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Thirty-three candidates apply for Lindbergh superintendent’s post

Thirty-three candidates apply for Lindbergh superintendent's post

November 22, 2017

Thirty-three candidates have applied for Lindbergh Schools’ superintendent’s position. The Board of Education met in closed session Monday night to review the applications of the 33 candidates seeking to succeed Superintendent Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year. Th...

Police, fire supporters pack Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting

A Crestwood police car.

November 22, 2017

Representatives and supporters of Crestwood’s Police and Fire departments voiced their dissatisfaction to the Board of Aldermen last week regarding the amount of raises proposed by the city and a new merit pay plan. Roughly 75 people jammed the city’s Aldermanic Chambers Nov. 14 to voice their support ...

Residents provide feedback on skills they desire in new Lindbergh leader

November 17, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Roughly 25 residents attended a forum last week designed to elicit their input on what characteristics and skill sets they would like to see in the new superintendent of Lindbergh Schools. The Nov. 8 community forum was moderated by Brent...

Unlikely alliance continues to support county auditor

Unlikely alliance continues to support county auditor

November 16, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com In an unlikely alliance, 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, has joined three council Democrats in suing County Executive Steve Stenger over staffing the county auditor’s office. Trakas joined council Chairman...

It’s indisputable — future of MFPD extremely bright

It’s indisputable — future of MFPD extremely bright

November 10, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Oftentimes it’s difficult to embrace change. It’s indisputable that the Mehlville Fire Protection District is a much different place — and much better place — than it was over 12 years ago. It’s certainly no secret that not everyo...

Mehlville firefighters’ union pledges to work with fire board

Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands with Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer, signaling a new era of cooperation between the union, the board and district administration.

November 10, 2017

Spirit of cooperation ushers in new era at fire district By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Above: Mehlville Fire Protection District Capt. Ty Cardona, left, shop steward of Mehlville Local 2665 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, shakes hands with Board of Di...

MFPD officials seek zoning change to build multipurpose training center

MFPD officials seek zoning change to build multipurpose training center

November 9, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing next week on a rezoning request by the Mehlville Fire Protection District to construct a multipurpose training center at 4471 Baumgartner Road. The hearing will take place at 7...

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

November 4, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is seeking public input about the characteristics and skills residents would like to see in the district’s new superintendent. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which is being v...

Crestwood board won’t cut any slack to animal shelter nonprofit

Crestwood board won’t cut any slack to animal shelter nonprofit

November 2, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding folded like a house of cards last week after Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie questioned his motion to reduce the rent a nonprofit group is paying the city. Discussing a five-year lease extension for t...

Construction nearly complete on new Lindbergh Central Office building

The Lindbergh Central Office at the former site of Johnny's Market at Sappington and Gravois roads.

November 1, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Construction of Lindbergh Schools’ new Central Office building is nearing completion, according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. The two-story, 24,000-square-foot building is being constructed on a 2.2-acre site at 11555 Gravois Road, the...

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