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Series of hearings scheduled on county’s proposed budget

County Executive Steve Stenger announces higher police salaries June 22 along with St. Louis County Fraternal Order of Police President Joe Patterson, left, and police Chief Jon Belmar.

November 8, 2017

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...

Smaller government serves citizens better, Green Park reader says

Letters to the editor

November 8, 2017

Letter to the Editor To the editor: I am a resident of Green Park and have been attending Board of Aldermen meetings for the last six months. I attend the meetings to let the city officials know that I am paying attention to what they are doing. They have done a wonderful job of bringing in business t...

County Council majority sues Stenger

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, 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 by Gloria Lloyd.

November 7, 2017

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 Cou...

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

November 4, 2017

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 v...

Drop off prescription drugs this weekend at local police stations

Drop off prescription drugs this weekend at local police stations

October 27, 2017

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...

Vote to add second police officer fails in Green Park

Green Park Officer Jeremy Hake, right, with Mayor Bob Reinagel at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new McDonald's earlier this month. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 27, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com An ordinance seeking to amend Green Park's contract with the St. Louis County Police Department to add a second neighborhood policing officer died after failing to receive a second on final passage at the Oct. 16 Board of Aldermen meeting. The...

Green Park board opposes statewide vote on city-county merger

Green Park board opposes statewide vote on city-county merger

October 26, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Green Park Board of Aldermen last week adopted a resolution opposing any statewide vote on a merger of St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis. The resolution also urges the St. Louis County Council and the St. Louis Board of Aldermen...

Operation October to benefit USO of Missouri underway

Operation October to benefit USO of Missouri underway

October 12, 2017

The fifth annual Operation October to benefit the USO of Missouri is underway. Please join local banks, credit unions and Call Newspapers in an effort to fill the wish list for military families this Thanksgiving. The October drive provides Thanksgiving meals — everything except the turkey — for...

Musick Road closed through next spring for bridge replacement project

Musick Road closed through next spring for bridge replacement project

October 10, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Musick Road is closed through next spring to replace a deteriorated bridge, causing delays for residents trying to get to Grant’s Farm, the Grant’s View Branch County Library and the new Dressel Elementary School. The bridge, which is...

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