In the news the past week

Jean Carnahan wrote about two Richmond Heights spots in her Good Food St. Louis blog, St. Louis Public Radio reported on a now lost Brentwood neighborhood, Coach Frazier returned to MRH, and more.

Group to take public safety survey door-to-door in Maplewood

A group calling themselves the Maplewood Community Builders held a public meeting in November to consider what public safety could look like in Maplewood, and what a transparent process around public safety and the Prop P sales tax funding could look like.

Car stolen in Maplewood contained 500 donuts

A Strange Donuts employee did Thursday morning what he usually does when he arrives at the Maplewood location, at 2709 Sutton Boulevard. He left his car running and unlocked in front of the shop as he picked up the donut delivery for the Kirkwood store, and took out the trash. On Thursday someone got in his car and drove off.

Ellen DeGeneres surprises Walgreens cashier

Ellen DeGeneres surprised Walgreens (Big Bend and Clayton) cashier Mike Haynes with a large check after lots of his regular customers had already donated to help him, to thank him for his kindness.