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Crestwood planner tells panel he’s puzzled by lack of development at mall location

Crestwood planner tells panel he’s puzzled by lack of development at mall location

February 1, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A planning consultant for the city of Crestwood said that he’s puzzled about the lack of activity at the former Crestwood Plaza location, as the owner had all the right ingredients in place for the site’s redevelopment. Peckham Guyton...

Consultant outlines his vision of the future of retail industry

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

January 31, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A longtime planning consultant for the city of Crestwood last week outlined his vision of the future of the retail industry to the city’s Economic Development Commission. Peckham Guyton Albers & Viets Vice President John Brancaglione,...

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

January 30, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will host an open house next week during which the public can tour the district’s new Central Office building at 9350 Sappington Road. The open house for the new Central Office building, which was constructed on the 2.2-acre...

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

January 25, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Republican councilwoman representing Sunset Hills on the County Council is weighing whether to run for county executive, after previously announcing she would not seek re-election to her council seat. Since 3rd District Councilwoman Colleen W...

Fitch announces bid for council seat; won’t accept campaign contributions

Fitch announces bid for council seat; won’t accept campaign contributions

January 24, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Former St. Louis County Police Department Chief Tim Fitch kicked off his candidacy for the County Council last week with a promise that he would take no campaign donations. The seat Fitch is seeking is currently held by 3rd District Councilwoman...

Hawley suit alleges Stenger’s office violated Sunshine Law

Hawley suit alleges Stenger’s office violated Sunshine Law

January 23, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit against County Executive Steve Stenger last week alleging that the county executive’s office has shown a pattern of not providing public records to journalists. Hawley, a Republican who is running f...

Haefner calls for Greitens to resign

Gov. Eric Greitens, left, talks to south county resident and former Rep. Earlene Judd in St. Louis County the day before he was inaugurated earlier this year. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

January 22, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The pressure on Gov. Eric Greitens to resign after allegations of blackmail intensified last week, with perhaps the strongest-worded statement coming from a south county Republican. The governor is under criminal investigation by St. Louis Circui...

Women’s March draws crowds to downtown St. Louis

Women's March draws crowds to downtown St. Louis

January 20, 2018

The St. Louis Women’s March drew a large crowd to downtown St. Louis today — Saturday, Jan. 20. Marches and demonstrations took place today throughout the nation and world to advocate for women's rights and other issues. The marches come on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s ina...

Mehlville adds interventionists to boost state math test scores

Mehlville adds interventionists to boost state math test scores

January 19, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District is adding temporary math interventionists to six elementary schools that posted the lowest scores on statewide math tests, one of many initiatives the district is undertaking to increase scores. The six new teachers...

Trakas says conflict-of-interest probe nothing more than ‘political witch hunt’

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announces last year that he is dropping charges against former Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer, who was accused of allegedly assaulting a Fenton bicyclist by hitting him with his car.

January 18, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A judge is considering whether 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, has a conflict of interest that could remove him from office, but Trakas believes the investigation is nothing more than a “political witch hunt.” ...

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