East Side Review

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Likely Totem Town exit sees possible community divide


The facilities at Boys Totem Town are aging and the county must decide whether to relocate or rebuild.

2009 plan calls for preserving wooded site as open space

The Boys Totem Town correctional facility has been operating on the East Side for more than 100 years.

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17
Jul

Dragon Festival


(submitted photo)

July 9 and 10 saw the 18th annual Dragon Festival celebration at Lake Phalen. The festival is a celebration of pan-Asian culture and heritage.

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17
Jul

Three predatory offenders moving to East Side

At a meeting on July 14, St. Paul police released the names and addresses of three, level three predatory offenders that are moving into various neighborhoods on the East Side. 

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10
Jul

East Side Review police reports - June 9 — June 15

Thursday, June 9  — Wednesday, June 15 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

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10
Jul

Aspiring Eagle Scout connecting to heritage through project


Chinu Thao (center) is working to become an Eagle Scout by helping out with the Edible Streetscape project.

A Boy Scout from the East Side is connecting with his Hmong heritage through his Eagle Scout project.

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10
Jul

Payne-Phalen Planning Council in a stage of transition


The city of St. Paul consists of 7 wards and 17 district councils. The district councils are separate from city government and are a liaison between community members and their city council representative.

District 5 seeks direction for coming years, new executive director

 

2016 has been a busy year so far for the Payne-Phalen District 5 Planning Council.

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10
Jul

Program at Sun Ray Library sheds some light on honeybees


Erin Rupp, executive director of Pollinate Minnesota, lifts a rack from one of the beehives. She uses a smoker (on the left side of the photo) to prevent the bees from sharing warning smells with each other.

Hives and classes explain importance of pollinators

 

“Woah!” exclaimed a group of five to 12 year-olds decked out in beekeeper suits.

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03
Jul

St. Paul signs agreement for city-wide recycling

St. Paul Public works has signed a contract with Eureka Recycling to provide recycling services and marketing to single unit dwellings and small apartment buildings across the city of St. Paul. 

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03
Jul

Motorcycle chase ends with death of motorcyclist

A St. Paul motorcyclist is dead after a short police chase through the East Side early in the morning June 27.

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03
Jul

East Side Review police reports - June 1 — June 8

Thursday, June 1 — Wednesday, June 8 police reports for St. Paul Districts 1, 2, 4 & 5.

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