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Mehlville Fire District approves purchase of 2022 ambulance and chassis

Mehlville Fire District approves purchase of 2022 ambulance and chassis

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 28, 2021

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors approved a plan Sept. 22 to spend around $281,000 on a 2022 ambulance. Fire Chief Brian Hendricks said it was crucial to get the plan approved...

Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto and CFO Marshall Crutcher discuss the 2020 budget during a meeting June 5, 2019 at Mehlville High School.

Mehlville raises health insurance rates for first time in six years

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor September 28, 2021

For the first time since 2015, the Mehlville School District has increased its health insurance rates for district employees.  At the Board of Education meeting Sept. 16, the board unanimously voted...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Mehlville Proposition S facility updates will begin ‘in earnest’ this winter

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor September 28, 2021

Work is underway in the Mehlville School District on projects funded by Proposition S, the $35 million no-tax-rate-increase bond measure being used to fund facility and security enhancements across the...

Mehlville Fire amends employee pension plan

Mehlville Fire amends employee pension plan

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter September 15, 2021

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors amended the employee pension plan for the first time since 1989 at its meeting Sept. 8. Chief Financial Officer Brian Bond said when the plan...

Lindbergh will require face coverings for all

Lindbergh will require face coverings for all

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter August 18, 2021

Lindbergh Schools will require face coverings for all students, staff, teachers and visitors regardless of vaccination status for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. The school district joins surrounding...

McBride subdivision proposed at corner of Tesson Ferry Road and Walden Ridge

McBride subdivision proposed at corner of Tesson Ferry Road and Walden Ridge

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 15, 2021

A new 14-lot subdivision at the intersection of Tesson Ferry Road and Walden Ridge Drive is one of the South County projects up for St. Louis County zoning next week.  The St. Louis County Planning Commission...

Above is a rendering of the 100-acre proposed redevelopment Tesson Ridge, consisting of more than 100 single-family homes and villas, a 210-unit apartment complex and 8 acres of commercial sites.

Neighbors support, oppose Tesson Ridge

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 23, 2021

The “Tesson Ridge” redevelopment proposed for the 100-acre former MetLife Building along Tesson Ferry Road is up for St. Louis County zoning, with a response from neighbors that ranged from full support...

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

Lindbergh’s equity-focused teacher training leads to a debate about critical race theory

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor June 23, 2021

After contentious debate on both sides, the Lindbergh Board of Education voted unanimously to move forward with plans focused on diversity, equity and inclusion with a $47,600 consulting agreement for...

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...

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