MRH to ask voters to approve $30 million bond issue

The Maplewood Richmond Heights School District Board of Education on Thursday agreed to ask voters to approve $30 million dollars in bond sales to pay for brick-and-mortar improvements district-wide, MRH reported. The request does not require a change in the current tax rate in order to repay the bonds.

Maplewood History: On the Rediscovery of Random Bits of Unrelated Information

I’m sure no one would be surprised to hear that the rediscovery of the history of our small inner ring suburb involves keeping track of very many different bits of info gotten from a wide variety of sources.  Roughly three times a month I attempt to gather in a single post many of these randomly acquired bits that are somehow related to one another.

Changes coming to 2 commercial addresses on Manchester Road

Commercial property owner, Dan Lesseg, said Thursday that Collision Express, at his property at 7552 Manchester Road, has decided not to renew its lease. The building is across Manchester Road from Maplewood Richmond Heights school. Lesseg said there is currently nothing in the works for a new tenant.

Maplewood History: A Bill Jones Double Header

Maplewood’s premier memoirist, Bill Jones, is at it again. What better way to kick off the New Year than with a couple of Bill’s latest recollections.  Remember they are typed by his wife, Barb.

Maya Cafe to become Casa Maya under new ownership

Maya Cafe is set to become Casa Maya. An owner of a planned new restaurant to locate at the former Maya Cafe address, 2726 Sutton Boulevard, will request a full/Sunday liquor license at the Jan. 14 Maplewood city council meeting. A public hearing is planned.