Top posts: Maplewood officer honored, missing employee found

Here’s the roundup of the most popular 40 South News posts of the past week. 

Body of missing former Kakao Chocolate employee found
Maplewood man dies as truck flies down Picadilly, into River Des Peres
Witnesses act, police catch hit-and-run suspect
Tree falls onto Big Bend, police shut it down
‘DOG’ sign not enough; unique fence in Maplewood
Maplewood officer honored for showing compassion, saving a life
3rd tenant signs for Maplewood building
Maplewood police, fire respond to report of moving ceiling tile, updated
Maplewood History: The Paul Revere of Maplewood? Richmond Heights couple who held adoption fund raiser adopts girl

Toasty subs to doxies: top posts

Here’s the roundup of the most popular 40 South News posts of the past week. 

Toasty Subs to open this month
These are the Block Grant ‘Low to Mod. Income Areas in Maplewood’
In the news: Mai Lee, Tapped, Strange Donuts
Parker’s Table to offer (not just any) lunch, grow into space next door
Sutton Avenue becomes Sutton Boulevard, and another street name mystery
Maplewood officials postpone $64,000 question
John Burroughs scoops up former MRH coach
Maplewood city council race: 4 petitions returned with signatures
Maplewood History: An Explosive Article Brought to Light by the Research of Luke Havel
Doxie owners meet in Maplewood

Top posts: Maplewood 70s redevelopment, MRH ECC, 6th candidate

Here’s the roundup of the most popular 40 South News posts of the past week. Maplewood History: More on the 1970s Redevelopment That Didn’t Happen and One That Did
MRH ECC work on schedule; upscale apartments go up
Sixth candidate for council seat
American Heritage Girls informational meeting planned
Woman finances Audi with toddler’s social security number: police
MRH wins national honor for 2nd time
And yet, Deer Creek didn’t flood
Fire trucks respond to vacant apartments for days: here’s why
Streets of Maplewood: Geyser at 7200 block of Lyndover
Richmond Heights Council hears tax relief plan for Boland Place

Top posts: Pie Five closes, helicopters overhead, NYT reports on Maplewood

Here’s the roundup of the most popular 40 South News posts of the past week. Pie Five Pizza shutters
Heads up for helicopters
New York Times, others, report on suit against Maplewood
Vintage clothing store not a thrift shop — $900 sweaters from the 1980s
Farewell to Mayor Jim White
Maplewood city responds to ACLU lawsuit
“Kinesthetic” desks now at Mark Twain Elementary
Maplewood History: The Wedge Resurrected
In the news: new suit filed, coach out, Bill McClellan on Maplewood
Brentwood resident working to restore paths from former elementary school

Most read posts: mayors race, Brentwood clerk, Kakao Chocolate employee missing

Here’s the roundup of the most read 40 South News posts of the past week. Barry Greenberg wins race for mayor of Maplewood
Restaurant closes, piano in a park: in the news
Brentwood needs a new clerk
Kakao Chocolate worker reported missing
MRH basketball coach Frazier is out
7380 Flora Avenue: video
New-comer grabs most votes in Brentwood School Board race
Vintage clothing store passes Maplewood plan & zoning
Candidate for mayor of Maplewood says experience is the difference
ACLU sues Maplewood; similar suit filed in March

Most read posts: piano in a park, Brentwood clerk

Here’s the weekly roundup of the most-read 40 South News posts of the past week. Piano coming to Sutton Loop Park
Brentwood needs a new clerk
Maplewood mayoral candidate misses out on voters’ guide, tries to remedy
In the news: Maplewood police foil BMW theft, more
Brentwood schools curriculum on evolution: superintendent
Man found dead of self-inflicted gunshot was suspect in shooting
Maplewood History: From Jim Fischer’s Box…the Bennett Home
MRH grad Presten Pinnell remembered
Maplewood History: A Serendipitous Encounter with the McGregor Family Home and History
Only the steeple and front doors remain

Maplewood lawsuit, evolution/creationism are top posts

Here’s the weekly roundup of the most-read 40 South News posts of the past week. Maplewood sued for discrimination, targets ‘nuisance’ ordinance
School board candidates asked to rethink creationism vs. evolution
The Heights: major expansion in 2018-2020
Brentwood residents knock down gas station plan
How MRH handles evolution/creationism; Brentwood to follow
Brentwood School Board candidates asked to clarify: creationism vs. evolution
Twin Peaks cuts the ribbon
River Des Peres Greenway construction begins
Maplewood city denies racism; willing to defend itself in court
Hawk? falcon?

Last week’s top posts: Richmond Heights apartments, creationism vs. evolution

Here’s the weekly roundup of the most-read 40 South News posts of the past week. Richmond Heights officials may agree to funding plan for apartment project
School board candidates asked to rethink creationism vs. evolution
Maplewood History: Incident at Deer Creek
Police substation opens at Lowe’s
Funding plan approved for apartments
MRH Elementary School assistant principal leaving for south St. Louis school
Maplewood mayoral candidates meet in debate
Alfa Romeo, Maserati dealership opens
Artwork vandalized in Maplewood
God’s Cod Green Beans recipe: requested, shared

Eviction was last week’s top news

Last week’s most popular posts in 40 South was topped by the one about a family being evicted on short notice, followed by one on a woman turning her car onto railroad tracks instead of the road after the tracks. Family raises funds for funeral, being evicted
KMOV reported on evicted Maplewood family; leasing agent ran away
Driver turns onto train tracks, gets caught, hit by train — DWI charged
Artwork vandalized in Maplewood
March 1 real estate listings from Zillow
Developer says apartment project requires tax abatement
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
City drops weeds charges against Alice Hezel
Maplewood officials OK traffic enforcement measures, nix skateboard park RFQs
In the news: house fire, forgery charge, MRH hoops

Girl found, helped by Maplewood police & fire was top post

The rundown of the most popular 40 South News posts from the week, Feb. 19-25:

Maplewood firefighters, police officers help young girl found on the street
‘Float clinic’ opens in Richmond Heights
Maplewood house saved from demolition, now rehabbed and sold
Former MRH board member opens childcare center
House fire injures 3, kills 4 dogs in Maplewood
Girl found on Sunday released to family services, police searching for her mother
Maplewood mayoral candidate Patrick Jugo states his points
48-tap restaurant shooting for April opening
Richmond Heights Council gives Boland Place 6-month extension
In the news: Richmond Heights man gets 8 years; BHS basketball district win

Long line for beer was top read post

The rundown of last week’s most popular posts:

The long line in Maplewood on Saturday was for beer
New Maplewood laundromat confirmed, toasty subs return
This replaced this in Brentwood
Maplewood chosen for fastest internet service
Laundromat moving in Maplewood
Former Dale Hardware property for sale
February 15 real estate listings from Zillow
A drive-in, waffles, donuts in the news
New space available at slightly higher rate
New Maplewood restaurant to open Feb. 14

Restaurants come and go, laundromat too, in top posts

Last week’s most popular posts; topped with work beginning at the long-quiet, former QuikTrip on Big Bend. Work begins at old QuikTrip
Asian-fusion restaurant backs out
LuLu Asian Kitchen to soft open on Wednesday
MSD work uncovers streetcar tracks
Little Caesar’s Pizza coming
February 9 real estate listings from Zillow
Richmond Heights officials cancel closed session with developer, open meeting planned
New Maplewood restaurant to open Feb. 14
Brentwood’s Louise Charboneau passes on
Maplewood mayoral candidate on aging in place