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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…

On the issues – Week 2

On the issues – Week 2

Council size, ag diversification and economic development Where do candidates stand on the issues that…

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Tales of Despereaux and GOM

In case you didn’t know, I’m at my home-away- from-home in Vancouver with LOML. It’s been two years since we were last here. Not much has changed in the neighbourhood. However, the volume of toys inhabiting the apartment has been drastically reduced. Granddaughter of mine is no longer a baby and doesn’t need baby toys…

Tales of Despereaux and GOM

Echoes

It’s a curious thing, how life continues to imitate art, and which of the two evokes a stronger emotional response. This past weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing To Kill a Mockingbird performed at the Young People’s Theatre. It’s a beautiful and uncomfortable story and, though familiar, still deeply moving. Few people today have…

Echoes

They call the wind…?

I read an article a few months back, bemoaning the sparse lexicon of names to describe wind. We’ve all heard of the warming chinook that blows in southern and central Alberta. And I suppose you could say, thanks to Gordon Lightfoot, the Witch of November over Lake Superior has also made the national list. After…

They call the wind…?

Nouveau for November

The annual release of new wine from Beaujolais, aptly named Beaujolais Nouveau, will soon be upon us. This fresh young wine is celebrated as a harbinger of the vintage, while the balance of the year’s crop gently ages in cellars, awaiting release to the market. At one time, the frenzy caused by its release was…

Nouveau for November

Exciting Stuff for Young Bulls

Last Wednesday night, Matt Luff walked into a local restaurant and dropped a puck on the table in front of his mother. Not just any puck, mind you, but a most significant puck. It was his first goal as a Belleville Bull in the Ontario Hockey League. Details of the event are always marked on…

Exciting Stuff for Young Bulls

CONRAD BEAUBIEN

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 of the explorer Samuel de Champlain accompanying a war party of Huron First Nations descending the Trent River. Interesting, both Jimmy and Champlain came to…

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…

Remnants of our lives

Remnants of our lives

The silky Marysburgh breeze has slight effect on the rivalry as a swallow gives chase…

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…

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