Fenton News

Grassroots opposition rallies against merger

Pictured above: The room of Municipal League mayors votes to set up a Board of Freeholders in St. Louis County at Chesterfield City Hall Jan. 24. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lines are being drawn in the battle for and against a St. Louis city-county merger, or the “creation of

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Stenger would be city-county ‘metro mayor’ through 2025

Pictured above: Steve Stenger, standing alongside his wife and children, is sworn in as the St. Louis County Executive by Judge Henry E. Autrey on Jan. 1. Stenger won re-election for county executive for a second term in the November 2018 election. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewpapers.com Steve Stenger has

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Legislation adding money to foundation formula takes it away from south county

Pictured above: Mehlville’s John Cary Early Childhood students Emma Kitchell and Yaneli Juarez-Carrillo check out their playground the first week at school in August 2018. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Legislation that would add money to Missouri’s foundation formula for public schools is being considered by the Legislature, but even with extra money spent

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Belmar: Combine city and county police and keep city departments

Pictured above: Steve Stenger and Jon Belmar answer questions about the St. Louis County Police Department’s new special response unit in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com In the wake of increased attention on potential efforts to combine St. Louis County and St. Louis city into one through a

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Better Together plans a city-county merger

Pictured above: Roughly 20 members of south county Republican groups waved signs in a show of support for 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, at the intersection of South Lindbergh Boulevard and Tesson Ferry Road during the 2018 Primaries. Trakas himself made an appearance at the event with signs against a city-county merger. The councilman is

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Lindbergh board places $105 million bond issue on April ballot

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Lindbergh is hoping to use money from a $105 million bond to repair and rebuild the existing high school. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  The Lindbergh Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to place a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase

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Lindbergh plans for a $105 million bond

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Lindbergh is hoping to use money from a $105 million bond to repair and rebuild the existing high school. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Voters in Lindbergh Schools could consider a

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