Next Farmers’ Market Sunday September 22

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It was a perfect summer day at last Sunday’s Farmers’ Market.  The Old Millbrook School parking lot was a sea of colour.  Tables were laden with fresh fruits and vegetables, including cartons of just picked corn.  Various hues of honey jars and maple syrup sparkled in the sun, as did… Continue reading

It Takes More than Resolve to Maintain Rural Cemeteries

It Takes More than Resolve to Maintain Rural Cemeteries
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  On a wintery day last February, snow and ice on County Road 10 resulted in the sudden launch of a vehicle which landed within the confines of Shield’s Cemetery on Hayes’ Line.  The extent of damage to the site was not established until this spring, but in the interim,… Continue reading

Late Summer Garden

Late Summer Garden
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“Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn.” John Greenleaf Whittier There are many things to celebrate in the late summer garden. My favourite Colour Fashion sunflowers are finally blooming in many shades of bronze and only one lone yellow. The brilliant fuchsia coloured nicotines… Continue reading

Nexicom Receives Funding to Support New Rural High-Speed Fibre Networks

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Nexicom receives federal funding assistance to facilitate the installation of new next generation Fibre Optic Cable Networks to their current high-speed internet infrastructures in Northumberland County, Otonabee – South Monaghan & Douro-Dummer Townships. Last month, the local telecommunications company learned that it will be receiving $2,887,738 of federal funding in… Continue reading

Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of St. Paul’s Cemetery

Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of St. Paul’s Cemetery
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‘Truly a gem of historic heritage’ describes St. Paul’s Chapel and the 4th line cemetery, 1304 Zion Line, Cavan. Established in 1818, it represents one of the earliest established burying grounds of the Peterborough region; records indicate the first burials were in 1819 of a Christopher Hagerman in August and… Continue reading