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recruits are drilled during opening weekend at Fort Wellington. The
fort officially opened for the season during the Victoria Day long
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|Prescott loses a true man of the community
Doyle, a well-known retailer and community supporter, died at BGH last
Wednesday. He was 89. Doyle’s son Tommy described his father as “pretty
easy-going” and someone who always had a smile on his face and never
Tom Doyle photo
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|Investment pays off at Prysmian
Edwards, director of operations at the Prysmian plant in Johnstown,
addresses dignitaries and guests at a breakfast and tour held on
Friday, May 10. Almost 200 people now work at the cable manufacturing
facility, which underwent a major expansion beginning three years ago.
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Bobby Watson joined by family and friends for his fourth MS Walk
Watson, along with the help of his parents, friends and the staff at
Bobby’s Restaurant in Prescott, have raised $30,000 for MS research.
They will be taking part in this weekend’s annual MS Walk in Brockville.
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Cardinal community garden project becomes a reality in village
Youth enjoy a warm spring evening filling in planting beds at the new
Cardinal Community Garden. In a buzz of activity, the Cardinal
Community Garden is living up to its name. No seeds have been planted
at the little garden area located behind the Library, but it is already
Joe Martelle photo
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South Grenville repeats as Leeds and Grenville girls rugby champs
it four titles in a row for the South Grenville District High School
girls rugby team. The Giants won the Leeds and Grenville championship
at home by defeating Brockville Collegiate Institute 41-0 on Friday
afternoon. South Grenville travelled to Rockland yesterday for the
Eastern Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association final.
Tim Ruhnke photo
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