Mendota Council OKs scaled-back plan for new Plaza apartments

At Home Apartments’ plan for a new 79-unit apartment building on the south side of Mendota Plaza was approved on February 2 by the Mendota Heights City Council. Following an hours-long discussion and the testimony of a dozen residents opposed…

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Mendota Plaza housing development is tabled

The Mendota Heights City Council has delayed until February 2 its consideration of a proposed 89-unit apartment complex on a vacant parcel in Mendota Plaza at the southeast corner of Dodd Road and Highway 62. The postponement is intended to…

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Letters to the editor, December 22, 2021

Revising rent control Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and a few members of the City Council were all for the rent control ballot initiative. The people opposed to the initiative predicted this would make Saint Paul unfriendly to new developments,…

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Letters to the Editor, December 8, 2021

A recipe for decreased ridership An article in the November 10 issue of MyVillager spoke of the greatly declining numbers of riders on Metro Transit. That’s no mystery to me. First, they took out bus stops along the No. 63…

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Letters to the Editor, November 24, 2021

For a more inclusive SPPS The Saint Paul NAACP has been in discussions with the Saint Paul school district concerning Envision SPPS for the better part of this year. In advance of the School Board vote on December 1, the…

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