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As Crestwood raises chicken limit, alderman’s neighbor defends coop

Crestwood resident Catherine Biermann smiles while holding her chicken, Jane, at her house in Crestwood. Jane is one of five chickens that Biermann keeps in a coop on her property on Lodge Pole Lane. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

By Emily Klein, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter Crestwood resident Catherine Biermann and her husband, Will, have five chickens. But avid followers of city government may already know that, since the chickens came up by name as the Board of Aldermen debated this summer whether to expand Crestwood’s limit for chi...

Sunset Hills to revisit issue of basketball hoops on a street on Meadowglen Lane

Sunset Hills to revisit issue of basketball hoops on a street on Meadowglen Lane

August 9, 2018

The basketball hoops on Meadowglen Lane are pictured above By EMILY KLEIN Staff Reporter Adults these days are usually elated to see children playing outside rather than cooped up inside playing video games, but neighborhood children may have to find a new place to play basketball unless the Sunse...

Mehlville extends Beasley Elementary’s universal free breakfast program for a year

Mehlville extends Beasley Elementary’s universal free breakfast program for a year

August 8, 2018

Students celebrated when the St. Louis Rams and CHARACTERplus named Beasley Elementary a Character Fitness Model School back in 2012. By Emily Klein Staff Reporter The Mehlville School District is extending a program to provide free breakfast to every student in one school for another year after a ...

Crestwood cites mall developer for ‘Mount Crestwood’ mounds; could be flattened next week

Crestwood cites mall developer for 'Mount Crestwood' mounds; could be flattened next week

July 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt at the site starting next week at the latest. The dirt at the former mall should be...

Lesbian couple files federal lawsuit against Friendship Village Sunset Hills for alleged discrimination

Lesbian couple files federal lawsuit against Friendship Village Sunset Hills for alleged discrimination

July 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com A married lesbian couple was denied housing at a Sunset Hills retirement home because of their orientation, the couple claimed in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. In the lawsuit against Friendship Village Sunset Hills, Mary Walsh, 72, and Bev Nance, 68, allege that the housing community discrimina...

GOP candidates run for 97th House seat

GOP candidates run for 97th House seat

July 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com Three candidates are looking to win the Republican primary for the 97th District Missouri House seat currently held by Rep. Mike Revis, D-Fenton. Former Arnold Councilman Phil Amato, former Arnold Councilwoman Mary Elizabeth Coleman and attorney David Linton are ...

South County Calendar: Week of July 26

South County Calendar: Week of July 26

July 26, 2018

Thursday, July 26 • St. Louis Community College Meramec will have a FAFSA help session from 4 to 6 p.m., on July 26. Students will receive free professional assistance completing the free application for Federal Student Aid. They will also get assistance to programs that determine an individual’s e...

GOP candidates run for county executive

GOP candidates run for county executive

July 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com A Republican candidate for St. Louis County executive will be waiting to challenge whoever wins the battle between Democrats Steve Stenger and Mark Mantovani in the Democratic primary Tuesday, Aug. 7. Republicans Paul Berry III and Daniel Sam...

Crestwood OKs keeping nine chickens

Crestwood OKs keeping nine chickens

July 19, 2018

Catherine Biermann, pictured above, smiles while holding her chicken, Jane. Jane is one of five chickens that Biermann keeps on her property in Crestwood. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com Crestwood residents have been able to keep chickens on thei...

Crestwood eyes police and fire facilities remodeling

Crestwood City Hall

July 13, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is considering a $220,000 remodel on a number of facilities for the police and fire departments, including adding a bathroom for female firefighters, and the Community Center. The board discussed adding a women...

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