Arts & Culture

Museum receives church organ for display

The Musée Morinville Museum recently received a new item with local historical significance – a church organ used in St. Jean Baptiste Church before the restoration of the original 1925 Casavant Freres tubular pneumatic organ. […]

Arts & Culture

County couple bringing music to the park

The late afternoon storm that blew through Morinville Thursday cancelled the first of three Music in the Park events. Jan and Jim Baker were to bring the first of their Summer Music in the Park events to Town July 23; however, the event has been tentatively rescheduled for July 30. The event will feature singer/songwriter Jan Baker and Canadiana singer/songwriter John Spearn beneath the clock tower for 90 minutes of music. In addition to providing an evening of summer entertainment, the free concerts are in aid of the Morinville Food Bank Society. […]

Local News

Town relights the Light of Peace

In a unanimous decision, Council has decided to relight the Light of Peace in the Saint Jean Baptiste Park 24 hours a day to commemorate the service of Canada’s veterans, service people currently serving in Canada, the conflict against ISIS/ISIL in the Middle East, as well to honor the hope and struggle for peace. […]

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Arts & Culture

Canada Day in the Park ready for fourth year

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Red and white will be proudly displayed July 1 when the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society raise the flag in honour of Canada’s 147th birthday. After an absence of many years, the society took on a community Canada Day celebration in 2011 and grew the event in 2012 and 2013… […]

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Morinville News

Morinville Canada Day in photos … and Legal

The Morinville Historical and Cultural Society hosted their annual Canada Day in the Park event Monday afternoon, an event that filled St. Jean Baptiste Park with families out to celebrate Canada’s 146th birthday. – Photos By Stephen Dafoe and Lucie Roy… […]

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Morinville News

Downtown trees come down

Photos by Lucie Roy and Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The sound of chainsaws have been heard in downtown Morinville this week as the Town of Morinville has begun a $35,000 project to remove, trim and plant trees in the community. The monies allotted for in the 2012 budget will mostly be used for purchase and planting; however, $10,000 is to be used to employ an arborist to trim and prune larger trees.,, […]