The Sanctuary at West St. Paul, located at 1746 Oakdale Avenue, will be a housing option for residents who are eligible — seniors with an annual income of about $20,400, which is 60 percent below the Dakota County median income of approximately $34,000. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
West St. Paul will soon be home to a new assisted-living facility, uniquely funded and meant to be affordable for senior citizens.
The Supportive Living Solutions buildings at 1425, 1435 and 1445 Bidwell Street in West St. Paul have seen a significant decrease in police calls after the city established a mitigation plan. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Police calls to apartment complex drop dramatically
One by one, West St. Paul City Council members thanked Supportive Living Solutions director of operations Tyler Bevers during the Oct. 26 council meeting.
Supportive Living Solutions, which moved to West St. Paul in January 2015 and seeks to house and support individuals who can otherwise experience difficulty in attaining jobs, housing and assistance with daily tasks, was not always the subject of such praise.
ISD 197 school board elections: nine candidates, four seats
On Nov. 3 residents of West St. Paul, Mendota Heights and part of Eagan will have the opportunity to select a majority of the ISD 197 school board.
The terms of current school board members Brenda Corbett, Joanne Mansur, Byron Schwab and Mark Spurr are set to expire Dec. 31. All but Spurr are running for re-election.
Chick-fil-A is looking to open a new branch in Target’s outlot, next to Robert Street. (submitted graphic)
City planners look to welcome more businesses
After a detour-filled summer, commuters along Robert Street can once again have the luxury of traveling both north and south along West St. Paul's main commercial corridor. Construction crews are now working on the center of the road and the median.
But what happens when all of this road redevelopment activity dies down?
The newest addition to the West St. Paul parks system, Harmon Park, held its open house on Sept. 24. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Remodeling retains reminders of the past
Despite slightly overcast weather and occasional drizzles, hundreds of West St. Paul residents made their way to the Harmon Park on Thursday, Sept. 24, to celebrate the grand opening of the city’s most recently renovated recreational space.
Located in a neighborhood in the city’s north end, Harmon Park is also considered the city’s oldest park, dating back to 1925.
In a move to re-establish a sense of safety and security for the community — specifically the neighbors living near Supportive Living Solutions’ Bidwell Street properties — the City Council unanimously decided to convert SLS’s rental license to a