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A rendering of a home model in the proposed development.

Neighbors start petition against new 26-acre subdivision in Oakville

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor February 25, 2021

Land at the southern end of Telegraph Road in Oakville near Jefferson County is once again being eyed for a large new subdivision, but even with the historic Fine-Eiler House on the property torn down,...

A lawsuit argued that only state health director Dr. Randall Williams, seen here last week with Gov. Mike Parson, had the power to shut down businesses in Missouri.

Parson hints COVID vaccine eligibility will soon expand, including teachers

By Tessa Weinberg, Missouri Independent February 25, 2021

Gov. Mike Parson said he’ll make an announcement Thursday on “moving forward on the vaccine phases,” citing an anticipated boost to the state’s vaccine supply following the expected authorization...

Isad Menkovic, a third-grade student at Oakville Elementary, completes a math lesson.

Affton School District moves to virtual learning today after districtwide network outage

February 25, 2021

All students in the Affton School District will have a virtual learning day again today, Thursday, Feb. 25, after an “unforeseen network outage” hit every school in the district before school started...

Marie Davis, left, and Christine Lieber.

Davis and Lieber are vying for Sunset Hills Ward 2 alderman

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Marie Davis and Christine Lieber are vying to replace Sunset Hills Ward 2 Alderman Steve Bersche in the upcoming election April 6. Davis, 73, 9405 Parklind Drive, is an entrepreneur who has been working...

Lindbergh's Crestwood Elementary might expand due to mall housing

Lindbergh’s Crestwood Elementary might expand due to mall housing

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor February 24, 2021

The new developers of the former Crestwood mall site, Dierbergs Market and McBride Homes, confirmed at the first meeting of the Crestwood TIF Commission Feb. 4 that they will not be seeking tax incentives...

The St. Louis County Police Department and the Mehlville Fire Protection District are shown at the scene of the fire at the vacant building that was once Eime Hardware Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.

Fire at former Eime Hardware store looked serious, but results in little damage

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor February 24, 2021

Fire agencies from throughout the area responded over the weekend to a fire at the vacant building at 11500 Concord Village Ave. that was once Eime Hardware store and more recently a pawn shop, but the...

Death of woman found in Crestwood creek believed to be a 'tragic accident'

Death of woman found in Crestwood creek believed to be a ‘tragic accident’

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 24, 2021

The body of a 79-year-old woman was found in a creek in Crestwood Tuesday near the intersection of Watson Road and Blackthorn Drive. The Crestwood Police Department believes the death was an accident,...

With parents and a student sitting behind him socially distanced, Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines presents bond issue information to the Board of Education, including conceptual drawings, at
the Oct. 15 board meeting held in person at the Mehlville High School Library. The presentation was
‘very thorough,’ board President Kevin Schartner said. The meeting was also livestreamed.

If voters don’t approve bond issue, Mehlville’s tax rates won’t decrease

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The Mehlville School District is asking voters to approve a bond issue April 6 to fund facilities upgrades around the district, but if voters decline to pass the bond issue, the tax levy will stay the...

MSD measure asks how to fund upgrades

MSD measure asks how to fund upgrades

February 22, 2021

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is asking voters in St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis to make a decision this spring on a $500 million bond issue that will increase wastewater rates...

Dierbergs and McBride homes will work together to develop the former Crestwood Plaza mall site, taking over from former developer Walpert Properties, whose mixed-used development proposal fell through due to COVID.

Details scarce on new Crestwood mall TIF — but Dierbergs is confident

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor February 22, 2021

The Crestwood TIF Commission that will be examining whether to grant tax incentives for the redevelopment of the former Crestwood mall site proposed by Dierbergs and McBride Homes met for the first time...

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