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Cities received federal CARES Act funds during COVID-19 pandemic

Cities received federal CARES Act funds during COVID-19 pandemic

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 19, 2021

Most cities in South County have passed ordinances that will allow them to accept federal coronavirus funds from St. Louis County as part of the county’s $47 million Municipal Relief program. The Grantwood...

In the Rogers Elementary first-day-of-school scavenger hunt in 2019, second-grader Aleah Jacobsmeyer, right, and other students went straight to the top for help, asking Superintendent Chris Gaines if he fit any of their categories. He checked the box ‘I like vegetables.’

Mehlville looks to next five-year vision for its strategic plan

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter June 18, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education will be voting this summer on the next five years of the Mehlville School District’s strategic plan. Superintendent Chris Gaines told the board April 29 that the final...

Mehlville Fire takes steps to tighten drug inventory, prevent future theft

Mehlville Fire takes steps to tighten drug inventory, prevent future theft

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 17, 2021

The Mehlville Fire Protection District has a new narcotics inventory control system on ambulances this year. The district spent $37,000 of the equipment and supplies budget in January on a narcotics inventory...

The empty Crestwood mall site, with the buildings demolished and the site leveled, as seen in May 2019.

Dierbergs makes the case for TIF ahead of Crestwood mall public hearing tonight

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 17, 2021

The $67 million redevelopment of the Crestwood mall site proposed by Dierbergs will not move forward without tax-increment financing, the developer told the Crestwood TIF Commission ahead of Thursday’s...

Jamestown Mall, as seen in June 2017.

North County councilwoman will not support Jamestown Mall redevelopment as logistics park

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 16, 2021

Once again, the St. Louis County Council member who represents the area around the former Jamestown Mall has declined to support a proposed logistics development there. The St. Louis County Port Authority...

An aerial view of an existing office building that could become the new Mehlville Central Office at 2900 Lemay Ferry Road, from the real-estate listing in March 2021.

Mehlville School District buys building next to Mehlville High to replace Central Office

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 14, 2021

The Mehlville School District is set to close in August on the purchase of an office building next to Mehlville High School that could serve as the district's new Central Office, paving the way for two...

Mehlville School District buys land for future Oakville High auditorium, but it won’t happen any time soon

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 11, 2021

The Mehlville School District has purchased a house next to Oakville High School that could serve as the future site of the school’s first auditorium — but there are currently no plans to actually...

Crestwood concerns flood pool

Crestwood concerns flood pool

By Mike Anthony, Executive Editor June 10, 2021

Residents whose homes border the Crestwood Swim Club recently flooded the Crestwood Board of Aldermen with a litany of complaints about the club and asked the board to consider reducing the number of hours...

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