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

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

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 publicworks@cityofLS.net.

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Lee’s Summit to Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Lee’s Summit to Observe 20th Anniversary of 9/11

In observance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, the City of Lee’s Summit will be hosting a public ceremony on Sept. 11 at City Hall Plaza to honor the victims and show support for the men and women in uniform who continue to defend and protect us. The ceremony will be held at 7:30 a.m. rain or shine. Residents are encouraged to volunteer as part of the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. Congress designated Sept. 11 as a...
Lee’s Summit State of the City Address on September 10

Lee’s Summit State of the City Address on September 10

Lee’s Summit Mayor William A. Baird will deliver the State of the City address on Sept. 10 at The Aspen Room at the Stanley in downtown Lee’s Summit, 308 SE Douglas St. The Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce is hosting the luncheon. The event begins at 11 a.m. with the mayor’s address scheduled to start at noon. During the State of the City, Mayor Baird is expected to reflect on the past year, celebrate the many successes the City has...
Ice Cream Social Celebrating Missouri’s Bicentennial
Ice Cream Social Celebrating Missouri’s Bicentennial

Ice Cream Social Celebrating Missouri’s Bicentennial

The community is invited to enjoy free ice cream for Missouri’s bicentennial celebration on August 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Lee’s Summit History Museum, 220 SW Main St. The Lee’s Summit Historical Society and the City of Lee’s Summit Cultural Arts Division are hosting the Missouri Bicentennial Ice Cream Social. Poppy’s Ice Cream, The Waffler and Tasty Unicorn will have ice cream food trucks located in front of the History Museum....
Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home
Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home

Garage Fire Heavily Damages Home

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 10:17 p.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1100 Block of NE Noeleen Court. The occupant reported a fire in the garage and the house was being evacuated When the fire department arrived, the garage of the split-level, single-family home was heavily involved in fire and rapidly spreading up the front of the house to the floor above. The occupants of the house were safe...
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive July 19 & 20 to Help with Shortage
Lee’s Summit Blood Drive July 19 & 20 to Help with Shortage

Lee’s Summit Blood Drive July 19 & 20 to Help with Shortage

The City of Lee’s Summit, in partnership with the Community Blood Center, will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 19 and July 20 at the City’s Maintenance Facility, 1971 SE Hamblen Rd. All presenting donors will receive either a free Royals T-shirt or hat. The Community Blood Center recently announced a blood emergency. Its blood supply is critically low to meet the needs of hospitals in the Kansas City metropolitan area, with 3,500...
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