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MP experiences the big bang theory


Seamus O'Regan, the Liberal Member of the Canadian Parliament for St. John's South—Mount Pearl in Newfoundland and Labrador and former television is all smiles after firing the cannon at Fort Wellington. O’Regan was in Prescott on Friday as a guest of the Prescott Rotary Club. His stay included a tour of Fort Wellington, a visit to a St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival production and a reception at the Royal Canadian Legion.  More on page nine.
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Port fish habitat project complete
Amie Ivany, SNC Senior Fish Habitat Assessment Biologist; Susan LeClair, Manager, Customer Service & Corporate Communications; Robert Dalley, General Manager, Port of Johnstown; Mayor Patrick Sayeau, Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal; Lawrence Levere, SNC Board of Directors; Bill Smirle, Past-Chair SNC Board of Directors; Archie Mellan, Councillor, Municipality of South Dundas gather to celebrate the completion of a new fish habitat east of Morrisburg.  The project was part of the recent multi-million dollar upgrades at the Johnstown facility, involving the reconstruction and expansion of its wharf, which necessarily interfered with some existing fish habitat. One of the requirements, under the federal Fisheries Act, was that the Port compensate for the loss of one habitat by supporting the creation of another.
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Prescott brings out the big guns for Seamus O’Regan
Seamus O’Regan shares a laugh with Fort Wellington Program Coordinator Leslie MacPherson prior to a tour of the Prescott facility on Friday.
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PDSA Playoff Champions
PDSA U18 Playoff Champions Splash Well Drilling. Team includes Riley Carriere, Travis McAuley, Jordan Morasse, Chad Fretwell,  Cameron Jones, Cameron Juneau, Ethan Hartle, Austin Minkhorst, Dalton Weedmark, Jacob Bishop, Jacob Morasse, Dakota Seaman, Jessica Larose, Samatha Pickard, Jaden Thomson-Couperus, Zoe Deck, Sydney Moulton, Kynlie Thomson-Couperus, Gillian Deck, Dawson Moulton, along with coaches Paul McAuley  and Cindy Lebrun.
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Wayback Wednesday

Cleanup underway


From Prescott Journal, August 25, 1976
Prescott residents who live in the vicinity of the old Ferrox Iron plant must be pleased to know that the cleanup of the site is underway. Keith Cassel of Smiths Falls, owner of the property, has been cleaning up the site since early June and just this week began the messy job of cleaning the yard where piles of ferrous oxide dust have sat for years. The material is being shipped to purchasers out of town, the basin water in the northwest corner of the property is to be filled in and the whole site is to be covered with fill and leveled. Mr. Cassel hopes to have the old factory ready for lease of sale by the end of October for warehousing of light industry. 
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It is time!
Prescott Flyers head coach Barry Blondin speaks with prospects prior to drills at the Ingredion Centre in Cardinal. Pre-season action for the CCHL2 team starts this Thursday, August 25 (in Cardinal) vs Athens. Puck drops at 8:15 p.m. They return to the ice on Sunday night for an 8:45 p.m. match-up against Stittsville.
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