New Brighton

The New Brighton City Council on Aug. 13 unanimously approved the retrofit and purchase of playground equipment, play features and ground materials for Meadow Wood Park. According to Parks Superintendent Chris Wolla, playgrounds in the city have a 15-year life expectancy. Meadow Wood playground is 15 years old and is scheduled to be replaced in [...]

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P.H.T. Systems, located in New Brighton has been named 2014 Outstanding Vendor by the Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) for its sustained excellence and significant contributions to its customers in the grocer industry. The Outstanding Vendor award is given to those who show innovation in customer support, excellence in customer service, and involvement in the MGA. [...]

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To operate City Hall in a more efficient manner, the New Brighton City Council has unanimously approved a reorganization of staff. During the Aug. 13 meeting, City Manager Dean Lotter said he has been evaluating the organizational structure at City Hall and began to question whether City Hall should continue to operate in a certain [...]

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A New Brighton woman who was charged in a deadly neighbor dispute has been found not guilty. Paula Anne Zumberge, 50, was charged in May with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree attempted murder. Her husband, Neal Curtis Zumberge, 57, was charged with second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder in the [...]

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The New Brighton City Council is expected to hear recommendations regarding the topic of urban farming. In 2013, the council unanimously approved a task force to study urban farming policies and recommend whether any ordinance changes should be made. Nine appointments to the task force were approved, including Planning Commission Chair Bruce Howard; Parks, Recreation [...]

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