Dayton's Bluff

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Railroad Island to be an energy conservation hotspot


courtesy of Google Maps • A new solar garden, part of an energy conservation program taking place in Railroad Island, will be located at the end of Minnehaha Avenue near the Village on Rivoli housing development. Homes with low income occupants will be hooked up to the solar garden for free, with the goal of eliminating barriers to renewable energy.

The little neighborhood of Railroad Island has become a big target when it comes to energy consumption and renewable energy.

Mon
09
Apr

Listening House sues St. Paul over guest restrictions


file graphic • Listening House, a homeless day shelter that operates out of First Lutheran Church at 463 Maria Ave., is suing the City of St. Paul over restrictions put on it by the St. Paul City Council that limit the number of guests it can serve, among other things.

As Listening House, a homeless day shelter in Dayton’s Bluff, neighbors and the city struggle to find a balance so all can coexist, the organization filed a lawsuit against the City of St. Paul in Ramsey County District Court on April 2. 

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19
Mar

Dayton’s Bluff ‘greenhouse’ to be renovated this year


courtesy of 292 Design Group • The original, 3,000-square-foot facility will be renovated and a some 750 square feet of space will be added to the front of the building to create a demonstration area.

A project that was only about 50-percent-funded less than a year ago is now planned to be completed by the end of the year. 

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12
Mar

After chaotic end to 2017, Dayton’s Bluff Community Council slowly stabilizing

The Dayton’s Bluff Community Council board of directors has slowly been picking up the pieces to stabilize the organization following tumultuous events at the end of last year.

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19
Feb

Dayton’s Bluff fifth-grader wins state-wide essay contest

Rachel Jeong, a fifth-grader who lives in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood, is one of three winners of the League of Minnesota Cities “Mayor for a Day” essay contest.

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12
Feb

Free dental clinic moves to Dayton’s Bluff

Hope Dental Clinic, the largest free dental clinic in Minnesota, has moved to the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood. 

Mon
29
Jan

Despite protests, Dayton’s Bluff fire engine replaced with medic unit


Marjorie Otto/Review • Residents from Dayton’s Bluff, along with St. Paul City Council members Jane Prince, Ward 7, and Dan Bostrom, Ward 6, gathered at Fire Station 7 on Jan. 22 to protest the replacement of Engine 7 with a medic unit.

On a snowy Jan. 22, about 20 Dayton’s Bluff neighbors, along with St.

Mon
08
Jan

CLUES awarded $100,000 grant


courtesy of CLUES • A rendering of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio’s planned headquarters expansion, facing west, shows what the roughly 18,000 square-foot expansion will look like along East Seventh Street in Dayton’s Bluff. The project is being helped by a $100,000 grant from the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund, which has been giving out grants across the state to support projects focused on healthy living in the year leading up to the Super Bowl.

Will be used for upcoming expansion.

Mon
08
Jan

Dayton’s Bluff Community Council executive director resigns

Resignation follows tumultuous board meeting and financial woes.

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19
Dec

Upheaval at Dayton’s Bluff Community Council


Marjorie Otto/Review • Turmoil and layoffs at the Dayton's Bluff Community Council came to a head at the council's Dec. 18 board meeting. More than 150 people showed up demanding that the organization's former executive director, Deanna Abbott-Foster, be immediately terminated and not kept on in a volunteer-basis during the organization's transition to a new executive director.

The Dayton’s Bluff Community Council is in turmoil after the organization fired all paid staff earlier this month due to “budgetary shortfalls.”  

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