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Local News

Community Gardens planning for farm to table food event

Morinville – If a number of local gardening enthusiasts have their way, 104 Street will be shut down this summer. But the desire for the road closure is no form of public protest. The Morinville Community Gardens are looking to host an outdoor meal for 200 people in conjunction with the Community Fair that the Morinville Farmer’s Market is planning Aug. 22 and 23… […]

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Local News

Dec. 25 – Non-Print Edition Download

Our weekly print edition is on hiatus over the holiday season as we take our annual holiday here at Morinville News. Although we will not be publishing a print edition Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, that does not mean the news stops entirely. Here is a special electronic edition of the week’s news for those of you who like to look at the week’s news in one sitting… […]

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Morinville News

Local volunteers needed to Adopt-A-Driveway this winter

by Ashley Janes

Morinville – Family Community Support Services (FCSS) is requesting volunteers for the Adopt-A-Driveway program to donate a small portion of their time after each snowfall to a resident in need. Coordinator for FCSS, Karin Debenham, explained that the Town of Morinville has encouraged volunteerism pertaining to neighbours helping neighbours, but a program of this nature had not yet been formalized… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: It’s about building community

Having lived in Morinville for the past five years, I’ve come to realize the community seems to have changed. It seems like there are more groups working together. It seems like there are more individuals starting initiatives. It seems like there are more people finding connections where many may not have thought connections exist… […]

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Letter: Reader ponders concept of community

Dear editor:

What is community? Well according to the dictionary, a community is: a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage. Well OK, if the book says so, but that’s a pretty vague description… […]