Posts for December, 2016

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DEC
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THORSBY SIREN TO SOUND AT MIDNIGHT NEW YEAR'S EVE

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The Thorsby siren will sound at midnight New Year's Eve to welcome in “THE TOWN OF THORSBY” In many cultures, there are many traditions related to the passing of the old year and the welcoming in of the new. First Footing is popular in many cultures and variations exist from country to country. In Thailand, guns are fired to fright off demons, In China firecrackers are let loose to route the forces of darkness and the Italians let their church bells peal while the Swiss pre... More...
DEC
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TOWN OF THORSBY

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Council has, and continues to work hard to move our community forward. The next step in this journey we share together, is becoming a Town. The Order in Council has been approved and will come into effect January 1, 2017 and Thorsby will then be recognized as a Town. Over the last year, we have engaged the residents of Thorsby and have encountered a positive response to the conversation of becoming a Town. The questions asked most revolve around the financial aspects: Will it reduce tax... More...
DEC
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TOWN STATUS

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Thorsby has received an early Christmas Present today with the news that our application for Town Status has been approved.The link to the Order in Council is shown below. http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Orders/Orders_in_Council/2016/1216/2016_344.html
DEC
03

Christmas in the Village 50/50 draw

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Winning 50/50 ticket #8451098 - claimed $2096 goes to the lucky winner
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Did You Know?

According to municipal census, The Town of Thorsby showed a 8% population increase from 2012 to 2015.

The old sign which proudly stood on guard to the North entrance to Thorsby was updated in 2017, following change of status from Village to Town - Population 1025