Friday , 26 February 2021

Meredith Kerr

Meredith Kerr moved to St. Paul for a career in journalism and morning radio in 2014 expecting to stay for six months to a year. Since then, she has put down roots in the form of a husband, a mortgage, two babies, and a poorly behaved dog. She continues to work as a reporter until such time as she finishes her book and becomes fabulously wealthy from the royalties. Meredith also serves as a member at large on the St. Paul Library Board and volunteers as a Beaver leader for the 1st St. Paul Scout Group.

Community Awareness Night in St. Paul is a go

Just under thirty not-for-profit and community groups will be attending Community Awareness Night according to Town of St. Paul FCSS director Lynn Smid. She said it’s likely to be a lot of the same groups who have traditionally attended the long standing event in previous years. “What we’re telling groups …

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RCMP have suspect in Kotowich Chimney break and enter

St. Paul RCMP are asking the public for help identifying a suspect in last week’s break in to Kotowich Chimney and Installations. As part of the investigation, RCMP reviewed security surveillance footage from other businesses in the area and are now asking the public to help them identify an individual …

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Fibre optic coming to Elk Point

Fibre op is coming to Elk Point, starting with the town’s office. At Monday night’s town council meeting council voted to approve a five year contract with Telus. The decision was made following a presentation to council by Telus explaining the particulars of how the phone system would work and …

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Animal trap agreement deferred to Public Works

A decision on the proposed ‘Animal Trap Agreement’ for the Town of Elk Point has been deferred to the Public Works meeting on Oct. 13 following a lengthy discussion by town council. Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the town of Elk Point, Ken Gwordz noted that the proposed bylaw comes …

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Elk Point franchise fees unchanged

Franchise fees charged in the Town of Elk Point will stay the same going in to 2021. According to information included in the agenda package, the town raised the franchise fee for ATCO Electric from 3.6 per cent to 5 per cent in 2019. Administration recommended against further increases “due …

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No drones allowed: Town of St. Paul council briefs

Complaints about drone use at Lagasse Park Municipal enforcement received a number of complaints about drone use at Lagasse Park last month according to an information briefing to town council written by Director of Protective Services Trevor Kotowich. In a follow-up e-mail after the meeting, Kotowich clarified the specific concern, …

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Four doctors resign in 72 hours in St. Paul

Four doctors in St. Paul have handed in their resignations in the three days since a report detailed the domino effect of a general surgeon moving his practice to Cold Lake. “We want our residents to know that though we have had little or no cooperation or support from the …

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Early morning break in at Kotowich Chimney in St. Paul

The owner of Kotowich Chimney and Installations in St. Paul is asking anyone with information about a break-in Wednesday morning to call the RCMP. According to store owner Marc Kotowich, the break-in happened sometime between the hours of 4:00-7:00am. “They busted the front door and stole everything,” said Kotowich. Among …

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