Macalester-Groveland Community News


The E-lluminator is a bi-weekly electronic newsletter of the Macalester-Groveland Community Council, consisting of community council and city-related issues, events, and information that relates to Macalester-Groveland. Contact the council at to be added to the email distribution list.

Crime Notification Updates

Interested in receiving email updates on crime in the neighborhood? The Macalester-Groveland Community Council distributes crime notification updates which are based on news releases, tips, and information received from the St. Paul Police Department. As such, the content and timeliness of the information is based upon what information and when it is shared with the Community Council. Contact Jennifer at to be added to the email distribution list.

For those neighbors who would prefer to access weekly crime reports, please visit the City of St. Paul website here:

In addition, the Western District Police Department (located at 389 N. Hamline Avenue, across from Super Target) holds informative community meetings the third Tuesday of every month at 9:30am and 6:30pm, and those meetings are open to the public for their input and questions about crime and crime prevention matters.

The St. Paul Police Department also disseminates neighborhood-level public safety and community event notifications; you may wish to sign up for this service at