Playschool Child Care, Inc. in Maplewood held a dedication of its peace pole during the family fun night Aug. 1. Now one of over 200,000 peace poles in the world, peace is the focus at the entrance to the school property. The Muhammad Ali Peace Center provided the initial funds to begin peace-centered activities and gardening programs for the youth. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Annie and Carson, 5 1/2, talk about the new peace pole and garden plantings at Playschool Child Care, Inc. in Maplewood following the dedication ceremony. The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District helped to incorporate five rain gardens into the center’s landscaping to better control excessive water runoff. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Watershed district helps Playschool create five rain gardens
A peace pole ceremony was held the evening of Friday, Aug. 1 at Playschool Child Care, Inc. to culminate a long series of events that have led to improved environmental conditions surrounding the daycare building on White Bear Avenue, just north of Larpenteur Avenue in Maplewood.
Community Foundations in Maplewood was found “at fault” for an incident in which a resident wandered off in the middle of a cold March evening.
Health Department issues report on security issues
The Minnesota Department of Health has found a Maplewood residential care facility at fault for an incident involving a mentally ill client who wandered away from the building on a frigid March night.
Bus rapid transit will be the main focus moving forward for the Gateway Corridor -- it was picked as the preferred transit mode by the corridor’s Policy Advisory Committee. BRT would operate in its own dedicated roadway, similar to the Orange Line in Los Angeles pictured here. (submitted photo)
An outline of the Gateway Corridor shows it passing along the north side of Interstate 94 through the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood into downtown St. Paul. Corridor studies moving forward will focus on putting in a bus rapid transit line to serve commuters from the eastern suburbs. (submitted graphic)
Move over light rail, bus rapid transit will be the focus from now on for the Gateway Corridor.
What was once a vacant building at the corner of County Road B and White Bear Avenue will soon become the new home of Baby Zone Child Care Center. Linn Companies is remodeling the former bread store, and Baby Zone’s current building at Highway 36 and English Street will be razed and replaced with a Holiday gas station. (Photo by Tim Faklis/Review)
Daycare to occupy ‘prime location’
The abandoned Hostess bread store on White Bear Avenue, which hasn’t seen any action in at least two years, is finally the focus of a redevelopment project.
SuperValu adds more stores, expands distribution
The last of 10 Rainbow Foods stores in the Twin Cities purchased by SuperValu in May reopened as Cub Foods stores last week, including the Oakdale location at 7053 Tenth Street North.
Silver Lake Splash July 20, 2014 - Silver Lake was the place many were enjoying the summer with a variety of activities and games during the annual beach party fundraiser. Photos published in the July 23rd edition of the Ramsey County - Maplewood Review. Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review.
Golfers reach the first green as two shotgun rounds marked the public opening of the renovated Keller Golf Course July 19. After 21-months and $12.2 million, Keller Golf Course, Pro Shop, and Clubhouse reopened. Well known and highly respected golf course architect Richard Mandell redesigned the 85 year-old course and Keller green Superintendent Paul Diegnau, at Keller Golf for 18 years, is recipient of several awards for his work with conservation and natural resources. Published in the July 23, 2014 Ramsey County - Maplewood Review. Photos by Linda Baumeister/Review
Supreme Court decision not slowing plans for October grand opening
Despite a deluge of news reports and street protests following Hobby Lobby’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision last month, the company is marching forward with its expansion plans.