• Susan Wright, Former Mayor’s Wife, Dies

    Susan Wright, Former Mayor’s Wife, Dies

    May 4, 2016 – Longtime resident and former “first lady” of Brentwood, Susan R. Wright, died Wednesday, May 4, at Creve Coeur Assisted Living in St. Louis. Her husband, former mayor Edward T. Wright, died in 2007 in Florida. She moved back to St. Louis a few months after his death to be closer to family. Born in 1924 in […]

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  • Centennial Group Seeks Fundraising Ideas

    Centennial Group Seeks Fundraising Ideas

    Foundation is planning city’s 100th birthday celebration   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Like most big parties, Brentwood’s 100th birthday will require volunteers and fundraising. The Brentwood Century Foundation held a public meeting on April 28 to update residents on its progress in planning the 2019 celebration, and to ask for fundraising ideas, volunteers and donations. […]

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  • Jury Retiring as Fire Chief; Last Day May 6

    Jury Retiring as Fire Chief; Last Day May 6

    Brentwood hires new assistant city administrator   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net It was a night of new beginnings at the May 2 Brentwood Board of Aldermen meeting. The city announced that Fire Chief Ted Jury is retiring and Assistant Chief Terry Kurten is taking his place, and that a new assistant city administrator has been […]

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  • Police Collecting Unwanted Prescriptions

    Police Collecting Unwanted Prescriptions

    Brentwood residents are encouraged to dispose of unwanted or unused prescription medications in a collection box at the Brentwood Police Department, 272 Hanley Industrial Court. Drop them off any time, or from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 when an officer will be in the station lobby for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Brentwood Chief of Police Dan Fitzgerald […]

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  • Blues Fans Count Down Win at O’B. Clark’s

    Blues Fans Count Down Win at O’B. Clark’s

    A large crowd packed O’B. Clark’s in Brentwood on Monday night, April 25, to watch the St. Louis Blues advance to the second round of the National Hockey League playoffs for the first time in four years. The Blues beat the Chicago Black Hawks 3-2 to win the series four games to three and advance to the Western Conference semifinals […]

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  • Police Warn of Tax Scam Phone Calls

    Police Warn of Tax Scam Phone Calls

    A scammer has been calling Brentwood residents on the telephone and threatening them with legal action related to their tax returns, it was announced Wednesday morning, April 20, by Brentwood Chief of Police Dan Fitzgerald. In his blog “The Chief’s Desk,” Fitzgerald warned residents to beware of calls or email from a man claiming to be James Caston of the […]

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  • Volunteers Fill Trash Bags for Park Cleanup

    Volunteers Fill Trash Bags for Park Cleanup

    REI sponsors; anyone missing a golf shoe?   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net You might notice that Brentwood’s parks look a little cleaner recently. That’s thanks to about 20 people who participated in the REI park cleanup on Saturday morning, April 2. The event was sponsored by the Brentwood REI store, which provided trash bags, beverages, […]

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  • April 6, 2016 Printed Edition

    April 6, 2016 Printed Edition

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  • 3 New Aldermen Elected; Leahy Wins by 8

    3 New Aldermen Elected; Leahy Wins by 8

    Newcomers are Dimmitt, O’Neill, Sims; swearing-in April 18   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood Board of Aldermen gained three new members, almost four, in the April 5 general municipal election. Voters replaced Maureen Saunders with David Dimmitt in Ward 1, and Patrick Toohey with Kathy O’Neill in Brentwood Forest, Ward 4. They came nine […]

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  • 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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