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Crestwood rejects car wash on Watson Road

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com After a marathon public hearing, the Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road March 26, but also voted to reconsider at its meeting next week. The board held two public hearings on the BriteWorX car wash proposed for 9846 Watson Road, one for a

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Charter Commission set to start meeting weekly

The 2019 St. Louis County Charter Commission convenes for its first meeting Feb. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Three months into its yearlong deadline, the St. Louis County Charter Commission hasn’t made any decisions yet, but made some headway last week in its duty to review the county Charter

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County Council will continue to fight for federal subpoena

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Denied access to the federal subpoena served on the county,

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Mehlville approves free universal breakfast at Forder Elementary

Pictured above: Forder Elementary School students participate in their school’s Hats On! fundraiser to help Texas families devastated by Hurricane Harvey in 2017. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved to continue the pilot universal free breakfast program at Forder Elementary through the end of the school year after a

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Packed house weighs in on Tower Tee’s future

Pictured above: It was standing room only at 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy’s first in a series of town halls on the fate of the Tower Tee Golf Course. Nearly 100 people packed into a room at the Affton-White Rodgers Community Center on March 20 to voice their concerns and provide feedback on what should

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Affton School District changes up start times

Pictured above: Gotsch Intermediate School third-graders in the Affton School District practice wearing their eclipse glasses on the second day of school in 2017. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Affton School District will have new start times for the 2019-2020 school year after the Affton Board of Education unanimously

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