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Mehlville fire board seat among offices up for election as filing opens for April contest

Mehlville fire board seat among offices up for election as filing opens for April contest

December 6, 2018

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors election April 2, along with municipal offices and school board positions. Up for election are the seat on the MFPD Board of Directors held by Secretary Ed Ryan, along with Green Park ...

Mabie sworn in as Crestwood mayor, Hall takes office as alderman

Crestwood Economic Development Commission member Greg Hall is sworn in as Ward 3 alderman by city clerk Helen Ingold on Nov. 27. Hall was appointed to the Ward 3 seat by Mabie. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

December 4, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood got a new mayor and a new alderman last week as Mayor Grant Mabie was sworn in and, in one of his first acts as mayor, appointed Economic Development Commission member Gregory Hall to take his place as Ward 3 alderman. Then-Ward...

Crestwood hopes trash service improves

Crestwood hopes trash service improves

November 30, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The days of Meridian Waste Services’ contract with the city of Crestwood may be numbered after residents and aldermen have complained about poor trash service. The company’s contract is up in March, and new trash bids were due to t...

Hecht named new fire chief in Crestwood

City clerk Helen Ingold administers the oath to new Fire Chief Lou Hecht at the Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting Nov. 13. Hecht is taking over the role of fire chief after former Chief David Oliveri moved to Washington state to become fire chief of the town of Anacortes. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

November 21, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com It’s official — Lou Hecht is the new fire chief for the city of Crestwood. The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved an ordinance at its meeting last week promoting Assistant Fire Chief Hecht to fire chief of the Crestwood Fire Department. He will take over the position f...

Senior citizens may receive free, reduced trash

October 9, 2018

Senior citizens might receive free or reduced trash services with the next trash contract Crestwood enters. Ward 1 Aldermen Richard Breeding and Mimi Duncan both expressed their desire to see free or reduced waste services for seniors in the next contract. Other cities offer a senior discount. Crestwood is con...

Crestwood officials criticize trash service

October 9, 2018

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callsnewspapers.com The contract between Crestwood and Meridian Waste Services might be kicked to the curb after numerous aldermen expressed their frustrations with Meridian’s trash services at a Board of Aldermen meeting last month. “I have no confiden...

Crestwood OKs keeping nine chickens

Crestwood OKs keeping nine chickens

July 19, 2018

Catherine Biermann, pictured above, smiles while holding her chicken, Jane. Jane is one of five chickens that Biermann keeps on her property in Crestwood. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com Crestwood residents have been able to keep chickens on thei...

Crestwood aldermen cancel BBQ due to extreme heat; no plans to reschedule

Crestwood aldermen cancel BBQ due to extreme heat; no plans to reschedule

July 13, 2018

Due to anticipated extreme heat, the second annual Crestwood Aldermanic BBQ competition that was scheduled to be held in Whitecliff Park Saturday, July 14, has been canceled, with no plans to reschedule. This year's event will be canceled altogether, City Administrator Kris Simpson said. This comm...

Crestwood eyes police and fire facilities remodeling

Crestwood City Hall

July 13, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is considering a $220,000 remodel on a number of facilities for the police and fire departments, including adding a bathroom for female firefighters, and the Community Center. The board discussed adding a women...

Crestwood aldermen bring back BBQ competition

Crestwood aldermen bring back BBQ competition

July 7, 2018

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will be hosting the second annual Crestwood Aldermen BBQ Competition July 14 in Whitecliff Park. This community-wide backyard barbecue competition is a great way for residents to interact with their aldermen, neighbors and friends, all while enjoying delicious barbec...

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