Sunset Hills News

South County schools call off classes; students get a four-day weekend

All South County public schools are closing today in anticipation of an ice storm. The Mehlville School District, Lindbergh Schools, the Affton School District, Bayless Schools and Hancock Place School District all called off school Friday, with all after school activities canceled as well. In addition to schools closing, Lindbergh offices will close too, the

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Deer set to be hunted in county parks, Jefferson Barracks

Pictured above: Deer at Jefferson Barracks Park. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Deer hunters in Missouri will be able to hunt in St. Louis County parks, including Jefferson Barracks, this fall after legislation passed by the St. Louis County Council went into effect the day after Christmas. The County Council

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Ameren rate decrease hearings set for Thursday

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold two local public hearings in Missouri Thursday, Jan. 16, including one in South County, in an electric rate case filed by Ameren Missouri. The South County public hearing will take place at noon Thursday, Jan. 16, at Sunset Hills City Hall, 3939 Lindbergh Blvd. There will be a

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Zoning a hot topic for ‘Sunset Hills Neighbors’

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The widely debated issue of the Sunset Hills zoning code rewrite was at the forefront of most attendees’ minds at the first town hall held by the “Sunset Hills Neighbors” resident club Dec. 4 at the Sunset Hills Community Center. The town hall, hosted by Ward 1 Alderman Dee

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Vatterott site set for use manufacturing carts

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously recommended that the Board of Aldermen approve a change in use of the property at the former Vatterott College campus. The commission unanimously recommended an amended development plan from Specialty Carts Inc. to convert the property at 12955 Maurer Industrial Drive

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Suspect charged in Sunset Hills gas station carjacking

Prosecutors formally charged a 24-year-old man from North County Monday for carjacking a woman getting gas in Sunset Hills. Anthony Lincoln Ward, 24, of the 8000 block of Patterson Drive in Berkeley, was formally charged with felony auto theft Dec. 30 and is being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond. Detectives from the Sunset Hills

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Lindbergh energy audit, performance contracting is saving energy while funding facilities

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com After an energy audit earlier this year, Lindbergh Schools will start funding deferred facilities maintenance districtwide using money saved with a comprehensive plan to improve energy efficiency. Missouri law allows school districts and cities to use “performance contracting,” in which a company guarantees a certain amount of savings in

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