Council faces tough budget choices

With the City of Melville negatively affected by the provincial budget, council has recommended increasing property taxes by 8.36 per cent, up from the...

Free landfill tipping discontinued

Residents will have to tResidents will have to take their garbage to the dump more often instead of waiting six months for the bi-annual...

Parkland Search and Rescue stages mock ice rescue

Imagine the chaos that could ensue if emergency groups didn’t have the ability to work together. The fire department, EMS, the RCMP and the relatively...

MCS students win big at Skills Canada event

The Melville Comprehensive School consistently turns out some of the top trade-based students in the province and the results from the latest Skills Canada...

Residents honoured for community work

The efforts and energies of volunteers in Melville were recognized and awarded with appreciation with the Mayor’s Honorary Citizen Awards on April 3. Mayor...

Melville commemorates Battle of Vimy Ridge centennial

A modest group was on hand at city hall on April 9 as members of the Royal Canadian Legion and the cadet movement paid...

Read In emphasizes support for public libraries

Staff at the Melville Public Library aren’t taking the effects of recent budget cuts lying down. Libraries in the province were hard hit by provincial...

City faces landfill closure in 2018

The future of Melville’s landfill is precarious after the Ministry of Environment (MOE) struck down the city’s proposals for waste management strategies, and capped...

Budget meets challenges head-on, minister tells Melville

Finance Minister Kevin Doherty’s 2017-18 provincial budget cuts popular programs, raises taxes and reduces grants to municipalities. So he knows it’s not going to be...

Grenfell’s Neuls heating up at right time for T-Birds

In a hockey post-season where the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds have high hopes, Grenfell’s Donovan Neuls might be playing his best hockey. Neuls has come on...