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A Country Christmas
The Riverside Singers share their voices performing carols in
Spencerville Saturday afternoon during A Country Christmas Remembered.
Beautiful weather throughout the weekend and a wide range of activities
drew a large and steady flow of visitors to Spencerville throughout the
Joe Martelle photo
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|Community sergeant dropped from one-year Prescott-OPP deal
left, Prescott Police Services Board members Mike Ostrander, Martha
Sadler and Stan Kijewski attend a special meeting on Friday morning.
The board recommended that the town proceed with a one-year OPP
contract that does not include the position of community sergeant.
Prescott council adopted the recommendation at a special meeting on
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|Backgrounds and perspectives might be different,
but they share same goal: to succeed in business
Benefit (SEB) Program participants Dennis Bradley, Pat Stark and Tim
Shaver stand behind SEB Consultant Cathy Gilmer at the Grenville
Community Futures Development Corporation (GCFDC) office in downtown
Tim Ruhnke photo
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Business is brisk at new Ultramar
Mayor Brett Todd cuts the ribbon to mark the official opening of the
new Ultramar service station and Corner Store at the corner of Edward
Street and Prescott Centre Drive on Tuesday afternoon. Company and
development officials and town representatives on hand included (from
left) Ray Young, Jessica Pettifer, Mohnish Aggerwal, Amanda Moore,
Jo-Anne Beckstead, Craig Cullen, Robert Lawn, Brett Todd, Mike
Dimopoulos, Lee McConnell, Brad Lockwood and Sherry Verbruggen. The
commercial outlet includes a Pizza Pizza restaurant as well as a
Country Style drive-thru. Special activities and promotions are planned
for the Ultramar grand opening this Friday and Saturday.
Tim Ruhnke photo
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Man dies in crash
Spencerville man died in a two-vehicle collision in Ottawa on Tuesday
morning. A pick-up truck was northbound on Highway 416 when it crossed
the median at the West Hunt Club Road interchange and entered the
southbound lanes at about 7:40 a.m., according to an Ontario Provincial
Police report. The truck collided with a southbound car. The
driver of the truck, Daniel Potvin, 66, was pronounced dead at the
scene. A woman in her late 30s who was driving the car was transported
by air ambulance to hospital and listed in stable condition. Additional
details were unavailable at press time.
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Markell 13th at Skate Canada Challenge in Regina
Matthew Markell placed 13th at the Skate Canada Challenge in Regina last weekend.
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