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Proposed animal bylaw more teeth than tusk

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Many area residents were outraged at Morinville Town Council after a Dec. 31, 2010 Global News segment indicated Morinville was looking to ban elephants and other exotic creatures. But the woman who helped draft Morinville’s proposed 56-page Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw said the list of 130 banned and prohibited animals that has been the focus of so much media attention is but a schedule attached to the proposed bylaw… […]

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Local business up for provincial honour

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – After winning Morinville Small Business of the Year two years running, The Flower Stop is now a finalist in the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction.

The local flower and gift shop is one of four finalists in the Small Business Award category, one of 10 award … […]

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County to hold public hearing on parking bylaw

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – A public hearing is scheduled for Jan. 25 to offer Sturgeon County residents the opportunity to provide input on a proposed bylaw that would regulate parking within County boundaries.

Council gave unanimous approval to first reading of a parking bylaw for Sturgeon County during its Nov. 9 regular meeting, but is required to hold a public hearing prior to giving… […]

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Alberta Party to hold organizational meeting in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local resident is hoping to launch a new constituency association next week, but the party being supported is anything but new. The Alberta Party, which began in the mid-1980s as a right wing party and is now largely comprised of centrists, is looking to build a vibrant, action-oriented constituency association in the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock Constituency… […]

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Hair Massacure entering its ninth year

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Ninth Annual St. Valentine’s Day Hair Massacure is now underway and organizers are looking for big things again this year for the charity that has raised money for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and Make-a-Wish Northern Alberta in recent years.

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Talk about the towns

Compiled by Étienne Thevou

A proud graduate
Gunner Kevin Lafleche was home to Alexander for the Christmas holidays, fresh from his graduation ceremony in Shilo, Manitoba at the Land Force Western Training Centre Detachment Shilo… […]

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Monday Morning News – Dec. 27

2010 has been an interesting year for Morinville from January until this final week of the year. The Dec. 27 edition of Monday Morning News has taken a look back pictorially at 2010, revisiting the faces and events that made the news.
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Morinville churches ready to celebrate

By Étienne Thevou

Morinville – The community’s churches are ready to open their doors to the faithful over the next two days. Most of Morinville’s churches will hold Christmas observances Dec. 24 and 25. The following is a list of dates and times:
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Council gives 2011 budget green light

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Morinville’s 2011 operational and capital budget took some interesting twists and turns on the road to third reading Tuesday night but ultimately passed third reading with the unanimous vote of the six council members present.

After first reading was defeated Dec. 7, an amended version of the budget passed first and second reading Dec. 14 with the provision… […]