Crestwood

UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

So far, there are no competitive races in south county after candidate filing opened last week. Up for election April 2 are the Mehlville Fire Protection District seat held by Secretary Ed Ryan, Green Park mayor and aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus the Lindbergh and Mehlville school boards and three

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Private school parents, taxpayers should get to use vouchers

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: I have never written a letter to a newspaper, but after reading Terry Bilheimer’s Oct. 11 letter, “Call should not have printed Koenig’s evolution ideas,” I felt the need to respond. I would have welcomed vouchers for my daughter’s education while sending her to parochial schools. You see,

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Crestwood and police union reach tentative contract agreement

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 been going off and on since about June of 2016, but the two sides have worked amicably together

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Crestwood hopes trash service improves

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 the city by last week. The Board of Aldermen could

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Crestwood honors its role in rock and roll

Crestwood is honoring its rock and roll past with a special proclamation declaring November “Classic Rock Month” in the city. A couple weeks ago, acting Mayor Tony Kennedy attended the St. Louis Rock Preservation Society’s Trivia Night, which is currently being held in Kirkwood. In 2019, the society plans to move its trivia night event

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Christmas comes to Crestwood on Dec. 1

Santa is coming to Crestwood next week, for the fifth year in a row. Santa will arrive on a fire truck for Christmas in Crestwood at City Hall, 1 Detjen Drive, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. He will greet children and pose for photos until 1:30 p.m., then he will take off in a

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Crestwood and Affton get their days in court

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A judge could soon rule on the lawsuit between the city of Crestwood and the Affton Fire Protection District, after the case got its day in court this fall. Crestwood filed a lawsuit in May 2017 in Cole County Circuit Court challenging the constitutionality of two state laws requiring

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Grant Mabie will serve as Crestwood’s mayor

Pictured above: Grant Mabie celebrates winning Crestwood mayor at his watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Mabie is the current Ward 3 alderman for Crestwood and will likely be sworn in as mayor before the end of November. Photo courtesy of Grant Mabie.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com There’s no maybe about it — Ward

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