A beautiful rain is falling as I sit writing this column, and I am joyful! All farmers and gardeners will be smiling. Before the heat and dryness came some of us wondered if the cold nights would ever give way to better growing conditions. But gardeners know how quickly the … Continue reading
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Upcoming EventsMay24Thu20186:00 pm TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly @ St. Thomas More Catholic ChurchTOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly @ St. Thomas More Catholic ChurchMay 24 @ 6:00 pmEvery Thursday 6pm weigh-in, 6:45pm meeting. Non-profit, affordable, friendly weight loss.7:00 pm It’s More than a Blanket @ Centennial PlaceIt’s More than a Blanket @ Centennial PlaceMay 24 @ 7:00 pmIn the Fireside Lounge. Come to a special presentation at the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society Annual General Meeting by Elaine Young, President of the Millbrook Needlers Quilt Guild. Elaine will take us on a journey through time to hear about what goes into quiltmaking, yesterday and today.May25Fri20181:00 pm Community Care Drop-in Social @ Community CareCommunity Care Drop-in Social @ Community CareMay 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pmCrafts, Coffee& Conversation All welcome!!1:00 pm Drop in Social – Crafts, Coffee ... @ Community CareDrop in Social – Crafts, Coffee ... @ Community CareMay 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pmMay26Sat20188:00 am Annual Plant, Book Nook, and Bou... @ Bailieboro Public LibraryAnnual Plant, Book Nook, and Bou... @ Bailieboro Public LibraryMay 26 @ 8:00 amHosted by the Otonabee-South Monaghan Library Friends group. Plant donations welcome in advance.10:30 am Cavan Monaghan Library’s Annual ... @ Bruce Johnston Library BranchCavan Monaghan Library’s Annual ... @ Bruce Johnston Library BranchMay 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pmJoin us in your fancy clothes; we’ll make some fancy crafts and eat some fancy treats! And of course we’ll have tea (and other beverages, too) in fancy cups.May27Sun20189:30 am PetValu Walk for Dog GuidesPetValu Walk for Dog GuidesMay 27 @ 9:30 amRegistration 9:30 a.m. Masonic Hall.10:30 am St Thomas’ Kids’ Club @ St Thomas Anglican Parish HallSt Thomas’ Kids’ Club @ St Thomas Anglican Parish HallMay 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am(Most) Sunday mornings. Games, outdoor education activities, sewing, cooking, scavenger hunts, crafts, story-telling, outings, and many more worthwhile & fun-filled activities!! A welcoming, safe, and inclusive group open to all kids. Parents or care-givers welcome too! Ontario-certified outdoor education teacher on leadership team.
- Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man May 24, 2018Two Montreal police officers are facing charges in an incident that occurred eight years ago in which they allegedly kidnapped a homeless man and dumped him in a remote area.
- Toddler found unresponsive in backyard pool after disappearing from daycare May 24, 2018The RCMP is investigating after a two-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a backyard pool next door to the daycare where she went missing in Mission, B.C.
- Spring snow storm closes schools along the northeast coast of Newfoundland May 24, 2018A spring storm that has buried cars in snow and closed a slew of schools in Newfoundland has prompted dismay -- and disbelief -- from residents along the northeast coast of the island.
- Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man May 24, 2018
- Ikea recalls bikes over safety issues May 24, 2018Swedish home goods giant Ikea on Thursday announced a recall of its bicycles following a string of accidents caused by problems with the drive belt.
- TD Bank posts 17 per cent jump in second-quarter profit, beating expectations May 24, 2018TD Bank posted a more than 17 per cent increase in net income in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, blowing past market expectations.
- EU imposes sales conditions on Gazprom in Eastern Europe May 24, 2018The European Union is imposing a series of obligations on Russian energy giant Gazprom to improve the flow of gas at competitive prices in eastern Europe.
- Ikea recalls bikes over safety issues May 24, 2018
- Ovechkin shines in Game 7 as Caps beat Lightning 4-0 May 24, 2018Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night.
- Canadian star R.J. Barrett, Duke to play three exhibition games north of border May 23, 2018Canadian R.J. Barrett and the Duke Blue Devils will play a three-game exhibition series against USports teams in Toronto and Montreal, a Duke University official confirmed.
- Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters May 23, 2018NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.
- Ovechkin shines in Game 7 as Caps beat Lightning 4-0 May 24, 2018