Local News

RCMP offer update to Bon Accord armed robbery

Police provided media with a composite sketch of one of the suspects in the June 26 robbery of the Bon Accord ATB branch Tuesday afternoon. The Morinville RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect.
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Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch going strong after 32 years

A bright yellow sign sits affixed to a fence at the end of a township road. Its message is straightforward and to the point: Rural Crime Watch Area. They are four words that let residents known their neighbours are watching out for them, and criminals know their activity is being monitored. […]

Morinville News

Midmore Farm has a field day

On Thursday, Ward and Jo-Anne Middleton opened the doors to Midmore Farm, located just north of Morinville. The Farm Field Day In-Crop Organic Weed Management Tour drew more than 50 people from across Alberta. […]

Morinville Sports

Sport Shorts

Congratulations to the 2015 Peewee Mets – Gold Medal League winners for this season. Their final game was a 15-8 win over the St Albert Dodgers. We are told it was a great season for these kids, and with a 12-1-1 league record and a Gold Medal win at the NEZ tournament in Edmonton as well, we can’t see how it could be anything but a great season. […]

Local News

The week in photos

Town of Morinville employees Brody Stoddart and Marvin Warnecke took down the old St.Jean-Baptiste Park sign June 23. The new sign is scheduled to be installed this week.
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Police looking for suspects in Bon Accord robbery

Police responded to a robbery call at the Bon Accord Alberta Treasury Branch shortly after noon on Friday. Two disguised males had entered the ATB branch and robbed the lone female teller at gunpoint. […]

Morinville News

Council briefs

Council held their last meeting before their summer recess June 2. Council’s next meeting, barring any special meetings called by the mayor, will be Aug. 25. As a result, their meeting was longer and held more items than typical.
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Local News

Town passes slew of land-use and related bylaws after public hearings

Following public hearings for each bylaw, Council passed 2nd and 3rd reading of land-related bylaws 9/2015, 10/2015, 11/2015 and 12/2015.

Bylaws 10/2015, 11/2015 and 12/2015 are all associated with a new development in the Notre Dame area of Morinville off of Grandin Drive. […]

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Town to support getting LAV monument to honour Canadian Forces

Following a unanimous vote from Council, the Town will be supporting an application by Morinville resident and veteran Jason Wood to receive a decommissioned Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) as part of a monument. The new LAV monument program operated by the Department of Defence (DND), private businesses/sponsors and local communities provides an opportunity for worthy communities to receive one of the decommissioned units. […]

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Council approves requested school locations after emotional debate

After a lengthy and often emotional debate, Council has decided to go ahead with two new school sites that were both requested by their school boards.

Council passed a bylaw that would transfer to Sturgeon School Division their preferred location adjacent to the current Ray McDonald Sports Centre for a new public middle school (Grades 6-9). The existing arena will be demolished as the new recreation facility east of Town is ready.
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