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The Midstream Support Society’s 20th Annual Santa Store Charity Auction took place at Coach’s Corner Saturday night. Auctioneer Brad Ward had roughly 50 bidders bidding on 86 lots, raising $12,170 between bids, a special prize draw, and a 50/50 draw. […]
The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program was removed this year from the Morinville Detachment Community Initiatives program due to the time it takes to run the program and to the current shortage of RCMP members. […]
The Senate of Canada celebrated the 150th anniversary of its first sitting Nov. 6 by awarding commemorative medals, struck by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Senate 150th Anniversary Medal commemorates the first time senators came to Ottawa to sit in Parliament on Nov. 6, 1867. […]
Council has unanimously approved a limited number of Morinville residents to own pet pigs after a report to Council from Sgt. William Norton, Manager of Enforcement Services, focusing on three requests to consider issuing permits for different breeds of swine (pig).
The Seventh Annual Heroes Hockey Challenge (HHC), a series of annual charitable hockey fundraising events taking place in communities across Canada with various National Hockey League (NHL) alumni teams and celebrities, is underway. […]
Municipalities collect education property taxes on behalf of the province through their municipal property tax system. Oil and gas facilities are taxed until there is an abandoned status on the records of the Alberta Energy Regulator. Once abandoned, no assessment is prepared. This government says this process can take several years during which the municipality is required to remit education property tax. […]
The Morinville Community Library will soon be setting up tables in the program room and throughout the library to showcase the many items up for bid during the library’s upcoming Silent Auction Nov. 21 to 25. […]