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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...

The Blues are in the Stanley Cup Finals, and South County is cheering them on

Daniel Mitchell painted a massive Blue Note on his lawn on Chasebury Terrace in Crestwood. The note measures 21 feet by 15 feet. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

May 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com and Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com South County residents are playing “Gloria” and rooting for the Blues to win the Stanley Cup. The Blues won Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final 3-2 in overtime against the...

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 extends mall agreement because progress is in ‘late stages’

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

April 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Walpert Properties has not yet announced tenants for the Crestwood mall redevelopment, but city officials extended the redevelopment agreement for six months because they believe the company’s plans are in the “late stages.” The...

Crestwood rejects car wash on Watson Road

Crestwood rejects car wash on Watson Road

April 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com After a marathon public hearing, the Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road March 26, but also voted to reconsider at its meeting next week. The board held two public hearings on the BriteWorX car wash propo...

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...

Crestwood adopts resolution against city-county merger

Crestwood City Hall

March 27, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is taking an official position against a merger of St. Louis city and St. Louis County. The board adopted a resolution against a city-county merger at its meeting Tuesday night. The resolution, which ...

Crestwood would face $3.5 million shortfall to fund current services under a merger

Crestwood would face $3.5 million shortfall to fund current services under a merger

February 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A preliminary analysis by the city of Crestwood indicates that under Better Together’s proposal for one St. Louis metro city, Crestwood would either have to dissolve or residents would have to pay more in property taxes to make up an estimated...

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