St. Louis Call Newspapers

State’s Sunshine Law still one of weakest in country

Mike Anthony

July 11, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Missouri Open Meetings and Records Act, also known as the Sunshine Law, marked its 56th anniversary earlier this year. Despite the longevity of the law, designed to promote open government, there was very little to celebrate...

City’s residents have right to know who initiated suit

July 6, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen recently voted in closed session to authorize City Attorney Robert E. Jones to file a lawsuit against the owners of a property on Rayburn Avenue “to obtain judgment for payment of the city’s...

Public hearing set on Crestwood company’s request to modify existing landscaping plan

Public hearing set on Crestwood company’s request to modify existing landscaping plan

June 27, 2017

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen planned to conduct a public hearing earlier this week on a company’s request to modify an existing landscaping plan. The Board of Aldermen was set to meet Tuesday night — after the Call went to press. Wholesale Siding Depot, 9860 Big Bend Road, is seeking to modify...

Crestwood man charged with robbing Sunset Hills bank

Blake Buol

June 21, 2017

A Crestwood man is charged with robbing the Sunset Hills branch of U.S. Bank, 11685 Gravois Road, after police asked for help from the public to identify what they thought was a teenage bank robber. Blake Buol, 21, of the 9400 block of Deves in Crestwood, was charged Wednesday with stealing over $750 and is bei...

Crestwood hosts ‘Splashtacular Summer Kickoff’ this week

May 24, 2017

The Crestwood Parks and Recreation Department will host a “Splashtacular Summer Kickoff” from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 26, at the Aquatic Center at Whitecliff Park, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane. The event will offer an enjoyable evening of free family fun with food trucks, games and events, music...

Crestwood to host ‘Spectacular Summer Kickoff’

April 25, 2017

Crestwood will sponsor a “Spectacular Summer Kickoff” at 5 p.m. Friday, May 26, at the city’s Aquatic Center, 9245 Whitecliff Park Lane. The free event will feature food trucks, games, water-exercise classes, inflatables, music by Shaggy Sounds and a photo booth, according to a news release. The...

South County Community Calendar: Thursday, April 20, 2017 through Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 18, 2017

Thursday, April 20 • Citizens Against Pornography will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Mary, Mother of the Church, 5901 Kerth Road. For information, call (314) 892-6451. • The SAJE Senior Ministry will sponsor open-play pickleball, including instruction for new players, from noon to 3 p.m. at the St. Elizabeth...

Open house set for Grant’s Trail expansion

Open house set for Grant’s Trail expansion

April 18, 2017

Great Rivers Greenway invites residents to an open house Tuesday, April 25, to learn the latest details about plans to improve and expand the Gravois Greenway — Grant’s Trail — to connect with the River Des Peres Greenway. The first phase of the project — a partnership with the county Parks...

Crestwood aldermen eye final approval of contract for new public works facility

April 18, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com   The second reading of an ordinance awarding a $3.7 million contract for the construction of a new Public Works facility was scheduled to be considered earlier this week by the Crestwood Board of Aldermen. The Board of Aldermen...

Crestwood unveils mall owner’s plans

This rendering depicts a community plaza that would anchor the center of the entertainment and destination service retail area proposed by UrbanStreet Group for the former Crestwood Plaza site.

By Mike Anthony

April 22, 2015

The owner of the former Crestwood Plaza is requesting nearly $28 million in tax incentives for a roughly $99.5 million mixed-use redevelopment of the former mall site. As proposed, the redevelopment of the former mall property would include four components — a retail area, a multiplex theater and...

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