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Residential development plans continue to boom in Lake Elmo, and the city council approved two preliminary plats during its July 15 meeting. The Village Preserve and Easton Village developments are expected to bring a total of 314 single-family homes to the current farmland surrounding the Old Village. Easton Village, with its 217 homes, is slated [...]

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The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved changes July 15 to payments for the completion of work on the county roads and parking lots around the government center in Stillwater. This project includes new pavement, parking lot rehabilitation, storm water infrastructure, curb rehabilitation, utility improvements, sidewalks and trails on County Road 62/63 and the government [...]

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Phase two of improvements to Bayport’s Perro Park will get under way in the next couple of weeks after the city council awarded the construction contract to Siegfried Construction July 7. This phase of improvements will include the resurfacing of two tennis courts, the removal of a third tennis court, moving play equipment to a [...]

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Wake restrictions lifted With St. Croix River levels at Stillwater dropping below 683 feet above sea level, the general no-wake restrictions on the river have been lifted. A one-mile slow, no wake zone is still in effect between Stillwater and Bayport due to construction on the new bridge over the St. Croix. Bayport engages construction [...]

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During a preliminary budget discussion July 7, water and sewer infrastructure improvements emerged as the main priority for Bayport’s spending next year. The July 7 discussion was intended to provide general guidelines and priorities for city staff as they begin the budget-planning process. “With our infrastructure and the issues that we’ve had this winter I [...]

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