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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Monitoring speed in residential areas

This letter is addressed to ALL town residents. Do you feel like your street is often used as a race track and that many people are driving WAY over the speed limit? What can you do about it other than complaining to your neighbours, coffee partners or on Facebook with your friends?… […]

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Local News

Our Morinville and Area in Photos

Our Morinville & Area is an opportunity to view life through our community members’ lenses. Photos can be taken in Morinville and the surrounding communities in Sturgeon County or even cool photos from places our readers have visited… […]

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Columns

Column: Joe Morinville

Legal’s got their big Fête au Village on this weekend and it’s an event I’ve always liked to go to. Of course it is an event I used to go to in my younger days and stay for two or three days. Now I just go for the parade, show and shine and the demolition derby. Here’s a few of my thoughts on the Fête au Village, the Frontier Daze and some of the other festivals what goes on around here… […]

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Arts & Culture

Fête au Village to celebrate heritage

by Stephen Dafoe – When the gates of Citadel Park open Friday night, they open for a community festival that has existed for more than half of Legal’s 100-year history. Fête au Village celebrates its 52nd edition this year and organizers are eager to celebrate the community’s heritage this weekend to tie into the Town’s centennial celebrations taking place Sept. 5 to 7. […]

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Arts & Culture

Puppets and song coming to town

Children’s entertainers Peter and Mary will perform at the Morinville Community Library Aug. 6. The couple promises to combine ventriloquist puppetry, magic, and loads of live music into their hour-long Eureka show, pulling from a repertoire of approximately 3,500 original and cover songs and working in plenty of elements that will amaze their audience…. […]

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Local News

Police briefs

On July 18th a homeowner on Range Road 252 near Morinville found a bullet hole in the side of their home. RCMP attended and investigated but at this time there is little information to work with. The home owner places the time line sometime between June 29th and July 18th…. […]

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Legal

Legal planning for its Centennial

by Lucie Roy – The Town of Legal will hold their centennial celebrations Sept. 5 to 7, and held a press conference Friday morning to announce a few details about the plans for that event. Some of the weekend’s activities include a concert with country singer Aaron Lines, military displays, an on-site museum of Legal’s history, family games, and fireworks… […]

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Local News

Alberta Debt Clock ticks its way through the area

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s (CTF) Debt Clock made a stop in Westlock Friday. The tour that started Monday, July 14 ended Saturday, July 19 after the Debt Clock ticked away as it travelled more than 2,730 kimlometres through 25 communities, including St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Leduc, Fort Saskatchewan and Lacombe… […]

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Local News

Take Note: Upcoming Town info

Morinville’s Mayor Lisa Holmes had the following to say about Council’s Organizational Review on her Facebook page July 15:
“During the summer months Town Council takes a break from holding formal Council meetings but this year we are continuing to meet for Council workshops every couple of weeks (in person/via teleconference)… […]

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Local News

Population growth means more revenue and opportunities

by Tristan Turner

Morinville Mayor Lisa Holmes is calling the community’s nearly 10 per cent population increase over the past three years exciting, but said council will adhere to the previously passed Municipal Sustainability Plan “to support sustainable growth in our community.”.. […]