Fenton News

Series of hearings scheduled on county’s proposed budget

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger delivered his $696 million recommended 2018 county budget to the County Council last week, the first budget that incorporates money from the Proposition P sales tax that dramatically increases spending for the Police Department. The council plans to expand the number of hearings held on

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County Council majority sues Stenger

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured: County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council Oct. 17, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo

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Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is seeking public input about the characteristics and skills residents would like to see in the district’s new superintendent. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which is being vacated by Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current

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Construction set at I-44/I-270 interchange

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Whether residents like it or not, Interstate 44 is going to be under major construction for four years at the Interstate 270 interchange, starting next year. The Missouri Department of Transportation, or MoDOT, held an open house on the project last week where engineers and designers outlined what commuters

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Construction nearly complete on new Lindbergh Central Office building

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Construction of Lindbergh Schools’ new Central Office building is nearing completion, according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. The two-story, 24,000-square-foot building is being constructed on a 2.2-acre site at 11555 Gravois Road, the location of the former Johnny’s Market. The Board of Education voted in September 2016 to approve the

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Drop off prescription drugs this weekend at local police stations

The St. Louis County Police Department, Sunset Hills Police Department and other local police departments will be participating in the annual National Take Back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The county department is hosting a number of drop-off points for residents to drop off unused, unwanted or found prescription drugs,

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