News Briefs July 22, 2020

Council gives final approval for 5-story apartment at Selby-Dale TJL Development’s plans to construct a five-story apartment building at 594 Selby Ave. won unanimous approval from the Saint Paul City Council on July 15. The decision also clears the way…

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News Briefs July 8, 2020

Applicants sought to fill School Board seat until Nov. 3 electionThe St. Paul Public Schools is accepting applications to fill the vacancy on its seven-member School Board created upon the death of former board chair Marny Xiong in June. Applications…

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News Briefs June 24, 2020

Sharing soil, spreading peace. On a day when unrest was happening elsewhere in the city in late May, 18-year-old Aries Valliant was busy helping his mother, Erica, gather topsoil from the Victoria Community Garden on Victoria Street and Concordia Avenue.…

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News Briefs June 10, 2020

Rezoning sought for James-Lex apartmentsThe Macalester-Groveland Community Council’s Housing and Land Use Committee will review plans for an apartment building at the southeast corner of Lexington Parkway and James Avenue during a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. The…

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News Briefs May 27, 2020

Ryan Zappa of American Masonry Restoration grinds mortar joints on the side of the historic Highland Water Tower. The 92-year-old landmark is undergoing a face-lift with the help of a $250,000 grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. Masonry work, tile…

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News Briefs May 13, 2020

Neighbors appeal permit, variances for seven-story building on West 7thIrvine Park neighbors are appealing the St. Paul Planning Commission’s decision on May 1 to approve a conditional use permit and variances for an 85-foot-tall mixed-use building at 337 W. Seventh…

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