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Here comes Big Joe!



Otawa RedBlacks mascot Big Joe will be the Grand Marshal of this year’s annual Spencerville Fair Parade, which takes place Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The fair kicks off Thursday and runs through the weekend.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Spencerville Fair Tab
See our special section inside the Prescott Journal on the Spencerville Fair!


New Canadian Tire owners have nothing but praise for Prescott
Bill and Catherine Duplaedt have been the owners and operators of the Prescott Canadian Tire store for just over one month. They have owned and operated the Brockville Canadian Tire for five years.
Jeff Morris photo
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Trucking for the Cure casts a sea of pink over community
Line ups of decorated trucks added colour to the South Grenville District High School parking lot.
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Ian Farthing feels fulfilled by Shakespeare Festival’s evolution


Ian Farthing performs tear-down duties at the Kinsmen Amphitheatre after the St. Lawrence Shaksepeare Festival closed its 2014 season. Farthing, who has been part of the festival for most of its 12-season run including eight years as artistic director, is leaving that position this fall.
Tim Ruhnke photo
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Cardinal connection
Shane Riddell and Jody Sullivan, both of Cardinal, are wearing the A on their jersey for the Nepean Raiders of the Central Canada Junior A Hockey League this year. Riddell began his Junior A career with the Brockville Braves, while Sullivan started his junior career playing Junior B with the South Grenville Rangers before joining the Raiders full time last year.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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