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New FCSS executive director ready to start writing the “next book” in her life

New FCSS executive director ready to start writing the “next book” in her life

Karen Gariepy comes to the Barrhead and District Family Community Support Services after nearly 30 years in municipal government
FCSS to celebrate Senior’s Week with free drive-thru pancake breakfast

FCSS to celebrate Senior’s Week with free drive-thru pancake breakfast

Seniors over the age of 60 must register by calling FCSS before June 4
Helping businesses impacted by COVID

Helping businesses impacted by COVID

Town of Barrhead councillors approve policy that would make businesses and not-for-profit organizations eligible for an up to $3,000 grant
Barrhead doctor named 2021 Rhapsody Award winner

Barrhead doctor named 2021 Rhapsody Award winner

Dr. Kent Bernes receives the award for his work in promoting rural medicine
Pembina Hills banking on increased enrolments as part of 2021-2022 budget

Pembina Hills banking on increased enrolments as part of 2021-2022 budget

Division hopes that as pandemic eases, enrolments at local schools will grow by 2.6 per cent
Health Care Aide program likely coming back to Pembina Hills

Health Care Aide program likely coming back to Pembina Hills

Dual credit program allowed Westlock and Barrhead students to earn high school and college credits while studying to become health care aides
Police seize cash, drugs and replica weapons in May 26 sting

Police seize cash, drugs and replica weapons in May 26 sting

Execution of search warrant leads to several drug trafficking charges
Reopening plan now tied to vaccination rates

Reopening plan now tied to vaccination rates

Restrictions will be lifted in Stage 3 when 70 per cent have received at least one vaccine dose
Westlock’s Fil Vicente joins Barrhead RCMP Detachment

Westlock’s Fil Vicente joins Barrhead RCMP Detachment

Barrhead RCMP corporal position, finally filled after being vacant for more than two years
Barrhead and District Social Housing Association prepares for a fight

Barrhead and District Social Housing Association prepares for a fight

Province expected to start implementing recommendations from the Alberta Affordable Housing Review Panel report which includes the amalgamation of social housing boards