A Little Gem in the Countryside

Valerie Kent Okay, so maybe your first thought when you are driving around in the countryside is not to go and visit a very top notch art gallery hidden somewhere at the four corners of Cavan, Ontario.  But Galerie Q is just such a destination. First of all, it is located… Continue reading

Revisiting Local Landmarks in Manvers

Sarah Sobanski Last Sunday was Ontario Heritage Foundation’s second Doors Open tour in the township of Manvers and surrounding area. In partnership with Manvers Historical Society, the tour encouraged history buffs to discover the many historic sites in Bethany, Pontypool and surrounding area. One of the locations in the tour… Continue reading

A Fresh Historic Learning Opportunity for the Fall

Sarah Sobanski ‘Miigwetch’ means ‘thank-you’ respectfully for the Michi Saagiig – something to remember if you happen by Anishinaabe storyteller Kiinamookmaan at Lang Pioneer Village’s Historic Literary Walks of Lang: Words from the Wilderness. He’ll be sharing the Ojibwe Creation Story at Lang’s authentic recreation of First Nations encampment, Aabnaabin,… Continue reading

Community Care Introduces New Fitness Classes

Karen Graham With ten free fitness classes hosted by Millbrook Community Care, there is no excuse to sit around watching your waistline expand.  They offer five different types of classes, so there is something for everyone.  With the exception of the Gentle Exercise classes at the Millbrook Manor, all classes… Continue reading

The End of an Era?

Karen Graham Saturday was a beautiful but difficult day for Shirley Challice.  After recently losing her husbandof many years, Shirley was parting with some of her personal belongings in an auction on the farm she and Roger where they had raised their family, paring down in preparation for a new… Continue reading

Council Approves Back up Plan to Preserve Mill

Karen Graham Despite media reports to the contrary, at the last Council Meeting our municipal representatives took a step to protect the grist mill building, not destroy it.  A letter from ORCA CAO Dan Marinigh had been received that day, seeking financial support for a last ditch effort to avoid… Continue reading