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Outshot

Outshot

Dukes muster fewer than 30 shots in losing causes in each of the past two…

Wellington All-Candidates

Wellington All-Candidates

Candidates make their pitch at Wellington on the Lake Mayoral candidate Paul Boyd got the all-candidates…

A work in progress

A work in progress

Dukes earn a split in weekend games The Wellington Dukes continue to struggle to put all…

On the issues – Week three

On the issues – Week three

Police service, roles of council and population Where do candidates stand on the issues that…

Patient admitted to BGH with Ebola-like symptoms

Patient admitted to BGH with Ebola-like symptoms

Update: Monday 4:52 pm   A man checked himself into Belleville General Hospital at 3…

Patient tested for Ebola

Patient tested for Ebola

Quinte Health Care has identified that a patient arrived at its Belleville General Hospital emergency…

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TWEETS BY TIM SNYDER

IMAGES BY KATHLEEN SABYAN

Lava floor

So, tell me, what have I missed? Is it a cultural thing? Is it a new trend? Is it even a thing? I just don’t get it. LOML and I took the ferry from Horseshoe Bay to the Sunshine Coast this week. The trip usually takes about 40 minutes, which means we can sit in…

Lava floor

Haste

Weeks into a yo-yo autumn, we’ve finally surrendered and turned on the heat. It seems too soon; we haven’t even turned back the clocks. Not yet kissed by frost, the garden continues to offer up fat squash and spiky cucumbers. Kids, just beginning to plot their Hallowe’en costumes, still resist the idea that it’s “jacket…

Haste

Just hanging out

It can’t just be me who has noticed it. I sense—call it the Drake Effect—that there are more people than ever before poking around downtown Wellington, looking to be entertained. “Looking to be entertained” means there is a certain onus on our visitor to seek out his or her entertainment. But it also implies that…

Just hanging out

Timing is everything

This is the time in winemaking when all-or-nothing wagers are placed on the best moment to harvest grapes and transform the fruit into wine. Will the good weather last long enough to assure sugar and acid levels as well as the appearance and general health of the winemaker’s grapes? Think of the weather over the…

Timing is everything

Play ball!

The 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals opened on Tuesday night in Kansas City. The teams will play three games in Kansas City, fly out to the West Coast to play one game, potentially two, then fly back to KC for the final games. Both of these teams…

Play ball!

CONRAD BEAUBIEN

Spiders and the tarantula

Spiders and the tarantula

This is the time in winemaking when all-or-nothing wagers are placed on the best moment to harvest grapes and transform the fruit into wine. Will the good weather last long enough to assure sugar and acid levels as well as…

Fried egg sandwich and Champlain

Fried egg sandwich and Champlain

Jimmy got a new haircut. I saw him today while I was conjuring an image…

The art of lost and found

The art of lost and found

What drew me to the bridge this morning was the fact I had lost track…

September moon

September moon

It’s a smooth and early evening on Labour Day. Crows are sleepless under forest cover…

COUNTY YOUTH VOTES

Economic and Social Issues

Economic and Social Issues

In my two previous columns, I hinted at some thinking among the County’s young people…

Why do they choose to live in the County?

Why do they choose to live in the County?

Thanks for tuning in again. If you missed last week’s article, this is the second…

County youth and the election

County youth and the election

By Mike Harper Back in the spring, I approached Rick Conroy of the Times and…

Think of your vote as a really important tweet

Think of your vote as a really important tweet

Young people don’t vote, but they do tweet. It’s really much the same thing, but voting is more important because it can directly impact their quality of life. In this last installment, I thought it would be good to recap…

WELLINGTON WEATHER

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