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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...

Candidate filing opens next week for April 2020 municipal, school board races

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 election.

December 11, 2019

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for the April 7 election for Crestwood and Sunset Hills mayor, along with municipal offices and school board positions across South County. Aldermanic seats in Green Park and Sunset Hills and trustee seats in Grantwood Village will also be up for e...

Crestwood stays with Central County 911, tries to rally cities vs. liability clause

Crestwood stays with Central County 911, tries to rally cities vs. liability clause

November 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood has decided to stay with Central County 911 dispatching due to its technology, but officials hope to rally other cities and fire districts to unite against an indemnification clause that takes away Central County’s 911 liabilit...

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...

Crestwood City Hall may get renovated after flood damage

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie.

October 9, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood City Hall may get a renovation along with the repairs required after flooding caused an estimated $250,000 of damage. The Government Center will be a construction zone for the “foreseeable future” as restoration and renovat...

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 ...

PHOTOS: Second SunCrest Fest a success

PHOTOS: Second SunCrest Fest a success

September 12, 2019

The cities of Sunset Hills and Crestwood joined forces again this year for the second annual SunCrest Fest, held Saturday, Sept. 7 at Kitun Park. The festival kicked off with a 10:15 a.m. parade from Southview School to Truman Middle School, featuring classic cars, Lindbergh High School cheerleaders...

Lindbergh may avoid seventh elementary school with Magna Visual buy

Magna Visual as seen Tuesday, July 2. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

September 11, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools says that its purchase of another landmark property in South County could prevent it from having to one day build a seventh elementary school — but not everyone in Crestwood is happy that the district bought a key ...

Mabie sings the Blues: Bobby Plager comes to Crestwood to accept city resolution honoring Blues

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some special guests last week,
as the city presented St. Louis Blues mascot Louie and Bob Plager, one of the franchise’s
first players, with a proclamation honoring the Blues and their Stanley Cupwinning
season. ‘The whole city of Crestwood was pulling for you, the whole St. Louis
region was pulling for you,’ said Mayor Grant Mabie, above left, as he presented
Louie and Plager with a copy of the proclamation at the Aug. 27 meeting.
Photo by Erin Achenbach. For more photos and an article, see Page 2A.

September 6, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some special guests last week, as the city presented St. Louis Blues mascot Louie and Bob Plager, one of the franchise’s first players, with a proclamation honoring the Blues and their...

Damage to Crestwood City Hall from flood could top $1 million

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Ward 2 Alderman Justin Charboneau.

September 5, 2019

Photo of the flooding in the lobby at Crestwood City Hall courtesy of Crestwood Ward 2 Alderman Justin Charboneau. By ERIN ACHENBACH Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The damage to Crestwood City Hall from flooding last month was so significant it could top $1 million. Eight Crestwo...

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