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Morinville participating in Fortis Alberta’s 2017 Earth Hour Challenge

Morinville will once again be participating in Fortis Alberta’s 2017 Earth Hour Challenge. Taking place, Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the annual global event encourages residents and businesses to turn off unnecessary lights, appliances, and electronic devices to help conserve energy and raise awareness about environmental issues. […]

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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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Weather cause of Monday’s power outage

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Approximately 100 utilities customers were without power for a couple hours Monday afternoon. Heavy, wet snow in the area caused a transformer and some switches to blow, leaving businesses and residences without power.

“The cause was contamination on our lines due to the heavy, wet snow in the area, said Fortis Alberta spokesperson Jennifer MacGowan in an email interview Monday afternoon, adding contamination was due to a combination of a buildup of dirt… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville shines during Earth Hour

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It was lights off in Morinville Mar. 31 during Earth Hour. The community ranked seventh in FortisAlberta’s top ten communities who powered down for environmental reasons… […]