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Five seats are up for election in Crestwood

Crestwood City Hall

December 19, 2018

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will have five of its eight seats up for election in April, a first in the history of the city. Four current aldermanic seats were previously slated to be up for election in April 2019: Richard Breeding from Ward 1, Mary Stadter from Ward 2, Jerry Miguel from Ward 3 and...

Mabie sworn in as Crestwood mayor, Hall takes office as alderman

Crestwood Economic Development Commission member Greg Hall is sworn in as Ward 3 alderman by city clerk Helen Ingold on Nov. 27. Hall was appointed to the Ward 3 seat by Mabie. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

December 4, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood got a new mayor and a new alderman last week as Mayor Grant Mabie was sworn in and, in one of his first acts as mayor, appointed Economic Development Commission member Gregory Hall to take his place as Ward 3 alderman. Then-Ward...

Crestwood hopes trash service improves

Crestwood hopes trash service improves

November 30, 2018

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 t...

Crestwood city officials say they are seeing ‘positive progress’ toward mall project

A rendering of Crestwood City Center at night.

November 22, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com More than a month after a broker open house that showcased the possible sale and redevelopment of the Crestwood mall site, city officials say they are already seeing signs of positive progress. The proposed new developer for the mall, Creve Coeur...

Hecht named new fire chief in Crestwood

City clerk Helen Ingold administers the oath to new Fire Chief Lou Hecht at the Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting Nov. 13. Hecht is taking over the role of fire chief after former Chief David Oliveri moved to Washington state to become fire chief of the town of Anacortes. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

November 21, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com It’s official — Lou Hecht is the new fire chief for the city of Crestwood. The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved an ordinance at its meeting last week promoting Assistant Fire Chief Hecht to fire chief of the Crestwood Fire Department. He will take over the position f...

Grant Mabie will serve as Crestwood’s mayor

Grant Mabie will serve as Crestwood’s mayor

November 14, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com There’s no maybe about it — Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie will serve as Crestwood’s next mayor. In a rare November special election for mayor, Mabie was elected with more than 70 percent of the vote in a three-way field versus two newcome...

Crestwood Shop ‘n Save closes Nov. 16

The Green Park Shop 'n Save, one of the Shop 'n Saves in the area to be converted to a Schnuck's. Photo by Bill Milligan.

November 13, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Residents of Crestwood will have one less option for grocery shopping after the Crestwood Shop ’n Save closes its doors for good Friday, Nov. 16. The store, located at 301 Watson Road, is one of 17 Shop-N-Save locations not bought ou...

Read all the Call’s candidate questionnaires for the Nov. 6 election

Read all the Call’s candidate questionnaires for the Nov. 6 election

November 1, 2018

The Call’s candidate questionnaires offer the most complete glimpse you’ll find of candidates’ views leading up to an election. View a complete collection of the Call Candidate Questionnaires for the Nov. 6 election here: Crestwood Mayor Neil Brown vs. Christopher Court vs. Grant Mabie St. Louis County Council, 3rd District Tim Fitch (R) vs. Paul Ward (D) County Executive Paul Berry III (R) vs...

Crestwood mayor candidates debate issues at Call’s forum

Crestwood mayor candidates debate issues at Call’s forum

October 31, 2018

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Development of the Crestwood Mall site, first responders and economic development were some of the topics debated in a forum last week by the Crestwood residents running for mayor in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. Current Ward 3 Alderman Gran...

Editorial: Call makes endorsements for next week’s elections

St Louis Call Newspapers

October 30, 2018

The Call offers the following endorsements for the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. 91st District House In the 91st District, incumbent Rep. Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, matches up with Gravois Republican Committeewoman Jennifer Bird of Crestwood. Although we appreciate Bird and her perennial enthusiasm, we ...

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