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A place to park

A place to park

Council agrees it’s an issue, but don’t like the solutions A Shire Hall report pointing to…

Slow money

Slow money

  Frustrated by delays councillors demand that parkland money be spent—despite lack of policy Who knew a…

Our stories

Our stories

Finding an audience for Canadian films Unhelpfully, this story is about an intriguing new Canadian film…

Wild ride

Wild ride

Brilliantly funny performances, well-crafted script highlight latest Festival Players production If Test Drive, the new Festival Players’…

Bids opened

Bids opened

Council to take next step toward new firehall in Consecon Acommittee of council will be asked…

Carving a message

Carving a message

A whittled tribute to the Blanding’s turtle John Miller needs to stay busy. At 87,…

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CWC and a ukelele

Ever wonder what some people, who live in Prince Edward County, do to “get away from it all”? Well, LOML and I went to the cottage in Haliburton for the weekend, because it was neither rainy nor cold enough here. And because we are seasoned travellers, LOML and I are able to anticipate all manner…

CWC and a ukelele

Slacktivism

As online images proliferate of people dousing themselves in ice water, people are debating the value of “slacktivism.” The idea behind the “ice bucket challenge” is to share a video of yourself being drenched in ice water, then nominate three others to do the same, or donate $100 to an ALS-related charity. Toronto Mayor Rob…

Slacktivism

The Royal Oath

One of my late mother’s mandatory Christmas rituals was to park herself three feet in front of the television and lap up the Queen’s Christmas message. She did so against a barrage of derision. She took her standing as one of Her Majesty’s loyal subjects very seriously. So she would have been horrified to contemplate…

The Royal Oath

The eyes have it

Although some might disagree, I employ all of my senses when tasting a bottle of wine. The prism of colours created by both red and white wines displays clues to the varietal and whether the wine is filtered. In whites, a light shade of butterscotch shows an influence of oak on the wine, while a…

The eyes have it

Ready for RedBlacks football

The Ottawa RedBlacks did not trail in the Canadian Football League game last Friday night for 59 minutes. As you well know, these games last one hour. With about five minutes remaining in the game, the Eskimos’ long snapper Ryan King practiced firing several balls back to one of the personnel from the team. He…

Ready for RedBlacks football

CONRAD BEAUBIEN

Remnants of our lives

Remnants of our lives

The silky Marysburgh breeze has slight effect on the rivalry as a swallow gives chase to a crow. You know the kind of kafuffle I refer to when a crow, a raven, sparrow hawk or any of the other larger…

Hills of beans

Hills of beans

So it starts off this way. My child greets me at the front steps of…

Union Hill

Union Hill

It’s one of those things we often slide by in our comings and goings; places…

Of vultures and the aesthetic of July

Of vultures and the aesthetic of July

A rattle-sound from my bike is about all that seems to ground me as I…

STEVE CAMPBELL

Standing on our own—and growing!

Some people think that I am like Chicken Little, always shouting that the sky is…

The County’s last stand

By launching the concept of separation, I have been called delusional. Maybe so. But despite the obvious satirical bent of my columns, I hope that other voices will join in to save the County we love so dearly. Lots of…

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