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The park's decaying fountain hasn’t been operational for a month.
The park's decaying fountain hasn’t been operational for a month. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Fountain in Central Park to be removed and replaced with concrete slab

By Greg Higgins
July 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

The fountain downtown is an eye sore but it couldn’t be renovated even if the city wanted to.

City council has decided the fountain in North Battleford’s Central Park will be torn down to make way for a stamped concrete slab.

Mayor Ian Hamilton assured residents the deal struck with Magic Laterns Theatres was on the level.
Mayor Ian Hamilton assured residents the deal struck with Magic Laterns Theatres was on the level. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Council reassures community Capitol Theatre was offered fair deal

By Greg Higgins
July 19, 2016 - 2:21pm

The city is getting a new theatre, but the project’s announcement hasn’t entirely been welcomed around town.

North Battleford city council has received complaints claiming it’s driving Capitol Theatre out of town by signing a new agreement with Magic Lantern Theatres.

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