2016 was the 110th annual Harvest Festival, which took place Sept. 16-18. The parade was on Saturday, Sept. 17, with activities, dancing and food afterwards. While the day started out cloudy and chilly, it soon warmed up and got people out and about. After the parade, Plaza del Sol held a dance in the street to the north of their building. Dancers from Indigenous Roots, a local organization that promotes and teaches about the Mexica-Nahua culture, performed for onlookers.
The Shoreview Water Department wants to remind residents that maintenance crews will be flushing the city’s water mains beginning the week of Sept. 26. The entire system will be flushed during this annual procedure.
The city of New Brighton owns and operates a gravelbed nursery of bareroot trees that were installed this past spring. The trees are generally 6-8 feet in height and are to be planted in city parks and along city boulevards this fall.
Due to ongoing flooding and saturated soil conditions that currently exist, the final paving of the portion of Gramsie Road between Mackubin Street and Rice Street has been suspended indefinitely, and Gramsie Road remains closed for safety reasons