New Brighton - Mounds View Bulletin News

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

Wed
06
Aug

Friends of Island Lake serve as protectors, beautifiers


Merrill Morse, chair of Friends of Island Lake, tends the rain garden/filtration bed where the trail south of the Shoreview YMCA meets Milton Street. Island Lake is in the background. (Pamela O’Meara/Bulletin)

This sign with an Island Lake Park map is posted beside the rain garden near the southwest corner of the lake off Milton Street. (Pamela O’Meara/Bulletin)

If you are walking along the trail that goes from Lexington Avenue just south of the Shoreview YMCA through Island Lake County Park, keep your eyes open for the colorful rain garden/filtration beds with lots of black-eyed Susans swaying in the bre

Wed
06
Aug

Stockyard Days 2014 Ewe can’t miss it!

The 34th annual Stockyard Days Aug. 3-11 will once again provide family-friendly entertainment for the entire New Brighton community.

Wed
06
Aug

Car egged; Bieber has alibi

Bulletin Area police reports week of Aug. 6, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

Wed
30
Jul

St. Anthony VillageFest 2014

This year’s St. Anthony Village  Fest runs Friday-Sunday, Aug. 1-3, at locations throughout the city, including Central Park and the St. Anthony Shopping center.

Wed
30
Jul

High water closes beach, necessitates plant removal at Snail Lake


According to Ramsey County, the beach at Snail Lake Regional Park was swamped and officially closed on July 21, though as the heat index topped 100 degrees, many took to the beach regardless of the mass of plants. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

“Bog” removal costs estimated at $50,000
High water levels on Shoreview’s Snail Lake have recently created a number of problems for lakeshore residents and visitors alike, prompting the city to remove a great deal of vegetation from the lake and Ramsey County to close the beach at Snail Lake Regional Park.

Wed
30
Jul

Festa Italiana Minnesota coming to Shoreview

Festa Itialiana Minnesota, a festival that celebrates Italian heritage, will be held at Island Lake Park in Shoreview the weekend of Aug. 1-3.

Wed
30
Jul

Filing period for municipal elections begins - Bulletin Area

The filing period for municipalities without a primary election opened July 29 and will close at 5 p.m. on Aug. 12.

The general election will take place Nov. 4.

Wed
30
Jul

Skateboarding in your bathrobe?

Bulletin Area police reports week of July 30, 2014 for Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, St. Anthony, Shoreview and Vadnais Heights

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