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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Blaine Launches Round Two of the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program

COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program

The application portal for round two of the City of Blaine COVID-19 small business grant program is now live. Nonprofit organizations are now eligible for this program.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Blaine Launches Round Two of the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program

COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program

The application portal for round two of the City of Blaine COVID-19 small business grant program is now live. Nonprofit organizations are now eligible for this program.

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Fall Leaf Season Is Here

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Many Blaine residents live in an area with lots of trees in their yard. As the leaves from the trees turn color and fall, they provide both a beautiful show and require plenty of cleanup. Please keep in mind that all decaying plant material that ends up i...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Absentee Voting Now Open

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Absentee voting in Minnesota is officially underway. Voters can request a ballot by mail by visiting, MNVotes.org. Ballots will be mailed by Anoka County and voters can track the status of their ballot using an online tool at MNVotes.org. Voters who reque...

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Blaine Elections Information News: Blaine
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Visit SBM Fire Department Open Houses

Spring Lake Park, Blaine, Mounds Fire Department Fire Truck

Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department as they host an open house at each station. Fire demonstrations, fire prevention information, safety displays, and more.

Station Four

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Blaine Prepares for 2020 Elections During a Pandemic

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The general election is going to be a little different this year. With the current COVID-19 pandemic the Secretary of State’s office and Anoka County has worked to provide protective supply items for all polling places. In addition to hand sanit...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Night to Unite Registration is Open

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Night to Unite will take place on October 6, 2020. Night to Unite promotes neighbors getting to know each other through neighborhood social gatherings.

Night to Unite is going to look and feel a little different this year. Due to COVID-19 visits from publi...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Housing Growth Remains Strong

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Through the COVID-19 pandemic, housing activity has continued to remain strong in Blaine. Over the last 20 years, Blaine has continually ranked in the top 10 in the Twin Cities metropolitan area for new housing construction. Through July 31, 2020, Blaine ...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Housing Growth Remains Strong

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Through the COVID-19 pandemic, housing activity has continued to remain strong in Blaine. Over the last 20 years, Blaine has continually ranked in the top 10 in the Twin Cities metropolitan area for new housing construction. Through July 31, 2020, Blaine ...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Highway 65 Study in Final Phase

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MnDOT, in partnership with Anoka County and the cities of Blaine, Ham Lake, and Spring Lake Park, began a far-reaching study of the Highway 65 corridor in August 2018. The project team looked at dozens of potential solutions for Highway 65 and used commun...

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MnDOT Project Webpage News: Blaine
Posted on: September 8, 2020

It's Time to Vote

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Voting is now open for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

It's Time to Vote

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Voting is now open for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

It's Time to Vote

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Voting is now open for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

RecConnect Online August/September 2020

RecConnect Online Fall 2020

Check out the latest program offerings from Blaine Parks and Rec. Fall Registrations begins on August 31.

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

RecConnect Online August/September 2020

RecConnect Online Fall 2020

Check out the latest program offerings from Blaine Parks and Rec. Fall Registrations begins on August 31.

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Census Takers Visiting in Person to Non-responding Households

We Count Blaine 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau is sending census takers to interview households in person through September 30. Residents are encouraged to cooperate with census takers and ensure that everyone who was living in your household as of April 1, 2020, is counted.&...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: July 22, 2020

New Online Registration System

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The City of Blaine Parks Recreation Department will be launching a new online registration system at the beginning of the fall season. Stay tuned for details at BlaineParks.com.

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 22, 2020

New Online Registration System

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The City of Blaine Parks Recreation Department will be launching a new online registration system at the beginning of the fall season. Stay tuned for details at BlaineParks.com.

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News: BlaineParks
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Blaine Development Continues

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During a pandemic, it would be easy to assume that development activity grinds to an abrupt halt. That scenario is not what the city is currently experiencing as you can see in the latest Blaine Planning Commission and Blaine City Council meeting agendas....

