St. Louis Call Newspapers

You certainly can’t believe everything on social media

May 16, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com You certainly can’t believe everything you read on social media. Never was that more evident than during the months leading up to the April 4 election, as we saw numerous people make many, many claims without a shre...

MFPD board approves 2017 nonbinding tax rates; officials looking to improve department’s pediatric care

April 25, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors recently voted unanimously to approve 2017 projected nonbinding tax rates for the district. The board establishes the district’s tax rate each September, but Senate Bill 711,...

Crestwood aldermen eye final approval of contract for new public works facility

April 18, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com   The second reading of an ordinance awarding a $3.7 million contract for the construction of a new Public Works facility was scheduled to be considered earlier this week by the Crestwood Board of Aldermen. The Board of Aldermen...

Call the Tune: Call starts new tradition of post-election awards

Mike Anthony

April 13, 2017

'Call the Tune' by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Now that the April 4 election is over, the Call has decided to launch a new tradition and present some post-election awards. Jane Kolb fell short in her bid to unseat Aaron Hilmer in the election for the Mehlville Fire...

Sunset Hills 2013 budget includes employee pay hike

January 2, 2013

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A 2013 budget that includes employee salary increases of 1.5 percent recently was adopted by the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen. The budget also includes a 1-percent incentive pay pool for employees, according to Ward 4 Alderman Art Ha...

Dooley’s presence scarce at County Council meetings

Dooley’s presence scarce at County Council meetings

March 2, 2010

Originally Published: 3/2/2010 By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Where’s Charlie? Regular attendees of County Council meetings may be asking themselves that question as County Executive Charlie Dooley’s presence has been scarce the past year or so. In fact, county records indica...

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