• Vehicle Stolen by Gunmen in Brentwood

    Vehicle Stolen by Gunmen in Brentwood

    Incident followed carjacking attempt at Galleria   Last night two armed men robbed two Brentwood Forest residents at gunpoint, stole their car, rammed another car on Wrenwood Lane and led police on a chase to North St. Louis County, where they crashed the vehicle and fled, said Brentwood Police. The suspects apparently came to Brentwood soon after botching an attempt […]

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  • 3 Sought in Shoplifting, Assault at Carter’s

    3 Sought in Shoplifting, Assault at Carter’s

    Brentwood police are looking for three suspects in a shoplifting and assault at the Carter’s children’s clothing store in the Brentwood Promenade shopping center on March 4. Chief of Police Dan Fitzgerald said the women (pictured above) entered the store, took several items of clothing and left the store. A store employee tried to prevent them from leaving and she […]

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  • Brentwood Votes in Primary Elections

    Brentwood Votes in Primary Elections

    Brentwood residents voted in the presidential primary elections on March 15. They voted in three places: the Brentwood Community Center, Brentwood City Hall and the Brentwood Forest Condominiums. Election officials at the community center commented on how busy they were with a large turnout, though at 11 a.m. the wait was only about five minutes. In both St. Louis County […]

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  • Board Okays New Façade for Pasta House

    Board Okays New Façade for Pasta House

    But some residents want dumpster area fenced   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood Board of Aldermen on Monday approved a site plan for construction of a new façade and other improvements to the building on Brentwood Boulevard that contains the Pasta House Pronto, Clockmasters and two other businesses. For about 35 minutes the board […]

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  • Police to Crack Down on Seat Belt Violators

    Police to Crack Down on Seat Belt Violators

    March 15-31 effort will target teens   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood police will crack down on seatbelt violators March 15-31 as part of a statewide law enforcement initiative to get people to buckle up. Brentwood Chief of Police Dan Fitzgerald made the announcement in his blog, The Chief’s Desk, on March 7. He called […]

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  • Group Is Planning Brentwood’s Centennial

    Group Is Planning Brentwood’s Centennial

    Brentwood Century Foundation gathering ideas, funds   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood turns 100 years old in 2019 and a group of residents has begun planning the year-long birthday celebration. Among the many ideas being considered are a 1919 old-timer baseball game, a “party of the century,” a parade, Brentwood trivia night, a movie festival, […]

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  • City Gets Grant for Oak Tree Park Pavilion

    City Gets Grant for Oak Tree Park Pavilion

    Structure will include picnic tables, electricity, rest rooms   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The City of Brentwood has received a grant for $370,000 to help build a new pavilion with picnic tables and rest rooms at Oak Tree Park. Design has begun and construction might be completed by late this year. The grant request was […]

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  • Confusion Cleared: Saunders Will Run

    Confusion Cleared: Saunders Will Run

    Accepts offer from residents to ‘campaign on my behalf’   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net After weeks of confusion about who is and isn’t running for Ward 1 alderman in Brentwood’s April 5 municipal election, incumbent Maureen Saunders notified the Brentwood Spirit via email on Feb. 29 that she will run against David Dimmitt. After announcing […]

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  • Police: Man Confesses to Vapor Burglary

    Police: Man Confesses to Vapor Burglary

    The Brentwood Police Department reported the following activity from Dec. 28, 2015, to Feb. 26, 2016: Wednesday, Feb. 24 Brentwood police arrested a 35-year-old man they suspected of having burglarized St. Louis Vapor, 2516 S. Brentwood Blvd., several days earlier. He later confessed to committing the crime and many of the items that were taken from the business were recovered. […]

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  • Leahy Seeks Re-Election in Ward 3

    Leahy Seeks Re-Election in Ward 3

    Says he approaches issues ‘from the taxpayer point of view’ Andy Leahy has filed as Ward 3 candidate for the Brentwood Board of Aldermen. He is running against John “Rocky” Ritter. The election is April 5. The following is based on information from the press release announcing his candidacy. In December, Andy Leahy announced he would seek re-election to the […]

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