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Harrington to lead Dept. of Public Safety

After seven years leading the Metro Transit Police Department, John Harrington has stepped down as Police Chief to take on a new role with the state.

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019

Maplewood mayor named to lead Council

Maplewood Mayor Nora Slawik, who has been involved in local and state politics, transit planning and several area nonprofits, will begin in her new role in January.

Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Growth in northwest metro prompts wastewater investment

Following a public hearing in January and Council review and approval in February, the Council would acquire the new Crow River wastewater treatment plant in Rogers, to launch in 2030.

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018