Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:00 PM
Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for the Town of Stony Plain and surrounding areas. Smoke from multiple wildfires in northern Alberta are causing poor air quality and reducing visibility in some regions.
“Currently, there are no active fires in or around Stony Plain. However, air quality is expected to range from moderate to high risk for the next several days,” says Fire Chief Trevor Mistal.
The Alberta Health Services air quality page states; people may experience increased...
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 08:00 AM
Communities thrive when we care about each other and our neighbourhoods.
Hosting a neighbourhood event is a fun and easy way to get to know your neighbours! As friendships grow, so do safe and caring communities.
This spring the Stony Plain Family and Community Support Services is launching a community project: Let’s Get Together. The project provides residents with a Neighbours Meeting Neighbours Community Event Guide to support and inspire community residents to do just that – get together!
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019 02:30 PM
Paving the 49th Street entrance to Rotary Park is set to begin this June. An exact date has yet to be set, however it is expected to be complete within 2-3 weeks. This project will also see the addition of a separate turning lane into the Decker Centre business area. During construction, access to the business area will be limited to the east entrance on 44 Avenue. Pedestrian access to Rotary Park will be maintained, however vehicles will not be permitted through to the park during...
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019 06:30 AM
With the next phase of Downtown Redevelopment set to begin this June, the Town has developed a downtown parking map to help outline available on-street and off-street spaces.
Additionally, the Town recently implemented 2 hour parking time limits on Main Street and 3 hour parking time limits on the immediate side streets. This is part of an initiative to help encourage people who intend to use long-term parking to take advantage of the various off street parking lots. This will also...
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2019 01:45 PM
After a brief pause in construction due to weather, the Stony Plain Dog Agility Course in Umbach Off-Leash Dog Park is now officially open to the public. You and your furry friend can make your way over to the new course to start putting your skills to the test!
“I’m excited this project is now complete,” says Councillor Judy Bennett. “The structure is designed similar to a world agility course, and yet it can be used by beginner dogs, as well as to help trainers further develop their handling skills.”