Angela Brown

The city will host an open house April 18 at St. Mary School where it will provide information about its many initiatives to improve community safety, including neighbourhood block parties and mural projects.
The city will host an open house April 18 at St. Mary School where it will provide information about its many initiatives to improve community safety, including neighbourhood block parties and mural projects. submitted photo/City of North Battleford

Block parties, street mural incentives some of the highlights at N.B. open house

By Angela Brown
April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: April 17, 2018 - 5:43pm

The City of North Battleford hopes to make the community safer by helping residents get to know their neighbours better. To make it easier, it is trimming off some of the cost for two popular projects — block parties and street murals.

The City of North Battleford is asking residents to dispose of their plastic bags with their household garbage, as they are no longer being accepted for recycling.
The City of North Battleford is asking residents to dispose of their plastic bags with their household garbage, as they are no longer being accepted for recycling. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

City no longer taking plastic bags, stretchable plastic for recycling

By Angela Brown
April 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

The City of North Battleford will no longer be accepting plastic bags and any kind of stretchable plastic or plastic film for recycling.

Council approved keeping speed limit as is, however city administration will research what signage is available to alert traffic of children in the area, and will return to council with their findings.
Council approved keeping speed limit as is, however city administration will research what signage is available to alert traffic of children in the area, and will return to council with their findings. File photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

City votes against reduced traffic speeds outside daycare

By Angela Brown
April 17, 2018 - 10:00am

North Battleford's city council decided to leave the traffic speed the same outside a local daycare centre at its recent meeting.

East coast singer-songwriter Séan McCann will be playing the Dekker Centre May 4.
East coast singer-songwriter Séan McCann will be playing the Dekker Centre May 4. Facebook/Séan McCann

Séan McCann of Great Big Sea fame promises intimate experience at Dekker

By Angela Brown
April 13, 2018 - 5:00pm

Battlefords residents taking in Séan McCann's performance at the Dekker Centre next month will see a softer side of the singer-songwriter who achieved fame with Canadian celtic-rock band Great Big Sea.

Living Sky School Division will be receiving less funding from the province than last year due to lower student enrolment numbers.
Living Sky School Division will be receiving less funding from the province than last year due to lower student enrolment numbers. File photo/CJME News Staff

Living Sky facing lessened provincial funding due to lower enrolment

By Angela Brown
April 12, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: April 12, 2018 - 12:52pm

Living Sky School Division will see a decline in funding from the province for the 2018-19 school year, largely due to a decline in enrolment.

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