Thursday, May 23, 2013
The city urges motorists to use detours during Woodbury Drive construction.
The idea isn't just to hand out a bunch of tickets. The goal is to keep neighborhoods safe. The city on Wednesday sent out a notice urging drivers to use detours during the Woodbury Drive construction project. There have been complaints from residents about traffic volumes and speeding along Eagle Valley Drive. When cars are stopped in the neighborhoods surrounding the project, drivers may be asked to state their business. And motorists can be cited for not following posted signage—including detours. “Broadly speaking, when there is a posted road closure or road closed to thru traffic and officers stop a vehicle, they may site a driver for not obeying posted signs per MN Statute 169.06,” according to a statement Woodbury Public Safety …
Friday, May 17, 2013
WCCO-TV ranked 78 Twin Cities-area police departments on the number of speeding tickets per capita issued in 2011. Woodbury ranked 54th.
WCCO-TV ranked 78 Twin Cities-area police departments on the number of speeding tickets per capita issued in 2011. Woodbury ranked 54th. According to WCCO's numbers, the Woodbury Police Department issued 1,070 speeding tickets in 2011—a per capita breakdown of 0.017. Meanwhile, the Washington County Sheriff's Office ranked No. 72 of the 78 departments. VIEW THE WCCO-TV REPORT DOWNLOAD THE WCCO-TV DATABASE Map Legend Police departments that cover multiple cities have a pin in each of the cities they cover. Sheriff’s offices, state patrol, park police, University of Minnesota police and airport police are not shown. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Sunday, April 14, 2013
The annual event is set for May 7 at the Prom Center in Oakdale.
The theme for the 2013 Woodbury Area Prayer Breakfast, set for May 7 at the Prom Center in Oakdale, is “Truth in Motion.” The featured speaker this year is Chris Wright, Minnesota Timberwolves president. “I feel very honored to share with the east metro community about the role my faith has played in my life, both in my business endeavors as well as with my family,” Wright said in a statement. Woodbury resident Caleb Brunz, co-chair of the event with his wife Stephanie, said the event is “an opportunity to connect with community leaders, business owners and leaders in the faith community around a shared belief the power of in prayer.” Wright will be sharing his perspective “on the challenges of living a life of truth in our day-to-day …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Some shows at the new black box theater at East Ridge High School are already sold out.
Woodbury Community Theatre’s first performance in the new black-box theater at East Ridge High School is Nunsense. And it’s proving to be a popular show—three performances are already sold out. Nunsense begins at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, April 11. People will be able to check out the new theater an hour before each show. Nunsense is a musical comedy that was spawned by a line of greeting cards. Upcoming shows with tickets still available include: For tickets, visit the Woodbury Community Theatre website. Woodbury Community Theatre is part of the Yellow Ribbon Network. Email the group to reserve free tickets for active duty military personnel and their immediate families. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Tickets and sponsorships for the annual event are now available.
The keynote speaker for the 2013 Woodbury Area Prayer Breakfast is Chris Wright, president of the Minnesota Timberwolves. This year’s theme is “Truth in Motion,” organizers announced Friday. “Mr. Wright will reveal how his faith significantly influences all aspects of his life, including his responsibilities as husband, father, and top-level executive in the NBA,” reads the release. Caleb Brunz, co-chair of the event with his wife Stephanie, said it's “an opportunity to connect with community leaders, business owners and leaders in the faith community around a shared belief the power of in prayer.” Wright will be sharing his perspective “on the challenges of living a life of truth in our day-to-day personal and professional lives,” Brunz …
Monday, March 18, 2013
The production features 15 local families.
More than 1,100 people came out for weekend performances of Woodbury Community Theatre’s Stars on Broadway II. There are still three chances to catch the show: The production features nearly 120 local actors and 15 families—multiple siblings and moms and dads. The show includes songs from popular Broadway musicals: Sound of Music, Guys & Dolls, Music Man, Oklahoma, Peter Pan, Anything Goes, 42nd Street, Annie Get Your Gun, Oliver, South Pacific, Fiddler on the Roof and more. Performances are at the Loft Stage at East Ridge High School. Tickets are available on the Woodbury Community Theatre website. Online tickets will be available until 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, but people can still purchase them in person starting an hour before each …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The city’s rules run from Nov. 1 through April 1.
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
More than 30 vehicles were cited for violating the city’s winter-parking rules over the past six days, according to police reports. Between Nov. 1 and April 1, on-street parking is prohibited between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. The ordinance is in place to make snow removal more efficient. Also, on-street parking is prohibited any time two or more inches of snow have accumulated. This is in effect until the street has been completely plowed. The two-inch guideline applies to any hour of the day and any time of the year. Related: Winter Parking Regulations for Woodbury Now in Effect Those in violation of the winter parking ordinance are given a $25 administrative citation for the first offense; it doubles with subsequent offenses. They do not …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The East Ridge High School performances were sold out, or very nearly sold out, during the opening weekend.
Opening weekend for East Ridge High School’s White Christmas was a success. Performances were either sold out, or close to being sold out, according to Jimmy Stocco III, technical director. However, tickets are still available for this week’s shows: For tickets, visit The Loft Stage website. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Friday, November 2, 2012
The rules run from Nov. 1 to April 1.
Forecasts called for a slight chance of snow in Woodbury on Friday night, but even if the flakes hold off, residents should know the city’s winter parking restrictions are now in effect. Between Nov. 1 and April 1, on-street parking is prohibited between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., even if there's no snow. Also, on-street parking is prohibited any time two or more inches of snow have accumulated. This is in effect until the street has been completely plowed. The two-inch guideline applies to any hour of the day and any time of the year. The winter parking ordinance does not apply to private streets (marked with a blue street sign), only to public roadways. Those in violation of the winter parking ordinance are given a $25 administrative citation …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Stop by the Merrill Community Arts Center from 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, July 9, for tickets.
Woodbury Community Theatre is getting ready for upcoming performances of The Wizard of Oz. Patrons can stop by Merrill Community Arts Center (MCAC) to pick out seats and head home with tickets from 4-6:30 p.m. today, Monday, July 9. Tickets cost $10 for students, $12 for seniors and $15 for adults. The MCAC is located at 380 Rivertown Drive, suite 200, in Woodbury. (A second phase of the arts center is being built at East Ridge High School.) Online ticket sales for the weekend of July 13-15 are only available until 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 11. After July 11, tickets for these performances must be reserved by telephone (651-730-4627) or purchased at the Loft Stage at East Ridge, where the performances will be held. Check out the flyer with …