Most popular posts last week: fired in Brentwood, nixed apartments, Walmart crime

A post on the firing of four Brentwood city employees was by far the most read last week in 40 South. Also in Brentwood, plans for a new apartment complex didn’t go through, and Fox News reported that more police calls originate at the Maplewood Walmart than any other Maplewood business. 4 Brentwood city employees fired in one day, sources say
Once-planned apartment complex is no more
Maplewood Walmart has more police calls than any other Maplewood business: Fox News
Border neighborhood sees double-digit crime increase
Delay not out of the ordinary: Boland Place apartments
Maddie the support dog is found, neighbor says
Brentwood’s Louise Charboneau is remembered, as trees are dedicated to her
In the news: Antar Thompson at Mizzou, superfood, road rage shooting
Oilers practice in Brentwood
Sleep in the park benefits homeless teens

Last week’s top posts

Last week’s most popular posts included the closing of Maplewood’s Little Caesars, a proposed Brentwood tax failing at the polls and another one considered. Also an MRH principal spending time on an aircraft carrier. Maplewood Little Caesar’s closes
Brentwood officials consider sales tax for flood mitigation plan
New Brentwood tax fails in low-turnout election
MRH principal set to live aboard aircraft carrier
HomeGoods moving to Brentwood
In the news: a boycott, MRH runner at state, more
RH recognizes business person, citizen of the year
Resident to run for Maplewood City Council: his statement
How to run for Richmond Heights City Council: 4 seats available
Pastor’s accident, MRH PhD, BHS debate: in social media

Last weeks top posts

Ongoing thefts off the front lot of a Richmond Heights business was the most-read post last week. A Doug Houser post on Maplewood history followed that (Doug Houser at number seven too). A Maplewood church giving sanctuary to an immigrant was the third most popular. Pottery, plants stolen off Richmond Heights business front lot
Maplewood History: The End of a Dry Spell
Immigrant taking sanctuary in Maplewood church
Pastor takes 1st step to allow immigrant to return home
Maplewood residents to hold community forum on allocation of Prop P funds
Maplewood businesses to hold silent auction, help feed families over holidays
Maplewood History: Billy Jones Unadorned
Brentwood voters to decide tax in November
TanCo founder to plead in kidnapping of Maplewood man
HomeGoods moving to Brentwood

Most read posts from past week

The most read post of the past week was of a Maplewood woman who was killed in St. Louis city. A Maplewood church giving sanctuary to an illegal immigrant was the second most read. The past week’s top ten:

Maplewood woman shot, killed while riding motorcycle in St. Louis: Post-Dispatch (updated)
Immigrant taking sanctuary in Maplewood church
1st-grader conjures up scariest yard on the street
Election to be held to replace departing Maplewood council member
Maplewood officials talk greenway options; OK Thai restaurant
HomeGoods to open in November in Brentwood
Maplewood mayor launches blog
Richmond Heights notifies Airbnb operators it’s not allowed
Brentwood voters to decide tax in November
Artists First artists beautify Yale Avenue bus stop

Thai restaurant plan, block parties were most read posts last week

A post on Maplewood plan and zoning passing a request for a new Thai restaurant was the most popular last week. Here’s the top 10. Thai restaurant passes Maplewood P&Z
Neighbors come out for Night Out Against Crime
Piano bar space back on the market
Plan & Zoning to consider new restaurant at 7403 Manchester
Chamber announces winners
HomeGoods moving to Brentwood
Maplewood History: 4 Buildings, 3 City Halls and 1 Case of Mistaken Identity
Former Sports Attic lot set to be parking lot; fire cause still “undetermined”
Maplewood resident to run NYC Marathon to support UNICEF
Huge haul for Weekend on Wheels

See last week’s top posts.

