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Developers on hook for growth

City council gave a thumbs-up to new offsite levy rates that will see developers pay for the vast majority of new growth instead of current taxpayers.

Hair Massacure website a source of frustration

You can just hear the frustration in Tammy MacDonald’s voice as she describes the problems with the Hair Massacure website.

Edmonton to join heartland association

The City of Edmonton will join the Alberta Industrial Heartland Association on Thursday at the group’s annual luncheon.

Library's experiment paying off

Conventional wisdom says that a shark must be in a state of constant forward motion or it will perish. Libraries, it would seem, are much the same — always looking ahead. The St.

Lodge expansion suffers setback

Further expansion of St. Albert's North Ridge Lodge is on hold after the province turned down a grant application by the facility's operator.

New daycare centre opens in St. Albert

St. Albert has a new daycare centre after Little Einsteins Childcare officially opened in Grandin Park Plaza on Saturday.

New park benches in works for downtown river stretch

New park benches will provide several resting spots along the north shore of the Sturgeon River in St. Albert between Chateau Mission Court and St. Albert Centre.

City awaits full plans

Proposals seeking to turn St. Albert’s northwest corner into a cutting-edge clean technology hub and a sports urban village are far from becoming reality and must clear several city hall hurdles before breaking ground, say city officials.

Good food, good folks, good cause

Take one Grade 6 Logos teacher, 20 or so students, add a pinch of culinary interest and then bake for 40 minutes. The recipe is for a healthy dose of creative humanitarian relief as a Logos class at Elmer S.

Local seniors' group optimistic about health care reversals

Recent moves to halt the closure of hospital beds is a sign that the government is finally listening and bodes well for the future, said Dick Tansey, the president of Seniors United Now in St. Albert.