Sunset Hills News

Sunset Hills resident donates $200,000 for parks

Longtime Sunset Hills resident Rich Stieren donated $200,000 to the city for a new playground and nature trail that will be located adjacent to the city’s Athletic Complex, 13555 West Watson Road. The new playground will include a 30-foot-long concrete tugboat to climb, swings, a 100-foot zipline, tetherball, picnic tables, benches and a half-mile trail

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Fenton fire district bond issue fails

The Fenton Fire Protection District’s Proposition F bond issue failed to gain enough votes to pass last week. The majority of district voters approved the measure for facilities upgrades, but bond issues need a 57-percent majority to pass. The measure gained 1,620 “yes” votes, or 50.19 percent, and 1,608 “no” votes, or 49.81 percent. The

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Three south county legislators to hold joint town-hall meeting at South County Tech

Three south county legislators and a legislator from Kirkwood will hold a joint town-hall meeting and tour of South County Technical School Saturday morning. Reps. Doug Beck, D-Affton; Sarah Unsicker, D-Shrewsbury, who represents Crestwood; Deb Lavender, D-Kirkwood; and Bob Burns, D-Affton, will hold the town hall and tour 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at South County Tech,

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Call makes endorsements for next week’s elections

The Call makes endorsements for south county elections next Tuesday, April 3. First, we endorsed Grant Mabie over Bill Boston in Crestwood Ward 3, and now we reveal our other choices. Editorial by the Call South county voters next week will vote for aldermen in Crestwood and Sunset Hills and Lindbergh and Mehlville school board

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Commission votes against accepting Tapawingo subdivisions’ streets for maintenance

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission voted last week against accepting streets in the city’s Tapawingo subdivisions for city maintenance. The panel voted 7-0 March 7 to recommend the Board of Aldermen deny a request that the streets be accepted for city maintenance. Commission members Bill Hopfinger, Brian

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