Solomon Gustavo

Tue
26
Mar

Way’s Warriors


submitted photo After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Ashley Way, a sixth-grade teacher at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary School on Kennard Street in Maplewood, found students rallying around her with money and support.

Maplewood students rally funds and support for teacher with cancer

Upon hearing she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Ashley Way, 36, prepared for the rigours of the chemotherapy necessary to eradicate the disease. 

Wed
20
Mar

Dunkin’ Donuts opens in Maplewood


Solomon Gustavo/Review The new Dunkin’ Donuts in Maplewood.

Coffee lovers have a new spot to grab java in Maplewood. Dunkin’ Donuts opened last week at 1275 County Road D. 

Wed
20
Mar

White Bear Avenue temporarily closed due to broken gas line


Solomon Gustavo/Review A construction crew hit a gas line while drilling on White Bear Avenue the morning of March 12, causing Maplewood Police to reroute traffic.

Around 10 a.m. on March 12, Maplewood police closed White Bear Avenue between Highway 36 and Gervais Avenue because a gas line was struck during construction. 

Wed
20
Mar

Driver hits and kills pedestrian in Maplewood


Solomon Gustavo/Review A teddy bear is strapped to a traffic pole at the intersection of Southlawn Drive and County Road D where Jordan Ciampi, a 20-year-old from St. Paul, was hit by a driver the morning of March 4. He died from his injuries on March 8.

A driver hit a pedestrian the morning of March 4 on County Road D near the Maplewood Mall in Maplewood, and the person died from their injuries four days later.

Wed
20
Mar

Lake Elmo to receive 3M settlement cash for new well


file photo A planned groundwater well will replace a city well contaminated with chemicals made by 3M, with the help of about $2 million from a settlement 3M made with the state.

To replace a well contaminated with a 3M-manufactured chemical, Lake Elmo is receiving some $2 million from the State of Minnesota. The exact amount is still being ironed out. 

Fri
15
Mar

Lake Elmo approves 300-unit apartment plan, braces for higher-density future

The Lake Elmo City Council approved preliminary plans for a 300-unit apartment complex at its Feb. 19 meeting.

Fri
15
Mar

Fatal freak accident temporarily closes 694 in Oakdale


courtesy of Washington County Washington County’s Hadley Avenue/Highway 36 interchange redesign aims to alleviate congestion from traffic going to and from popular Oakdale places like Marcus Cinema. Construction will begin at the end of the month and run through 2020.

A semi driver’s load broke through his cabin and killed him while on Highway 694. 

Nelson Masse, 26, was driving south on I-694 in Oakdale hauling a load of steel beams during the late morning hours of March 2. 

Fri
15
Mar

Highway 36 interchange construction begins in Oakdale


courtesy of Washington County Washington County’s Hadley Avenue/Highway 36 interchange redesign aims to alleviate congestion from traffic going to and from popular Oakdale places like Marcus Cinema. Construction will begin at the end of the month and run through 2020.

Washington County’s plan to alleviate congestion at the intersection of Hadley Avenue and Minnesota Highway 36 in Oakdale with an overpass bridge and interchange ramps will begin construction at the end of March. 

Wed
06
Mar

622 superintendent on changing perceptions, growing enrollment


file photo Osorio in 2015

The people of the tiny, sunny island Republic of Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean, like most places in the world, taught their children English. The teachers taught the language through memorization. 

Wed
06
Mar

District 622 asking for $275 million for new schools, improvements


courtesy of ISD 622 Tartan High School has become too congested, as well as the rest of School District 622, according to the school board, which agreed to ask residents to vote on a $275 million referendum for facilities improvements.

At its Feb. 26 meeting, the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale District 622 School Board agreed to ask residents for $275 million to build two new schools and renovate five, while closing three schools in the process.

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