Maplewood History: Emma Thomas and Benton Hall

Even though I never knew Emma Beauvais Thomas Grumley, I feel a deep connection to her.  This is due mainly to having been allowed access to so many of her very personal images and documents by her great-great granddaughter, Chrissie Hayes McConnell.

Maplewood city manager lists budget priorities

Maplewood City Manager Michael D. Reese forwarded to 40 South a 2022-2023 budget memo that he sent to the Maplewood City Council on May 5. “It references how we’re investing in Maplewood residents, businesses, and planning for the future (including in public safety),” he said.

Maplewood History: The Salle Ann Shop

Letters, I get letters.  Not really but I do get phone calls, texts and emails.  I thought that followers of this space might enjoy this recent exchange I had with Gary Luebke.