Former Funeral Home Owner Patrick Benson Pleads Guilty to Eight Counts of Fraud

Former Funeral Home Owner Patrick Benson Pleads Guilty to Eight Counts of Fraud
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A definitive conclusion in the allegations of fraud and breach of trust against former funeral director Patrick Benson arrived on June 5th when he appeared in court to plead guilty on eight charges of fraud.  The charges stem from activities occurring from 2008 to 2015 at the Benson Funeral Home… Continue reading

Millbrook South Cavan Principal Retires

Millbrook South Cavan Principal Retires
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She may be sitting in her office in the photo, but that is not where Millbrook/South Cavan principal Sheryl Hunter spends her workday.   She can be found in the schoolyard during recess, in the halls speaking to students or filling in on Tupper Street for an absent crossing guard.  Students… Continue reading

Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s Strawberry Supper

Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s Strawberry Supper
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Pictured is Mrs. Wilson a member of the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute, serving a strawberry dish to Graciela and Galo Egas, visitors from Ecuador. The visitors were most impressed with the local community spirit and their fantastic ham and mashed potato meal. The Women’s Institute held a successful strawberry supper… Continue reading

New United Church Minister: Community is key for Rev. Cathy Underhill

New United Church Minister: Community is key for Rev. Cathy Underhill
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On July 1, the community gains a new, very active member in the person of Cathy Underhill. More correctly, the Reverend Cathy Underhill, commissioned in May as a United Church diaconal minister, will be entering into a one year contractual agreement with the local United Church known as Harmony Pastoral… Continue reading

New Exhibit Opens at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery

New Exhibit Opens at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery
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This weekend is the launch of The Relative Project:  Zimbabwe at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery, featuring an exhibition of the work of well-known Peterborough photographer Wayne Eardley.  The images are part of his extensive collection of photographs he calls The Relative Project, which he describes it as ongoing exploration of… Continue reading