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Green Park aldermen clash over installing no-left-turn sign at county facility on Kohrs Lane

Green Park aldermen clash over installing no-left-turn sign at county facility on Kohrs Lane

March 3, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Two Green Park aldermen clashed last week over the installation of a sign prohibiting left turns onto Kohrs Lane from the county Department of Transportation’s District 4 maintenance facility at 10996 Kohrs Lane. The Board of Aldermen vo...

School board member pushes for changes to state’s TIF law

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

March 2, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Board of Education Treasurer Mike Tsichlis is pushing hard for state legislation that would allow school districts and other taxing entities to opt out of tax-increment financing districts. At the last Board of Education meeting, Tsichl...

Crestwood mayor says city officials know no more about mall’s status than citizens

Roughly 100 people participated in a rally last week to 'implore the Board of Aldermen to reconcile their differences and unite their efforts toward redevelopment' of Crestwood Court, according to a news release. Participants carried signs calling for city officials to 'Remove the Pall Over the Mall' and 'Stop the Stall' and move forward with redevelopment. The rally was organized by Metropolitan Congregations United and city residents. Gloria Lloyd photo.

February 23, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby said last week that it would be “inappropriate” to comment about the redevelopment of the former Crestwood Plaza, as city officials have no more information about the owner’s plans for the site than citizens....

Rescue boat purchase OK’d by MFPD board

Rescue boat purchase OK’d by MFPD board

February 17, 2018

The Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted unanimously last week to purchase a rescue boat at a cost of over $35,000. Chief Brian Hendricks recommended the board approve the purchase of the rescue boat from Troutt & Sons Inc. of St. James at a cost of $35,135. “... We ser...

Crestwood board approves settlement with property owner over Watson Road rezoning

Crestwood board approves settlement with property owner over Watson Road rezoning

February 16, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen recently voted unanimously to approve a settlement agreement with a business owner whose property was rezoned by the city last September. Aldermen voted during a Jan. 23 closed session to approve the settleme...

Crestwood board continues hearing on MSD rezoning requests

Crestwood City Hall

February 10, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will continue a public hearing Tuesday, Feb. 27, on rezoning requests for two properties on Pardee Lane. Aldermen opened a public hearing on the rezoning requests at their Jan. 23 meeting, but voted unanimous...

Crestwood planner tells panel he’s puzzled by lack of development at mall location

Crestwood planner tells panel he’s puzzled by lack of development at mall location

February 1, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A planning consultant for the city of Crestwood said that he’s puzzled about the lack of activity at the former Crestwood Plaza location, as the owner had all the right ingredients in place for the site’s redevelopment. Peckham Guyton...

Consultant outlines his vision of the future of retail industry

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

January 31, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A longtime planning consultant for the city of Crestwood last week outlined his vision of the future of the retail industry to the city’s Economic Development Commission. Peckham Guyton Albers & Viets Vice President John Brancaglione,...

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

January 30, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will host an open house next week during which the public can tour the district’s new Central Office building at 9350 Sappington Road. The open house for the new Central Office building, which was constructed on the 2.2-acre...

Renovations set for Mehlville Fire House 7

Renovations set for Mehlville Fire House 7

January 27, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Roy Mangan of Mehlville Fire Protection District architect Archimages outlined to the Board of Directors Jan. 10 a series of proposed renovations to House No. 7 at 5501 Old Lemay Ferry Road. “... Giving you kind of a scope of work th...

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