Wednesday, September 17, 2014

snow white oversees her kingdom-sunshine

Snow White in a clearing in the forest, where she waits for the dwarfs’ text to let her know what time they’ll get off work, so she can make reservations at their favourite restaurant.

Seed Saving Workshop.  If you weren’t able to make the last workshop, Merritt Seed Savers and Monkey in the Garden are offering a second one on Sunday Oct 5th, 10:30am. There will be hands-on seed collecting & cleaning, as well as a discussion on seed purity, genetic diversity& bottle necking — and some seeds to send home with each participant too! Includes a tour of their farm, and a delicious seed-to-plate lunch. Cost is $40, limit of 15, secure your spot by registering early with Eleanor 378-4947, final deadline Sept 29th.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2631 – sept 17

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Monday, September 15, 2014

horses at rodeo groundsZoning bylaw open house. Tomorrow evening, there’s an opportunity to review the City’s proposed Zoning Bylaw, at City Hall, 3:30-6pm. The zoning bylaw deals with use, size, height, density and location of buildings on properties within the City as well as parking and landscaping requirements. The City of Merritt has a new Official Community Plan (OCP) that provides the vision and guidance for the zoning bylaw. updating the zoning bylaw ensures that the regulatory tools are consistent with the OCP’s goals and objectives. The current zoning bylaw was written 10 years ago.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2630 – Sept 15

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Friday, September 12, 2014

postcard-murray church copyMurray Church. The congregation of Trinity United Church welcomes Merrittonians and visitors to join in worship service in the historic Murray Church at Nicola, on Sunday Sept. 14, 10:30am. FMI or to arrange a ride, call Trinity United 378-5735.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2629 – Sept 12

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Wednesday, Septembler 10, 2014

insulators

Insulators glistened under the mid-day sun, Saturday at Insulator Ranch.

Recycling rezoning. Businesses in the Railyard Mall and other concerned citizens made their views known at last evening’s public hearing to amend the mall’s zoning to include recycling. They brought up congestion & chaos in the parking lot (and thus safety issues); cleanliness and sanitary issues; and the potential for the mall to turn into an eyesore. They were all pretty much in agreement that the facility in that location would be a detriment to the downtown core, and that recycling should stay in an industrial area, not in one of Merritt’s premier retail areas.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2628 – Sept 10

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Merle & Sharon Boyes at fall fairPerfect specimens Sharon & Merle Boyes cleaned up in the Flower section at this year’s Fall Fair, continuing their tradition established when they first moved to Merritt years ago. The tuber & gladioli season still rages on with a riot of colour in their garden, even after the ribbons are tucked away for another year.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2627 – sept 8

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Insulator Ranch in Merritt, B.C.

Insulator Ranch in Merritt, B.C.

Insulator show Bob & Bev Scafe at the Insulator Ranch, corner of Coldwater Rd. & Spanish Creek, are getting ready to host their annual Insulator Show: Sept. 5, 6 & 7, 9am-4pm each day. They are expecting 90 collectors, 20 of them first-timers, from all over the States & western provinces. The event is open to anyone interested in buying, selling, trading, or just finding out about glass insulators. Admission is free. FMI, contact Bob 378-2787.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2626 – sept 5

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

UntitledPublic hearing to re- locate bottle return to Railyard Mall A public hearing will be held on Tues. Sept. 9th, 7pm in the Council Chamber at City Hall, for a proposed zoning bylaw amendment to add a site-specific use in unit #106 at the Railyard Mall — a recycling depot, that is the Merritt Return-It Depot.

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 2625 – sept 3

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