Former MRH board member opens childcare center

Dawn Medina said she got a good idea of how kids work through the Maplewood School District when she was on MRH School Board. Now she’s opening her own childcare center in Maplewood, which focuses on preparing them for school.

5 trophies for BHS debate

The Brentwood Debate Team competed in the final tournament of our regular season this weekend. We attended the Marquette Invitational along with 32 other schools from around the state.

Maplewood mayoral candidate, Barry Greenberg, on importance of a comprehensive plan

I had lunch yesterday with Scott Ogilvie, City of St. Louis Alderman for Ward 24, which abuts Maplewood’s eastern boundary. We met at Michaels to discuss how our two cities can work together to improve the Manchester Road corridor and extend our business district to McCausland Avenue. We spoke with several businesses in the area, looked at properties that could be improved and talked about how the area could be best used. There was also discussion of signage at the city limits and other topics.

New space available at slightly higher rate

Schlafly Corporation (real estate, not brewery), through the name, Dardenne Development, bought 7401 Manchester, at the corner of Manchester and Sutton in May 2016 for $950,000, according to St. Louis County records. The Blue Duck restaurant has opened in the building; the rest is under development and available for lease.

3 wrestlers survive 1st day of state tourney

Brentwood and Maplewood Richmond Heights each sent four wrestlers to the MSHSAA state tournament in Columbia. On Thursday they competed twice. Brentwood has one wrestler going on in the bracket; MRH has two continuing.

‘Ashes to Go’ on Ash Wednesday

Rev. Becky Turner of Christ Church UCC, will be taking ashes to the streets on Ash Wednesday, March 1, offering walk-by or drive-by ‘Ashes to Go.’