Matt Pirrello

Ellisville councilman Matt Pirrello (Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Pirrello Drops Out of St. Louis County Executive Race

Pirrello says it’s about solidarity within the Republican Party, not because he thinks State Representative Rick Stream is a better candidate than he is.

05/23/2014

Ellisville city council members debated the merits and legality of red light cameras on March 6, 2014. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Ellisville Kicks Out Red Light Cameras

Council members decided to kill the city’s controversial red light camera program, citing a series of recent court rulings.

03/06/2014

Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul (KMOX/Michael Calhoun/file)

Ellisville Mayor Paul Running for County Council

Paul was elected in a four-way race in April 2012 after plastering the slogan “No Walmart” on his yard signs.

03/03/2014

Ellisville councilwoman Michelle Murray looks on as Matt Pirrello shares his thoughts with reporters after they found Mayor Adam Paul guilty of alleged charges and removed him from office on April 8, 2013 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Ellisville Ex-Mayor Pirrello Sets Sights on County Executive

He says the Walmart and impeachment controversies are “more of a springboard and less of a hinderance.”

02/28/2014

KMOX/Michael Calhoun/file

Ellisville Mystery: Why Does Draft of Budget Nix Free Trash Pick-Up?

Mayor Adam Paul says the budget cut is a ploy by city staff to make it seem like a long-disputed Walmart development is necessary or services will disappear.

10/08/2013

Ellisville council members Troy Pieper, Michelle Murray and Matt Pirrello during deliberation at Mayor Adam Paul's impeachment on April 8, 2013 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Infighting in Ellisville Now About City Attorney Applicants

Chet Pleban, the defense attorney for Mayor Adam Paul, announced last week he is throwing his hat in for the job, much to the surprise of Ellisville Councilman Matt Pirrello, who is being sued by Pleban.

07/23/2013

Ellisville Councilman Matt Pirrello and Mayor Adam Paul in the KMOX studios.

Blog Attacks Ellisville’s Mayor Under Profane Username

Mayor Adam Paul’s political opponents are anonymously blogging their grievances under — what was — a very vulgar and explicit pen name.

06/21/2013

KMOX/Michael Calhoun/file

Reinstated Ellisville Mayor Returns to Work

“I’m so excited to get back into work but when I hear the city’s trying to appeal or reconsider the motion to stay me, it kind of took the sail out of my winds”

06/12/2013

KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Judge Rules Ellisville Mayor Must Be Reinstated

St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge David Lee Vincent III ruled the council failed to give Adam Paul time to prepare a defense.

06/10/2013

The Ellisville council chambers reached fire capacity with 15 minutes to-go before Wednesday's meeting started.
(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Ellisville Council Deadlocks on Reinstating Mayor

The 3-3 tie came after passionate pleas from residents. “There will be no moving forward until this is resolved.”

05/16/2013

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