Monday, July 16, 2012
The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.
All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's Incident and Arrest reports from July 16, 2012, detailing incidents from July 12-14. July 12 July 13 To see the most recent crime reports in their entirety, go to cityofrichfield.org/publicsafety/reports.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The neighborhood group is hoping more residents and business owners will become involved in the revitalization of the Penn Avenue business district.
Starting out as a way to keep residents and businesses informed during a revitalization study in 2007, the Penn Central of Richfield neighborhood group is celebrating its fifth year of existence this March. The group is made up of Penn Avenue business owners and area residents who want to assist in the revamping of the Penn Avenue business district, which runs along Penn from 68th Street to Highway 62. “The business area between the Crosstown and 68th had been studied a number of times for redevelopment,” David Gepner, leader of Penn Central of Richfield, told Patch. “With a lot of the infrastructure being 50 years old it begins to deteriorate. … [And] nobody wants deteriorating and dumpy looking businesses.” In 2006 the city signed a …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Richfield Patch looks back at one of the top stories of 2011.
With The Cornerstone Group's announcement to revamp the vacant Lyndale Garden Center spot in mid-March 2011, multiple redevelopment projects around town seem to have found their legs as well this year. Lyndale Garden Center Colleen Carey, president of The Cornerstone Group, presented the company's initial plans for the seemingly dilapidated building at a special Richfield City Council meeting Monday, March 21, 2011. Currently, plans stand to rehabilitate the existing building, which will hopefully include a co-op grocer, other retail and common space. The city and Carey hope this will re-create a downtown Richfield. Kmart Just three weeks after the Lyndale Garden Center plans were revealed to the city council, Wellington Management Inc. …