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Crestwood might cut budget due to COVID-19

Crestwood might cut budget due to COVID-19

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

July 24, 2020

Crestwood is dealing with impacts to its budget due to the COVID-19 recession, with budget cuts on the horizon and revenues declining across all four funds. At a June 18 Ways and Means Committee meeting, which was held on the videoconferencing application Zoom, City Administrator Kris Simpson presented aldermen...

Crestwood approves marijuana dispensary

Crestwood approves marijuana dispensary

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Repoter

July 13, 2020

Crestwood will get its first medical marijuana dispensary after the Board of Aldermen unanimously approved the zoning for one on Watson Road this summer. The conditional-use permit for Captiva Healing LLC to open a dispensary at the former Enterprise location at 9933 Watson Road was passed unanimously...

Crestwood relaxing business regulations during pandemic

Crestwood City Hall

June 18, 2020

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen has relaxed requirements on businesses, which will allow businesses to temporarily use outdoor areas and parking lots to accommodate more customers in light of COVID-19. The city also announced it is waiving its site plan and temporary signage fees. For more informatio...

Now open: restaurants in South County offering dine-in services

Now open: restaurants in South County offering dine-in services

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2020

Restaurants in the St. Louis region were given blessings by regional leaders to reopen their dining rooms May 18, two weeks after Gov. Mike Parson eased shelter-in-place requirements across the state.  Under the guidelines outlined by both St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and St. Louis Mayor Lyda K...

South County COVID-19 Restaurant Guide: Open for takeout and delivery

Curbside pickup was open at Helen Fitzgerald's in Sunset Hills March 18.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2020

After St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis banned dining in at restaurants last week to aid in slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus, many local restaurants are now offering carryout and delivery services that comply with stricter social distancing measures. Below is a list of some loc...

St. Louis County issues stay-at-home order, starting Monday; region will follow

The 900 block of Lemay Ferry Road in Lemay as seen on Google Street View.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 21, 2020

St. Louis County will join states like Illinois, California and New York with a stay-at-home order to fight the coronavirus, under a decree issued by County Executive Sam Page that goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Under the executive order issued Saturday, similar to the orders referred to in...

Crestwood-Sunset Hills chamber’s 2020 gala honors award recipients

from left to right: Lori Krueger - Kiwanis Bernard J. Fidler Citizen Service Award, Charles Lucier with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Centers - Member of the Year, Chris Veath with Scott Credit Union - Business of the Year, Jennifer Abercrombie - Citizen of the Year, Adam Schmitz - Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship Award, April Gamache with America's Incredible Pizza - New Member of Year, and Mike Borzillo with A. J. Borzillo - Community Improvement Award.

February 19, 2020

The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2020 Awards Auction and Gala Banquet Feb. 8 at LiUNA Event Center in Sunset Hills, raising money for scholarships and honoring local business owners. The banquet honored 2019 chamber award recipients, including citizen of the year and...

Crestwood mall’s plan is ‘economically viable’ and is ‘moving forward’

A rendering of Crestwood City Center at night.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com In a meeting with city officials last week, the Crestwood mall developer said it has determined after meeting with tenants that the $300 million proposal for the site is “economically viable and ready to move forward” pending financ...

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 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...

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