Saint Paul votes for the status quo

Carter is reelected mayor, Ward and Henderson join Vue and Foster on School Board. Melvin Carter III topped a field of eight candidates to win his second term as mayor of Saint Paul on November 2. The former City Council…

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Saint Paul looks to trim parks budget

Pools, rinks, rec center hours all eyed as part of nearly $1M reductionBy Jane McClureRecreation centers throughout Saint Paul would see reduced hours, aquatic facilities will face cuts and fewer ice rinks will be open for skaters under Mayor Melvin…

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Mendota Heights mayoral race

Candidates lay out priorities for next two yearsBy Dale MischkeThree long-time residents of Mendota Heights are running for mayor in the November 3 general election. Liz Petschel, Stephanie Levine and Patrick Watson all hope to succeed Neil Garlock, who will…

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Guaranteed income plan faces scrutiny

Mayor wants to pay struggling St. Paul families $500 a monthBy Jane McClureThe Saint Paul City Council voted 6-1 on September 9 to lay over Mayor Melvin Carter’s pilot program to provide 150 struggling families in the city with a…

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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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Local projects among 33 competing for CIB funds

Applicants asked to focus on mayor's goal of making St. Paul safer By Jane McClure About three dozen submissions from Saint Paul citizens and neighborhood groups are in the running for funding through the city’s 2021 Capital Improvement Budget (CIB).…

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