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Cherdarchuks preparing for festive weekend

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – a local family is opening their home to the community this weekend. A Very Cherdarchuk Christmas is the second time the owners of First Choice Tree Nursery and Garden Centre, located east of Morinville, have invited the community to enjoy the Christmas season with them.

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Organizers pleased with response to 2010 Christmas Festival

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Festival results are coming in and this year’s tallies indicate Morinville’s Lite Up the Nite Christmas Festival 2010 may have been one of the best yet.

Under a canopy of darkness, Morinvillians and residents from neighbouring communities gathered along 100 Avenue and 100 Street Saturday night to watch the night lit up as the annual parade passed by en route to St. Jean Baptiste Park where Santa Claus … […]

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Your Monday Morning News

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Nov. 29 edition of Monday Morning News hits store shelves and restaurant counters Monday morning.

This week’s edition contains the following news stories … […]

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Budget open houses this week

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

As the Town of Morinville works towards finalizing its 2011 budget, a series of public open houses and meetings will take place this week giving ratepayers an opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns on the proposed budget.

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Survey shows County residents want more amenities and programs

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – Representatives from RC Strategies presented Sturgeon County Council with the findings of a needs assessment study they conducted on the County’s behalf earlier this year. The approximately $50,000 study took stock of existing recreational facilities and programs in Sturgeon County and neighbouring communities, assessing the strengths and weaknesses based on what County residents are using and would use if it were available to them.

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Community comes through to help Fill-A-Bus

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Town of Morinville’s Community Bus might have been groaning under the weight of generosity Friday night as it hauled away this year’s collection of food donations for the Morinville Food Bank Society and the Knights of Columbus’ Christmas Hamper program.

The bus spent two days as a receptacle for non-perishable food supplies. Morinville schools Notre Dame elementary and École Georges P. Vanier School deposited the food they had been collecting … […]

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COP to begin Christmas car patrols

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com

Morinville – Well known for patrolling the streets of Morinville by car looking for suspicious activities, the Citizens on Patrol are about to begin patrolling on foot looking suspicious themselves.
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AMA cautions drivers to watch for mating wildlife

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com

Sturgeon County – The Alberta Motor Association is hoping Albertans will take a little extra caution and be on the lookout for wildlife. The organization reports that the highest-risk period for vehicles to encounter wildlife, particularly in rural areas, is from late October to late November.

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County settles on Heartland Transmission Project message

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – Less than a month after committing up to $400,000 to participate in the Alberta Utility Commission’s (AUC) quasi-judicial hearing set to take place in the spring of 2011, Sturgeon County Council voted 5-1 Tuesday morning in favour of accepting recommendations as to what its … […]

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Landfill rezoning set to go before public hearing

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – County Council gave unanimous first reading to a bylaw that would rezone the Roseridge Regional Waste Management Facility to Specific Development Control District Ten from its current Intermunicipal Fringe A designation.

The County’s Land Usage Bylaw does not make provision for the operation of a waste management facility on lands designated Intermunicipal Fringe A, a situation … […]