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Local kids share the love with Canadian heroes

The Spencerville and Cardinal public libraries held a "Valentines for Vets" event this past Saturday.

Blades hockey about more than just the game

Blades co-ed hockey brings people together beyond the game.

Barrett and Smail encourage public feedback on ED-19

Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Ward 3 Councillor Michael Barrett is rallying in support of township residents wanting to readdress the ED-19 waste site proposal.

OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer

OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer

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OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer

OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer

OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer

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Barrett and Smail encourage public feedback on ED-19

Barrett and Smail encourage public feedback on ED-19

Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Ward 3 Councillor Michael Barrett is rallying in support of township residents wanting to readdress the ED-19 waste site proposal.

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Public meeting on ED-19 Waste Disposal Site planned for January

Public meeting on ED-19 Waste Disposal Site planned for January

"There has been lots of misinformation circulating, along with many questions relating to ED-19. The purpose of the meeting is to ensure correct information and facts are provided, and listen to the public's comments" Mr. Brown said.

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PFD can now picture the future in a new fire station

PFD can now picture the future in a new fire station

At a regular meeting of Prescott's Committee of the Whole Monday night, CAO Pierre Mercier and Prescott Fire Chief Barry Moorhouse provided an overview of the initial plans for the town's new fire station, an overview that also included some preliminary architectural renderings of the new building.

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ED19 motion raises harsh words and high temperatures

ED19 motion raises harsh words and high temperatures

The ED19 project, proposing the development of a landfill site in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, is finding resistance from a number of residents of the municipality.

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Local leaders, parents rally at Upper Canada District School Board meeting

Local leaders, parents rally at Upper Canada District School Board meeting

Trustees David McDonald (left) and Peter Garrow (second from left) stop for a brief chat with Johnstown's Temple Heidecker (second from right) and Cardinal's Donna Gladstone (right) outside the Upper Canada District School Board in Brockville, where about 40 people showed up to protest proposed school closures.

JOURNAL PHOTO/DE VRIES

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Deadline extended for Citizen and Volunteer of the Year nominations

Deadline extended for Citizen and Volunteer of the Year nominations

Prescott has always been most fortunate in that the community has never lacked for residents willing to pitch in and help make the town a great place to live, which is why there is never a shortage of names put forward for the town's annual Citizen and Volunteer of the Year awards.

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Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation

Friendship comes before business for Chinese delegation

Party Secretary Chengzu Ma (center), of the Chinese city of Shangrao, gets a little assistance from interpreter Will Sheng as he and the mayor of Prescott, Brett Todd, put their signatures on a letter of intent that both sides hope will be the first step in fostering closer economic ties between the two municipalities.

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CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES

CLARK JOINS PARENTS AT QUEEN'S PARK TO PROTEST SCHOOL CLOSURES

MPP Steve Clark and parents from Eastern Ontario, including Leeds-Grenville, joined those from across the province at a rally at Queen's Park to protest ongoing accommodation reviews that could see up to 600 schools close.

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Sports

Blades hockey about more than just the game

Blades hockey about more than just the game

Blades co-ed hockey brings people together beyond the game.

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South Grenville Ranger report

South Grenville Ranger report

The Novice B Team 2 Rangers played in their second Tournament of the season in Carleton Place in December winning three games to take home the "A" Champs trophy.

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Santa brings Flyers three points for Christmas

Santa brings Flyers three points for Christmas

Three-points and a special visitor make for an exciting Prescott Flyer weekend.

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South Grenville Ranger teams excel in tournament play

The Midget B House #3 went undefeated this weekend in Nepean to win their tournament.
The Midget B House #3 went undefeated this weekend in Nepean to win their tournament.

Lots of exciting hockey from local teams last weekend.

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ranger report

ranger report

South Grenville Ranger hockey last week

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Raymond Bourque and the Big Bad Bruins coming to Brockville

Raymond Bourque and the Big Bad Bruins coming to Brockville

The Brockville Winter Classic Committee, in collaboration with the Rotary Park Revitalization Committee, announce this year's three-day festival will be include the Boston Bruins alumni team.

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South Grenville Ranger Report

South Grenville Ranger Report

Last week's highlights in Minor Hockey

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Major Midgets off to promising start

Major Midgets off to promising start

The South Grenville Major Midgets open the season with a tie and win in their first two games.

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Flyers sweep weekend

Flyers sweep weekend

Prescott scores two big wins, earns four valuable points.

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Flyers battle Packers into OT at Leo Boivin

Flyers battle Packers into  OT at Leo Boivin

The Prescott Flyers pick up a point in a wild OT loss to league-leading Arnprior Packers.

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Community News

Grenville County Historical Society's Annual General Meeting will be held Thursday,January 26

Grenville County Historical Society's Annual General Meeting will be held Thursday,January 26

Mark Stubbs will speak at the event.

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Local kids share the love with Canadian heroes

Local kids share the love with Canadian heroes

The Spencerville and Cardinal public libraries held a "Valentines for Vets" event this past Saturday.

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SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

SERA hosts 2nd Paint Party

A painting party held a couple months ago by the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) in Johnstown turned out so well, the group is doing it again.

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Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Mike Spencer and family celebrate with his HEO Minor Hockey Country Volunteer of the Year award. From left to right - Daughter Ashleigh Spencer, partner Anne Evans, Mike Spencer, mother Rosemary Spencer, son Tim Spencer, and Catey Sauve (son's girlfriend).

JOURNAL PHOTO/K MARTELLE

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STEO Prepared for inclement weather

STEO Prepared for inclement weather

With winter near, and the impending onset of inclement weather, Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO) is preparing the process used to manage bus cancellations for the upcoming winter season.

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Being a small-town cop captures a lifetime of big-time memories

Being a small-town cop captures a lifetime of big-time memories

"...this one gentleman had ridden into town on his horse, and rode the animal right into the hotel and parked it up at the bar." - Wally Kolodziechuk on his recollections as Cardinal Police Chief

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Firefighters a great value to the community all year round

Firefighters a great value to the community all year round

Local firefighters are at the core of any community.

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Are there ghosts of Fort Wellington still guarding over Prescott's past?

Are there ghosts of Fort Wellington still guarding over Prescott's past?

Are the ghost of the past part of Fort Wellington's present? A Halloween tale.

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Zombie Walk comes to Prescott

Zombie Walk comes to Prescott

Prescott's first annual Zombie Walk is nearing.

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A plan for growing tourism is blooming in Prescott

A plan for growing tourism is blooming in Prescott

PrPrescott Council was happy to hear recently that the Town of Prescott had been awarded 'five blooms' by judges of the Communities in Bloom program, and after a brief presentation at a council meeting last week, in which the judges' glowing review was revealed.

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Lifestyle

Spencerville a runway to high fashion

Spencerville a runway to high fashion

Local folks take a walk down the fashion runway.

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Opinion

Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear

Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear

Despite the School Board's best efforts, the old adage "You can't' make a silk purse out of a sow's ear" never rang truer.

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ECFD...much, much more than a Fair weather friend

ECFD...much, much more than a Fair weather friend

Fire Departments the heart of any community.

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Entertaining Thoughts - Our Canada coverage

Entertaining Thoughts - Our Canada coverage

Candy gets it done for local Legion!

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