Maplewood History: From the Fennell Trove – Sam Bland’s Journal

1 day 3 hours ago
Included amongst the large assortment of interesting artifacts that make up the Fennell Trove is a journal that is the feature of this post.  At first I just gave it a cursory flip through. I assumed it was a workman’s record of his jobs, bids and expenses, etc. Not that those aren’t interesting, they are.  […]
Doug Houser

Cooking school planned for former Brentwood Lanes

1 day 16 hours ago
The Brentwood planning and zoning commission at its meeting on Wednesday is set to consider a conditional use permit for a cooking school  at 9001 Manchester Road. That’s according to the commission’s published meeting agenda. The address is the former Brentwood Lanes.
Doug Miner

Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Maplewood: police

3 days 17 hours ago
A 34-year-old man was struck and killed by an eastbound Union Pacific train near Greenwood and Sutton boulevards in Maplewood at around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, Maplewood Police reported. The man, a St. Louis city resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. Both Maplewood Police and Union Pacific Police Department are continuing to […]
Doug Miner

Maplewood History: Links to Sutton / Thomas Posts

1 week ago
For convenience I have decided to include all of this family of blog posts in one place.  Below are links to the 28 blog posts that I made regarding the stunning collection of material that was made available to me by the descendants of James C. Sutton and Ann Wells Sutton and also William Lyman […]
Doug Houser

In the news: Standoff in Maplewood ends peacefully, shooting at Galleria, Richmond Heights neighborhood is remembered, man charged in 2018 Steak ‘n Shake robbery

1 week ago
Some area news covered in the media. The Final Call — Video brings more questions about police shooting Fox 2 — Town hall held to update community on response to Get Justice for Terry Tillman Fox 2 — Community leaders demanding action after releasing video in officer -involved shooting KMOV — Activist to discuss shooting death of […]
Doug Miner

Brentwood School District to hold elementary school facilities forum

1 week ago
The Brentwood School District will hold a community forum to discuss elementary facilities on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Join the Brentwood School District on Wednesday, December 4, 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Brentwood School District Conference Center, 1201 Hanley Industrial Court, for a community forum to discuss elementary facilities. The school district will gather feedback […]
Doug Miner

AT&T store opening in Maplewood, Sonic has closed

2 weeks 2 days ago
Signs are posted for an AT&T store between Clarkson Eye Care and Fantasy Shop comic book store in Maplewood Square. Now only one ls Also the Sonic Drive-In at 8124 Manchester Road is permanently closed, according to the Sonic website.
Doug Miner

Brentwood School Board considering combining elementary schools, resident says

3 weeks 4 days ago
Brentwood resident Lois Marie Truman added a comment on 40 South that the Brentwood School Board is considering consolidating the two elementary schools into one. She reports that residents may want to attend the Brentwood School District Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Nov 19 at 7 p.m. in the BSD Conference Center, 1201 Hanley […]
Doug Miner

Press release: Madosky Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center welcomes new doctor

1 month ago
Madosky Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center announced: “Beginning November 1 we are very pleased to welcome Dr Pam Waske to our office. Dr. Waske, a graduate of Logan University, has a strong interest in women’s health, pain management and athletic performance. She credits chiropractic care for her ability to overcome headaches, neck and low back pain […]
Doug Miner

Maplewood P&Z votes to approve medicinal marijuana shop

1 month ago
The Maplewood Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday voted positively, 4-0, to send a request for a medical marijuana facility on to the city council for its consideration. The request is to locate the facility at 7238 Manchester Road, the former location of The Fantasy Shop, which has moved to Maplewood Square.
Doug Miner

New Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream floor plan revealed

1 month 1 week ago
Owner of Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream, Eric Moore, is set to move his shop from 7326B Manchester Road to the southeast corner of Manchester and Sutton, a Red Brick Management property. He posted the floor plan on Facebook. Moore posted on Wednesday that “the architectural plans are finished, stamped, sealed, and delivered. Construction on […]
Doug Miner

MRH volleyball wins district tourney in straight sets

1 month 1 week ago
MRH won the Class 2 District 5 championships on Tuesday, downing Crossroads and Brentwood both in two sets. MRH stands at 24-2. Brentwood finished its season 8-14-1. The Blue Devils will play Fatima (17-5-4) in the sectional game on Saturday, Nov. 2, at either O’Fallon Christian or Whitfield.
Doug Miner
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