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Hamline Midway Library events

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Hamline Midway Library events

Posted on 10 April 2017

The Hamline Midway Library, 1558 W. Minnehaha Ave. is going to be a hive of arts and education activities in April and May. Just about every day of the week, you’ll find an engaging program happening to wake up your spirit—not to mention all the essential information and entertainment resources you can always count on […] Continue Reading

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Milwaukee developer named to redevelop Midway Center site

Posted on 10 April 2017

By JANE MCCLURE Irgens, a Milwaukee-based developer, will help redevelop the Midway Center site. The St. Paul Port Authority Board voted Mar. 28 to approve a joint development agreement with Irgens and the Minnesota United soccer team. The vote was by Capital City Properties, a Port real estate subsidiary that will negotiate and enter into […] Continue Reading

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Midway Murals is back, this time at Snelling and Englewood

Posted on 10 April 2017

By JONATHAN OPPENHEIMER After a one-year hiatus from mural work, the Midway Public Art Working Group and Hamline University are leading the charge on two new public art projects along Snelling Ave. this coming summer and fall. The two murals will bring new life to both the east and west sides of the intersection of […] Continue Reading

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Children’s Center Montessori loses its home after 45 years

Posted on 10 April 2017

Editor’s Note: After printing of the April 2017 publication, the Monitor has learned that the Montessori school has received a one-year lease extension. By JANE MCCLURE When school bells ring a final time in June, Midway area institution Children’s Center Montessori will be saying goodbye to its longtime location. The preschool and kindergarten, which just […] Continue Reading

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News from Como Park High School

Posted on 10 April 2017

Compiled by ERIC ERICKSON, Social Studies Teacher • 18 seniors currently studying AP Government and AP Macroeconomics spent a week of March in Washington D.C. The participating students were part of the national Close Up program, which promotes education in democracy and uses the capital as a living classroom. Como student highlights included visiting the […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Elementary becomes a full-service community school

Posted on 10 April 2017

By JESSICA KOPP Last summer the Hamline Elementary community sought out and applied for a full-service community school grant through the Minnesota Department of Education. The school was one of only a handful in the state to receive funding through this grant. The size of the grant ($132,000) has allowed Hamline to add staff, resources, […] Continue Reading

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Development Roundup

Posted on 10 April 2017

By JANE MCCLURE Area projects compete for STAR Program funding Several area projects are vying for St. Paul’s Neighborhood Sales Tax Revitalization (STAR) Program grants and loans. At the deadline, city officials received 31 requests. The total sought is $5,038,315, with $4,356,902 in grants and $681,413 in loans. Applicants propose matches totaling $33,907,471. The applications […] Continue Reading

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Como Community Council Corner

Posted on 10 April 2017

By MICHAEL KUCHTA, Executive Director District 10 to hold elections for board Ten positions on the Como Community Council Board are up for election at District 10’s Annual Meeting on Tues., Apr. 18. Full two-year terms are available for these positions: • Chair • Secretary • One representative from each of the four geographic Sub-Districts […] Continue Reading

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Monitor In A Minute

Posted on 10 April 2017

By JANE MCCLURE Street light test underway The St. Paul Department of Public Works is testing different LED street lights and wants community input. Residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback on different characteristics of lights through a survey continuing through Fri., May 19. Visit www.stpaul.gov/LED for more information on how residents can participate […] Continue Reading

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Hamline Midway Annual Garage Sale scheduled May 6

Posted on 10 April 2017

By MELISSA CORTES, Community Organizer Registration is now open for the annual Hamline Midway Neighborhood Garage Sale on Sat., May 6, from 8am-3pm. Visit www.hamlinemidway.org/garagesale to register your sale now. A garage sale is a great way to meet new neighbors, reduce waste, and support the community economy. With more than 50 participating sales across […] Continue Reading

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