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Thursday , 21 October 2021

Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.

Initiative grows for province wide mask clean up

On March 28, Vermilion residents will set out to clean up the additional masks that have been littered in their communities along with any garbage they see along the way. Starting in Lethbridge, the ‘Community Mask Clean Up’ initiative has grown to include every urban municipality in Alberta.  “Last week, …

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Three options for thrifting your wares in Vermilion

The Community Closet re-opened last week, and two other new thrift stores opened this year in Vermilion — The Hunt and Personal Shopper Lakeland. The Community Closet has been serving Vermilion for 57 years, while the later businesses received their New Business plaques from the Town of Vermilion on February …

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No more Clandonald School effective June 30

With heavy hearts BTPS carried a motion yesterday to close Clandonald School, effective June 30. Buffalo Trail Public Schools Regional Division No. 28 (BTPS) began their investigation in January and held virtual a meeting with the community in February to gather more information. “I live in the area so it …

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Vermilion Public Library’s plan of service nears completion

A five-year plan is getting closer to completion at the Vermilion Public Library, with videos being released to stakeholders that highlight key priorities. Feedback will be reviewed throughout April and the plan will be published in May. The final document will help guide the library in coming years as far …

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Vermilion Farmers Market open for 2021

Vermilion’s first Farmer’s Market of the year was hosted yesterday at the Elk’s Hall. Farmer’s Market manager Dawn Riley said the same guidelines will be in effect and March 30, and April 1 will be Easter-themed markets. “Everyone is excited – most of the regulars are back and there are …

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Vermilion Soccer Association taking registrations

The Vermilion Soccer Association (VSA) is now taking registration for a modified season in 2021. They are currently looking to create teams of eight to maintain three-metre distances, and play no games under the current public health orders. “It’s challenging as the restrictions are changing all the time. Because we …

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