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Loose ends

Loose ends

Dukes auditioning new faces in preseason Preseason is like trying on a new suit of clothes.…

Getting the message

Getting the message

No new FIT contracts awarded in Prince Edward County Prince Edward County has been bypassed in…

Sentenced

Sentenced

Man gets 30 months in penitentiary for abuse of foster child For more than a year,…

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…

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Musical ride

Dear Handsome Young Man. Yeah, you. Nice shirt, tight jeans, coiffed hair, a bit of five o’clock shadow, riding your trendy trail bike along the sidewalk on Main Street in Picton on Friday morning. Oh yeah, you dashing devil, you. When I saw you coming, I offered, “Seriously? This is a sidewalk.” Perhaps I offended…

Musical ride

Awesome

Prince Edward County is about to get a little more awesome. This Thursday, August 28, the Awesome Foundation’s new PEC chapter will host its first “pitching party.” The local group will hear five shortlisted ideas to make the County more awesome. The winner will receive a $1,000 grant to bring one idea to life. The…

Awesome

The faithful companion

My wife and I have a dilemma. Not a serious one, mind you, but a dilemma all the same. We are considering whether to part company with our faithful automotive companion of 11 years. Our dilemma is: we can’t keep its potential replacements straight. Out in autoland, the descriptors all sound pretty much the same.…

The faithful companion

The nose knows

We are blessed with a fabulous piece of equipment with which to identify the mysteries that lie within a freshly poured glass of wine. Directly connected to the brain, our sense of smell acted as an early warning system for our ancestors. As air passes through the top of the nasal passage, just behind your…

The nose knows

Great Waterway Classic

David Bradshaw tapped in his second putt on the 72nd hole to win the 2014 Great Waterway Classic at Loyalist Country Club last weekend.The event, was a great opportunity to enjoy fine golf. This is the third time that the Classic has been held in Bath, but the second time as part of PGA TOUR…

Great Waterway Classic

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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