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Catholic schools to wean off gambling money

Schools in the St. Albert Catholic division can no longer accept the proceeds of gambling.

The little flower that could

Reading non-gardening books about flowers sounds about as interesting as reading gardening books. My green thumb is more like a black digit of death to anything that lives in dirt and requires watering.

Filmaking duo take top music video honours

Blatant Film Productions of Vancouver is rearing its head and trumpeting its achievements as winner of the 2009 Music Video of the Year. St.

Recreation grant funding reduced

Applicants for the federal Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) grant need to get their forms in by May 29, and funding for projects has been reduced from 50 per cent to 33 per cent.

St. Albert bucks regional housing trend

New home starts in St. Albert continue to be relatively strong, bucking a trend of continued declines in the overall Edmonton market. There were 20 new single-detached homes started in St.


December is the month of holiday giving and the month to plan resolutions. Resolve to be involved — volunteer and make an impact in your community. The St.

City checks green goals

St. Albert is marching towards its ecological goals, according to the latest State of the Environment report, with less water used, more people on buses and a new plan to control air pollution.
Pets abandoned at local pet kennel

Pets abandoned at local pet kennel

A local pet boarding facility is seeking permanent homes for a couple of furry guests who have overstayed their reservations and whose owners aren’t interested in settling the bill. Barkers Pet Motel in St.

Rally aims to protest cuts for developmentally disabled

Local organizations are gearing up for a rally Thursday to protest government funding cuts for persons with developmental disabilities (PDD.

Developers feel good about 2010

Optimistic but not bullish is the general feeling in the development community about the prospects for residential building in St. Albert in 2010.