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Crestwood rejects car wash on Watson Road

Crestwood rejects car wash on Watson Road

April 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com After a marathon public hearing, the Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road March 26, but also voted to reconsider at its meeting next week. The board held two public hearings on the BriteWorX car wash propo...

Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh’s Prop R

Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh's Prop R

March 28, 2019

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to support Lindbergh School’s Proposition R, a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue, at its March 12 meeting. The resolution passed unanimously, with Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding abstaining from the vote due to his employ...

Crestwood adopts resolution against city-county merger

Crestwood City Hall

March 27, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is taking an official position against a merger of St. Louis city and St. Louis County. The board adopted a resolution against a city-county merger at its meeting Tuesday night. The resolution, which ...

Lindbergh’s Prop R focuses on security

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh
High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Lindbergh Schools’ proposed no-tax-rate-increase bond issue Proposition R on the April 2 ballot would build a new Lindbergh High School, but it will also add secure entrances and systems to all schools that don’t already have them. ...

Crestwood decides against electronic sign moratorium

Pictured above: Scott Credit Union in Crestwood uses an electronic messaging sign. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A six-month moratorium on electronic messaging signs was rejected by the Crestwood Board of Aldermen at the Jan. 22 meeting, after City Planner Adam Jones presented a study on nearby cities and their electronic messaging sign ordinanc...

Crestwood changes policy to take fewer bids

Crestwood changes policy to take fewer bids

February 8, 2019

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood just updated its purchasing policy, which had been untouched for 15 years. The Board of Aldermen identified the change as a 2018 priority in an effort to modernize and improve overall efficiency of the city’s ...

UPDATED: No competitive elections yet in April race

UPDATED: No competitive elections yet in April race

January 8, 2019

This is a developing story and will be updated as candidates file. It was last updated Jan. 9 with Green Park Alderman Tim Thuston filing to run for mayor. As candidate filing for the April 2 election closes next week, there are no competitive races so far in south county following the opening of filing ...

Crestwood kicks trash company Meridian to the curb; recycling is single stream

Crestwood kicks trash company Meridian to the curb; recycling is single stream

December 27, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood is kicking its current trash provider to the curb. The Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a contract with Waste Connections of Missouri Inc. at a Dec. 11 meeting, marking the beginning of the end of the tumultuous relatio...

Five seats are up for election in Crestwood

Crestwood City Hall

December 19, 2018

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will have five of its eight seats up for election in April, a first in the history of the city. Four current aldermanic seats were previously slated to be up for election in April 2019: Richard Breeding from Ward 1, Mary Stadter from Ward 2, Jerry Miguel from Ward 3 and...

Crestwood and police union reach tentative contract agreement

A Crestwood police car.

December 7, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood and union representatives of the Crestwood Police Department have reached a tentative agreement after nearly two-and-a-half years of negotiations, after the police rejected a previous contract last year. “Negotiations have be...

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