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The Town of Prescott's First Annual Economic Development Summit

The Town of Prescott's First Annual Economic Development Summit

The Town of Prescott is hosting its first annual Economic Development Summit this Friday, September 29 at the Prescott Golf Course. The theme of the Summit for 2017 is Progress Prescott: A Vision for Our Future, and it will feature a discussion of the future of Prescott business and the many strides that the town has made in terms of economic and community development.

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County Council dumps ED19 sale back on township residents

County Council dumps ED19 sale back on township residents

Edwardsburgh-Cardinal residents and Council members react to decision to resume negotiations for ED19 sale.

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Plowing match hosted in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal

Plowing match hosted in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal

The Grenville County Plowmen's Association will hold their 98th Annual Plowing Match Saturday, September 30 in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal.

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MTO minister Del Duca ditches trucking meeting

MTO minister Del Duca ditches trucking meeting

Several mayors, including Prescott Mayor Todd and Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Mayor Pat Sayeau, attended a meeting in Kingston early Monday in the hope of taking the first steps to addressing the dangers of truck traffic and winter road conditions.

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Fair calling for royalty!

Fair calling for royalty!

SPENCERVILLE FAIR ROYALTY is calling for contestants. Back by popular demand, we have combined the Little Sir & Miss, Junior Ambassador and Ambassador competitions into one AMAZING show.

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Rotary Club of Prescott says good-bye after almost eighty years

Rotary Club of Prescott says good-bye after almost eighty years

It was announced last week that the local service club, which has been serving Prescott and its residents since 1939, has folded.

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SGDHS reunion 50 years in the making

SGDHS reunion 50 years in the making

The Class of 1967 from South Grenville District High School held a 50-year reunion at the Prescott Golf Club last weekend, and nearly 50 alumni and teachers returned to enjoy the gathering, which was organized by a six-member committee of (l-r) Mary (Rintoul) Woodland, Sharol (Hall) Havey, Pauline (Gagnon) Smith, Mimi (Maggio) Garrah, Judi (Morris) Martin and Barbara (Johnson) Smith.

JOURNAL PHOTO/DE VRIES

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Prescott kids painting a picture of civic pride at skate park

Prescott kids painting a picture of civic pride at skate park

Community in a spray can!

A group of Prescott youth recently took the initiative to repair and repaint the Prescott Skate Park after vandals had defaced it. Group photo of the kids with spray cans includes: Back row: Madeline Joanisse, Maggie Haller, Trinity Bailey, Jorja Adams, Desiree Bailey, Domenic Bailey, Frankie Haller. Front row: Amelia Adams, Ethan Bailey, Zack Bottigoni, Anastasia Joanisse, Zaida Bottigoni.

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United Counties warden confirms letter sent to CAD leaders' employer

United Counties warden confirms letter sent to CAD leaders' employer

Robin Jones, warden of United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and mayor of the Village of Westport has implied that a letter sent to the former employer of Citizens Against the Dump (CAD) spokesperson Kyle Johnston may have originated in her office.

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2017 SGDHS Valedictorian address

2017 SGDHS Valedictorian address

Check out this week's (July 12) print issue of the Prescott Journal for complete graduation coverage in local schools!

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Sports

Junior hockey returns to South Grenville this weekend

Junior hockey returns to South Grenville this weekend

South Grenville fans wanting to get a look at the new face of junior hockey in the region will be headed down to the Leo Boivin Community Centre in Prescott on Saturday night.

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Rangers build on toughness and winning experience

Rangers build on toughness and winning experience

Carson Pickup, seen here on his Prescott Journal hockey card, has been named as the captain of the new 2017-18 Prescott Rangers NCJHL franchise.

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Prescott Flyers owner reflects on the golden memories

Marnie Slack photo
Marnie Slack photo

Prescott Flyers franchise sold to Pemboke Lumber Kings. Owner Kevin Harrison remembers the good times, thanks the community for 10 years support.

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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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Community News

Machal Gardens a growing stop on trail tour

Machal Gardens a growing stop on trail tour

'The Spirits of the Tree', created by local sculptor Rob Turnbull, keep watch over Machal Gardens in Spencerville. The gardens are owned by Doug Hall and Gordan MacDonald and are a stop on the 1000 Islands and Rideau Canal Garden Tour. JOURNAL PHOTO/EVANS

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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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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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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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Lifestyle

Gearing Up for a Great Time in Iroquois

Gearing Up for a Great Time in Iroquois

The Golden Gears Car Club will host its Annual Car Show and concert at the Iroquois Locks on Sunday, August 27th.

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Brewery plays extended version

Brewery plays extended version

Windmill Brewery continues the success of its Friday night music series throughout the entire month of September.

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2017 Prescott Journal Scary Story contest !!

2017 Prescott Journal Scary Story contest !!

The Prescott Journal is hosting a fiction-writing contest looking for the best tales of torment, terror and trepidation in South Grenville.

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One slight hitch makes for a funny wedding day

One slight hitch makes for a funny wedding day

A carefully-planned wedding goes from being the big day to a bad day for the Coleman family in the latest offering from Morrisburg's Upper Canada Playhouse, which will be debuting One Slight Hitch on August 3.

JOURNAL PHOTO/DE VRIES

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Opinion

Mayoral Musings

Mayoral Musings

Contemplating water quality and the future at one of Prescott's best assets, Kelly's Bay

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Brad Hubbard remembered as humble, stubborn

Brad Hubbard remembered as humble, stubborn

A community remembers Brad Hubbard

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