Can Tighter Gun Control Reduce Crime in St. Louis?

With the number of mass shootings and gun-related homicides in the U.S. continuing to climb, gun ownership is being debated more than ever before. The shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27, which left 11 people dead, is the latest episode that’s added fuel to the debate over the validity of the Second Amendment. In St. Louis, homicides may be down from last year, but a number of gun-related incidents have raised a significant amount of concern among local residents and law-enforcers alike.

New schedule released for Maplewood road work

An updated (Nov. 2) report of the water company work on Maplewood streets replacing the water mains and connecting service to each house and apartment building was sent by Missouri American Water External Affairs Manager Brian Russell to 40 South on Friday.

New fence to block walkers’ cut-through

The insurance company for Evangel Temple on Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood told the church to erect a fence to stop pedestrians from taking a short-cut behind the church — south to Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions or Livingroom, or north to Maya Cafe, for example, a member of the church has said.

Maplewood History: The Ghosts from Halloweens Past

Where have all the spectres gone? No new ghost stories or paranormal events have been reported for quite awhile.  That’s a shame for quite a few readers seem to enjoy reading about them. I know I do. As I have said before had I been there with the witnesses of these apparitions or events I don’t know if my experience would have been the same as theirs.  I do know that these are sober reasonable people who honestly believe they saw what they described to me.