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PHOTOS: Bulldozers start in on ‘Mount Crestwood’

Pictured above: Bulldozers started bringing down Mount Crestwood Sept. 6, pictured above. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Mount Crestwood could soon be a memory, just like the Crestwood Plaza mall that it replaced. A pair of bulldozers were hard at work on the site starting last week, and City Administrator

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Council, Stenger declare opioid epidemic an emergency

Above: County Executive Steve Stenger announces his declaration of a state of emergency around the opioid epidemic June 28, surrounded by health professionals including county Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan, left. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger and the St. Louis County Council were at odds again last month,

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Council rejects bridge; Trakas abstains from vote

The disputed Lewis Road Bridge in Eureka. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com The County Council rejected legislation last week to replace a bridge in Eureka that supporters say is the worst bridge in the county and critics say is a bridge to one person —  who happens to be a

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Wagner tours MFPD’s Engine House No. 3

Pictured above: Mehlville Fire Protection District firefighter/medic Jake Lickteig shakes hands with U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner during her February tour of the district’s Engine House No. 3. Also pictured is firefighter Tom Orf. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin ,recently toured the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s newest firehouse as part

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Council, Stenger spar over lease for former Northwest Plaza

Pictured above: The new St. Louis County Government Center Northwest at the former Northwest Plaza mall in St. Ann. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Stenger says lease will ‘pay for itself’ with tax revenue generated for county By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Everyone seems to agree that the county’s 20-year, $50 million lease for a new

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