East Side Newsbriefs

Mon
15
Sep

‘Terrible 20’ means imminent overhaul of two East Side streets

St. Paul announced last week that road work is underway for 20 lousy stretches of pavement, dubbed the “Terrible 20.”
Included in that list will be Johnson Parkway and Wheelock Parkway -- both thoroughfares will get a mill-and-overlay treatment in late September or early October.

Sun
14
Sep

Sun Ray Library almost ready to shine

A hard hat tour of the nearly complete Sun Ray Library was given on Thursday, Sept. 4. Officials checked out the new digs including added windows and 30 percent more public space.

Mon
25
Aug

Police investigating death of St. Paul man attacked at Checkerboard Pizza

St. Paul Police confirmed today that they're investigating the death of 34-year-old Nicholas James Keilen of St. Paul.

Keilen died over the weekend and police were notified of the man's death Monday morning.

Wed
13
Aug

Preferred Gateway Corridor route selected


The locally preferred alternate route selected by the Gateway Corridor Commission has a bus rapid transit line following I-94 from downtown St. Paul to Woodbury in a dedicated guideway. (submitted graphic)

The Gateway Corridor Policy Advisory Committee has identified a more specific route for a proposed bus rapid transit line traveling between downtown St. Paul and Woodbury. 

Tue
12
Aug

Phalen Blvd. closed for two weeks

Phalen Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue are closed in both directions where they intersect Interstate 35E.

The closures will be made before morning rush hour Friday, Aug. 22.

Mon
11
Aug

Maplewood church member charged with child molestation

James Xang Vang, 21, of St. Paul has been charged with first- and second-degree counts of criminal sexual contact for allegedly molesting a 6-year-old girl during a two-year period between June 2012 and his arrest on July 29.

Mon
04
Aug

MnDOT to fix I-94 bottleneck on East Side


Commuters can expect a few MnDOT construction projects on the East Side in 2016. This map outlines MnDOT’s preliminary plan to expand a portion of Interstate 94 between East Seventh Street and Mounds Boulevard. MnDOT also plans to resurface a larger portion of the freeway road between East Seventh Street and Highway 120. (submitted graphic)

MnDOT aims to ease commuter congestion on the East Side along Interstate 94 in the next few years. 

Mon
28
Jul

Parking relief on the way for Ward 6 and Bymore

Hoping to relieve tight parking near the popular Ward 6 restaurant and Bymore market, the St.

Mon
14
Jul

City funds roll in for East Side radio station’s antenna

With cash in hand, a studio location and programming in the pipeline, the East Side community radio station, 104.7 WEQY, is well on its way.

Mon
14
Jul

East Sider charged after dumping dead puppies

Anna Robole faces animal cruelty charges
Anna Robole, 47, is charged with animal cruelty after two dead puppies were found in a dumpster at Scenic Hills Animal Hospital, 1939 Burns Ave., according to a complaint from the Ramsey County attorney’s office.

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