News & Features

Turn Pumpkins into Compost
10/25/2021
Give your Halloween and autumnal pumpkins a second life as compost.
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Mayor's Minutes: Week of Oct. 18, 2021
10/21/2021
New Hope Mayor Kathi Hemken provides an update on city projects, events and happenings.
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Winter Coat Drive
10/21/2021
The New Hope Police Department is collecting winter coat donations through Nov. 15.
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Watering Restrictions Lifted
10/14/2021
Based on data received by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), New Hope has lifted all watering restrictions.
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Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety
10/04/2021
Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, 2021. This year’s theme, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” works to educate everyone about the different sounds that smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make.
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In the Pipeline: October 2021
10/01/2021
The latest issue of In the Pipeline is available online.
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Minnesota Main Street COVID Relief Grants Program
09/16/2021
The application process begins Sept. 20 for businesses experiencing financial hardship to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Alyssa Fram, MRPA Awards Committee Co-Chair presents New Hope Recreation Supervisor Aaron Thelen with the award.
New Hope Parks & Recreation Receives Award of Excellence
09/15/2021
New Hope Parks and Recreation has received an Award of Excellence from the Minnesota Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) for its 2020 Virtual Bike Rodeo in the organization’s “Programming and Events” category.
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City Council Approves Preliminary 2022 Budget
09/14/2021
The New Hope City Council approved the 2022 New Hope preliminary budget and maximum tax levy at its meeting on Sept. 13 and they were certified to the Hennepin County auditor.
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Protect Yourself from Social Security Scams
08/26/2021
The New Hope Police Department has received several reports from community members who have been contacted by scammers posing as Social Security government employees. Often times they use threats and demand immediate payment to avoid being arrested or additional legal action being taken. Don’t be fooled – these are just attempts to intimidate you into providing payment or personal information.
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2021 RAVE! Award Recipients
New Hope Announces 2021 RAVE! Award Winners
08/24/2021
New Hope’s 2021 RAVE! Award winners were announced and recognized by the New Hope City Council at its Aug. 23 meeting.
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Website Connects Young Families to Services
08/23/2021
Pregnant and parenting families with children from birth to 8 years of age now have a new tool to connect to services in the community that support healthy child development and family well-being.
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Just Because You Can Water Your Lawn, Doesn’t Mean You Should
08/19/2021
Every day without rain puts the State of Minnesota further into a drought, and every time residents use water unnecessarily it pushes the City of New Hope closer to imposing more water use restrictions.
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Home Energy Squad Helps Save Year Round
08/16/2021
To help homeowners increase energy savings and comfort throughout the year, Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy offer Home Energy Squad.
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Enter Your Best Shot in the 2021 In Focus Photo Contest!
08/03/2021
New Hope’s In Focus Photo Contest is back! The annual competition gives community members an opportunity to showcase their photography skills while exploring what makes New Hope a great community to live, work and play.
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Board and Commission Openings
08/02/2021
The New Hope Planning Commission and West Metro Fire-Rescue District Board of Directors are currently accepting applications to fill vacancies.
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New Hope’s Newly Appointed Police Chief, Sergeants Take Oath of Office
07/27/2021
New Hope’s recently appointed police chief, Chief Tim Hoyt took the oath of office Monday night at the New Hope City Council Meeting. Newly promoted Sergeant Mike TenEyck and Sergeant Chris Cazin also took the oath. The ceremony was previously delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Hope’s Scattered Site Housing Program Expands
07/08/2021
New Hope’s Scattered Site Housing Program has expanded, with the approval of two new purchase and redevelopment agreements by the New Hope Economic Development Authority (EDA).
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2021 Crack Repair and Seal Coat Project
07/06/2021
The project includes crack repair, seal coat and fog seal of several areas across the city.
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New Hope Receives CenterPoint Energy Safety Grant
06/30/2021
CenterPoint Energy has awarded the City of New Hope with a 2021 Community Safety Grant. The grant was accepted by New Hope City Council at its June 28 meeting.
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Is Your Home Lead Safe?
06/28/2021
Hennepin County offers funding assistance to fix lead paint hazards.
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Safe Exchange Zone
06/22/2021
The New Hope Police Department encourages the community to use the location when conducting transactions for online sales, child custody exchanges or when conducting any transaction with someone you may not know or feel comfortable meeting at a private location.
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2020 Water Quality Report
06/21/2021
New Hope’s annual water consumer confidence report for 2020 is now available.
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Chat with the Chief
06/12/2021
New Hope Police Chief Tim Hoyt recently sat down with CCX Media’s Dave Kiser to kick of Chat with the Chief - an in-depth conversation about the department’s community policing and community engagement efforts.
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Ribbon Cut at New Hope Aquatic Park
06/04/2021
Wednesday was a pristine evening for a ribbon cutting event at the New Hope Aquatic Park. Local legislators, government officials and project team members joined New Hope City Council, staff and commission members for the celebration of the city’s new facility.
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New Hope City Council Accepts 2020 Audit Report
05/27/2021
The New Hope City Council formally accepted the 2020 Financial Audit Report at its meeting of May 24.
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FCC Launches Emergency Broadband Assistance
05/13/2021
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched an emergency broadband benefit to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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HRG Launches New Recycling App, Website Features
05/07/2021
The Hennepin Recycling Group has launched a mobile app, Brooklyn Park HRG Recycling, to make it even easier for residents to stay connected about recycling collection programs.
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Council Approves Conditional Use Permit for Charter School
05/05/2021
At its April 26 meeting, the New Hope City Council passed a resolution approving a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for a charter school at 4741 Zealand Ave N.
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City Council Adopts State Performance Measures
04/28/2021
At its meeting of April 26, New Hope City Council adopted a resolution implementing the state performance measures and corresponding New Hope City Services Survey for 2021.
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Maple Grove Yardwaste Site
04/02/2021
The site is open for the season and ready to accept lawn and garden waste.
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New Hope's Tax Capacity Rate Explained
03/26/2021
Many residents wonder why New Hope's tax capacity rate is higher when compared to neighboring communities. There's more to the number. Here's an explanation of how it works.
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MN Department of Health Launches Vaccine Connector
03/05/2021
The Minnesota Department of Health recently launched the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector. The tool connects Minnesotans who want to receive the vaccine with details about when, where and how to receive one.
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NHPD Launches Community Engagement App
02/22/2021
The New Hope Police Department is increasing community engagement efforts with a new app, helping residents connect with the police department, view alerts and submit anonymous tips from their mobile device or computer.
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New Hope Council Adopts 2040 Comprehensive Plan
10/15/2020
New Hope City Council approved a resolution adopting the city’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan and placing it into effect at its meeting on Sept. 12.
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