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Cluster home vote delayed once again

A 'No Cluster Homes' sign along Robyn Road in Sunset Hills last year.

March 20, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The March 12 Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen meeting was tense as residents confronted the board after the scheduled vote on the Fischer & Frichtel cluster home development was delayed once again as the petitioner requested postponem...

Jimmy Johns owner set to restart construction

The skeleton of the would-be Jimmy John's on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018. Construction began at the site at 3751 S. Lindbergh Blvd. over a year ago but little progress has been made since. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The owner of a proposed Jimmy John’s at 3751 S. Lindbergh Blvd. appeared before the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen Feb. 12, this time with good news. Steve Saladin told the board that he had secured loan approval from the bank and was awa...

Bombers Rugby has new home in Sunset Hills

Pictured above: An aerial view of the Sunset Hills Golf Course, with the location of the proposed rugby park in green. Rendering courtesy of the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club.

March 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club scored a successful pitch to the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen at a Feb. 26 work session as the board unanimously approved a 25-year lease with the rugby club to use part of the city-owned Sunset Hills...

Sunset Hills Golf Course to become city driving range

February 20, 2019

Sunset Hills will reopen the Sunset Hills Golf Course driving range as a city-run venue in 2019, but whether it will include a rugby field is yet to be seen. The city will hold a special work session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 about plans for the course at City Hall, 3939 S. Lindbergh Blvd. The ci...

County cities backing Board of Freeholders over Better Together plan

The room of Municipal League mayors votes to set up a Board of Freeholders in St. Louis County at Chesterfield City Hall Jan. 24. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

January 30, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Municipal League of Metro St. Louis, which has as members nearly every city in St. Louis County, is spearheading an alternative to a nonprofit’s plan to use a statewide vote on a city-county merger to force St. Louis County, city and...

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

January 10, 2019

News Analysis  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com You know it was a huge year for news when Lindbergh got tuition-free full-day kindergarten, St. Anthony’s Medical Center changed its name, Affton got a new precinct while Tower Tee closed and Fitz’s and The Shack announ...

Sunset Hills backing off new park restrooms

Sunset Hills backing off new park restrooms

January 3, 2019

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...

Sunset Hills opens playground funded by $200,000 donation from a resident

The dedication of the Stieren playground in Sunset Hills in 2018.

November 7, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation unveiled a new playground and nature trail Oct. 21 during a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony marked the opening of the new Stieren Family playground and trail. Sunset Hills receive...

Jubilee Church approved for location in Sunset Hills office park after several attempts

Artist's rendering of the proposed Jubilee Church. Image courtesy of Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen and Jubilee Church.

November 6, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Jubilee Church will have a new home in Sunset Hills after the Board of Aldermen voted to allow the development of the church in an office park. An ordinance to approve an amended development plan to allow the church at 10801 Sunset Offi...

First Route 66 Bike Cruise deemed a success

Participants in the Sunset Hills Bike Cruise enjoy the ride along historic Route 66 on Friday, Oct. 5. Mayor Pat Fribis said the first annual event was a great success. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 24, 2018

The first-ever Sunset Hills Bike Cruise delivered all 183 participating riders a Route 66-inspired experience for their memory books. Initiated by Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis, shown above right, the idea of a nighttime bike cruise down Route 66 seemed impossible to some. But she worked with surrounding comm...

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