Social workers would help firefighters respond to needs of homeless

Soaring fire and medical calls and the increasing need to assist homeless people could bring changes to the Saint Paul Fire Department in 2022. A pilot project involving the department and on-call social workers from outside agencies would connect people…

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City workers face COVID vaccine mandate

More than two months after the City Council requested one, Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter announced on October 21 a new policy mandating that every city employee be vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 31. The vaccine policy is one of…

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Names in the News November 11, 2020

Saint Paul Fire Chief Butch Inks was recently recognized as the First Responder of the Year by the Optimist Club of Saint Paul. Inks, who became chief last November, was recognized for his leadership during the Fire Department’s work with…

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In hard times

Saint Paul mayor submits a budget that holds line on property taxesBy Jane McClureResponding to a drop in city revenue brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and this summer’s rioting, Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has proposed a city budget…

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