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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...

Water main break damages City Hall in Crestwood; cleanup to last weeks

Photo courtesy of Crestwood Mayor Grant Mabie.

August 13, 2019

A water main break at Watson Plaza Drive last week led to a boil advisory for Crestwood and Sunset Hills, and caused significant damage to Crestwood City Hall. A 20-inch Missouri American Water main adjacent to Crestwood City Hall broke Aug. 10, causing significant flooding into the building. The main se...

Crestwood firefighters come to the rescue of man in flash flood

The car of the man rescued during the flash flood at Whitecliff Park is towed from the parking lot. Photo by Erin Achenbach

July 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Flash flooding caused by heavy rains last week led to an emergency water rescue for one man in Crestwood. The Crestwood Fire Department received the call for a rescue at 3:56 p.m. June 26 after police were called with reports of a ...

Crestwood unveils a new logo and flag

Crestwood unveils a new logo and flag

June 14, 2019

By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call composing1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously decided to adopt a new logo and flag during the April 23 board meeting. City ordinances state that a city flag must fly at City Hall and other locations that the mayor and aldermen request, bu...

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