Thank you to Doug Miner (40 South News editor) for the opportunity to issue a last reminder of the importance of citizen participation in the electoral process—the foundation and strength of our country’s government “by the people.” Continue Reading →
Brentwood High School junior Sophia Rivera won girls shot put in the New Balance Nationals Indoor Track and Field Championships in New York City with a winning throw of 49 feet 1 inch on March 15. Her first throw was her longest of her five in the meet.
The sixth annual Maplewood Coffee Crawl will be held Saturday, March 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sample coffee from regional roasters and enjoy baked goods and other treats on a self-guided tour of downtown Maplewood. Continue Reading →
An estimated 160 came to the Brentwood School District Conference Center Wednesday to watch mayoral candidates Patrick Toohey, Mark Wilson and Chris Thornton answer questions posed by audience members in a League of Women Voters (LWV) forum. Continue Reading →
Maya Cafe (2726 Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood), which closed mid-August last year and reopened last month held a Maplewood Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Thursday. Owner Jay Schober did the cutting. Continue Reading →
Maplewood Police Department’s endangered person advisory for Jeffrey McCray, 56, missing since March 11, 2015 has been cancelled. McCray was located and found safe in another county in Missouri, according to Maplewood Police on Thursday, March 26. The original advisory was issued on March 20. Continue Reading →
When we walked in the door of Great Harvest Bread Company at 7 a.m. the air was filled with a crisp mouth watering scent of fresh cinnamon bread right out of the oven. In the hour that we spent watching these bread makers weigh 30 pounds of dough, knead, mix, dip in toppings and bake it was absolutely amazing! Continue Reading →
Maplewood Community Development Director Rachelle L’Ecuyer’s son, Jacob, missed a year of school after he was diagnosed with cancer in 2013; it took almost nine months to set up Special School District Homebound services while he was going through chemo. Continue Reading →
Following the Brentwood mayoral forum on March 18, which ended with a statement by candidate Mark Wilson that a business had switched campaign yard signs from Mark Wilson to Chris Thornton at Mayor Pat Kelly’s request, to which Thornton couldn’t respond publicly, the 40 South News editor asked Thornton if he would like to respond through 40 South News. Thornton declined at the time, saying he would let his comments in the forum stand. Continue Reading →
The Mid-County Veterans Memorial, on the grounds of The Heights (8001 Dale Avenue, in Richmond Heights), was dedicated on Nov. 10, 2013.
The Veterans Memorial Committee committed to raising the remaining $100,000 to pay for the memorial’s construction, and is at 80 percent of their goal. Continue Reading →
Maplewood City Council could take on two issues in a work session meeting as a result of a national meeting that Ward 3 council member Shawn Faulkingham attended. Continue Reading →