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City joins regional marketing effort

City joins regional marketing effort

St. Albert is jumping on board a regional marketing initiative being pushed by Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel. According to St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse, Mandel has approached St.
Livestock for the poor a popular stocking stuffer

Livestock for the poor a popular stocking stuffer

It's easy to let consumerism take over Christmas but Canadians are increasingly turning to charitable gifts to supplement their purchases of toys and electronic gadgets.
Festive French flavour abounds at Muriel Martin

Festive French flavour abounds at Muriel Martin

Last week marked the 13th year in a row that students, staff and parents at Muriel Martin Elementary School celebrated RĂ©veillon, a long-standing French Canadian tradition that involves eating, dancing and singing after midnight mass on Christmas
Residential snow removal begins

Residential snow removal begins

St. Albert residents should finally have clear streets this week now that the graders have moved into local neighbourhoods. Public works officials announced Monday they had started clearing snow from residential streets.
Holiday lights set local man aglowing

Holiday lights set local man aglowing

Dave Fuller and his wife love Christmas. For proof, look no further than the couple’s home at 90 Akins Dr. where the joy of a holiday display knows no bounds. It’s certainly not the only house in St.
Sturgeon ER works on surge capacity

Sturgeon ER works on surge capacity

Staff at the Sturgeon Community Hospital have identified a number of additional beds they can use when the emergency department activates new overcapacity protocols that went into effect on Monday.
City names peninsula after Blodgett

City names peninsula after Blodgett

St. Albert's Mother Earth is getting a piece of the Earth named after her. The City of St. Albert announced last week it would dub the peninsula in Riel Pond as "Elke's Peninsula" in a ceremony this spring.
Budget clears final hurdle

Budget clears final hurdle

St. Albert city council gave the final stamp of approval to a 2.79 per cent municipal tax increase by unanimously approving the 2011 budget Monday night.
Legal bus driver calling it quits

Legal bus driver calling it quits

The 70-year old school bus driver who was charged with careless driving last week won’t be behind the wheel any longer.
Food bank handling the holiday rush

Food bank handling the holiday rush

Everything is humming along smoothly at the St. Albert Food Bank and Community Village days before Christmas. “It’s not horrible,” says Suzan Krecsy when talking about the situation of the supply and demand for food hampers.
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