Staff reporter for Call Newspapers. Email me at eachenbach@callnewspapers.com and follow me on Twitter: @erinaachenbach

Crestwood mayor candidates debate issues at Call’s forum

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Development of the Crestwood Mall site, first responders and economic development were some of the topics debated in a forum last week by the Crestwood residents running for mayor in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Current Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie is facing Christopher Court, a business analyst, and Neil

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All four Oakville candidates would be new to Legislature

Pictured above from left to right: 94th District candidates Jim Murphy and Jean Pretto and 95th District candidates Michael O’Donnell and Mike Walter at the candidate forum Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at Mehlville High School in St. Louis. All four candidates are new to Legislature. Photo by Bill Milligan. Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Education, public safety

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Fitch, Ward square off in County Council 3

Staff Report  Former St. Louis County police Chief Tim Fitch, Republican, will square off against Democrat Paul Ward, a former Kirkwood city councilman, to represent the 3rd District on the St. Louis County Council. The seat is currently held by Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger, R-Huntleigh, who is stepping down. The seat represents most of Sunset Hills,

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Bird is challenging Unsicker in the 91st District

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Gravois Township Committeewoman, Jennifer Bird, Republican, will take on incumbent Rep. Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, for the 91st District House seat on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Bird, 50, 9244 Laurel Hill Drive, is the mother of a young family as well as being an officer manager and working with sales for

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Walter, O’Donnell hope to succeed Haefner as legislator from Oakville

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Democrat Mike Walter, a newcomer to public office, will square off on Tuesday, Nov. 6 against former Oakville Republican Committeeman Michael O’Donnell to succeed Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, and represent Oakville’s 95th House District in the Missouri Legislature. O’Donnell, 50, 7043 Chalkstone Road, Oakville, and his wife, Lisa, have

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Stenger, Berry vie to be county executive

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  This is the second of two parts of a series of questionnaires on the St. Louis County executive candidates. To see the first in the series with Libertarian Nick Kasoff and Constitutionalist Andrew Ostrowski, click here. Incumbent Steve Stenger, a Democrat, has three challengers in the Tuesday, Nov. 6

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Gregory, Hoffman face off on the issues in 96th District House race

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com David Gregory, a Republican attorney, is running for re-election in the 96th Missouri House District Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is being challenged by Democrat Erica Hoffman, a stay-at-home mother and school volunteer. Gregory, 33, 12820 Weber Hill Road, Sunset Hills, was elected in 2016 to represent the 96th District. He

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Sunset Hills mayor breaks a tie to approve a new gas station

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed Tidal Wave development at East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard. Rendering courtesy of A Plus Design Group.  Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Whether they like it or not, residents along East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard will have new neighbors after Sunset Hills officials voted last week to approve

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