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Crestwood pool reopens with masks and a collaboration with Sunset Hills

An employee wears a mask at the newly reopened Crestwood pool, as seen June 19.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 26, 2020

The Crestwood Aquatic Center has been open and operating since June 15 under COVID-19 restrictions for capacity and social distancing that will make this year’s pool season far different than the past. The city said it has taken time to “thoroughly” review the St. Louis County official guideline...

Crestwood Parks and Recreation announces COVID reopening plan

The pool at the Crestwood Aquatic Center's lazy river and slide, as seen in a photo from Westport Pools.

June 23, 2020

Crestwood will begin the process of reopening its parks and recreation facilities, including the Community Center, the city announced Monday.  Beginning July 1, the Parks and Recreation Department said in a Facebook post will begin taking reservations for pavilions, tennis courts and ball fields...

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 City Hall renovation will take all of 2020

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie.

January 29, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The $1 million in reconstruction and renovations at Crestwood City Hall will continue throughout the year after a water main break in August 2019 flooded the building. At the Jan. 14 Board of Aldermen meeting, Katie Aholt with Navigate Bui...

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...

Switch to county manager fails at Charter Commission; South County cities supported it

The 2019 St. Louis County Charter Commission convenes for its first meeting Feb. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County will continue to have a strong county-executive form of government for the likely future after a Charter Commission proposal to switch to a county manager died in discussion. The county manager idea has been discussed ...

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 ...

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

May 23, 2019

The Crestwood mall site along the Sappington Road/Detjen Drive entrance that used to be a parking lot now is covered with dirt, pictured above, as seen May 21, 2019. More dirt will soon return to the site. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Dirt is being trucked b...

Crestwood honors Ward 3’s Jerry Miguel

Crestwood City Hall

May 8, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Crestwood honored outgoing Ward 3 Alderman Jerry Miguel with a city resolution and plaque at the April 23 Board of Aldermen meeting. Miguel had served as Ward 3 alderman continuously since April 2016, and was the Ward 3 alderman fr...

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...

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