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Letter: Chauvet elected Legal Chamber president

Dear Editor:

The Legal and District Chamber of Commerce elected Ernest Chauvet as its president at the May
11th meeting. Mr. Chauvet is well known in the community having spearheaded … […]

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GSACRD stakeholder meeting draws range of program ideas

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Technology enhanced learning and delivery rated high with approximately 100 area parents, teachers, students and other Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional School Division (GSACRD) stakeholders during a special meeting Wednesday night. The local Catholic school division held the stakeholder meeting at St. Albert High School around the question of what specialized alternative programs are worth pursuing in the division, seeking stakeholder input on what programs the division could pursue… […]

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Community Cultural Centre appeal decision satisfied

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With less than a month to go before the official opening of the Community Cultural Centre, Morinville Town Council was faced with deciding if a condition set by the Subdivision Development Appeal Board (SDAB) last spring was satisfied. In a three-to-two vote Tuesday night the condition was removed, allowing the occupancy permit to be issued… […]

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Lost cat leads to positive ticket

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – A five-year-old girl and 12-year-old boy are Morinville’s latest two recipients of a $100 cheque through the positive ticketing program, an initiative that seeks to catch Morinville youth doing positive things in the community… […]

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Local tea house gets visit from paranormal investigators

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Long rumoured to be haunted, Vintage Petals owners Noreen Radford and Julie Puchala decided to get an expert opinion on the historical building that houses their business. But finding a ghost isn’t like locating a leaking pipe – you don’t just find paranormal investigators in the phone book like you do a plumber… […]

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Auditor’s report shows Sturgeon County’s financial statements in good shape

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – The municipal audit for Sturgeon County is in for 2010 and shows the County’s finances are in good hands. Phil Dirks with Hawkings Epp Dumont LLP made a presentation to County Council Tuesday morning, providing an overview and opinion on the county’s financial statement… […]

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County extends transportation contract for Edmonton Garrison

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – The transit service agreement between the City of Edmonton and Sturgeon County to provide transportation to the Edmonton Garrison will continue. Sturgeon County Council unanimously approved extending the contract with Edmonton Tuesday morning. That extension will run from Aug. 28, 2011 until Aug. 25, 2012… […]

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Inland’s haul route approved, another extraction goes to hearing

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Sturgeon County – County Council gave unanimous second and third reading to a bylaw amendment that will authorize Inland Aggregates to change its haul route to use an existing CN rail crossing. The approval follows a public hearing held Apr. 26 during which residents expressed some concerns about future road closings… […]

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Morinville Town Council has heavy agenda Tuesday

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Tuesday night’s meeting of Morinville Town Council will once again be broadcast live through MorinvilleNews.com, allowing Morinvillians an opportunity to see and hear what is going on.

Like any new idea, broadcasting council meetings has had a few bugs to sort out. However, those bugs have been ironed flat in time for what should be an active agenda… […]

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Town of Legal releases its town manager

By Stephen Dafoe

Legal – The Town of Legal will be restructuring its administration after the dismissal of Town Manager Cory Brown over the weekend.

Mayor Albert St. Jean said an emergency council meeting was called Saturday to deal with some internal issues.
“What came out of that is that council has resolved that we terminate Cory’s position as CAO,” St. Jean said Monday afternoon, adding… […]

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Town of Morinville looking for people to Pitch-In

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – With the snow gone and the ground drying up, it is now time for the community to spruce itself up. Morinville will once again be holding Operation Clean Sweep, an opportunity for the community to come together to rid the town of litter… […]

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Around the town

This past weekend was full of activities of a formal and less than formal nature. here are some photographic highlights… […]

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Monday Morning News – May 9

The May 9 edition of Monday Morning News hits store shelves and restaurant counters Monday morning. This week’s edition This week’s edition contains the following news stories… […]

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Visitor defends Legal’s murals

Dear Editor:

As an Anglophone Albertan from Pigeon Lake area with an interest in art and history I was concerned with an article in the Morinville News, May3, 2011, regarding the murals in the town of Legal, Alberta. A few weeks ago I was not aware that these murals existed until I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Chauvet… […]