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

Mayoral candidate’s passing is most read post

Brentwood mayoral candidate, Louise Charboneau’s passing was the most read post last week, after that, a look at why all the Mattress Firm stores in the area. Last week’s top 10:

Brentwood’s Louise Charboneau passes on
Why all the Mattress Firm stores? Maplewood residents march, and share photos
Just one owner of Maplewood biz now
January 26 real estate listings from Zillow
Maplewood taproom named best in Missouri
Maplewood officer honored
St. Mary Magdalen 8th-graders march in D.C.
Good signs in Maplewood
Women attempt $2,406 Macy’s heist, more, from court reports

Last week’s top posts: ice cream coming, Brentwood mayoral race, more restaurants

The most popular posts from last week:

Waffle and ice cream shop sets opening date
Now a 3-way race for mayor in Brentwood
In the news: mostly about restaurants
This is planned to replace this in Brentwood
Tax abatement for Brentwood apartments progresses
Developer seeks tax abatement in Brentwood; BOA could tack on pedestrian bridge
January 20 real estate listings from Zillow
Closing date set for hotel development in Richmond Heights
MRH 6th-grader dies unexpectedly
Smash and grab at Macy’s; high-accident spot

The top read posts from the week before that:

MRH 6th-grader dies unexpectedly
Woman files to run for Brentwood mayor
Officials OK apartment on Zephyr; city sells lots involved in Ryan Hummer shooting
Developer seeks tax abatement in Brentwood; BOA could tack on pedestrian bridge
Maplewood man convicted of child abuse; faces up to 7 years in jail
Building solutions to table a problem: bush honeysuckle
January 11 real estate listings from Zillow
Photos: Richmond Heights house fire
See the new Hi-Pointe Drive-In via video
Thefts in Maplewood, Richmond Heights: police

Last week’s most read posts

The most read post last week was the sad news of an MRH student’s passing. The first — and so far only — person to file to run for mayor of Brentwood filed last week. Tuesday, Jan. 17 is the last day for candidates to file to run for office in Brentwood in the April election. MRH 6th-grader dies unexpectedly
Woman files to run for Brentwood mayor
Officials OK apartment on Zephyr; city sells lots involved in Ryan Hummer shooting
Developer seeks tax abatement in Brentwood; BOA could tack on pedestrian bridge
Maplewood man convicted of child abuse; faces up to 7 years in jail
Building solutions to table a problem: bush honeysuckle
January 11 real estate listings from Zillow
Photos: Richmond Heights house fire
See the new Hi-Pointe Drive-In via video
Thefts in Maplewood, Richmond Heights: police

The previous week’s most read posts:

Restaurant openings: Twin Peaks & Hi-Pointe Drive-In
Brentwood aldermen talk tree removal; mayor won’t apologize
Carls, Hi-Pointe Drive-In in the news, and more online
Brentwood releases list of trees to be removed
Brentwood resident livid after city cuts down oak
Student’s project helps people keep their pets
January 4 real estate listings from Zillow
Updates: Tapped, Craft Beer Cellar, Raising Cane’s, apartment complexes
Fire destroys home on Warner Avenue: Post-Dispatch
Maplewood businesses introduce Maplewood Molly

Last week’s top posts: restaurants, Brentwood’s former oak tree

News of restaurant openings led last week’s top posts. Brentwood’s former oak tree still had three of the top five. Restaurant openings: Twin Peaks & Hi-Pointe Drive-In
Brentwood aldermen talk tree removal; mayor won’t apologize
Carls, Hi-Pointe Drive-In in the news, and more online
Brentwood releases list of trees to be removed
Brentwood resident livid after city cuts down oak
Student’s project helps people keep their pets
January 4 real estate listings from Zillow
Updates: Tapped, Craft Beer Cellar, Raising Cane’s, apartment complexes
Fire destroys home on Warner Avenue: Post-Dispatch
Maplewood businesses introduce Maplewood Molly

Last week’s top posts: oak tree dominates

Five of last week’s top 10 posts had to do with a Brentwood resident’s oak tree that the city removed without notification. The 10 most popular posts from last week:

Brentwood resident livid after city cuts down oak
Tree owner rebuts city statement
City offers no details on oak removal; owner posts ‘no trespassing’
Updates: Tapped, Craft Beer Cellar, Raising Cane’s, apartment complexes
City statement on removal of resident’s oak
December 29 real estate listings from Zillow
Aldermen report on meeting with resident whose oak was removed by city
Brentwood incumbent aldermen filed to run; not the mayor
Business owner in 40 under 40, brewery opens, shop break-in
Some MRH ECC classes won’t resume until Jan. 17: water damage repair