Protesters lined the sidewalk leading into Lake Elmo City Hall Tuesday, March 24. A crowd of nearly 200 people opposing a contentious council vote on March 10 to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger showed up that evening. At the March 24 meeting, the council voted unanimously to retain Zuleger through at least Jan. 31, 2016. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
Around 100 Lake Elmo residents outraged over a recent council decision to release city administrator Dean Zuleger packed the council chambers at City Hall Tuesday, March 24, for a special meeting, where council members voted unanimously to retain
From left, Nathon Bailey, Judy and Jim Phillips, with other family and friends, speak to the media following Lyle “Ty” Hoffman’s sentencing for the killing of Kelly L. Phillips. Said Jim Phillips, “Our part in this is over, for the most part ... We’re just happy to be able to put this aside a little bit and maybe live a normal life.” (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
Lyle “Ty” Hoffman
Ramsey County District Court Judge George Stephenson sentenced Lyle "Ty" Hoffman to 25 1/2 years in prison on March 17 for the Aug. 11, 2014, shooting and killing of Kelly L. Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station.
Art in the Hollow seeks artists
The 6th annual Art in the Hollow will be on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Swede Hollow Park.
D1 annual meeting
The annual meeting for the District 1 Community Council takes place during two open house events on Saturday, March 28 from noon to 2 p.m., and on Monday, March 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Hamline U’s fundraiser race
On April 26, Hamline University’s Foundations of Management class will be holding the Third Annual Hamline Cares 5K Run, Walk, and Roll. It will be at Lake Phalen.
Railroad Island Task Force
A meeting of the Railroad Island Task Force takes place Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m. at HOPE Community Academy, 720 Payne Ave. in the cafeteria.
Payne-Phalen District Five’s environmental committee is organizing a free workshop for all gardeners on Tuesday, March 31 starting at 6:30 p.m. at 722 Payne, the Eastern District headquarters of the St. Paul Police Department.
Annual D5 meeting
The Payne-Phalen District Five Planning Council Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28. All are welcome at this event which will be held at the John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary School, 740 York Ave.
Free employment fair
A free employment and resource fair takes place Wednesday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave.
Need Type O
Memorial Blood Centers has a dangerously low supply of O negative blood. Cold weather, flu season, and vacations continue to take a toll on blood donations.
Low Cost Spay and Neuter
The Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP) will be holding a spay/neuter service for cats and dogs owned by income qualified residents of the East Side of St. Paul limited to zip code 55106.
This city-owned billboard atop the Eastern District police station has intentionally been left blank while the St. Paul mayor’s office decides what to do with it. Either the community will come up with a message to put on it, or it will be removed. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Residents seeking legal action over city-owned billboard
The billboard over the St. Paul Police Department’s Eastern District building is no longer as scrappy and junky looking, but it’s still blank.
A used bookstore will be cropping up on the East Side. A Greener Read has plans to open a store in May in a building in the Hamm’s complex on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue. Pictured here is one of the company’s owners, Jason Burbul. (Patrick Larkin/Review)
Come summer, the East Side will have a used bookstore, situated on the second floor of one of the Hamm’s buildings on the north side of Minnehaha Avenue.