Letter to the Editor: Elegy to a Landmark

Letter to the Editor:  Elegy to a Landmark
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An sparkling expanse of rippling blue water; home to trout, fisher and turtle; site for the Lions’ community fishing derby; dinner table for soaring birds of prey.  Visited by trumpeter swans, nursery for Canada geese, where once logs were fed to the sawmill. Where once villagers skated beneath the willows’… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – February 2019

Letter to the Editor – February 2019
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Letter to the Editor On behalf of the Millbrook and Area Garden Club, thank you for your article in the last edition (Find Local Expertise at the Millbrook Garden Club, January 2019). Your help in getting our name out to the gardening public is much appreciated. One correction though: our… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor – November 2018

Letters to the Editor – November 2018
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Remembrance Day I believe that the outdoor Remembrance Day observance should be a smoke-free event.  This is a sacred moment that deserves our respect. Nancy Fox, Bailieboro A Fond Farewell to Sylvia and Bert Hirt The seasons change and our lives change along with them.  Sylvia and Bert Hirt, residents… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – July

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Last month, at the end of one of our church services, a serious medical emergency occurred.  We called 911, and within a few minutes Chief Balfour and his colleagues from the Cavan Monaghan Fire Department arrived and took control of the situation.  As we waited for the EMS to arrive… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – In Praise of Intimate Settings

Letter to the Editor – In Praise of Intimate Settings
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Lately I have had the pleasure of hearing great live music by Canadian musicians in a small venue. There is an intimacy with the music, the musicians and the audience. That informality is a privilege made possible by the architecture of the setting, and the camaraderie of a small crowd…. Continue reading