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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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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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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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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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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Town Council gave unanimous first reading to its 2012 Property Tax Rate Bylaw, the necessary ingredient to provide the funding for the budget council passed last December. That budget called for the need for $6.8 million in revenue to fund Morinville’s 2012 expenditures and debenture payments...

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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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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...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Former labour leader Trudy Grebenstein has entered the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock race as the NDP candidate. After a decade as President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3550, Grebenstein felt she still had much to offer and decided to enter provincial politics...

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Academic recognition Councillor David Pattison presented a certificate on behalf on the Town of Morinville to Joseph Girard on completion of the RCMP Citizen's Academy. The graduation, the culmination of the 10-week program, took place Monday night at the Provincial Building. Pattison was joined by fellow Morinville...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Wildrose candidate Link Byfield has been waiting for the provincial election since winning his party’s nomination 17 months ago. Byfield, who is perhaps best known as a journalist and publisher of Alberta Report for 18 years, received the party nod by acclamation in October of 2010...