Babcock and Wilcox building could be leased

The 60,000-square-foot Babcock and Wilcox (B&W) building that’s been sitting empty for a couple years could find new life if a renowned real estate...

Chamber talks Welcome Wagon, Canada Day

When Coun. Vince Thiessen moved to Melville seven years ago, he received a gift basket from the Welcome Wagon welcoming him to the community. “It...

Public hearing set for outdoor dog daycare

Residents who want to express their concerns or support for a proposed outdoor dog daycare will get their chance. At its May 15 regular meeting,...

Students win medals at speech contest

Whether it was in French or English, several students from École St. Henry’s Sr. School impressed the judges during recent oratory competitions. Charly Brooks, Emily...

Policy sought for water bill rebates

City administration will attempt to balance compassion and toughness as it develops a policy around water bill reduction requests from residents. City council has...

Drunk driving creates ripple effects

It was 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night when Amanda Oling’s doorbell began to ring furiously, followed by several urgent knocks on her front door. Oling,...

Liquor union thanks patrons

With the Melville Liquor Store expected to close by the end of 2017, the union representing the store’s employees is thanking the community for...

Hiring freezes, city service reductions possible

Administration is proposing several adjustments to the City of Melville’s 2017 budget to negate the fallout from the provincial budget, including reducing, eliminating or...

Mock accident a lesson in distracted driving

A head-on car collision killed one teenager and sent three other youths to hospital with severe injuries, all due to distracted driving involving cellphones...

City lobbies ministers about landfill closure, water grants

The City of Melville hopes the provincial government can provide support to help it acquire federal funding for water projects, while providing clearer answers...