This page lists resources for help in the community and general announements.


Here is the link to the Roundabout plan and talk for Glenwood/Jean Duluth Rd.  

More information on roundabouts coming to London Road - 40th Ave. E.m and 60th Ave E. (and 26th Ave. E)
London Road roundabouts

DNT article on local EPA bird study and PFAS.   May 2023

LINK to Interceptor WLSSD project happening Summer 2020.  

LINK TO BRIGHTON BEACH PLAN - click for more info.

Link to Progress in the Parks    Hawk Ridge Education Facilities Master Plan

Link to Oct 7, 2001 meeting about Brighton Beach Resiliency plan update (note: Brighton Beach section is at 47.40 through 58.10 minutes) Click within the page link and enter passcode numbers to listen to recording of the meeting.

Lester Park Golf Course - closed permanently.  Mixed housing and possibly retail for its future. 


Community Sites 

Portman Community Center  218-7304310  Duluth Parks & Rec. Senior Programs   
4601 McCulloch St.   

Noon-3 p.m. Mon.  Bridge
9-11a.m. Tues   Mens’ Coffee  
Meals AEOA $4. Eat at Portman or pick up to take home.  Adv. reg. reqd.
Hockey, Baseball, Playground, Building available for rent. 

Lakeside Lester Park Community Club  218-525-0845
106 N. 54th Ave. E.  (former Lester Park branch library)
There is no more after school time at the club. 
The club occassionally has programs including Breakfast with Santa and Spring Bingo. 
It's available for rent 


Facebook Pages

Look at Lakeside newsletter   Be sure to Like this page!   :-)

Lakeside Community Garden

Lakeside Lester Park Living

Preserve the Gateway

Friends of the Lakewalk - website



Senior Linkage Line

United Way 211   Help with Housing and more. 

Food shelves

   Check with Fruit of the Vine food shelf through Vineyard Church on Arrowhead Road


     Ruby's Pantry - 3rd Thursdays at the Coppertop/First United Methodist Church

Safe Haven - if you feel unsafe call 218 - 623-1000

National Domestic Violence Hotline  - 1-800-799-7233



91st anniversary celebration of Ecumen Lakeshore     June, 2021

PBS The Slice- A Walk Through Lester Park   (2021)


Click on links to go to websites 

MN Dept of Health    (651) 201-5689|
Center for Disease Control 
At-home Testing Kits.  4 are free.
To find a place near you to get a Covid-19 vaccine 
Call 1-800-232-0233 
Text your zip code to 438829