Crestwood News

Lindbergh to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting in January

Pictured above: Crestwood Elementary School teacher Ann Haberberger welcomes new Lindbergh kindergarten students to class on the first day of school, Aug. 16. Lindbergh Schools will offer district funded full-day tuition-free kindergarten for all students beginning Jan. 7. Lindbergh is the last district in the state to not offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten. The Board of Education

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Crestwood and police union reach tentative contract agreement

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood and union representatives of the Crestwood Police Department have reached a tentative agreement after nearly two-and-a-half years of negotiations, after the police rejected a previous contract last year. “Negotiations have been going off and on since about June of 2016, but the two sides have worked amicably together

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Lindbergh, Crestwood honor ‘Grandpa Steve’ Ippolito for full-time work as a volunteer

Pictured above: Crestwood acting Mayor Tony Kennedy presents Concord Elementary School volunteer Steve Ippolito with a proclamation declaring Nov. 20 ‘Grandpa Steven Ippolito Day,’ in honor of the Crestwood resident’s service to the community.  A Crestwood resident and Concord Elementary School volunteer was celebrated last month thanks to a proclamation signed by Crestwood acting Mayor Tony

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Crestwood celebrates five years of Christmas

Pictured above from left to right: Sisters Claire, Maggie, Heidi and Ava Fothen pose for a photo with Santa during Christmas in Crestwood, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach. Santa Claus made his grand arrival by fire truck on Saturday in Crestwood and opened the doors to City Hall as dozens of children and

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Crestwood hopes trash service improves

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The days of Meridian Waste Services’ contract with the city of Crestwood may be numbered after residents and aldermen have complained about poor trash service. The company’s contract is up in March, and new trash bids were due to the city by last week. The Board of Aldermen could

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