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Visitor

Visitor

Working in Hillier to provide employment and opportunity at home in the Yucatan Carlos Vasquez Torres isn’t…

Silenced

Silenced

Promising investigation into health impacts of industrial wind turbines halted after Medical Officer of Health was…

Champs

Champs

The PECI Panthers  played an impressive day of baseball on Tuesday at the Field of…

Far from home

Far from home

When work is thousands of miles, and months away from family This week The Times…

Bashing trash

Bashing trash

Navigating the murky waters of municipal liability It was a bit awkward. A committee of…

Flourishing

Flourishing

County wine sector fuelling economic vitality Around the world, demand for rural experiences is on the…

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The joy of long weekends

Long weekends for old fogeys, like LOML and me, are just like every other day of the week. Well, sorta, kinda like every other day of the week. LOML and I are reminded of an upcoming long weekend whenever one of our family members (from the city) or their friends call to make a reservation…

The joy of long weekends

Piece of cake

We’ve all heard something about Ivan Pavlov, although it’s his dog that made him famous. Pavlov noticed that the dog would salivate at the prospect of food, so he experimented with various stimuli and eventually trained the dog to salivate at the ringing of a bell. He called it a “conditioned response.” And partially out…

Piece of cake

Story fragments

If some reports are to be believed, Canada’s prime minister turned into a raging monster last week, throwing off his campaign promise of decorum in parliament in favour of a brawl on the parliament floor, with an MP’s bruised chest as a casualty. A review of the tapes would suggest little more was bruised than…

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Medal-winning wines

Fifty years ago, on May 24, 1976, a panel of renowned French wine judges selected some Napa wines over French wines in a blind taste test where they had no indication of the wines’ origins. Needless to say, the day is not celebrated in France—but it is an important date for North American wine growers…

Medal-winning wines

NBA Conference Finals

On Monday night, the Toronto Raptors scored an impressive 105- 99 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was the most important victory in the history of the team and evened their series at two games apiece. The Cavaliers had prepared for the series by cruising through the playoffs without losing a game. Consequently, they were…

NBA Conference Finals

WIND

Insurance

Insurance

County agrees to road users agreement with wind developer They bought insurance. That’s how most council members rationalized signing an agreement with wpd Canada—the developer of the White Pines industrial wind turbine project around Milford. Municipal staff and their legal…

Fragmented stay

Fragmented stay

Land clearing to resume on part of the White Pines project area Astay of activities on…

Stopped. For now.

Stopped. For now.

Tribunal grants stay of activities to consider APPEC’s arguments It was a roller coaster week in…

Temporary stay granted

Temporary stay granted

The following is the statement issued by APPEC’s Orville Walsh following the decision by the…

CONRAD BEAUBIEN

Elevating

Elevating

Did you get the census thing stuck in your door the other day? The envelope…

Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb

Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb

Ok, ok, already! I’ll not rush into spring planting! I’ll hang on ‘til the conventional…

The robin’s nest

The robin’s nest

Turns out that a robin has signed up to use a decrepit birdhouse as a…

My (borrowed) Ukulele

My (borrowed) Ukulele

Saturday morning and I’m headed to Milford. Along the way, I take in the small things that make our place special. Like the sheep farmer turned limousine owner and chauffeur who, wearing his Hawaiian shirt, dressed for his wine tour…

WELLINGTON WEATHER

WELLNGTON
17°
mist
humidity: 100%
wind: 1m/s SW
H 17 • L 17
24°
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