Property for Boland Place closing in August, agent confirms

So far nothing has gone through the Richmond Heights building department on the 187-unit Boland Place apartments following the  city council’s approval of the project in February. Staff members said on Friday that demolition permits have not been requested and code approval hasn’t taken place, which is needed before demolition. Update: City manager Amy Hamilton has said that developer Joseph Cyr plans to close on 1313 Boland Place in August. Richmond Heights city council approved developer Joseph Cyr’s plan to build the apartments at Boland and Dale in February. Cyr hasn’t responded to contacts for updates.

Blue Devils Girls Softball moves into 1st place!

The Maplewood Blue Devils Girls Softball (5th – 7th grade team), has dominated — winning their last game 27-5.  The team has won their last six games in a row, and has now pulled into first place in the Webster Softball league. Go Blue Devils! Have local sports news?  Send us your information – we would love to hear from you.

Voters guide: RH candidates answer city questionnaire

The city of Richmond Heights asked the candidates for city council and mayor four questions and posted their answers on the city website as part of a voters guide. These are the questions; go the the Richmond Heights website to see each candidate’s answers. What personal information about yourself and your family would you like to share with voters in Richmond Heights? What information about your career or occupation would you like to share with voters? What information about your political experience would you like to share with voters?

How much area elected officials are paid; Brentwood’s has pension too

Brentwood officials failed to pass the 2016 city budget in the end of 2015. At a board of aldermen workshop meeting on the budget on Jan. 25, Alderwoman Maureen Saunders suggested that pension for elected officials be removed from the budget, saying no other comparable area city offers it. Saunders said she refused to sign up for the pension. Update: Per comments below, aldermen Patrick Toohey and Steve Lochmoeller also do not participate in the pension program.

Modern house built in Richmond Heights

A ‘modern, energy efficient, affordable, new home’ was built recently in Richmond Heights by architectural firm Mademan Design. Firm owner, Nick Adams, sent this about the house to 40 South News. It is also on the Mademan Design website. Richmond Heights Plan and Zoning voted in favor of the design, at 7344 Arlington Drive, in April 2014. Nick Adams on the Richmond Heights house:
On a steep, narrow, vacant lot in Richmond Heights we built a modern home.

Richmond Heights post office is short-staffed for now

In the busy season for the US Postal Service, the Richmond Heights office is operating out of a temporary building just west of The Heights, on Dale Avenue, with one employee at the window. A spokesperson for the postal service told Fox 2 that the Richmond Heights temporary location normally has two employees, but are now short-staffed as the others accepted positions at another location. That was the case Thursday afternoon, with a lineup filling the small lobby. A Richmond Heights employee, by phone, suggested going to the Maplewood post office instead. The official Richmond Heights post office, on Big Bend Boulevard, is under renovation  and is currently gutted.

Recently listed, sold houses in Brentwood, Richmond Heights

Hermann London Real Estate Group sends information on area homes for sale to 40 South News for publication. Read more about this listing. A one-time registration is required for details. This is a sponsored post. 1759 High School Dr, Brentwood, $135,000, 2 beds, 1 bath, age: 65

These houses have sold recently in Brentwood and Richmond Heights.

Manhassett phase 2: site plan

Richmond Heights City Council, at its Oct. 19 meeting, approved the site plan review and final development plan for four buildings known as phase 2 of Manhassett. They’ll be at the northwest corner of Eager and McCutcheon roads; west of phase 1. Ground was broken for phase 1 of Manhassett — which the developer calls EVO — in September. That phase is to include 281 1- and 2-bedroom apartments, a sky deck, four-story parking garage and a saltwater pool.

On the market in Brentwood, Maplewood, Richmond Heights

Hermann London Real Estate Group sends information on area homes for sale to 40 South News for publication. Read more about these listings. A one-time registration is required for details. This is a sponsored post. 7730 Wise Ave, Richmond Heights, $245,000, 2 beds, 1 bath, age: 78

2653 Cecelia, Brentwood, $135,000, 2 beds, 1 bath, age: 95

2018 Urban Dr, Brentwood, $135,000, 3 beds, 2 baths, age: 80

7742 Rannells, Maplewood, $149,900, 2 beds, 1 bath, age: 93

7321 Vine Ave, Maplewood, $280,000, 5 beds, 3 baths, age: 103

7479 Hiawatha Ave, Richmond Heights, $250,000, 3 beds, 2 baths, age: 117

1312 Boland, Richmond Heights, $525,000, 4 beds, 4 baths, age: 7

Homes for sale in Brentwood, Maplewood, Richmond Heights

Hermann London Real Estate Group sends information on area homes for sale to 40 South News for publication. Read more about these listings. A one-time registration is required for details. This is a sponsored post. 7253 Richmond Place, Maplewood, $168,000, 2 beds, 1 bath, age: 91

1705 Beulah Place, Richmond Heights, $385,000, 4 beds, 3 baths, age: 109

8929 White Ave, Brentwood, $500,000, 4 beds, 4 baths

 

Lucerne senior center drawings, site plan

Ground was cleared last week for the Lucerne, in Richmond Heights  — 90 senior living units at 8825 Eager Road, just west of Brentwood Boulevard. It’s on approximately two acres. Crews are grading the site, and construction is due to begin in October. The elevation drawings and site plans are in the Richmond Heights Building Department.

Serve 2015

Lawn Party! Free food & entertainment!

Join us this Saturday (September 12th) from 11am – 2pm at Maplewood United Methodist Church for our annual SERVE lawn party.  We are located at the corner of Sutton & Flora in Maplewood. Hotdogs, snowcones, a bouncy house for the kids and more!  Join us for the lawn part from 11am – 2pm on Saturday.  All are welcome!