St. Anthony Bulletin News

Wed
10
Aug

ST. ANTHONY VILLAGEFEST 2016


The huge inflatables at the Villagefest celebration got kids and families moving around Aug. 6. There was a space devoted to games for children, sponsored by the St. Anthony Village High School band boosters.
Wed
10
Aug

St. Anthony closes down municipal liquor stores ahead of protests

Nearly 75 protesters gathered outside St. Anthony City Hall Saturday, July 30, and began their march toward the first of two city-owned liquor stores.

Wed
10
Aug

Lowry Grove residents gain strong ally


A group of Lowry Grove residents gather together in support of keeping their homes.

State attorney general’s office picks side in legal fight

The battle continues for residents of the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony, who want their homes to remain their homes.

Wed
20
Jul

Neighboring police forces assist St. Anthony in the wake of July 6 shooting

Village patrol officers voluntarily take PTO days 

St. Anthony police officers took some time off after the July 6 killing of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights by a St. Anthony police officer.

Wed
20
Jul

St. Anthony’s VillageFest parade cancelled


The parade that takes place each year during St. Anthony’s VillageFest, seen above in a recent year, has been canceled due to a lack of public safety resources in St. Anthony following the shooting death of Philando Castile. Mageen Caines, parade chairwoman, expressed regret, saying the parade “has always been about unity,” and that “it’s for the children.”

Officials say city’s resources stretched to their limits

St. Anthony Village and the VillageFest Committee decided last week to cancel the festival’s annual parade, which was scheduled to take place Friday, Aug. 5. 

Tue
19
Jul

Falcon Heights residents call for change in wake of police killing


A sign on Larpenteur Avenue near where Philando Castile was killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights. Residents, including the owners of the property in the photo, attended a July 13 city council meeting demanding the city take action.

As memorials on Larpenteur Avenue for Philando Castile, the 32-year-old black man killed by a St. Anthony police officer in Falcon Heights July 6, continue to grow, the city and its residents are trying to figure out what’s next.

Tue
19
Jul

Killing of Philando Castile felt across Twin Cities, nation

 

The funeral for Philando Castile, the 32-year-old black man from St. Paul who was shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights during a traffic stop, was July 14 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

Tue
19
Jul

Protesters march in St. Anthony against killing of Castile


Marchers protesting the killing of Philando Castile by a St. Anthony police officer took to the streets of St. Anthony Village July 10, stopping traffic on Silver Lake Road as they marched south near Silver Lake Village.

People protesting the killing of Philando Castile by St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez in Falcon Heights staged a rally at St. Anthony City Hall July 10. 

Thu
14
Jul

VillageFest 2016 supplement

St. Anthony's VillageFest runs August 5-7, 2016. Here's the guide with information, advertiser's specials and schedule for this year's VillageFest.

Wed
06
Jul

Aeon, Lowry Grove residents file lawsuit to retain the affordable housing community


Residents of St. Anthony’s Lowry Grove mobile home park have been left with uncertainty after their right of first refusal was flipped on its back when their purchase agreement was deemed insufficient by the park’s buyer and seller June 13. The Lowry Grove land was sold and is now owned by Continental Property Group, but residents, who will have to pack up and leave in the spring, have sued to retain their right of refusal.

After the Lowry Grove property in St.

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