City begins six-week redo of Griggs-Scheffer street work

Work to correct last year’s portion of the Griggs-Scheffer street reconstruction project in Highland Park is now in full swing. Local residents met twice in August with representatives of the Saint Paul Department of Public Works and Ward 3 City…

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Edgcumbe residents sue to block city’s plan for new sidewalks

A group of local homeowners has sued the city of Saint Paul in an attempt to block its plan to install sidewalks in the Edgcumbe Road right-of-way between Highland Parkway and Hamline Avenue. The half-mile stretch of roadway has never…

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Griggs-Scheffer repaving project OK’d for most part

A controversial right-of-way improvement project is moving forward with the Saint Paul City Council’s approval of the second phase of the Griggs-Scheffer street repaving and sidewalk project.The project has generated controversy on two fronts. The first is the laying of…

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Gem of a neighborhood is threatened by repaving project

City dismisses residents' concerns as it prepares to obliterate a generation of investment in landscaping. The city of Saint Paul claims to treasure its neighborhoods. However, the seven homeowners on a small cul-de-sac in Highland Park have found the opposite…

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Saint Paul approves five-year plan for repairing streets

Saint Paul’s decades-long effort to reconstruct its residential streets with new curbs, gutters, sidewalks, streetlights and boulevard trees will continue across the city in 2021-25. The Residential Street Vitality Program (RSVP) got underway in 1995 with a to-do list of…

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