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Blaine Development Continues

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During a pandemic, it would be easy to assume that development activity grinds to an abrupt halt. That scenario is not what the city is currently experiencing as you can see in the latest Blaine Planning Commission and Blaine City Council meeting agendas....

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Night to Unite

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This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Night to Unite has been rescheduled to Tuesday, October 6. The event is subject to change due to current public health guidelines at the time of the event. Night to Unite is an evening of neighborhood festivities a...

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News: BlaineSafetyServices
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Neighborhood Meeting Policy for Development Projects

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The residents of Blaine may have noticed that some of the more recent land use applications within the city have garnered a lot of attention, and more specifically, a lot of attention from residents immediately adjacent to certain developments. The Blaine...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Neighborhood Meeting Policy for Development Projects

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The residents of Blaine may have noticed that some of the more recent land use applications within the city have garnered a lot of attention, and more specifically, a lot of attention from residents immediately adjacent to certain developments. The Blaine...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Summer Pet Reminders

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Dogs Must be Leashed When Out for a Walk

Please remember that all dogs must be on a leash and under control while off their owner’s property. If you wish to have dogs run and play off leash, the city has an off leash dog park available at Aquator...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Interactive Development Resources

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Want to know what development activity is occurring the community? The City of Blaine has an interactive development map available on the city website under the Business and Development section. The interactive map allows anyone to see what projects are c...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Interactive Development Resources

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Want to know what development activity is occurring the community? The City of Blaine has an interactive development map available on the city website under the Business and Development section. The interactive map allows anyone to see what projects are c...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Adopt a Park

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The Adopt a Park program is an opportunity for residents of all ages to become involved in improving the city parks and trail corridors. This is a partnership between you, neighbors, friends, and the city. Groups will work together to accomplish needed pa...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Adopt a Park

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The Adopt a Park program is an opportunity for residents of all ages to become involved in improving the city parks and trail corridors. This is a partnership between you, neighbors, friends, and the city. Groups will work together to accomplish needed pa...

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News: BlaineParks
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Sign Up for CivicReady

CivicReady App

Blaine’s Emergency Notification System (CivicReady) is designed to notify residents and businesses of important emergency information. The events that have unfolded in the last few months has shown the value of being able to send emergency infor...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Sign Up for CivicReady

CivicReady App

Blaine’s Emergency Notification System (CivicReady) is designed to notify residents and businesses of important emergency information. The events that have unfolded in the last few months has shown the value of being able to send emergency infor...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Blaine Moves to In-Person Optional City Meetings

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Starting in July, City of Blaine public meetings will again be held in the city council chambers at Blaine City Hall. These meetings will be a hybrid of Zoom meetings and in-person meetings. The Mayor has signed a declaration allowing members of the counc...

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Council, Board, and Commission Agendas News: Blaine
Posted on: July 1, 2020

2020 Brings Big Changes to Summer in Blaine

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The City of Blaine is home to many large events each summer. These events bring in millions of dollars of economic impact to the Blaine economy. Due to COVID-19 many large events are being canceled and the impact will be felt far beyond the field, course,...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Large Events Canceled in 2020

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The City of Blaine is home to many large events each summer. These events bring in millions of dollars of economic impact to the Blaine economy. Due to COVID-19 many large events are being canceled and the impact will be felt far beyond the field, course,...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Community Connect Update July 2020

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This information has been compiled by the Community Outreach unit of the Blaine Police Department.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Community Connect Update July 2020

Community Connect Update

This information has been compiled by the Community Outreach unit of the Blaine Police Department.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

How to Help Local Businesses

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Blaine businesses, whether large or small, are an integral part of the economic health of the community. Our local businesses are being heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While some businesses may be closed to the public, they are not closed. Many...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: June 26, 2020

How to Help Local Businesses

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Blaine businesses, whether large or small, are an integral part of the economic health of the community. Our local businesses are being heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While some businesses may be closed to the public, they are not closed. Many...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Community Development Operations During the Pandemic

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The city’s Planning and Economic Development Department has been working remotely during the COVID 19 pandemic. At this time, staff is fully functional and can respond to voice mails, emails and all land use and sign application requests. When m...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Community Development Operations During the Pandemic

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The city’s Planning and Economic Development Department has been working remotely during the COVID 19 pandemic. At this time, staff is fully functional and can respond to voice mails, emails and all land use and sign application requests. When m...

