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Youngsters take part in a mock battle at Fort Wellington last Tuesday as part of the first kids day of the 2014 season. The weekly summer camp offers youngsters between the ages of seven and 12 a chance to find out what life at the fort was like in the 1840s. Each session includes games and hands-on activities at the national historical site. Last Tuesday was Soldiers Day, and yesterday was War of 1812 Day. Next Tuesday, July 22 is Pirates Day. There is a registration fee for each session that runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m; the last camp day of the season is Aug. 19. Call the Fort Wellington visitor centre at 613-925-2896 for more information.
Tim Ruhnke photo
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IGood start to 2014 Shakespeare season
Perry Mucci, who has appeared in several St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival productions, is among the audience members at the opening of The Tempest.
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Wiser Hall OMB pre-hearing set, but the parties have been talking
An Ontario Municipal Board pre-hearing to address the rezoning of Wiser Hall is set for Thursday, but representatives of the parties who filed appeals and of the owner of the heritage building have reportedly been talking about the proposed residential development involving the property on King Street West.
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Summer company is all business in South Grenville
Participants in the 2014 Summer Company program in Leeds and Grenville: (front, from left) Kaleigh Knox, Isaac Gallacher, Ben Schaub, Samantha Marples, Justine Goodwin, Connor Laird, (back row) Sappho Hansen-Smythe, Michaela Claxton, Halle Fraser, Rebecca Bissonnette, Alyssa Bauder, Susan Waycik, Alex Blockley, Conner Elliott, Garret Cree, Leeds & Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre Manager Wendy Onstein and Business Development Co-ordinator Nicole Hanson.
Tim Ruhnke photo
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Car show more than just what’s under the hood


Wellington Rebekah Lodge member Sheila Toshack holds up a thank-you card signed by the visiting students. Toshack described herself as “chairlady” of the local UN Pilgrimage group at Friendship Hall.
Joe Martelle photo
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Prescott & District Soccer Association game results, July 7-10
Daniel Murphy scores one of his three goals for Illusions Hair Design in the team’s recent 6-4 victory over Shoppers Drug Mart in Prescott & District Soccer Association U11 game action at South Grenville District High School. Thomas Dishaw scored three times for Shoppers.
Tim Ruhnke photo
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