East Side Review

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Henry Sibley students join march to end gun violence in Washington, D.C.


courtesy of Janine Bauert • A group of students from Henry Sibley High School in Mendota Heights calling themselves MNeverAgain traveled to Washington, D.C., to take part in the March For Our Lives rally on March 24. The march was to raise awareness about gun violence in light of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Trip to D.C. is a first step.

 

A group of 36 students and 10 chaperones loaded onto buses March 22 to begin the more than 1,000-mile trip to Washington D.C. 

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09
Apr

Mayor talks East Side issues ahead of State of the City Summit


file photo • St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter visited students Feb. 28 at New Horizon Academy in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood, where he read “Pete the Cat I Love my White Shoes.”

Mayor Melvin Carter

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter is finishing out his first 100 days in office and to mark the occasion, he will be hosting a State of the City Summit on Saturday, April 14, at 8:30 a.m. at Johnson High School. 

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09
Apr

Listening House sues St. Paul over guest restrictions


file graphic • Listening House, a homeless day shelter that operates out of First Lutheran Church at 463 Maria Ave., is suing the City of St. Paul over restrictions put on it by the St. Paul City Council that limit the number of guests it can serve, among other things.

As Listening House, a homeless day shelter in Dayton’s Bluff, neighbors and the city struggle to find a balance so all can coexist, the organization filed a lawsuit against the City of St. Paul in Ramsey County District Court on April 2. 

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09
Apr

Walking the river, missions and rain in San Antonio


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, was founded 300 years ago by Franciscan monks from Spain to increase the power of priests and the Spanish Empire.

Late last year, my daughter had a three-day weekend so we pondered where to go. It had to be someplace new, warm, historic and fun, and serviced by a nonstop flight — San Antonio, Texas, fit the bill.

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09
Apr

Approval given once again for Mendota Heights apartment complex

Despite opposition raised by both residents and two council members, as well as a lawsuit, the Mendota Heights City Council on April 3 approved an amendment to the final planned unit development for a new apartment development off Highway 13.

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09
Apr

East Side Review - Police Reports • March 8 - March 14 • 2018

Thursday, March 8 — Wednesday, March 14 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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09
Apr

Head football coach and program head hired at St. Thomas Academy


Dan O’Brien

St. Thomas Academy has hired Dan O’Brien as the Cadets’ head football coach and program head.

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04
Apr

East metro cities appeal new DNR restrictions placed on municipal water permits

North St. Paul, Lake Elmo, Oakdale and Maplewood among those affected.

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03
Apr

Tobacco age change ordinances gaining traction in north suburbs

The Roseville City Council enthusiastically directed city staff March 26 to put together a draft ordinance raising the age to purchase tobacco products in the city to 21.

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03
Apr

Accusation of racism comes out of RAHS girls basketball banquet

Days after the close of the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team’s most successful season in a decade, the mother of a team member is accusing players and coaches of racism following the team’s March 26 banquet.

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