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Thursday , 15 April 2021

Dewberry officially dissolves Jan 1

The Village of Dewberry is officially dissolved as of Jan. 1, 2021.

Dissolving the village means it will now become a hamlet within the County of Vermilion River.

According to Minister of Municipal Affairs Tracy Allard, this means “the County of Vermilion River will become responsible for providing municipal governance and services in Dewberry. Dewberry electors will be eligible to run and vote in County of Vermilion River elections in the future.”

The dissolution comes following a viability review in October and a vote Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 in which 72 per cent of ballots supported dissolution.

About 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.