Mayor Meets Energy Minister to Protest Rural Hydro Rates

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Mayor McFadden had ten minutes to make his point on Monday to former NDP MP Glenn Thibeault who took over the Energy portfolio last June.  McFadden hosted a town hall last week on short notice to collect input from the community after learning he had secured an audience with the … Continue reading

The Community Loses Another Veteran

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Clarence Munroe of Cavan on Monday, January 9th.   A widower twice, Clarence left peacefully at his home at the age of 93, surrounded by his family.  Munroe’s extensive World War II experience was chronicled in the December edition of this … Continue reading

Comment – It’s Budget Time

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The people are speaking.  Are our political leaders listening?  At every level of government, it’s budget time, and that’s when we really see the priorities come to the fore.  It’s a tough balancing act between being fiscally responsible and citizen expectations.  We should soon see, as the Federal budget will … Continue reading

Bluescaping – Green Infrastructure to Protect the Water Table

Bluescaping – Green Infrastructure to Protect the Water Table
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After last year’s drought, local conservation authorities are introducing new tools to minimize the impact of development on local hydrology.  Most construction projects inevitably affect water drainage by increasing water runoff and reducing the natural absorption process of rain and snowmelt.  Problems arising from stormwater runoff can be significantly reduced … Continue reading