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Barry Kerton

Barry Kerton

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County of Barrhead signs off on RCMP’s annual performance plan

County of Barrhead signs off on RCMP’s annual performance plan

RCMP Sgt. Dodds said drug addiction still the cause of the majority of the area’s crime
Councillors approve new Rates and Fees Bylaw with little changes

Councillors approve new Rates and Fees Bylaw with little changes

Discussion about the bylaw reveals potential shortcomings in how the municipality’s Fire Protection Service Charges policy
Six people arrested in chop shop sting operation

Six people arrested in chop shop sting operation

Barrhead RCMP Sgt. Bob Dodds says six people are facing 56 charges as the result of the sting and he expects several more by the time the investigation is complete
Let’s play ball, Barrhead Minor Baseball Association prepares for 2021 season

Let’s play ball, Barrhead Minor Baseball Association prepares for 2021 season

What it will look like will depend largely on the province and public health restrictions, but BMBA president Mike Roszko is hopeful the vaccination program and potentially lower case counts and hospitalizations will mean a season that is as close to normal as possible
The time is right

The time is right

Barrhead’s FCSS executive director Shelly Dewsnap moves on after five and a half years citing she wants more time on the farm and to travel
Close to 3,000 new COVID-19 cases over Easter long weekend

Close to 3,000 new COVID-19 cases over Easter long weekend

Fourteen cases identified in the County of Barrhead, down from 18 last week
Helping people deal with the emotional fallout of the pandemic

Helping people deal with the emotional fallout of the pandemic

Together Talk therapist Don McGillivray found many people suffering from mental health issues found their problems were exacerbated when the pandemic hit
Youth treatment centre to open in Fort Assiniboine

Youth treatment centre to open in Fort Assiniboine

Bridge to Care to open a campus-based special needs for youth with for special needs clients with developmental, emotional and behavioural issues
Hay lease agreement impasse

Hay lease agreement impasse

Woodlands Country councillors instruct administration to create a policy on lease-land agreements and tabled further discussion on a lease renewal after an hour-long debate
Doing their best to live up to their motto

Doing their best to live up to their motto

Barrhead area scouting groups have continued to meet during the pandemic