New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

Thu
14
Aug

Stretch of Hodgson/49 closes Aug. 20

Ramsey County Public Works will mill up, then replace the surface of Hodgson Road/County Road 49 in Shoreview from County Road J south to South Birch Lane (near Turtle Lake Park and Chippewa Middle School) as a part of a countywide road project.

Wed
13
Aug

Wife of alleged New Brighton shooter awaits verdict in accessory to murder trial


Paula Zumberge

Ramsey County District Court Judge Lezlie O. Marek will deliver her verdict in the accessory-to-murder trial of Paula Zumberge sometime the week of Aug. 18.

Wed
13
Aug

Shoreview seeks Citizen of the Year nominations

Through the beginning of October, Shoreview is seeking nominations for its eighth annual Citizen of the Year award, which recognizes volunteer efforts within the community.

Wed
13
Aug

Candidates file for municipal offices, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights, Arden Hills, Mounds View

The filing period for offices in municipalities without a primary election closed on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

Wed
13
Aug

Funeral fund stolen in New Brighton

Bulletin Area police reports week of Aug. 13, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Tue
12
Aug

Local volunteers lend a hand, a brush


This Arden Hills home was one of two painted by teams from Land O'Lakes, Inc. during the Metro Paint-A-Thon. Paint team leader Vern Pearson estimates it took about 75 volunteer hours to prep and paint the home. The second home, located in Roseville, took an estimated 90 hours over two weekends to complete. (submitted photos)

Teams paint homes in Arden Hills and Roseville
Over one of the best weekends of summer for city festivals, trips to the cabin and hanging out at the pool, 18 volunteers took on a task only Tom Sawyer could convince someone is fun: painting a house.

Tue
12
Aug

Two railroad quiet zones established in Shoreview, more to come next year


The railroad crossing at Victoria Street near County Road E is one of two railroad quiet zones established in Shoreview Aug. 6, prohibiting the use of train horns while trains cross the road. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

The railroad crossing at Lexington Avenue with its existing medians and crossing bars; the recently added median is visible along with new “no train horn” signage. (Mike Munzenrider/Review)

Two at-grade railroad crossings in Shoreview, one at Lexington Avenue and another at Victoria Street, both near County Road E, are now railroad quiet zones as of Aug. 6, following the completion of improvements at both crossings.

Tue
12
Aug

Cable commission generates static over ‘advisor’ proposal

The latest North Suburban Cable Commission meeting July 31 became contentious, but not between Comcast and the NSCC.

Thu
07
Aug

Mounds View Festival in the Park - August 16, 2014


Irondale High School Marching Knights entertained the crowd that gathered for Mounds View’s parade last year.

The New Brigthon Ambassadors took their float down the road in the annual Mounds View celebration last year.

Boy Scout Troop 367 was one of the participants in the parade last year.

The Mounds View Lions Club was grilling up good eats at last year’s Festival in the Park.

“Elvis in the Park”
Mounds View’s annual city celebration, the Festival in the Park, is Aug. 16 in City Hall Park, 2401 County Rd. 10, behind Mounds View City Hall.
The Festival, now well into its fourth decade, features fireworks, food, drinks, a car show, parade and a 5K run, giving the city, as Mayor Joe Flaherty said at a June city council meeting, “an opportunity to celebrate itself.”

Wed
06
Aug

Shoreview seeks to secure funding for novel approach to groundwater awareness


Water customers participating in Shoreview’s Water Consumption and Groundwater Awareness Project would recieve a meter reader such as this to track their water use in close to real time. (graphic courtesy of the city of Shoreview)

Groundwater use has surpassed surface water use in the metro area over the past seven decades. (graphic courtesy of the Metropolitan Council)

Water issues are more visible than ever—in regards to both too much and too little in area lakes and streams—though much of what is used by cities in the metro area comes from an essentially invisible source that isn’t seen until one turns on the

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