Most popular posts last week: Galleria protest led, Sports Attic lot to be parking lot

A post on the police report of the protest at the Galleria after the Stockley verdict was the most popular last week. The top 10:

Richmond Heights Police reports on Galleria protest, disputes account of woman’s arrest
Maplewood woman dies in car crash
In the news: Stockley verdict protests, Olympia Taverna, Gina Mitten
Former Sports Attic lot set to be parking lot; fire cause still “undetermined”
Maplewood History: What Was In That Building On The Corner? Pet shop shop dog has died
Maplewood officials OK Airbnb, police car cams
21-year-old game designer has Kickstarter for new game
Brentwood seeking chief of police
‘Monkey Business’ custard shop planned in Brentwood: mayor is the owner

Most popular posts in August

The top-read posts in 40 South for August was led by the news of the Maplewood family needing help. The planned ‘This is not OK’ — round 2 — protest was the second most popular; the imminent demolition of the Waldbart Florist building was next. Family in dire need seeking help
Round 2 for “This Is Not Okay” protest in Brentwood
Development would replace Waldbart Florist, Jon Paul Designs
Where to find (or not) eclipse glasses – Updated
Live Juke Joint Piano Bar shuttered: Facebook, Yelp
Maplewood P&Z to consider restaurant/wine bar
Conoco station, laundromat changes in Maplewood
A Dollar Tree mystery
Papered windows a test
‘Chateau Maplewood’ wine bar passes P&Z

Planned wine bar, Trump protest, papered windows most popular last week

Here’s the most popular stories in 40 South last week. Maplewood P&Z to consider restaurant/wine bar
100-plus protest Trump in Brentwood: KMOV
Papered windows a test
Papered-over windows — a guess as to why
Carjacking on Southwest in Maplewood Sunday night
Maplewood’s speed trailer: data shows where speeders are
AB Green entrance may be reused on new building
Rush-hour protest planned for Brentwood Boulevard & Eager
Maplewood Police Department awarded international accreditation
John, who traveled Maplewood in a motorized wheelchair, has died

Lifeguard firings still top story last week, Lustron house, opening businesses next

Here’s the most popular stories in 40 South last week. Maplewood Aquatic Center lifeguards fired over social media use
Lustron house for sale
3 businesses aiming to open September 1
Resident finds1901 Maplewood license plate in backyard
Lifeguard firings: ‘raunchy’ jokes were the reason
Firefighters send memo to Richmond Heights mayor rejecting consolidation
Caution, limited staff reasons for limited Heights pool hours
Lifeguard firings, 7-Eleven robberies, Maplewood fashion designer in the news
Arrests for stolen cars in Maplewood
Lifeguards quit before being fired: Post-Dispatch

Top posts: Harper’s Pharmacy cabinets, DUI driver hits building, March for Truth

The roundup of the most popular 40 South News posts of the past week:

Maplewood History: The Magnificent Cabinetry of the Harper’s Pharmacy Saved! DUI driver runs into building, arrested
‘March for Truth’ is June 3, Maplewood woman helping to organize
HomeGoods moving to Brentwood
In the news: kitten rescue; stores closing, opening; Antar Thompson at Mizzou
Tapped tips going to Joe’s Place in June
Craft Beer Cellar announces 2nd location: it’s not Maplewood
Maplewood History: The Magnificent Cabinetry of the Harper’s Pharmacy… While We’re on the Subject
MRH defensive tackle finally makes it to MIZZOU
MRH graduation 2017: the videos

Top posts: funeral expenses for Maplewood man, shooting, store to close

Here’s the roundup of the most popular 40 South News posts of the past week. BMW driver shoots truck driver following crash
Contribute to funeral expenses for Maplewood man who died in car accident
Deer Creek clothing store to close
‘March for Truth’ is June 3, Maplewood woman helping to organize
HomeGoods moving to Brentwood
Craft Beer Cellar announces 2nd location: it’s not Maplewood
Correction: Raising Cane’s to open June 6, not June 1
Construction started on senior housing in Richmond Heights
4 on final ballot for Maplewood council race
Mid County Chamber concert series begins in Ryan Hummert Park

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