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News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Blaine’s Emergency Operations Center

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Blaine opened the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on March 13. The EOC has been up and running continuously since then. The city’s EOC is designed to coordinate the city’s emergency response to s...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Blaine City Council Passes Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy

Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy Now in Effect

The Blaine City Council passed a new temporary outdoor dining policy to allow restaurants flexibility as they open under new COVID-19 guidelines.

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Blaine City Council Passes Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy

Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy Now in Effect

The Blaine City Council passed a new temporary outdoor dining policy to allow restaurants flexibility as they open under new COVID-19 guidelines.

Read More News: BlaineBiz
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Absentee Ballots Now Available by Mail

Blaine elections logo and text saying that absentee ballots are now available

The online application for absentee ballots is now open. By filling out the online application you can have your ballot for the August primary and the November general election mailed to you.

For your ballot to count, remember this important information:

  • Re...
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Absentee Ballot Application News: Blaine
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Stormwater Pond Rules

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Stormwater ponds are manmade bodies of water designed for the purpose of treating stormwater runoff. All bodies of water you see in the City of Blaine are stormwater ponds with the exception of Laddie Lake and Sunrise Lake. Sunrise Lake is a manmade body ...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Celebrate American Wetlands

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Since 1991, each May is recognized as American Wetlands Month. It is a time to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the nation’s ecological, economic, and social health. Wetlands help improve water quality and supply, reduce flooding, a...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Celebrate American Wetlands

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Since 1991, each May is recognized as American Wetlands Month. It is a time to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the nation’s ecological, economic, and social health. Wetlands help improve water quality and supply, reduce flooding, a...

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News: Blaine Wetland Sanctuary
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Celebrate American Wetlands

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Since 1991, each May is recognized as American Wetlands Month. It is a time to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to the nation’s ecological, economic, and social health. Wetlands help improve water quality and supply, reduce flooding, a...

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News: BlaineParks
Posted on: May 5, 2020

The Three Stooges: Comedy's Heavy Hitters

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Nyuk nyuk nyuk! Get ready to learn everything you never wanted to know (and more) about America’s favorite nit-wits, The Three Stooges! Learn how Moe’s friendship with vaudeville megastar Ted Healey led to the creation of the Stooges, ...

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News: Rec At Home
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - Ages 9 to 12

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New Rec at Home contest. The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This contest is for ages 9 to 12. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Music Together Offers Virtual Classes

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Music Together Online is designed to teach the way young children learn through play. During each online music class, the teacher will lead music activities for the whole family to sing, play, and jam along to and show how to make everyday items like dish...

Register Online

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

The Marx Brothers: Groucho, Chico, Harpo, and Sometimes Zeppo

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Spend a night with the Marx Brothers, North Metro TV Studio Manager, and Anoka County Film Historian Eric Houston in this terrific, one hour class. You’ll find out how the boys got their famous nicknames, how Chico and Harpo learned the piano an...

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News: Rec At Home
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - Ages 6 to 8

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New Rec at Home contest. The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This contest is for ages 6 to 8. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished ...

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Download Coloring Sheet (PDF) News: Rec At Home
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with Blaine Parks and Recreation

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Download and color this #RecAtHome earth day picture and post in the comments on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #BlaineEarthDay.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with Blaine Parks and Recreation

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Download and color this #RecAtHome earth day picture and post in the comments on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #BlaineEarthDay.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with Blaine Parks and Recreation

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Download and color this #RecAtHome earth day picture and post in the comments on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #BlaineEarthDay.

