Business

Town considering paving over part of Perras Place

Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil has received a report from Morinville’s Director of Planning and Development Greg Hofmann which outlines concept plan and development process for the area surrounding Town Hall including the Midstream Support Society Building and Perras Place, both of which are scheduled for future demolition. The report was lacking in details but mostly outlined that work is underway to determine the future of the large publicly-owned site including and surrounding St. Germain Place (Town Hall). […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Midstream Here To Help This Season

Reading Time: 1 minuteAs we head into the holiday season, most families will celebrate and enjoy Christmas but there are individuals and families in the Morinville area that are struggling to make ends meet. Just one layoff or injury is all it takes to cause a family despair at this time of year. […]

Local News

Thrift Store inundated with garbage

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Midstream Thrift Store, located at 9922-101 Street, has received a lot of unwanted donations lately. The drop-offs are occurring when they are closed, on weekends, and even in broad daylight. While Midstream encourages donation drop offs, they want to show respect for people who come to the store to buy items, and selling wet; unusable items does not bode well to that end. […]

Local News

Midstream Support Society lease agreement unanimously approved by Council

Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil has unanimously approved a motion that would allow the Midstream Support Society to enter into a new 35-year lease agreement with the Town on the current property the Midstream Thrift Store is on. The agreement allows the organization to move forward in raising the funds to build a two-story building in partnership with the Lions Club of Morinville that could create more space for other community groups. […]

Local News

Council sponsors Christmas in June Motorcycle Toy Run at $500

Reading Time: 1 minuteIn a unanimous decision, Council has decided to sponsor the Christmas in June Toy Run put on by the Morinville Lions Club and Technical Automotives Inc. at $500. The event brings motorcyclists to Morinville to raise money for the Midstream Support Society, who offer programs and assistance to help low-income families afford presents for their children. In addition to cash, riders also bring toys for the society’s anual Santa Store. […]