Satellite phones important in an emergency

Cellphones could become useless in an emergency since cell towers may be overwhelmed with call volume, which is why the City of Melville has...

Community receives artifacts from former mayor Peter Blake

Mayor Walter Streelasky was surprised to received a box containing artifacts from former Melville mayor Peter Blake, including a booklet commemorating King George VI’s...

MCS grad Yastrub wins provincial SADD award

The provincial Students Against Drinking and Driving (SADD) organization has recognized Morgan Yastrub for her support and leadership in Melville and at school in...

Lift station air exchanger needs replacing for safety reasons

The City of Melville’s lift station No. 3 needs its air exchanger replaced to ensure city staff are kept safe when maintaining the building...

Students learn the finer points of knitting

With knitting needles in hand, Indianna Tank diligently works to create a dishcloth for home while using the skills she acquired in her school’s...

Surviving war can be a miracle

At the 11th hour on Nov. 11, more than 400 people participated in a service to honour those who sacrificed so we could enjoy...

Youth participation in Remembrance Day impresses

Melville schools routinely take part in Remembrance Day activities and Melville Royal Canadian Legion member Brian Morris is pleased the tradition lives on. Every Melville...

Remembering the lighter side of war

The water in the English Channel was choppy as William (Willie) McGregor prepared to land on Juno Beach and begin his work as a...

Fire trainees prepare to meet the real world

After 14 weeks of intensive learning, trainees from Parkland College’s firefighter training program prepared to move into the real world by putting together that...

Council supports food bank’s desire to acquire former liquor store

City council intends to write a letter to the premier and provincial government supporting the Melville and District Food Bank’s attempt to acquire the...

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