Grant Mabie

Lindbergh hosts elected officials

Dressel Elementary School students recently welcomed local elected officials on Dec. 8, for Lindbergh Schools’ annual elected officials breakfast. Attendees, from left, are: Green Park Mayor Bob Reinagel; Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby; Crestwood Alderman Grant Mabie; Barbara Fraser, education liaison for County Executive Steve Stenger; Grantwood Village Trustees Patricia Williams and Mark Kienstra; Rep. Sarah

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Check out these classic Most Misguided Quotes

“Call the Tune” by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The end of 2017 also saw the end of the fourth quarter of the year, which provided a bounty of candidates for the Call’s Most Misguided Quotes in which we chronicle the most misguided, misinformed and misleading statements of the year. In St. Louis County, the

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Crestwood board won’t cut any slack to animal shelter nonprofit

“Call the Tune” by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding folded like a house of cards last week after Ward 3 Alderman Grant Mabie questioned his motion to reduce the rent a nonprofit group is paying the city. Discussing a five-year lease extension for the Friends of Animal Control and

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Crestwood extends pact for animal shelter

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted last week to extend its lease with a nonprofit animal group for another five years, but declined to give the group a break on its rent. Friends of Animal Control and Rescue, or FOACAR, has rented the former city animal shelter at 9225

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Have a look at these gems for Most Misguided Quotes

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The hits keep coming, as the third quarter of the year offered an abundance of candidates for the Call’s Most Misguided Quotes in which we chronicle the most misguided, misinformed and misleading statements of the year. County Auditor Mark Tucker recently told another publication that he has to work

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Full amount of 45-cent tax hike levied by Crestwood aldermen

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Despite a projected general fund deficit of nearly $855,000, the city of Crestwood will end 2017 with a surplus in that fund after aldermen voted last week to levy the full amount of a 45-cent tax-rate increase approved by voters in April. The Board of Aldermen voted 6-2 Sept.

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Crestwood fiscal projections call for levying all of tax hike

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood City Administrator Kris Simpson projects the city’s general fund will have a cumulative surplus of $774,000 over the next five years, a scenario that includes levying the full amount of a 45-cent tax-rate increase approved in April. That’s a stark contrast to roughly a year ago when Simpson

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