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Local News

What’s on this weekend?

Saturday night will see the Community Cultural Centre rock with the music of Rend. This all ages show is a joint community effort between MorinvilleNews.com, Higher Grounds and the cultural Centre… […]

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Morinville

Penny to run again for Liberals

By Stephen Dafoe

Barrhead – Health professional Leslie Penny is once again running for the Alberta Liberals in the general election. The long-time Barrhead resident is currently a Manager of Seniors Health with Alberta Health Services and just received a certificate from the Alberta College of Registered Nurses recognizing 40 years in the nursing profession… […]

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Morinville

Council gets some update on Civic Plaza overruns

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council got some information on the status of an estimated $870,000 cost overrun on Morinville’s Civic Plaza Tuesday night after an absence of the subject on Council’s agenda prompted MorinvilleNews.com to raise the matter during the media’s opportunity to ask questions… […]

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Legal

Grant running for the EverGreens

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Morinville mother of two is running for provincial office under the EverGreen banner. Lisa Grant, who ran for the Green Party in the last federal election and for the Alberta Greens in the 2008 provincial election, is once again taking a run at political office… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter:Gratitude expressed in different ways:

The article recently written by Lucie Roy of the Morinville News was well appreciated by the board of the Centralta Tourism Society, `CTS`. The year 2011-2012 was filled with involvement and varied successes. In Legal the CTS, painted five more murals. Two of the five murals will be installed shortly… […]

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Morinville

Champion Petfoods compliance agreement nearing completion

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A compliance agreement between Champion Petfoods and the Town of Morinville is nearing completion, Council heard Tuesday night. Council had voted unanimously Feb. 14 in favour of pursuing a compliance agreement with Champion to resolve the outstanding odour issue. That agreement seeks mutual understanding between the two parties with respect to time lines on the ongoing issue… […]

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Morinville

Council approves grant applicants

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four groups came to Council Mar. 27 looking for $15,000 in Community Grant funding, but Council was not prepared to grant all requests lest it deplete a large portion of its annual grant spending… […]

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Morinville

Break-in not deterring youth plans in community

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Standing outside the newly reinforced back door of the Morinville Youth Centre, youth worker A.D. Richardson strikes a determined pose for the camera. But inside both Richardson and the recently reopened youth centre is a greater determination that the recent break-in and theft is not going to deter the plans to have a safe place for youth to meet in Morinville… […]