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MSD cleaning up another sewage spill at same place in Oakville

The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District is investigating why a force sewer main in Oakville keeps breaking. Crews from MSD have finished cleanup after a second force main break happened last week at the same force main on Christopher Drive in Oakville that was previously broken, spilling more than 200,000 gallons of raw sewage into

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Santa gets children’s lists; will be checking twice

Children across South County have been busy meeting with Santa Claus ahead of his Christmas Eve rounds, including Affton’s Oakland House ‘Santa House’ Dec. 12, where children were able to enjoy chocolate chip cookies with Mrs. Claus and take pictures with the ‘Big Guy.’ Photos by Erin Achenbach. 

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Lindbergh is no longer writing Santa letters

Students from Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District have written Santa letters that have appeared in The Call since 2007, but this year Lindbergh officials decided that students in their schools would not participate because not every child celebrates Christmas. “We have an equity committee that has been doing a lot of really intentional

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City urges residents to shop local this season

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution last month that urges residents to shop local in Crestwood during the holiday season. At the Nov. 26 meeting, four days before Small Business Saturday Nov. 30, aldermen unanimously approved a resolution that states “local businesses depend on consumer support

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