Carrier Alert, a free program offered through Greater Twin Cities United Way 2-1-1, is a unique service for people who live alone in the east metro area or are concerned about someone they know who lives alone.
If there were a contest for the East Side's most unique annual event, I'd nominate one called "Watch the Glow of the Setting Sun on the Red-Brick Brewery." Or just "Watch the Glow," as its celebrants refer to it. The event began in October 2005 and was repeated on October 13, 2006.
Within a month of receiving denial of its proposed single-family home project in south Maplewood, CoPar Development LLC decided to sue the city for its decision, citing that the council members violated the city's ordinances and comprehensive plan, according to the lawsuit filed in Ramsey County
Last week we started with the story of a young boy throwing starfish back into the ocean waters. When asked if he could really make a difference with so many on the sand, he gave a great answer. As he threw one into the water, he answered that he made a difference to that one.
Unless a voter cared about one sheriff's office candidate over another, Nov. 7 proved to be business-as-usual for the East Side's precincts, which voted roughly 3-1 in favor of DFL incumbents or candidates.