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Sunset Hills cluster homes up for debate

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A development of cluster homes in Sunset Hills is being challenged by disgruntled residents after a lengthy public hearing at the Board of Aldermen meeting this month. Nearly 20 residents spoke out Dec. 11 against the proposed 5-acre development of 12 villas at 4055 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 9312 Lincoln

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Tripping seniors helps make them steady

Pictured above: Beth Templin monitors her mother-in-law Cindi Templin’s reflex responses using sensors in the ActiveStep that feed data to a computer. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Tripping seniors could make them steadier on their feet — at least that’s the idea behind ActiveStep, a modified treadmill designed to help seniors

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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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South county doubles 2017’s USO drive with most successful food drive ever

Pictured above:  The Call Newspapers team sorts hundreds of pounds of donations that south county residents donated to the USO of Missouri’s Operation October food drive. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The sixth annual Operation October food drive, benefitting the USO of Missouri, brought in record levels of food for Thanksgiving dinners for military

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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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