News Briefs October 28, 2020

Residential garbage rates to rise around $7 in Saint Paul next year Residents of single-family to four-unit dwellings in Saint Paul will pay about $7 more a year for garbage service in 2021, according to a report presented to the…

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Letters to the Editor, September 16, 2020

Villager Inbox‘Fully staffed’ police maynot have the same presenceLetter writer Carter McCoy’s response in the September 2 Villager Inbox to my earlier letter to the editor confuses “officers on patrol” with “police presence.” It’s an important distinction.Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria…

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Taking it from the street

Selby JazzFest doesn't miss a beat with virtual shows in SeptemberBy Anne MurphySelby Avenue JazzFest will have a different vibe this year, according to founder and still director Mychael Wright. Rather than the one-day event that has become a September…

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Letters to the Editor, July 22, 2020

Villager InboxSchool resource officers got a bad rap in Villager storyThe article about school resource officers (SROs) in the July 8 Villager was disappointing. I was specifically troubled by the Villager’s willingness to print inflammatory quotes by Saint Paul School…

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Letters to the Editor, June 24, 2020

Villager InboxDominant reality overlookedI was stunned by the headline in the latest issue: “Floyd protests break out into widespread rioting” (Villager, June 10). I do not believe that is the dominant reality of what occurred. Rather widespread peaceful protests have…

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