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 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.
Reader Ed Notter emailed me a few of the images he has accumulated that he’d like to share with the rest of my audience. I suggested he send all of what he has found. This he did and here they are. In alphabetical order.