Crestwood News

Crestwood board grants extension for mall demolition

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen last week adopted an ordinance granting a 60-day demolition extension to the developer of the former Crestwood Plaza site at Watson and Sappington roads. The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Oct. 10 to approve the ordinance amending a redevelopment agreement be-tween developer UrbanStreet Group of Chicago and the city to

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Southwest Regional Economic Summit slated; deadline to sign up today

The Crestwood/Sunset Hills, Fenton Area and Kirkwood-Des Peres Area chambers of commerce have again partnered for the Southwest Regional Economic Summit that will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Sunset Country Club, 9555 S. Geyer Road. “As the area formulates its economic development strategy, we are looking to business, legislative,

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Operation October to benefit USO of Missouri underway

The fifth annual Operation October to benefit the USO of Missouri is underway. Please join local banks, credit unions and Call Newspapers in an effort to fill the wish list for military families this Thanksgiving. The October drive provides Thanksgiving meals — everything except the turkey — for active military families in this area. Wish

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UPDATED: Crestwood aldermen grant 60-day extension for mall demolition

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen adopted an ordinance granting a 60-day demolition extension to the developer of the former Crestwood Plaza site at Watson and Sappington roads. The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the ordinance amending a redevelopment agreement between developer UrbanStreet Group of Chicago and the city to provide for

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Fresh Thyme opens Green Park location Wednesday

Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market will open its Green Park location Wednesday, kicking off a week of festivities in honor of the grand opening. The organic grocery store opens at the former site of the Tesson Ferry Branch County Library, 9920 Lin Ferry Drive. Doors open to the public at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, when

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Crestwood resident helps hurricane victims

Crestwood resident Jim Bubash recently returned home after spending two weeks in Florida assisting victims of Hurricane Irma as a Red Cross volunteer. “Surely you have seen images on the media that show the physical destruction, but there is no way to describe the emotional trauma experienced by those that have lost everything — their

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Full amount of 45-cent tax hike levied by Crestwood aldermen

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Despite a projected general fund deficit of nearly $855,000, the city of Crestwood will end 2017 with a surplus in that fund after aldermen voted last week to levy the full amount of a 45-cent tax-rate increase approved by voters in April. The Board of Aldermen voted 6-2 Sept.

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Affton fire board approves tax-rate rollback

The Affton Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted to roll back the district’s general-fund tax rate by 5 cents for residential and commercial property owners. This savings to the property owners will be $257,430 this year, including $18,616 in savings to the residents that the district serves within the city of Crestwood. “This is

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