. Topics that will be covered include the August bond election, the City’s strategic plan, park improvements, citizen engagement tools and...

Section of Ward Road to Close June 17 for Water Main Work

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Northwest Ward Road from Chipman Road to Northwest Frances Road is scheduled to close on June 17 and remain closed for seven to ten days as work is done on the City’s water main.  The eastbound lane of Chipman Road will also be reduced to one lane from Ward Road to Donovan Road. Detours will be posted and are available via Donovan Road. All construction work is weather permitting. For more information, contact Public Works at 969-1800 or...

Section of Southwest Hook Road to Close on June 3

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The eastbound lane of Southwest Hook Road from Southwest Arthur Drive to Southwest Ward Road is set to close on June 3 and remain closed for approximately eight weeks as part of an improvement project. Crews will be constructing six-foot-wide paved shoulders along each side of Southwest Hook Road. Local traffic access only will be allowed eastbound on Southwest Hook Road between Horridge Road and Southwest Arthur Drive. Detours will be posted and are available via...

Lee’s Summit City Hall Hosts Ken Downs Exhibit “Visual Recollections”

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The City of Lee’s Summit will host a solo art exhibit featuring the work of Lee’s Summit artist Ken Downs May 28 through July 12 at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. The exhibit, “Visual Recollections,” will display a variety of Downs’ artwork depicting waterscapes, still life and figurative scenes.  Downs has quickly transitioned from a photographer into an award-winning artist, receiving numerous awards for his artwork. In his five...