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After two advanced polls Oct. 4 and 14, polls opened Monday, Oct. 16 and residents voted in Morinville’s latest civic election. With an estimated 6,185 eligible voters, turnout reached 23 per cent, which is 18 per cent lower than the 2013 election, which saw 41 per cent turnout and 20 per cent lower than 2010, which saw 43 per cent turnout. […]
The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF), a non-profit organization from Morinville that will be opening a women’s shelter in the area and who raises awareness on the realities of domestic violence, is hosting its third annual Break Free Gala, on Oct. 28. The event, which takes place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, will showcase a major announcement regarding JMMF’s forthcoming shelter. […]
Seven Morinville educators lined up alongside Chris and Tracey’s No Frills owners Chris and Tracey Mansbridge to receive a cheque for $7,561 Thursday morning. The monies will support Morinville Community High School, Georges H. Primeau, Ecole Notre Dame, and Morinville Public School’s lunch programs. […]
Morinville Detachment NCO 1/c Sgt. Dale Kendall and Jennifer Kee, RCMP K Division Community Policing expert made a presentation at the cultural centre Tuesday night as part of an enforcement services event. […]
Eight months after St. Albert real estate developer Landrex Inc. gifted the Father’s House with the former King of Kings Lutheran Church building at the north end of St. Albert, the Morinville church is one step closer to calling it home. […]
The Morinville Fire Department has launched a new partnership and collaboration with A3UAV, a Transport Canada certified Canadian Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) company providing UAV services to municipalities. […]
A meet and greet with the Honourable Andrew Scheer, P.C., M.P., Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, and Dane Lloyd, Conservative Party Candidate for Sturgeon River-Parkland took place Tuesday afternoon under a big white tent in the Putnam & Lawson Parking lot.
With the municipal election a little under one week away, candidates are no doubt preparing for a final push to earn your vote. They’ve knocked on doors and put up signs, they’ve answered questions up on stage at the MCCC and talked, one-on-one, with residents at the library. Each of the candidates are hoping you will see them as the best person for the job, and they’ve been out in the community trying to tell you why. […]