Families waiting for a home find comfort at Provincial House

Sisters of St. Joseph give big lift to Interfaith Action. For the past nine months, families facing homelessness have found shelter and sustenance at the Provincial House of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ), 1880 Randolph Ave. Through…

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River access to be provided through Waterford Bay at Island Station

Public access to the Mississippi River will be provided through part of Waterford Bay, 280 Randolph Ave., with the acceptance of deeds and authorization of an easement on December 15 by the Saint Paul City Council. Waterford Bay is a 242-unit…

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City Council approves bike lanes for Hamline Avenue

Despite the objections of local businesses over the loss of 66 on-street parking spaces, bike lanes will be striped this year on Hamline Avenue between Randolph Avenue and Highland Parkway as part of a city mill and overlay project. The…

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Interfaith Action unveils plan for new Randolph Avenue homeless shelter

A former nunnery in Highland Park could become an emergency shelter for between 22 and 30 families who would otherwise be homeless. The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondolet (CSJ) are considering leasing their old Provincial House at 1880 Randolph…

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News Briefs December 23, 2020

Sisters of Saint Joseph may open Provincial House to homeless A proposal to turn the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet’s Provincial House into a shelter for families who are homeless will be addressed at a virtual town hall meeting…

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Planned apartment at James-Lexington rises to five stories

Three variances and a conditional use permit are being sought for a five-story apartment building proposed for the southeast corner of James Avenue and Lexington Parkway. The building would have 93 apartments above two levels of underground parking. Summit Hill…

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