Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park has joined Brooklyn Center in filing a fair housing complaint with Housing and Urban Development regarding Metropolitan Council policies that they say have further segregated affordable housing into Minneapolis, St. Paul and first-ring suburbs. The approval to file the complaint came days prior to a deadline for commenting on a draft of the [...]

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November tech levy  would increase total tax obligation if approved by voters The Robbinsdale Area Schools Board of Education, at its Sept. 22 meeting, unanimously approved the district’s preliminary property tax levies for taxes payable in 2015, which would fund the district during the 2015-16 school year. The levy would bring in a total of $53.7 [...]

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The Special Material Drop-Off event will take place 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Brooklyn Park Operations and Maintenance Facility, 8300 Noble Ave. N. Residents of Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Crystal and New Hope may participate. Residents can bring everything from carpeting to scrap metal and appliances. Paper shredding will also [...]

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Brooklyn Park has an immediate need for four literacy and four math tutors for the 2014-2015 school year, according to Minnesota Reading Corps officials. Those schools seeking tutors are: • Fair Oaks Elementary • Prairie Seeds Academy • Crest View Elementary • Excell Academy • Prairie Seeds Academy • Edinbrook Elementary • Palmer Lake Elementary [...]

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Pilgrim Cleaners’ annual Coats for Kids Drive is running through Oct. 10 at any of the 25 Pilgrim Cleaner locations in the Twin Cities Metro area. New and gently-used coats will be accepted, cleaned and distributed through local charities. For 29 years, Pilgrim Cleaners has collected coats from altruistic community members and distributed them to [...]

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The new halls bring new opportunities. That was the message shared by several elected officials who spoke during the Tuesday, Sept. 23, grand opening for the new 65,000-square-foot Bioscience and Health Careers Center building at North Hennepin Community College. One of its students thought so, too. “It means a huge opportunity, not only for me, [...]

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