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Arts & Culture

Festival offers taste of what County has to offer

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

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Bon Accord – For four hours Saturday, Sturgeon County residents and visitors to the area had a chance to enjoy a perfect fall day and to sample a variety of seasonal flavours from Sturgeon County chefs, cooks and other food specialists all in one place … […]

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Local News

Wildrose leader expresses concern for landowners

By Stephen Dafoe

Bon Accord – Wildrose Alliance leader Danielle Smith made a brief stop at Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm Friday afternoon to tour the facility and meet with local party supporters. The stop over was part of her tour through Sturgeon, Thorhild and Smokey Lake Counties this past weekend … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 13

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATES

We have seen so many changes at the administration level in the town office. Our costs for staffing have increased dramatically. You have retained the services of transitional solutions to solve or add to this problem. We have had to pay horrendous costs associated with this company. The services they provide could easily be provided by our current town manager. As members of our current … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 12

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL AND MAYORAL CANDIDATES

Hello I am a new resident of Morinville and we have are an active young family. I have heard that in the past few years there have been discussions in regards to a swimming pool and fixing the arena. I was wondering if in … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 11

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL AND MAYORAL CANDIDATES

The 100 Street / Cardiff Road / Highway 2 intersection is now a genuine safety hazard. South Glens is completed, Cardiff is growing, and the southbound turn onto Highway 2 is most often a half-blind turn when traffic is in the slowdown lane. I have read the 2004 Transportation Master Plan on the town website in detail, and this intersection was seen as a major safety priority, and absolutely nothing has been done in the six years since. […]

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Arts & Culture

The weekend ahead in community events

By Étienne Thevou

If you are a candidate for elected office, your Saturday is probably tied up ringing doorbells and talking to voters. But if you are not on the campaign trail, there is plenty of opportunities to take in a little culture and fun this weekend … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 10

Local business has been a hot topic of discussion recently. Namely, the lack thereof and/or the poor support a lot of them get. How do you feel we should address this issue and should it not start with the Town itself? […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 9

A recent article in this publication stated that the photo radar contractor racked up 8,662 tickets (56% of them from out of town) for a total of $1, 088, 534 in fines!. Seeing as how the population of Morinville is only 6,775, how can anyone in their right mind expect … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 8

The transit service that was offered by Town of Morinville, through contract with the City of St. Albert was cancelled in the spring due to low ridership. This lack of ridership may have been due to lack of promotion of the service as well as possible inconvenient times of the service being offered, once early … […]

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Local News

Drivers urged to buckle up this October

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It only takes a moment to fasten and unfasten, but a small segment of drivers and passengers are still not getting the message to buckle up. RCMP and Alberta Sheriffs will be focusing their attention this October … […]