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Surprisingly, reader says he agrees with Broughton about something

Letters to the editor

March 26, 2020

Letter to the Editor To the editor: In what some may find surprising, I wanted to mention some areas of agreement with Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Michael Broughton. If I’m correct, I believe he is opposed to Better Together and I’m definitely opposed to Better Together. A recent letter ...

Green Park gets a new alderman, Treece

Pictured above: Green Park City Hall as seen on Google Maps.

September 27, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Green Park officially has a new Ward 1 alderman, after former Ward 1 Alderman Tony Pousosa resigned in July following his move out of the city. Green Park Mayor Tim Thuston appointed Scott Treece, 39, 9837 Colchis Lane, at the Aug...

Trump achievements are dictatorship-like propaganda, reader writes

Letters to the editor

August 14, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Frank Longo’s June 27 letter, “Trump has many accomplishments, as Crestwood reader cites them,” is an example of the impact propaganda and one-source news has on Americans. Joseph Goebbels, Adolf Hitler’s minister of propaganda, fed the German population the Naz...

Green Park offering grants to fix up houses

Green Park offering grants to fix up houses

April 17, 2019

Green Park started a program last year to provide assistance to homeowners who want to fix up their houses, above and beyond the city’s existing partnership with St. Louis County to allocate Community Development Block Grants for grants to residents. “I take great pleasure in announcing to Green...

‘Meaningful discourse and common goals cast aside’ under Trump

Letters to the editor

February 26, 2019

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: Letters in the Feb. 7 issue of the Call and the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Feb. 8 are poignant reminders of the political divide plaguing Donald Trump’s America. Meaningful discourse and common goals have been cast aside, replaced by political parti...

UPDATED: No competitive elections yet in April race

UPDATED: No competitive elections yet in April race

January 8, 2019

This is a developing story and will be updated as candidates file. It was last updated Jan. 9 with Green Park Alderman Tim Thuston filing to run for mayor. As candidate filing for the April 2 election closes next week, there are no competitive races so far in south county following the opening of filing ...

UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

December 18, 2018

So far, there are no competitive races in south county after candidate filing opened last week. Up for election April 2 are the Mehlville Fire Protection District seat held by Secretary Ed Ryan, Green Park mayor and aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus the Lindbergh and M...

Green Park now allows chickens in city limits, joining other areas

Free-range hens (chicken) on an organic farm, freely grazing on a meadow. Organic farming, animal rights, back to nature concept.

December 15, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Residents of Green Park can now keep chickens after the Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance this fall that allows residents to keep chickens on their property. Aldermen decided 5-1 in October to add Green Park to the growing list...

Incumbents see little opposition in south county’s first day of candidate filing

Incumbents see little opposition in south county's first day of candidate filing

December 12, 2018

This is a developing story, and will be updated as new candidates file. Stay tuned. So far, there are no competitive races in south county as candidate filing opened Tuesday for the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors election slated for April 2, along with municipal offices and school boa...

Broughton letters are similar to ones rejected by White House

Letters to the editor

November 28, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: With all the daily hate-filled vitriol on today’s cable TV, do we really need to open our neighborhood papers and be exposed to the same kind of antagonistic, hostile verbiage that, like TV, is full of unbalanced, bellicose, truculent, angry language? I had the...

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