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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.

Volunteers

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.
Local lawyer to cover Olympics for national paper

Local lawyer to cover Olympics for national paper

It usually takes years of hard work and dedication to reach the Olympic Games. Not for Geoff Edgar. All it took for the 37-year-old St. Albert resident to earn a free ticket to Vancouver was a couple of minutes of tapping on his computer keyboard.
Francophone school opens

Francophone school opens

A new school opened in St. Albert on Monday as the local francophone board welcomed students to a long-awaited temporary facility. After trying for years to establish a temporary school in St.
Local minister defends leader, party

Local minister defends leader, party

Alberta has the finest leadership it’s had in a long time, said a local Progressive Conservative MLA and cabinet minister in defending Premier Ed Stelmach after two PC MLAs defected to the upstart Wildrose Alliance Party.
Restaurant opens in Servus Place

Restaurant opens in Servus Place

A new restaurant is now open in Servus Credit Union Place. After sitting largely unused for two years, the space overlooking Mark Messier Arena and the indoor soccer fields is now home to Skybox Grill.