Roseville-Little Canada Review

Tue
25
Jun

Arden Hills considers tobacco ordinance exemption


Arden Hills Tobacco has been in business in the city for over a decade, located in a strip mall in the 3600 block of Lexington Ave. Its management has pushed against Arden Hills’ all-out ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, and now the city council is looking to perhaps exempt the store from its flavor ban ordinance. (courtesy of Google Maps )

The City of Arden Hills will hold a public hearing July 8 to consider exempting a store from a part of its new tobacco ordinance, which increased the legal purchasing age to 21 and banned the sale of flavored tobacco and nicotine products througho

Tue
25
Jun

Roseville to regulate street parking during fair


Roseville will put temporary on-street parking restrictions in place near Minnesota State Fair park and rides this year during the 12-day event. The move comes in response to resident complaints about parked-out neighborhood streets. (courtesy of City of Roseville)

Council will wait to see what works

Roseville is moving forward with plans to put in place temporary on-street parking restrictions during the Minnesota State Fair to ease the parking squeeze on residents.

Tue
25
Jun

Mounds View Police Department set for upgrades


The Mounds View Police Department’s current holding facilities are two benches with handcuffs. A planned quarter million dollar renovation will convert an existing room into a secure holding cell along with other upgrades to its facilities. (Bridget Kranz photos)

Improvements include showers, holding cell and soft interview room

 

Tue
25
Jun

In season


The New Brighton Farmers Market opened on June 19 in its new location at the New Brighton Community Center, 400 10th St. NW. Residents can catch the market every Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. Parking is available in the community center’s lower lot and a wooded footbridge leads visitors up to the market for food trucks, produce, crafts and more. (Bridget Kranz photos)
Mon
24
Jun

Community takes on study of McKnight Road


As a result of a crash that killed a pedestrian on McKnight Road earlier this year, the District 1 Community Council is working with the University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs this summer to collect data on non-vehicle users of the busy street. Ramsey County is planning to convert much of McKnight from four lanes to three lanes over the next two years to increase its safety. (file photo)

County planning for lane conversion

 

Wed
19
Jun

Maplewood council bares teeth enacting Myth security plan

Following an increasingly tense back-and-forth between Maplewood City Council members and Myth Live lawyers at its June 10 meeting, the council approved a plan for improving security at the venue. 

Wed
19
Jun

Picture me rollin’


photo courtesy of Minneapolis Log Rolling Club

Children of all ages tried their hands — and feet — at the sport of log rolling June 10 on Lake Johanna in Arden Hills. The event was one of three free “Demo Days” taking place this summer, hosted by the Minneapolis Log Rolling Club.

Wed
19
Jun

Woman charged with attempted murder for Rice Street shooting


Tametria Shavondra Gillespie

A St. Paul woman is facing up to 20 years in prison for allegedly shooting her boyfriend outside a Roseville strip mall after she said he got violent during an argument about where to eat.

Wed
19
Jun

Resident group voices ongoing concerns about Midtown Village


The former New Brighton Elementary School, which later became a Korean church, is located at the intersection of Seventh Street and Eighth Avenue in New Brighton. Neighbors and residents are pushing back against a large planned development at the site. (file photos)

About a week after the New Brighton City Council approved a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the New Brighton Elementary School site, a group of residents met June 6 to discuss ongoing concerns about the proposal.

Wed
19
Jun

All I wanna do is dance


courtesy of Mark Connolly

The Roseville School of Dance performed June 7 at Roseville Area High School. The program included 24 dance presentations featuring kids from preschool age up to 16.

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