The end of another three-year term of municipal government has come to an end.
Congratulations to all those who served their communities, not just as Councillors but as members of the numerous committees struck to keep our Towns, Villages and Hamlets alive and well.
In an age of regionalization of goods and services, it has become increasingly difficult for all of us to compete with the major centres. We need to work together as citizens who love where they live.
Now is the time to become a comm

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This week's issue of The Capital contains candidate profiles for Election 2010 in the Towns of Three Hills and Trochu as well as the Villages of Acme and Linden. Kneehill County and the Village of Carbon have been acclaimed. Profiles for Golden Hills School Division, applying to the Capital's readership area, will be published in next week's issue.
Inserted in this week's Capital is our 2010 Fire Prevention Special Issue.
We owe a great deal of thanks to each and every Volunteer Firefighter thro

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And just like that fall is upon us and still our farmers can't get a break for harvest. It truly will be Thanksgiving if the sun shines and those huge crops are brought in.
Election 2010 is nearing. Check your Town and Village ads for Advance Polls. Remember to get out there and cast your vote.
Take the opportunity to attend the All Candidates Forum that applies to you.
Acme will host their All Candidates Forum Thursday, October 14 at 7 pm, Acme Community Centre located at 139 Allison Street. Li

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As you may or may not know, I have been acclaimed Mayor-Elect for the Town of Three Hills.
I consider this a great privilege to have the opportunity to serve the people of Three Hills, a Town that has given so much to my family and myself. It's time to give back.
My years covering Council meetings created a desire in me to involve myself, at first, as a candidate for Council and then, because of a tremendous amount of community support, for the office of Mayor.
I have not supported the practice

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