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Column: From the desk of Financial Services

In October, Council passed first reading to Morinville’s 2013 Operating Budget and Capital Plan. Since that date, Council has held two open houses: one on Nov. 6 and the second on Nov. 8 as well as a forum as part of the Nov. 13, 2012 regular Council meeting…. […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Morinville is becoming the centre of music for our part of the universe. Everyday some silly or serious event occurs in town and it reminds me of hit songs from days gone by!

1) Burning Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash – The Morinville Fire Department they hate that when that happens it makes their gear dirty!… […]

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Letter: Re Christmas shopping in Morinville

Editor:

Although I would love to shop and support my community, it never happens because the genius business owners usually close up shop by 6 p.m. I don’t know how many times I have had to go to Home depot because [the local alternatives] were closed… […]

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Column: Looking for Work? Join the Club!

Career Employment and Counselling Services is excited to offer once again, our popular Job Club. The CECS Job Club is a chance for people who are looking for work to network and connect with other individuals who are experiencing the same challenges and experiences. It is facilitated by a qualified Employment and Career Counsellor who provides… […]

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Joe Morinville

I keep hearing people asking this one and that one who Joe Morinville is. Is he a real person? People are saying Joe Morinville is really this guy or that guy. I’m me and if folks don’t stop it, you won’t have Joe Morinville to kick around any more. Let’s rule out the possibilities here, folks.
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Thank you for two years

Two years ago the first issue of Monday Morning News was delivered to businesses in town. It was a new publication built upon the desire to do four things: We wanted to bring news about Morinville to Morinville residents interested in reading about their community. We wanted to create a platform whereby local businesses could brand and promote themselves in an affordable fashion in a publication… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Winter is here and the snow and ice means those damn mosquitos are dead or resting. The only pests left are telemarketers.

1) Signs of Morinville growing? In 2006 we did not see the need for four lanes. Now with four lanes of traffic with vehicles passing every few seconds, as a slow pedestrian I feel like the chicken trying to cross the road. … […]

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Editorial: Open house or open your wallet

It’s budget time in Morinville and rather than decide how our money is going to be spent, our elected officials are leaving those decisions up to us. They’re going to hold a couple open houses this week, bus in seniors and hire babysitters so mom and dad can come to see our politicians and tax dollars in action. The MCHS Band is being brought in to lead us… […]