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Barrhead Festival of Trees shifts to online format for 11th year

Barrhead Festival of Trees shifts to online format for 11th year

Bidding on items donated by local businesses and non-profit organizations open until 5 p.m. on Dec. 18
Light up the season with a Christmas light tour in your town

Light up the season with a Christmas light tour in your town

Check out our online map with resident submitted addresses of the best Christmas light displays the Town & Country region has to offer
Second switch to at-home learning for Grade 7-12 students has gone much smoother, says BCHS principal

Second switch to at-home learning for Grade 7-12 students has gone much smoother, says BCHS principal

In-person classes for K-6 students will continue until Christmas break, and students will then remain home until Jan. 11
Four suspects arrested in connection with string of ATM thefts throughout Alberta

Four suspects arrested in connection with string of ATM thefts throughout Alberta

RCMP pursued and arrested suspects in or near Barrhead, Westlock, Rochester and Gunn throughout November
Checkstops will be smaller this December

Checkstops will be smaller this December

Due to COVID-19 don’t expect long lines and multiple police cruisers
Woodlands County enters into West End Busing agreement

Woodlands County enters into West End Busing agreement

County’s contributes $25,000 to busing service for seniors in Anselmo, Blue Ridge and Goose Lake
Barrhead sets local record for shoebox-giving as part of Operation Christmas Child

Barrhead sets local record for shoebox-giving as part of Operation Christmas Child

Local crafters donated hundreds of toques, mitts, scarves and afghans to include in shoeboxes
Provincial Administrative Penalties Act changes rules for first-time impaired drivers

Provincial Administrative Penalties Act changes rules for first-time impaired drivers

Police will be able to hand out fines and suspensions; court dates reserved for more serious cases
Town of Barrhead's Parks and Recreation department to continue producing short videos

Town of Barrhead's Parks and Recreation department to continue producing short videos

Staff produced over 50 videos for Youtube and Facebook amidst COVID-19 lockdown
Help tell the story of a certain magic snowman during “A Frosty Hometown Christmas”

Help tell the story of a certain magic snowman during “A Frosty Hometown Christmas”

Downtown businesses will place clues in windows for children to fill in the story of Frosty the Snowman