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Local business welcomes new vaping rules

“Overall, I’m okay with the [proposed] regulations. I’m not overly excited about them, but I’m not disappointed either,” said Thomas Kirsop in reflection of new legislation proposed to regulate the vaping industry by the Federal Government last week. Kirsop and his wife, Marjorie, are the owners of Morinville’s only Vape Shop, Alternatives and Options – Vaporizers and E-liquids Ltd. […]

Arts & Culture

Council passes motions to consider Perras Place repairs, postpone demolition

Following two unanimous motions from Councillor Stephen Dafoe, Council has decided to temporarily hold off on demolishing Perras Place and consider the actual total costs of making necessary repairs to keep the century-old building up to code. These motions come following an impassioned speech given by community member Paul Riopel during a recent Committee of the Whole meeting, requesting that Council save the historical site slated for demolition by the Town next spring. […]

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Warriors run halted by Jets

The Beverly Warriors were hoping to make it eight consecutive wins in a row, but their impressive winning streak was halted by the Morinville Jets 6-2 victory Wednesday night.

“Huge win,” an excited Jets’ President Brent Melville told Morinville News Wednesday night, adding Beverly’s seven-in-a-row run had them tied for first place. “[We were] missing top scorer Tyler Hagel and top D-man Dean Jones due to work and school. [It was a [huge win.] […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Knights of Columbus launches annual hamper project

The Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council, on behalf of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Parish and the Morinville Food Bank, are pleased to announce that they will be coordinating the Christmas Hamper Project for Morinville and District once again this year. Las year 109 hampers containing food and numerous children’s toys and gifts were distributed to needy families in the community as well as the Mearns and RQB areas. The success of this project relies on the generosity and co-operation of the churches, service groups, businesses, and countless individuals in our communities. […]