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Proposed fountain plans unveiled

Proposed fountain plans unveiled

Morinville councillors are looking to tweak a proposed new fountain that will be unveiled as part of the centennial celebrations later this year.
Development permits show mixed economic activity

Development permits show mixed economic activity

Development and building permits released last week show 2010 was a year of mixed blessings for Sturgeon County, with more permits being issued but for much smaller projects.
Drug shortages frustrate pharmacists

Drug shortages frustrate pharmacists

A shortage of a number of commonly used prescription drugs is being felt across the country, including here in St. Albert where one pharmacist says the scarcity of certain drugs is frustrating to both pharmacists and patients.
Swann takes his song

Swann takes his song

Liberal leader David Swann has announced he will be stepping down as the official leader of the opposition later this year.
Kids excelling at full-day kindergarten, says teacher

Kids excelling at full-day kindergarten, says teacher

A local kindergarten teacher says children who attend full-day kindergarten every day have a significant advantage over those who attend an alternate day or half-day kindergarten program.
Transit drivers get 'simulated'

Transit drivers get 'simulated'

It’s not often you hear a driving instructor tell a student to go ahead and give the curb a good rub. But that’s what was happening this week at the St.
Court Briefs

Court Briefs

A man who didn’t know when to say when was fined $800 for an alcohol-fuelled episode. Shane Douglas Fry pleaded guilty to a single count of uttering death threats and a single count of mischief.
Still no start date for mall redevelopment

Still no start date for mall redevelopment

Three years after the City of St. Albert approved a then $450-million redevelopment of Grandin Park Plaza, many business owners located inside the mall are wondering when the project will move forward.
City names first Asset Champions for Business

City names first Asset Champions for Business

Adrian Theroux was just 16 years old when he began working at Paradise Pet Centre in St. Albert. Seventeen years later, he’s now the general manager and said he can’t imagine working anywhere else.
Bregg's Bill coming to Parliament

Bregg's Bill coming to Parliament

This should be a rowdy spring session, says St. Albert's member of Parliament, one that will include a bill meant to protect bus drivers from assault. Edmonton-St.
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