Scott Criscione has filed to run for Maplewood City Council, Ward 3. He sent his thoughts on economics, race, LGBT and education. He’ll be running against incumbent Jennifer Schmidt in the April 2019 municipal election.
Brentwood Police Major Angela Hawkins, hired by Brentwood Police Chief Joe Spiess in August 2018, is facing a lawsuit brought by a woman who says Hawkins, as a St. Louis city police detective in a 2012 strip search, “dragged her behind a trailer, shoved her hard enough to injure her shoulder and then, during the actual search, pulled down her underwear and touched the “inside” of Robinson’s labial lips,” the Riverfront Times reports.
The northbound lane on S. Big Bend at Manchester is set to open by the end of the week, St. Louis County Departments of Transportation and Public Works Public Information Manager David Wrone emailed all St. Louis County employees Monday afternoon. One of those forwarded it to 40 South News.
The Brentwood school board of education and board of aldermen will meet on Tuesday at the school district’s conference center at 1201 Hanley Industrial Court to talk about things that might be in interest to both, the city has posted on its website.
MRH Boy Scout Troop 362 is again selling Christmas trees at the VFW Post 3500. Hours are 5 – 9 p.m. M-F, 10:30 a.m – 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sundays. Also, again, Christmas trees are available at Mr. Wizard.
A fire at Robata in Maplewood (7260 Manchester Road) on Tuesday will close the ramen and sushi restaurant for a few days, according to a posting on the window. A witness said there were six fire trucks, a couple of ambulances, and at least four police cars on the scene — from a total of four different municipalities.
Five years ago in 40 South News: Blind Tiger and A Pizza Story were set to open, Maureen Saunders/Glenn Jamboretz in the news, Edward J. O’Brien owner of O’B Clark’s dies, and what the heck happened to the north side of the Maplewood business district?