Download Picture News: Rec At Home
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Community Connect Update April 2020

Community Connect Update

This information has been compiled by the Community Outreach unit of the Blaine Police Department.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Minnesota Twins Coloring Contest - 5 and Under

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The City of Blaine has partnered with the Minnesota Twins to use some TC Bear coloring sheets for a fun Rec at Home coloring contest. This first contest is for ages 5 and under. Download the coloring sheet and then either email the finished masterpiece to...

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News: Rec At Home
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Mary Pickford: The World's First Movie Star

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Once the most famous and successful woman in the world, Mary Pickford was the original American super star.  We’ll take an in depth look at her career, from her early silent films to her Oscar winning sound debut!  You&rsqu...

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News: Rec At Home
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Blaine BizConnect Special COVID-19 Edition

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A healthy and vibrant business community will always be important to the City of Blaine and city staff are ready to help connect businesses to resources such as loan programs or tax credit information.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest!

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest!

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stop the Spread of Garlic Mustard

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Garlic mustard is a highly aggressive invasive species, growing in woodlands and woodland edges. It is one of the first invasive species to emerge and flowers in May – June. It is a biennial forb, producing a basal rosette the first year and bol...

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Garlic Mustard Information Sheet (PDF) News: Blaine
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stop the Spread of Garlic Mustard

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Garlic mustard is a highly aggressive invasive species, growing in woodlands and woodland edges. It is one of the first invasive species to emerge and flowers in May – June. It is a biennial forb, producing a basal rosette the first year and bol...

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Garlic Mustard Information Sheet (PDF) News: Blaine Wetland Sanctuary
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Stop the Spread of Garlic Mustard

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Garlic mustard is a highly aggressive invasive species, growing in woodlands and woodland edges. It is one of the first invasive species to emerge and flowers in May – June. It is a biennial forb, producing a basal rosette the first year and bol...

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Garlic Mustard Information Sheet (PDF) News: BlaineParks
Posted on: March 30, 2020

6 Tips to Keep Safe Social Distance

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6 Tips to Keep Safe Social Distances while at Parks and on Trails During COVID-19 Pandemic

Learn More News: Rec At Home
Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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Blaine businesses are an integral part of the economic health of the community. BlaineBizMN has posted a business resources page containing information related to emergency loan programs, changes in city policy, and how to stay informed.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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Blaine businesses are an integral part of the economic health of the community. BlaineBizMN has posted a business resources page containing information related to emergency loan programs, changes in city policy, and how to stay informed.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Employee Assistance Program Overview and Contact Information

The wellness speaker this month was to be the EAP representative. A video has been provided by the speaker and is included below.

View Video View: Employee Presentations & Training
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Election Judges Needed

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Serving as an election judge is an excellent way to get involved in the community. Judges will learn election procedures and help ensure elections are administered in a fair manner. Election judges are paid an hourly wage and are essential to our democrac...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Blaine PD Makes Holidays Brighter Free Event for Students

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On December 10, 2019, the Blaine Police Department along with Target, Spring Lake Park Blaine Mounds View Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Lino Lakes Department of Public Safety, Centennial Lakes Police Dep...

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News: Heroes & Helpers
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest!

Read More News: BlaineParks
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest!

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Announcing the Impressions of Blaine Photo of the Year

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Congratulations to Tom Stuart with Hilltop Sunrise

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Announcing the Impressions of Blaine Photo of the Year

Impressions of Blaine - Photo of the Year - Hilltop Sunrise by Tom Stuart

Congratulations to Tom Stuart with Hilltop Sunrise

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Announcing the Impressions of Blaine Photo of the Year

Impressions of Blaine - Photo of the Year - Hilltop Sunrise by Tom Stuart

Congratulations to Tom Stuart with Hilltop Sunrise

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Online Permitting Coming in 2020

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Many residents and builders have asked the city to transition to online building permits. Hearing this feedback the City of Blaine researched potential partners for this project. Earlier this year the city selected Intuitive Municipal Solutions to develop...

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News: Blaine
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Online Permitting Coming in 2020

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Many residents and builders have asked the city to transition to online building permits. Hearing this feedback the City of Blaine researched potential partners for this project. Earlier this year the city selected Intuitive Municipal Solutions to develop...

