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- 'Blacklisted': Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water October 21, 2020The chief of the First Nation behind a disputed moderate livelihood lobster fishery in Nova Scotia says recent vandalism and the loss of potential sales has cost the band more than $1.5 million.
- Quebec reports 1,072 new cases of COVID-19, 19 more deaths October 21, 2020Quebec health authorities reported 1,072 more cases of COVID-19 in the province on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 96,288.
- 'Blacklisted': Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water October 21, 2020
- Giro d'Italia: Almeida stays in pink; O'Connor earns stage win October 21, 2020Joao Almeida remained in the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia as the race headed into the high mountains and Ben O'Connor earned his first stage victory in a Grand Tour by winning the 17th leg on Wednesday.
- Pandemic World Series draws smallest crowd in over century October 21, 2020A crowd of 11,388 attended the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Tuesday night's World Series opener, spread in groups of up to four, mostly in alternate rows and none directly behind each other among the forest green seats.
- Giro d'Italia: Almeida stays in pink; O'Connor earns stage win October 21, 2020
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Millbrook Community Garden It is with regret that I have to write this letter, but it has to be addressed. Our great volunteers have worked diligently for years to provide fresh produce for our Food Share, rolling up sod by hand, tilling the garden, building fences and sowing seeds into… Continue reading
Last Saturday, we attended the Millbrook BIA’s Millbrook, the Valley of Volunteers Cocktail Party. It was a great evening with friends old and new brought together by their recognition that it is up to all of us to make our community thrive. Whether we do it grudgingly or with… Continue reading
A delegation of residents attended the Peterborough County Council last month to make their case for the installation of a 4-way stop sign at the intersection of County Rd. 10 and County Rd. 9, also known as Mount Pleasant Rd. Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute member JoEllen Brydon made an impassioned… Continue reading
Very early on, Clayton Zekelman knew he was headed for a career in telecommunications. He liked to tinker with phone equipment, taking it apart and then reassembling it. The process was fun because when he was finished the item still worked and there were no parts left over. At… Continue reading
Twenty years ago, Doreen Payne came into the hardware store in Millbrook to help her brother Ron Hewitt put the retail outlet together having just purchased the Pro Hardware from the Olan family. She will be leaving next week, having stayed on seven years longer than her brother. At first… Continue reading
At the end of the summer, Ontario’s public school system received its own report card reflecting the results of students’ performance in the provincial Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) tests administered earlier this year. Since 1996, these standardized tests have been administered to Ontario students in Grades 3,… Continue reading
Camander Cat and the Diabolical Diamond Thieves By Newspaper Club member Jordan Mills It had been hours since the crash, our only wish now was to be found. Hi, I am Camander cat, Great Brittan’s finest detective, and I am here to tell you the story of how I took… Continue reading