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Blacksmithing Revival

  Hammond, ON – South east of Ottawa in the community of Hammond there is a business that is a throwback to the early days of rural Ontario, before the mass production throwaway age, where you had to make the implements you needed to make a living. The blacksmith shop was central to most rural communities where farmers could get a blade More...

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By Reg Coffey On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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The Community Farmers’ Market Opens Softly by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – A new Wednesday farmers’ market has just appeared on the landscape. The Community Farmers’ Market opened for the first time at the business that it is named after. The Community Market, located More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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The Community Market – A Six Month Check-up By Reg Coffey

Long Sault – It’s been six months since the grand opening of The Community Market and time to see how they are doing. The store is still open 7 days a week and the proprietors, Stacey Holmes and James Loucks, More...

By Reg Coffey On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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First Baby of 2017 at Winchester District Memorial Hospital

January 2, 2016 It’s a boy! Finally! It took a while but Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) was pleased to welcome its first baby of 2017 on January 1st at 5:57 pm. Henry Daniel Teasdale weighed 9 More...

By Reg Coffey On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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Parent’s Council Questions School Board’s Agenda at Info Session In South Stormont by Reg Coffey

Ingleside – Last night at the Lancer Centre in Ingleside over 200 people filled the auditorium to hear information about the planned realignment and closures of schools in South Stormont. The Long Sault More...

By Reg Coffey On Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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SD&G County Library to Close 3 Branches

Today the SD&G Library Board issued this press release announcing the closing of the Dalkeith, Morewood and St. Andres West Branches.   SD&G County Library Branch Facilities Update – Branch Closures July More...

By Reg Coffey On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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South Stormont Council Rejects St. Andrews West Community Hall by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – Last night at the regular scheduled town council meeting, the council voted to reject the idea of adding a community hall to the new fire station to be built. In the discussion over the Action Request More...

By Reg Coffey On Friday, March 25th, 2016
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St. Andrews Residents Appeal to Town Council by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – On Wednesday night St. Andrews residents filled the council chambers as Earl DePass presented an appeal to South Stormont Township Council to reconsider building a community hall for their village. More...

By Reg Coffey On Saturday, March 12th, 2016
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Council Congratulates Student Volunteer and Themselves at 9 March 2016 Meeting by Reg Coffey

Mayor Jim Bancroft with Chloe Zummach   Long Sault – During the regular scheduled meeting the South Stormont Council presented Chloe Zummach with a Certificate of Recognition for her continuous volunteer More...

By Reg Coffey On Saturday, February 27th, 2016
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Jumpin’ and Jivin’ for WDMH Gala

  Great Balls of Fire! Get Ready to Party!   Twist and shout! The Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala is back!   The WDMH Foundation Board – along with anniversary sponsor Cloverdale More...