This is a possible layout for how a weeHouse cluster may look in the vacant lot along Maryland Avenue near the intersection of Payne Avenue. However, the project is in the very early stages of planning.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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The development will be made up of weeHouses A unique housing option — a weeHouse cluster — is being discussed for the East Side.  A weeHouse is similar to a “tiny home” design, but much more substantial. It is the creation of architects at Alchemy Architects, a Twin Cities-based... + continue reading

This graph shows the total St. Paul Capital Improvement Budget funding for the four East Side districts (in red), excluding citywide projects.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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Local leaders decry lack of funding for projects in poor neighborhoods East Siders have often felt that they are forgotten or left out when it comes to the distribution of city funding. Now a study released by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) suggests... + continue reading

Kmart is closing more stores, including the one located in Signal Hills, 50 Signal Hills Center. It will be shuttering its doors by the middle of December.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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Employees of the West St. Paul Big Kmart learned last week that their store, which had survived other rounds of Kmart closings, was not so lucky this time.  Parent company Sears Holdings Corp. announced the Signal Hills store is among 64 Kmarts nationwide that are closing down this fall... + continue reading
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West St. Paul held a Family Fun Day at Harmon Park on Sept. 17 where kids and families got to see and climb on and into cool vehicles like a squad car. Metro Police officer Scharber and his K9 dog, Rusty, greeted families during West St. Paul’s Family Fun Day at Harmon Park on Sept. 17. + continue reading

Led by resident leader Antonia Alvarez, residents and their supporters march to raise awareness of their battle for their homes at the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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Residents of the Lowry Grove RV park, along with their supporters, took to the streets again, this time on Sept. 8 to raise awareness of their battle to keep their mobile homes where they are. Two weeks prior, more than 50 people marched for nearly two-hours, journeying from the manufactured... + continue reading

This is a possible layout for how a weeHouse cluster may look in the vacant lot along Maryland Avenue near the intersection of Payne Avenue. However, the project is in the very early stages of planning.

This graph shows the total St. Paul Capital Improvement Budget funding for the four East Side districts (in red), excluding citywide projects.

Kmart is closing more stores, including the one located in Signal Hills, 50 Signal Hills Center. It will be shuttering its doors by the middle of December.

Led by resident leader Antonia Alvarez, residents and their supporters march to raise awareness of their battle for their homes at the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony.

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This graph shows the total St. Paul Capital Improvement Budget funding for the four East Side districts (in red), excluding citywide projects.
Sunday, 09/25/16
Local leaders decry lack of funding for projects in poor neighborhoods East Siders have often felt that they are forgotten or left out when it comes to the distribution of city funding. Now a study released by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA... + continue reading

This is a possible layout for how a weeHouse cluster may look in the vacant lot along Maryland Avenue near the intersection of Payne Avenue. However, the project is in the very early stages of planning.
Sunday, 09/25/16
The development will be made up of weeHouses A unique housing option — a weeHouse cluster — is being discussed for the East Side.  A weeHouse is similar to a “tiny home” design, but much more substantial. It is the creation of architects at Alchemy Architects, a Twin Cities-... + continue reading
Sunday, 09/25/16
West St. Paul held a Family Fun Day at Harmon Park on Sept. 17 where kids and families got to see and climb on and into cool vehicles like a squad car. Metro Police officer Scharber and his K9 dog, Rusty, greeted families during West St. Paul’s Family Fun Day at Harmon Park on Sept.... + continue reading

The white areas of the map, created by the South St. Paul engineering department, show the parts of the city where convicted sex offenders would be allowed to live, under a proposed residency restriction ordinance.
Sunday, 09/25/16
The South St. Paul City Council approved the first reading of a new ordinance on Monday, Sept. 19, that would significantly restrict where convicted sex offenders and predators could live in the community. Police Chief William Messerich said the proposed ordinance prohibits sex... + continue reading

This graphic shows the proposed levy impact on various home prices throughout Mendota Heights.
Sunday, 09/25/16
Mendota Heights City Council approved the city’s preliminary budget and property-tax levy Sept. 20. The tentative levy needed to be certified by Dakota County before Sept. 30. Now that the levy has been approved, the council members can’t increase it, but they could lower it at the... + continue reading

East Side Review

Sunday, 09/25/16
Thursday, August 25 — Wednesday, August 31 District 1 District 2 District 4 District 5 About the blotter The East... + continue reading

This is a possible layout for how a weeHouse cluster may look in the vacant lot along Maryland Avenue near the intersection of Payne Avenue. However, the project is in the very early stages of planning.
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Showing the interior of a previousl constructed weeHouse, the homes are constructed to be energy effecient in order to be low cost to maintain.
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The weeHouses can be prefabricated and delivered to a build site or they can be built on-site.
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This graph shows the total St. Paul Capital Improvement Budget funding for the four East Side districts (in red), excluding citywide projects.
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St. Paul is split up into seven city council wards and 17 district councils. Capital Improvement Budget funding is allocated by district council and STAR funds are allocated by ward.
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The study also looked at the tax base available to various district councils compared to the Capital Improvement Budget investment they receive.
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The study also evaluated the amount of Capital Improvement Budget funding spent per person in each district council. While the East Side makes up about 33 percent of St. Paul’s population, it received about 19 percent of Capital Improvement Budget funding in this time period.
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South West Review

Sunday, 09/25/16
Group hopes birds will no longer be afoul of suburb’s ordinances It’s a trend that many surrounding communities are embracing: raising urban chickens.  On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the Mendota... + continue reading

Kmart is closing more stores, including the one located in Signal Hills, 50 Signal Hills Center. It will be shuttering its doors by the middle of December.
09/25/16

This graphic shows the proposed levy impact on various home prices throughout Mendota Heights.
09/25/16

Roseville - Little Canada

Tuesday, 09/20/16
Roseville’s Rose Hill Alliance Church held its 13th annual party in the park at Falcon Heights Community Park on Sept. 10. Kids and families enjoyed games – including flip the frog into the pool – as... + continue reading

Though it had requested in late August a draft ordinance allowing chickens to be kept in the city, the Little Canada City Council voted against adopting the ordinance at its Sept. 14 meeting.
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Oakdale - Lake Elmo


Maplewood is weighing the merits of a contract with the YMCA to take over management of the Maplewood Community Center, located at 2100 White Bear Ave.
Wednesday, 09/21/16
  Membership rates A popular question among Maplewood Community Center members is if the membership rates will change... + continue reading

Sammy Sarrack plays with the controls as grandpa Carmen Sarrack watches during Oakdale’s Touch-A-Truck. All kinds of vehicles were on display to climb aboard.
09/21/16

Ramsey Co. - Maplewood


Maplewood is weighing the merits of a contract with the YMCA to take over management of the Maplewood Community Center, located at 2100 White Bear Ave.
Wednesday, 09/21/16
  Membership rates A popular question among Maplewood Community Center members is if the membership rates will change... + continue reading

Sammy Sarrack plays with the controls as grandpa Carmen Sarrack watches during Oakdale’s Touch-A-Truck. All kinds of vehicles were on display to climb aboard.
09/21/16 -

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Led by resident leader Antonia Alvarez, residents and their supporters march to raise awareness of their battle for their homes at the Lowry Grove manufactured housing community in St. Anthony.
09/21/2016
Residents of the Lowry Grove RV park, along with their supporters, took to the streets again, this time on Sept. 8 to raise awareness of their battle to keep their mobile homes where they are. Two... + continue reading
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