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Morinville

Church restoration project ready to move forward

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A $500,000 restoration project for St. Jean Baptiste Church is soon to be underway now that 100 feet of scaffolding has risen from the pavement to the top of the historic church. The St. Jean Baptiste Parish received a $250,000 Western Diversification Grant Mar. 12, the maximum matching dollars available for the $343,538.97 raised in the community last fall… […]

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Local News

Wednesday Print Edition Download

Our weekly print edition will be at our more than 100 locations in Morinville, Cardiff and Legal Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning. This week’s edition is another 24 pages of local, relevant community news… […]

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Morinville

Jessica Martel Memorial Run looking for runners

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The tragedy of a woman’s death will be used as the motivation for triumph – the triumph of completing a 5-kilometre run and the triumph of raising funds to provide safe shelter for victims of abuse. The Jessica Martel Memorial Run, set to take place June 23, pays tribute to the memory of Martel, killed by her common law husband in April of 2009… […]

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Morinville

Open house looks at heart of Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town of Morinville will hold a final open house on the Coeur de Morinville Area Structure Plan (ASP) May 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with a formal presentation on the document at 7:15 p.m.

The project began in May of 2012 and has been involved creating policy direction over the past year dealing with how downtown Morinville, including 100 Avenue, 100 Street and the adjacent neighbourhoods should develop and evolve over a number of years. That policy direction was created with consultation from Morinville business owners operating in the downtown area… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

From the desk of Greg Hofmann Planning and Development

The Coeur de Morinville (“heart” of Morinville) Area Structure Plan (ASP) will provide policy direction for how Morinville’s Downtown including the two main commercial corridors, 100 Avenue and 100 Street, and the neighbourhoods located immediately adjacent should develop and evolve over time… […]

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Arts & Culture

Morinville Cartoonist captures life in pencil and ink

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – There’s a little black book in Bruce Humen’s pocket, a journal wrapped in rubber bands that goes pretty much wherever the man goes. Like the cell phones and tablets many use to record important information and capture life’s moments, Humen’s little black book serves the same purpose – but with his own artistic flair. .. […]

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Local News

Weekend in photos

Clay for Kids visited Morinville Public Elementary School’s Preschool Enrichment Program (PEP) Thursday afternoon. Children got an early start on Dad’s special day by making their fathers clay picture frames for Father’s Day. – Submitted Photo… […]

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Morinville

Community an important role for Morinville’s new CPO Sergeant

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Bylaw Enforcement has a new member. William Norton became Morinville’s new Community Peace Officer (CPO) Sergeant Apr. 22 and said he is looking forward to working in the community.

The 31-year-old Westlock resident has been involved in the profession for the past 13 years, having first been given a summer position at the age of 18. He’s been involved in municipal work full time since 2004. Originally interested in pursuing a career in policing… […]