Green Park News

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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Besides MFPD, April election won’t be very competitive

Staff Report After candidate filing for the April 2 election closed last week, there are only two competitive races in south county —  the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors and Green Park Ward 2 alderman. Filing opened in December for municipal and school board races. But several political subdivisions will not hold elections

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Doug Beck is running to succeed Sifton in Missouri Senate

Pictured above: Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, presents a legislative commendation to retiring Lindbergh Superintendent Jim Simpson in June. Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, announced Wednesday that he will be seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Senate in the 1st Missouri Senate District in 2020. The district is currently represented by Sen. Scott Sifton, who is

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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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UPDATED: No competitive elections yet in April race

This is a developing story and will be updated as candidates file. It was last updated Jan. 9 with Green Park Alderman Tim Thuston filing to run for mayor. As candidate filing for the April 2 election closes next week, there are no competitive races so far in south county following the opening of filing

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