Sunset Hills News

Sunset Hills backing off new park restrooms

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills is tentatively scrapping a proposal for a bathroom facility and parking spaces on the Nancy Eschbach Forest River Trail after multiple residents voiced their concerns with the city’s proposal. Discussion on the proposed bathroom and parking spaces dominated much of the public comment at the November Board

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Sunset Hills cluster homes up for debate

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A development of cluster homes in Sunset Hills is being challenged by disgruntled residents after a lengthy public hearing at the Board of Aldermen meeting this month. Nearly 20 residents spoke out Dec. 11 against the proposed 5-acre development of 12 villas at 4055 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 9312 Lincoln

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Lindbergh board looks at a $105 million LHS bond issue

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Lindbergh High School would be almost completely rebuilt with a $105 million bond issue under a plan that the Lindbergh Board of Education advanced last week. The no-tax-increase bond issue would be refinanced from the district’s current bond debt and could appear on the ballot as soon as the

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Other schools step up for students after Vatterott College closes

After Vatterott College suddenly closed all its campuses nationwide Monday, including its location in Sunset Hills, students are scrambling to figure out where to go for their education. The decision by the for-profit school came with no warning to students or employees. The “difficult decision has been made to close all Vatterott schools, effective immediately,”

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Lindbergh to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting Jan. 7

Pictured above: Incoming Kennerly Elementary kindergarteners Andrew and Hailey enjoy the Popsicles that Principal Todd Morgan handed out last summer before the start of school. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will begin offering tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting in January, a turnabout from last year when the district wasn’t sure if it was possible.

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UPDATED: No competitive April races yet after filing

So far, there are no competitive races in south county after candidate filing opened last week. Up for election April 2 are the Mehlville Fire Protection District seat held by Secretary Ed Ryan, Green Park mayor and aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus the Lindbergh and Mehlville school boards and three

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