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Crestwood will get a new website and host with same company as Sunset Hills

Crestwood City Hall

January 23, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood will be getting another new website upgrade after city staff decided to pursue a contract with CivicPlus for website redesign and hosting purposes this month. A request for proposals, or RFP, was issued in October for...

Crestwood 2020 budget includes funding for City Hall, Aquatic Center, quarry upgrade

Crestwood City Hall

December 27, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved and adopted the city’s 2020 budget at the Board of Aldermen meeting Nov. 26, including plans to upgrade City Hall, the Crestwood Aquatic Center and the Whitecliff Park quarry. As...

City urges residents to shop local this season

Crestwood City Hall

December 17, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution last month that urges residents to shop local in Crestwood during the holiday season. At the Nov. 26 meeting, four days before Small Business Saturday Nov. 30, aldermen unanimous...

Crestwood budget has City Hall upgrades

Crestwood City Hall

November 21, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Ways and Means Committee recommended the city’s proposed 2020 budget after a nearly three-hour meeting in October, with aldermen making no changes or amendments to the budget as it was presented. As currently proposed, the b...

Crestwood stays with Central County 911, tries to rally cities vs. liability clause

Crestwood stays with Central County 911, tries to rally cities vs. liability clause

November 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood has decided to stay with Central County 911 dispatching due to its technology, but officials hope to rally other cities and fire districts to unite against an indemnification clause that takes away Central County’s 911 liabilit...

Crestwood mall project is now a $300 million redevelopment

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Developers of the former Crestwood mall say that plans to redevelop the vacant site as “Crestwood City Center” have tripled in size to $300 million from the previous estimated $105 million, which would make it one of the largest d...

Crestwood City Hall may get renovated after flood damage

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie.

October 9, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood City Hall may get a renovation along with the repairs required after flooding caused an estimated $250,000 of damage. The Government Center will be a construction zone for the “foreseeable future” as restoration and renovat...

Dispute over liability could threaten Crestwood-Central County contract

Dispute over liability could threaten Crestwood-Central County contract

September 26, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood and Central County 911 Emergency Dispatch may not renew their contract after all, after amendments to the contract requested by Crestwood were rejected by Central County’s Board of Directors. After initially voting ...

Lindbergh may avoid seventh elementary school with Magna Visual buy

Magna Visual as seen Tuesday, July 2. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

September 11, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools says that its purchase of another landmark property in South County could prevent it from having to one day build a seventh elementary school — but not everyone in Crestwood is happy that the district bought a key ...

Mabie sings the Blues: Bobby Plager comes to Crestwood to accept city resolution honoring Blues

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some special guests last week,
as the city presented St. Louis Blues mascot Louie and Bob Plager, one of the franchise’s
first players, with a proclamation honoring the Blues and their Stanley Cupwinning
season. ‘The whole city of Crestwood was pulling for you, the whole St. Louis
region was pulling for you,’ said Mayor Grant Mabie, above left, as he presented
Louie and Plager with a copy of the proclamation at the Aug. 27 meeting.
Photo by Erin Achenbach. For more photos and an article, see Page 2A.

September 6, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some special guests last week, as the city presented St. Louis Blues mascot Louie and Bob Plager, one of the franchise’s first players, with a proclamation honoring the Blues and their...

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