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Letter: Tiny Tots vandalism upsetting

Dear Editor,

I’ve lived in Morinville my entire life and have always been very proud of the sincere and genuine citizens that make up this amazing town that we live in. As a community, we honour values and respect those around us, celebrating both our differences and similarities while encouraging leadership and innovative stewardship. However, this past week, my pride was shaken… […]

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Citizens to get inside look at policing

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville RCMP are inviting residents to take part in the 10th annual Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week program of info sessions that give those interested in community policing an inside look at what law enforcement does. […]

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Morinville seniors support athletes

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Local seniors are knitting their way into the hearts of the athletes competing in the 2012 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games to be held in St. Albert and Jasper Feb.28 to March 3. “It is their way of being involved, of being active in the community,” said Mary Benson, Program Coordinator, Heritage Lodge… […]

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Dog daycare approval upheld

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – It seems Morinville is for the dogs. The development permit for a new dog daycare and dog fitness facility has been approved, allowing Francie and Trevor Pipke to open their new business in Morinville’s industrial park… […]

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Compiled by MorinvilleNews.com Staff

New Year, new vandalism
Approximately $1,000 in Christmas ornaments were stolen or damaged at a 99 Avenue residence in Morinville during the early morning hours New Year’s Day… […]

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Morinville parents take schooling complaints to human rights commission

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Displeased with what they see as buck passing from the provincial government, three Morinville and two former Morinville residents have filed complaints against Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division No. 29 (GSACRD) with the Alberta Human Rights Commission, a quasi-judicial body that hears complaints of discrimination.
Morinville resident Marjorie Kirsop and former Morinville resident Donna Hunter filed separate complaints in November under section 11.1 of the Alberta Human Rights Act, and Hunter filed a separate Section 4 complaint in December. Three other parents also filed Section 4 complaints with the Alberta Human Rights Commission in November and December… […]

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Letter: Some light on fog lights

Editor,

The practice of equipping many vehicles – especially SUVs and pick-ups – with fog lights has become widespread, and so has the misuse of these lights by drivers who thoughtlessly leave them on all the time! I’m convinced that Morinville and area is one of the worst places for this offence… […]

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Morinville mayor enters PC constituency race

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mayor Lloyd Bertschi announced Tuesday he was throwing his hat into the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock PC Association race. The four-term mayor is hoping to receive the nod from the PC association when they vote Jan. 28 to replace long-serving MLA Ken Kowalski who announced Dec. 9 that he would not seek re-election when the election is called this spring… […]