St Paul

Mon
14
May

L’Etoile students get hands-on in the neighborhood


Courtesy of Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District • L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School students went around the Beaver Lake neighborhood in early May to encourage neighbors to “adopt a drain” and help keep local water sources clean. The students have been working with the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District all year on various water quality projects.

L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School fourth-grade students went around the Beaver Lake neighborhood in early May encouraging neighbors to adopt a drain. 

Mon
14
May

East Side fifth-grade students become published poets


Cover art courtesy of Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute • Fifth-grade students from John A. Johnson Elementary are now published authors after spending the school year writing and editing poems. Their work is appearing in an anthology called “The Bold, Untold North,” through the help of creative writing and tutoring nonprofit the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.

Anyone can be a writer and everyone’s voice matters is a lesson that John A. Johnson Elementary school students have been learning throughout the school year. 

Mon
07
May

SNAPSHOTS: Using art to connect

Photos courtesy of the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center • The Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center was hopping during the St. Paul Spring Art Crawl the weekend of April 27-29.

Mon
07
May

More direct travel coming for East Side transit


file photo • Ramsey County traffic engineers have decided to make permanent the three-lane configuration on Maryland Avenue between Johnson Parkway and Payne Avenue. A mill and overlay of the arterial street will be completed in May.

One of the main bus lines connecting St. Paul to the international airport and the Mall of America will be extended through the East Side starting June 9. 

Mon
23
Apr

Spring out to see some art and history


file photos • The Karen Women Weaving Group will be sharing its craft with visitors to the East Side Freedom Library during the St. Paul Spring Art Crawl, April 27-29.

Art Crawl and home tour are April 27-29.

Mon
23
Apr

St. Paul Urban Tennis hires new head with East Side roots


Song Thao

After finding its new home at the East Side’s Eastview Recreation Center last spring, St. Paul Urban Tennis hired a new executive director, Song Thao, at the beginning of April, according to an April 2 press release.

Mon
16
Apr

Maryland Avenue will permanently be three lanes


file photo • Ramsey County traffic engineers have decided to make permanent the three-lane configuration on Maryland Avenue between Johnson Parkway and Payne Avenue. A mill and overlay of the arterial street will be completed in May.

Marjorie Otto

news editor

 

Traffic engineers from Ramsey County have decided to keep the three-lane configuration on Maryland Avenue between Johnson Parkway and Payne Avenue. 

Mon
16
Apr

Updates coming to Phalen Regional Park


graphics courtesy of City of St. Paul • Following a study of traffic and usage in Phalen Regional Park, St. Paul has identified some changes that would improve access to the park. The city will finish construction documents this summer and plan to do construction on the lots near the beach area, as seen above, picnic pavilion, as seen below, and lakeside center in the spring of 2019.

A few parking changes are being planned for Phalen Regional Park within the next year.

Mon
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. 

Sun
25
Mar

Maplewood adopts vision plan for the Rice-Larpenteur area

The Rice-Larpenteur Gateway Area Vision Plan will be added to Maplewood’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan after a unanimous city council vote March 12. 

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