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News: Building Inspections
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Congratulations to the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

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The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Congratulations to the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

Impressions of Blaine - Randy Ripley - Birds in a Nest

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

Read More News: BlaineParks
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Congratulations to the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest

Impressions of Blaine - Randy Ripley - Birds in a Nest

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest.

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Blaine BizConnect - September 2019

BizConnect Online

Blaine BizConnect is a monthly update on development happenings in the City of Blaine.

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

View the 2019 Night to Unite Flickr Photo Recap

Night to Unite 2019

In 2019 there were 146 registered Night to Unite block parties in the City of Blaine. Thousands of Blaine residents were out celebrating community and building relationships. The city had two photo teams out to capture great moments from the night.

View Flickr Recap News: Night to Unite
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Fourth Graders Learn to be Safe

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Blaine Safety Camp, held in late July, brought 160 fourth graders together for two days of fun and learning. Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death and disabling injury for children under the age of 15. The main goal of Safety Camp is to help ...

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More Safety Camp Information News: Safety Camp
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

Impressions of Blaine - Spring Photo Contest Winners

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

Impressions of Blaine - Spring Photo Contest Winners

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

Read More News: BlaineParks
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest

Impressions of Blaine - Spring Photo Contest Winners

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Spring Photo Contest!

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest

2019 Winter Impressions of Blaine Winners

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Winter Photo Contest!

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 Fall Photo Contest

Fall 2019 Impressions of Blaine Collage

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Fall Photo Contest!

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Blaine PD Makes Holidays Brighter for Students

2018 Heroes and Helpers Group Photo by Alicia Marie Photography

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 the Blaine Police Department along with Target, SBM Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, Lexington Fire Department, Lino Lakes Department of Public Safety, Centennial Lakes Police ...

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News: Heroes & Helpers
Posted on: December 20, 2018

View the 2018 Heroes & Helpers Flickr Photo Recap

Heroes and Helpers Flickr Photo Recap

2018 Heroes & Helpers in pictures. Professional photos by Alicia Marie Photography and Memories and More Photo Booth

View Flickr Recap News: Heroes & Helpers
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Heroes and Helpers event at Target

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Story by StarTribune

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Announcing the Impressions of Blaine Photo of the Year

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Congratulations to Carly Ahlers with her Fall 2017 entry, Biking on the Boardwalk.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Announcing the Winners of the Impressions of Blaine 2018 Summer Photo Contest

Winners of the Impressions of Blaine Photo Contest Collage

The results are in for the Impressions of Blaine Summer Photo Contest!

Read More News: Impressions of Blaine
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Night to Unite a Huge Success

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The 2019 edition of Night to Unite was held on Tuesday, August 2, and it was another successful evening of bringing together the community as a whole.

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Winners of the 2018 Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest

2018 Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest Winners (Cat/Dog)

Congratulations to "Bruce" the cat and "Rosie" the dog on winning people's choice in the 2018 Night to Unite Pet Photo Contest. Thank you to all those that entered.

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2018 Night to Unite Photo Contest Entries News: Night to Unite
Posted on: July 23, 2018

2018 Blaine Safety Camp a Success

2018 Safety Camp Graduates

Two Day Camp Focuses on Reducing the Number of Accidental Injuries and Deaths Among Children

Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives after the 22nd Annual Blaine Safety Camp.

On ...

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More Safety Camp Information News: Safety Camp
Posted on: June 1, 2018

View the 2018 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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2018 Blaine WorldFest in pictures. Professional photos by Sarah Grace Photography.

View Flickr Recap News: Flickr Photo Recap
Posted on: June 1, 2018

View the 2018 Blaine WorldFest Flickr Photo Recap

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2018 Blaine WorldFest in pictures. Professional photos by Sarah Grace Photography.

