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‘Adopted East Sider’ coming back for comedy show


courtesy of Davey Wester Comedian Davey Wester, an “adopted East Sider,” will return to the neighborhood for two shows at Caydence Records and Coffee on Dec. 15.

Comedian Davey Wester, who calls himself an “adopted East Sider” — a nickname given to him by his East Side friends — will be coming back to the neighborhood Dec. 15 for two comedy shows at Caydence Records and Coffee.

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More Maryland Ave. construction coming in 2 years


courtesy of Ramsey County Coming up in 2020, Maryland Avenue between Edgerton and Clark streets will be reconstructed to add turn lanes at Maryland and Edgerton and to widen the lanes from 10 to 11 feet wide. Plans also include sidewalk improvements and updates to city water and sewer infrastructure.

If it seems like Maryland Avenue is always under construction, it might be because it nearly is.

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SNAPSHOTS: Operation Christmas Child in Maplewood


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On Nov. 10, First Evangelical Free Church at 2696 Hazelwood St. in Maplewood hosted its fifth annual Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Packing Party.

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SNAPSHOTS: North and Tartan High schools Inventor’s Fair


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The Students Accelerated in Learning (SAIL) Inventor’s Fair was held at North High school Nov 28.

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SNAPSHOT: Patience is a virtue


Mike Munzenrider

An ice fisherman took to Silver Lake in St. Anthony on Nov. 26, just days after a Thanksgiving weekend warm-up, but before the snow.

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SNAPSHOTS: Eagle Crest Terrace Knitters


submitted photos From left, knitters Rita Adam, Maria Lange, Sheila Carlson, Carol Gilson, Janet Allison, Phyllis Houlson and Renee Barnes. Knitters not pictured are Gladys Olson and Joyce Peterson.

EagleCrest Terrace Independent Living, 2925 Lincoln Drive in Roseville, has a group of nine ladies who regularly meet to knit sweaters, caps, scarves, mittensand more for school-age children of disadvantaged families in and around the Roseville/St

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Neighbors awarded for their water and wildlife-friendly gardens


Bill Zajicek and Romi Slowiak, seen in the center with presenters Dana Larsen and Mark Gernes, live on the eastern shore of Lake Phalen and have set aside some of their property as restored prairie.

While the return of gardening season is many months away, the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District recently celebrated local homeowners whose landscaping and gardens benefit water quality and local ecology, during the district’s annual recog

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Temporary housing in churches to offer relief from the cold in West St. Paul


courtesy Google Maps graphic courtesy Skyler Gabel Three churches in West St. Paul, St. Stephens, Augustana Lutheran and Salem Lutheran, will open their doors in December and January as temporary housing for people experiencing homelessness, after the city council approved interim use permits for the places of worship.

The West St. Paul City Council approved a number of interim use permits Nov. 26 that will allow three area churches to be temporary shelters in the upcoming months.

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Railroad Island home explodes


courtesy of Twin Cities Fire Wire A home in the 600 block of Payne Avenue in the Railroad Island neighborhood exploded Nov. 23, seriously injuring an occupant and damaging nearby homes and businesses. East metro social media users said they could feel and hear the explosion as far away as Woodbury, White Bear Lake and Roseville.

Fundraisers established to help those affected

 

East Side neighbors were shocked on the sleepy, post-holiday morning of Nov. 23, when a house in the 600 block of Payne Avenue exploded.

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SNAPSHOTS: Getting in the holiday spirit


photos courtesy Deb Griffith

Even before the snow fell, South St. Paul was beginning to look a lot like Christmas. On Nov. 25, the city hosted its annual tree lighting on a cold night at Central Square Community Center.

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