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ITS/Global Chosen as Photo Radar Contractor

The photo enforcement contract was put out to tender on the Alberta Purchasing Connection website back in July, said Chief Administrative Officer Deb Oyarzun. “We did receive 15 or 16 inquiries about the RFP,” she told Council, however only two complete proposals ended up being submitted by the deadline – one from Redflex Traffic Systems from Phoenix, Arizona and the other from ITS and their new business partner, Global Traffic Services…. […]

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Bus boarding to be a zap this fall

by Lucie Roy

Student safety was the focus of two sessions at École Notre Dame Elementary School Aug. 26. Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools demonstrated the new Student Ridership Tracking Z Pass that students will be using when they get on and off the bus… […]

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Business

Chamber looking to recognize its business superstars

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Small Business Week is still almost two months away and the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual gala along with it. But the local business advocacy group is already making plans for the big day by seeking nominations for business of the year in a variety of categories… […]

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Business

Off-Leash Dog Park to open in Morinville this fall

by Calli Stromner

Bob Foster Park will be going to the dogs as Council unanimously approved it as the location for a new off-leash dog park. Up to $50,000 was earmarked in the 2014 Budget to develop a canine-centric recreation area and Town documents indicate that the project aligns with three of the Town’s six priorities: cultural, social and environmental sustainability… […]

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Morinville Council Briefs

A high-density residential development in east Morinville is back on the table after Council postponed a decision on the proposal back in June. The revised plan lowers the number of duplex units from 42 to 38 and creates a larger buffer of green space between… […]

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MPES Playground gets $30,000 boost

by Calli Stromner

Morinville children may soon have another place to play after Town Council unanimously approved $30,000 in grant funding to go to building Phase One of the Morinville Public Elementary School (MPES) playground…. […]

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Legal

Our Morinville and area

Our Morinville & Area is an opportunity to view life through our community members’ lenses. Photos can be taken in Morinville and the surrounding communities in Sturgeon County or even cool photos from places our readers have visited… […]

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Columns

Column: Joe Morinville

Doesn’t seem to be a whole lot happening locally for me to gripe about lately. In fact, it looks like my job has been taken over by the Morinville Rant and Rave page on the Facebook. It’s where I get my information on whether it is too busy at the Timmies or not. Anyway, there is other stuff going on in the world that makes me wonder about what the world is coming to… […]