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Blaine World Fest 2018

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Blaine World Fest was held Saturday, May 19 at Town Square Park.  This celebration of nations was marked with colorful costuming, talented dancers, delicious food, and friendly vendors.  Approximately 1200 people came out for the event a...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Kids Shop with Officers, Firefighters in Blaine

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Story by Eric Hagen, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

2017 Safety Camp – 21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp a Success

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21st Annual Blaine Safety Camp a SuccessTwo-day camp focuses on reducing the number of accidental injuries and deaths among children.

Another collection of Blaine soon-to-be fourth graders now possess the knowledge and tools to live safe, healthy lives aft...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

2017 Safety Camp Video

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Produced by TJ Tronson, North Metro TV

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Safety Camp Makes Impact in Blaine

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

More than 20 Years of Training at Blaine Safety Camp

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Story and Photo by TJ Armstrong, Staff Writer, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Are You a Nextdoor Neighbor?

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Have you signed up for your Nextdoor account?  The City of Blaine has partnered with a private online network called Nextdoor.  Nextdoor is a free private social networking website for your neighborhood.  Nextdoor makes it east ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Blaine Market

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We are moving outdoors beginning Wednesday, June 6 from 3 to 7 PM.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

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BWS is one of Blaine's premier open spaces with over 500 acres of wetland and upland, and a boardwalk extending from Lexington Avenue North through both wetland and upland habitats to connect an existing paved trail to East Lake Park.

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Impressions of Blaine

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The City of Blaine presents our first ever photo contest, held seasonally.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

2016 Family Fun Night Flickr Photo Recap

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Photos by Eric Hagen, ABC Newspapers

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

9th Annual WorldFest

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The ninth annual World Fest was held on Saturday, May 21. Town Square Park was decorated with flags from around the world to welcome over 1600 attendees. The event kicked off with the sound of an air horn and a Chinese Lion leading a procession from City ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Aquatore Park Receives an Earth Day Makeover

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On Saturday, April 23, Spring Lake Park Girl Scouts from K thru 7th grade organized 6 groups to clean up Aquatore Park.  A few notables from the clean up effort:

  • 83 Girl Scouts/30 Adults/12 Siblings = 125 Volunteers
  • 24 Yard Waste Bags
  • 5 Trash Bags

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Posted on: May 2, 2016

Kane Meadows Park Celebrated Earth Day this Past Saturday

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Kane Meadows Park celebrated #EarthDay this past Saturday. They had a great turnout.

  • 7 bags of garbage including a tire.
  • 7 bags of old leaves, mulched, racked and bagged.
  • 1 ton of new mulch shoveled, wheelbarrowed and spread in at least 6 areas.
  • 12 large pizz...
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Posted on: January 1, 2016

Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

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For the sixth year in a row, the Blaine Police Department teamed with Blaine SuperTarget to make the holiday season extra special for some local children. This year members of the Spring Lake Park–Blaine–Mounds View Fire Department and...

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Posted on: January 1, 2016

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

Record Attendance at WorldFest 2015

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The Parks and Recreation Department hosted World Fest on Saturday, May 16, at Town Square Park. The event was a huge success! Around 2.200 people came out to enjoy the event. World Fest is an amazing event that brings the community together to celebrate t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

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Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

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For the fifth year in a row, the Blaine Police Department teamed with Blaine SuperTarget to make the holiday season extra special for some local children. This year members of theSpring Lake Park, Blaine, Mounds View Fire Department, Anoka County Sheriff’...

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Posted on: January 1, 2015

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

Celebrating Cultures, Cuisine, Dance, Music and Art from Around the World

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The Parks and Recreation Department hosted World Fest on Saturday, May 16, at Town Square Park. The event was a huge success! Around 2.200 people came out to enjoy the event. World Fest is an amazing event that brings the community together to celebrate t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2014

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Heroes & Helpers Huge Success

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For the fourth year in a row, the Blaine Police Department teamed with Blaine SuperTarget to make the holiday season extra special for some local children. Formerly known as Shop with a Cop this year’s program has been renamed Hero’s a...

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Posted on: January 1, 2014

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