East Side Review

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Construction of Swede Hollow overlook postponed until spring


courtesy of St. Paul Parks and Recreation • An overlook planned for the intersection of Payne Avenue and Bedford Street will look down onto Swede Hollow Park. It will include a viewfinder that will have historic images of Swede Hollow. Construction of the overlook was planned for this fall but is being postponed until spring.

While construction on an overlook near the Payne Avenue and Bedford Street intersection was planned to take place in this fall, the project has been postponed until spring.

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SNAPSHOT: Santa gets a little help this year

SNAPSHOTS - because sometimes all you need is a few great photos and a few words. (photos courtesy of West St. Paul Police Department) 

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South St. Paul sets 2018 budget

The end of the year means cities finalize their budgets for the coming year. At its Dec. 4 meeting, the South St. Paul City Council approved its 2018 budget and property tax levy, as well as the city’s 2018-2022 capital improvement plan.

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Mendota Heights approves 7.5 percent property tax increase

At its Dec. 5 meeting, the Mendota Heights City Council unanimously approved the final 2018 budget and property tax levy.

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East Side Review - Police Reports • Nov. 16 - Nov. 22 • 2017

Thursday, Nov. 16 — Wednesday, Nov. 22 • Police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

 

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Arden Hills names new City Administrator


Dave Perrault

Dave Perrault of West St. Paul has been hired as the new city administrator of Arden Hills. His role will become effective Jan. 1. 

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Two Henry Sibley seniors named top youth volunteers


From left, Quan Dang, Principal Ron Monson and Katherine Atkins.

Henry Sibley High School named senior Katherine Atkins of St. Paul and sophomore Quan Dang of West St. Paul as its top youth volunteers of the year.

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Dec

Roseville ‘brewstillery’ pushing for state law change


Mike Munzenrider • Bartley Blume, who owns Roseville’s Bent Brewstillery, is pushing for a change in state law that would allow for businesses such as his, which makes beer and spirits, to sell both at the site of production. Blume is seen in the Bent taproom with the brewstillery’s second whiskey offering, One-Twenty, which went on sale Dec. 2.

Minnesota state law is clear: If a company both brews beer and distills spirits, it can have a taproom or a cocktail room where its production takes place, but it can’t have both.

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New Lowry Grove development planning presented at community meeting


Solomon Gustavo • A participant at the Nov. 27 Lowry Grove development open house at St. Anthony Village High School asks a question about affordable housing nonprofit orginization Aeon. St. Anthony City Council members Hal Gray and Jan Jenson stand and listen on.

The Village, LLC, which owns the Lowry Grove site, has regrouped since its development proposal was rejected by the St. Anthony City Council in October. 

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Phalen Creek may soon see some daylight


courtesy of Inter-Fluve • A technical study conducted by Inter-Fluve on behalf of the Lower Phalen Creek Project looked at two areas where Phalen Creek could be brought back above ground, or “daylighted.” The areas, which on themap are identifed as “Reach 7” and “Reach 5,” were determined based on geology, topography, soil quality and land usage, among other factors.

When the Lower Phalen Creek Project was established in 1997, it was created in order to plan a project to “daylight” Phalen Creek.

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