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Local News

Deputy Mayor appointed to Premier’s Council on Alberta’s Promise

By Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – Deputy Mayor Lisa Holmes is among 84 Alberta community, business and agency leaders appointed to the Premier’s Council on Alberta’s Promise, a group that will work directly with businesses by providing information and support to help their financial and in-kind investments to agencies and communities at a local level to support children and youth programs and initiatives. The appointment is in effect until Mar. 31, 2016. … […]

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Legal

Legal School enters space program

Submitted by Kathy Mahoney

Legal – On May 9, the school cheered as the 2013 Legal Space Balloon was launched. The weather/space balloon project started in January as the final culminating activity for the Space Exploration unit in Science 9. Mr. Jim Buckley supplied the school with the weather balloon… […]

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Council looking for $100,000 to start Lakes Park … maybe

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Lakes subdivision could get something resembling a park after Council voted 4-2 in favour of Councillor Lisa Holmes’ motion to have Administration look for $100,000 to commence Phase One of a park development for the subdivision. Administration has been tasked with examining where that money might come from and report back to Council, at which time councillors would further discuss and vote on the matter.

Holmes’ motion came at the end of a presentation by John Buchko, a consultant with EDS Group Inc. who has been working… […]

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Morinville

Sturgeon School Division playing ball on Morinville tennis courts

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town’s deteriorating tennis courts, located at 100 Avenue and 101 Street, could be staying where they are after all now that Sturgeon School Division has put forth some more agreeable terms to help the Town restore the courts to a usable condition. Roots from the surrounding poplar trees have broken through the tennis court surface, creating tripping hazards and rendering the courts unusable. The division is looking to work with the town to restore the courts with existing budgeted monies…. […]

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Morinville

Council approves Highway 642 Functional Plan

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – More than a year’s work on improving economic opportunities in Morinville’s downtown core was approved by Council May 14 with a unanimous vote. Administration and Council believe the Highway 642 Functional Planning Study is the right plan, one to create a long-term plan for 100 Avenue that ensures traffic and pedestrian safety while easing the issues that have stalled development and redevelopment in Morinville’s downtown core… […]