They are off! Liberal Candidate David Marquis Hopes to move from Municipal to Federal Service

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Karen Graham David Marquis is no stranger to political life, having served at the municipal level for 16 years in Brock Township. He hopes to join a Liberal government this fall in Ottawa, where his party plans to make some changes in the way the country is governed. Having grown … Continue reading

Concert In Cavan Brings A Classical Twist

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Melodie Seto Brooke Stewart and Sybil Shanahan formed the musical duo Beaux Strings in 2013. They have been a popular entertainment choice for weddings and other private events ever since they started performing together in 2011. Now, they will be holding their first public concert this Sunday, August 16, right … Continue reading

Ahead of the Curve: Local Farmers Produce Premium Beans for Export Markets

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Karen Graham There are hundreds of acres around the township planted with Adzuki beans destined for Japan. One of these farmers, Paul Shaughnessy of Bailiboro, began producing the popular Asian bean five years ago under contract with the Hensall and District Co-op located in southwestern Ontario which has managed bean … Continue reading

Tractor Pulls Returning to Bethany

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Sarah Sobanski The roar of tractor engines will sound at the Bethany Park this Saturday (Aug. 15). Bethany’s Lawn Tractor Pulls are returning to the park for the first time since 2011, with a special twist – new entry classes for antique tractors. Big name sponsors like Molson Canadian and … Continue reading

Tractor Pulls Returning to Bethany

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Sarah Sobanski The roar of tractor engines will sound at the Bethany Park this Saturday (Aug. 15). Bethany’s Lawn Tractor Pulls are returning to the park for the first time since 2011, with a special twist – new entry classes for antique tractors. Big name sponsors like Molson Canadian and … Continue reading

Metal Artist Amanda Fillmore turns Trash into Treasure

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Karen Graham Amanda Fillmore is a metal artist whose work is sold at local retail outlet Anchor and Company.  She was first introduced to metal work in high school at Adam Scott Collegiate when her father suggested she consider welding for her Co-op semester.  Her creative side was already well … Continue reading

On a Mission to Break the Silence of Depression

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Melodie Seto It is often said that life experiences help make us who we are. Julie Vallieresis no stranger to this concept as she presses forward in her journey to redefine herself. Now a married 42 year old mother of three, she reflects on her20+ year battle with depression and … Continue reading

Get a Bicycle Boost with an E-Bike

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Karen Graham So you’ve seen the signs and read about the beautiful cycle routes in and around the area.  The trouble is, those magnificent views touted in the write ups required mounting a formidable hill to take in the panoramic view.  If the idea of peddling your way to the … Continue reading

Be Ready for Your ‘Close-Up’ this Ladies’ Night

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Sarah Sobanski Cavan-Monaghan’s Kristine Hannah will help you capture a moment with local firefighters and officers tonight (Aug. 6) at Ladies’ Night. Last years attendees may recognize her from her representation in the Millbrook and District Chamber of Commerce booth as their Vice President, but this time around Hannah, also … Continue reading

Wheelchair Rugby Athlete Cody Caldwell is Readyfor the Para Pan Am Games

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Karen Graham Last Saturday, Canada’s Wheelchair Rugby team reunited again in London, Ontario for the final preparations for the first ever Wheelchair Rugby competition in the Para Pan Am Games.  Local team member Cody Caldwell, who was profiled in November 2013 when he earned a spot on the team, is … Continue reading

Where Does Your Trout Come From?

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Melodie Seto Linwood Acres Trout Farm was first established in Campbellcroft about 45 years ago and is open to the public all year round. Located on approximately 15 acres with 3 sets of springs running through the land, it is the ideal place to raise trout. With 15 ponds and … Continue reading

The Key to 4th Line Theatre’s Continued Success? Stick with the Plan!

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Karen Graham For the past 24 years, Robert Winslow has had a plan, and boy, is it working!  Never interested in performing off-the shelf summer theatre productions, since the 4th Line Theatre`s inception its creator has used it as a vehicle to educate and entertain, by developing and presenting original … Continue reading