Maplewood History: Remember the Fluetsches?

Not to mention the Thomases, Halkers and Doughertys?  If any of those ring a bell you might find something familiar in the following email I recently received from Mrs. Janet Thomas Tigue. DH

Next steps on GRG trail, restaurant liquor licenses, new 911 system: Maplewood council meeting

At the Maplewood city council meeting on Tuesday, officials took the first votes toward passing an ordinance that would increase the number of liquor licenses for restaurants. The city will keep the limit of one license for every 200 inhabitants — just change the split between restaurants and non-restaurants to 40 percent for non-restaurants (bars), and 60 percent for restaurants. It’s currently a 50-50 split. The change would would allow for 16 non-restaurant licenses and 24 for restaurants.

Church in old Maplewood Theater building can stay

Worshipers at the New Destiny Apostolic Church, at 7174 Manchester Road, can continue to use the space on the first floor of the building that was once the Maplewood Theater, and they will, despite water pouring through their ceiling.