St. Louis Call Newspapers

Re-elect Ryan to keep fire district, fight a merger

Letters to the editor

March 27, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: The political scene is warming up. The government was shut down, you can’t get either side to act like adults and the new idea is for us all to be together. Wow, if we can’t talk to one another, why should we get married? Now some marriages have that same probl...

Lindbergh Prop R is ‘deceitful,’ not an investment

Letters to the editor

March 27, 2019

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: The Prop R $100 million bond issue is not an “investment.” It is a deceitful “kick the loan-debt can down the road” ploy that will eventually cost $150 million. Yes, did anyone mention the $50 million interest and bond acquisition cost added to the $1...

Prop R needed to make high school ‘safe, secure’

Letters to the editor

March 27, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: As a proud Lindbergh resident of almost 50 years and a principal of a local commercial real estate firm, I see every day how strong public education pays dividends in both our community and economy. Lindbergh Schools has served my family, friends, neighbors and business p...

‘Vote for Ed,’ says resident pleased with the current MFPD services

Letters to the editor

March 26, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Our community is used to a highly efficient, well run fire district. Year after year I take it for granted that we will receive superior emergency services from the Mehlville Fire Protection District. This new fire board candidate Fred Baumgarth seems confused. ...

Bond issue for new Lindbergh High keeps district attractive to families

Letters to the editor

March 26, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: We want to offer our support for Proposition R on the April 2 ballot. Our children graduated from the Lindbergh School District and the excellence we observed at that time has continued to the present day. On our recent tour of the high school, it was obvious that new ...

Reader applauds professionalism of MFPD, wants to re-elect Ryan

Letters to the editor

March 26, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: The election on April 2 includes a director for the Mehlville Fire Protection District. Ed Ryan has my unconditional support for re-election. During the 12 years he has served, the district has set its bar high. New firehouses have been built. New equipment has be...

Yes on Prop R: Bond issue is key for Lindbergh and its community

Letters to the editor

March 20, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: In the opening sentences of his letter from the March 14 edition of the Call, Mark Flanagan warns voters not to fall for the “misleading advertising” of Prop R, the no-tax-rate-increase bond issue Lindbergh Schools has placed on the April 2 ballot. There is noth...

Highway should not be named after Cloria Brown, constituents say

Letters to the editor

March 20, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: In the Jan. 24 edition of the Call, you had an article on Page 5A with a headline as follows: “Lindbergh may be Cloria Brown Highway.” We lived in the area she represented. From the beginning, we advised her of our concerns regarding the illegal immigrants movin...

‘Grandpa Steve’ asks community to say ‘yes’ on Lindbergh Prop R

Letters to the editor

March 20, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Please join me, “Grandpa Steve” Ippolito, in voting yes for Proposition R for Lindbergh Schools on April 2. I am an active grandparent of two Lindbergh elementary students, and as a volunteer in their school I see every day how quality education is so very i...

Vote against MSD’s Prop S ballot measure April 2, one writer says

Letters to the editor

March 19, 2019

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: Vote “no” on Proposition S for Stormwater from the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District Tuesday, April 2. MSD should not be given additional funds for stormwater issues. Their website outlines what they will do to remedy property damage caused by the system th...

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