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Sunset Hills board may not require rugby traffic rating

The proposed location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter November 18, 2020

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen might lift a traffic study rating required for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club to lease the former Sunset Hills Golf Course for a rugby facility, revisiting the project...

Tapawingo threatens to sue to stop city survey

This aerial shot from Google Maps shows some of the streets of Tapawingo, around Tapawingo National Golf Club.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor May 28, 2020

Attorneys for the Manors at Tapawingo subdivision have threatened to take the city to court if aldermen send out a survey seeking residents’ views on taking over the subdivision’s private streets. The...

Election tension running high in Sunset Hills

Billy Busch, center, with incoming Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and Ward 1 Alderman Dee Baebler at a Super Bowl party, in a picture posted to Fribis' Facebook page for her mayoral candidacy in 2016.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 26, 2020

With general municipal elections looming next week, tensions among Sunset Hills officials were on display at what was supposed to have been the board’s last meeting before the originally scheduled April...

Winter Brothers project spurs comments on flooding

The city of Sunset Hills provided sandbags to residents impacted by flooding in 2017. Volunteers responded in force to the city’s call to fill the sandbags at Watson Trail Park, above.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 25, 2020

A presentation by Winter Brothers Material Company about plans to raise its 15-acre property a foot above the Meramec River flood plain generated concern about future flooding among some residents at last...

Webster Subaru wants Sunset Hills move

Webster Subaru wants Sunset Hills move
October 9, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Webster Groves Subaru may be moving to Sunset Hills. The dealership could relocate to the former Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods store at...

Sunset Hills residents worry new zoning could add new cluster homes

A 'No Cluster Homes' sign along Robyn Road in Sunset Hills last year.
August 13, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Concerns about making it easier for cluster home developments to come to Sunset Hills have dominated public comments about the city’s...

Zoning change: Reader suggests ‘speed guidelines’ instead of limits

Letters to the editor
July 31, 2019

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Sunset Hills City Engineer Bryson Baker stated re the proposed new zoning code approach that we should choose “design guidelines” over “codified standards”...

Residents in Sunset Hills start the conversation on new zoning code

Residents in Sunset Hills start the conversation on new zoning code
July 23, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The rewrite of the Sunset Hills zoning code has some critics, including members of the Planning and Zoning Commission, wondering if the new...

Impact of rugby fields up for debate on golf course site

The proposed location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park.
July 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  It seemed like a done deal for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club to lease part of the former Sunset Hills Golf Course from Sunset Hills,...

‘Silicon Valley’ could head to Sunset Hills

The Sunset Hills location of Vatterott, as seen on Google Street View.
June 19, 2019

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen held a public hearing June 11 on a petition from a startup company looking to move into the former Vatterott...

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