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11 steps to winning Black Friday

11 steps to winning Black Friday

1. Make sure it's actually Friday.

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Here comes retirement for Vivien Daly

Vivien Daly, who is retiring after 44 years as treasurer of the Richmond Agricultural Society, enjoys herself at a recent church supper in Stittsville.

Here comes retirement for Vivien Daly

A lot has changed for the Richmond Fair since 1970. As just one example, revenues have grown from the $17,000 range to today’s $450,000...

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City champs

The St. Mark Lions celebrate on home ice after their shut-out win over Glebe Collegiate for the city title on Nov. 27.

St. Mark Lions shut out Glebe in hockey final

The roar of cheering fans was second only to shouts of victory on the ice as St. Mark closed its second straight shutout to win the city’s...

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More businesses for Bronson Avenue concerns residents

Bronson Avenue was reconstructed in 2012 and 2013 as an arterial road, but now a south-end community association president is worried the road's function as a traffic thoroughfare is threatened by a city plan to allow more businesses along Bronson's north end.

Concerns about commercial creep dominate zoning review

City planning staff has been working for months to create sought-after certainty in land uses, but some community activists were caught off...

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Party Smart

Algonquin College hospitality and tourism bartending students Brad Broder, Brittany Godin and Alex Jobin mix non-alcoholic drinks at a Nov. 26 Party Smart event.

Students suit up to try impaired driving simulator

It’s no secret that many post-secondary students partake in drinking in their new-found surroundings – a situation that can become dangerous...

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Collegial Clark says goodbye to council

City manager Kent Kirkpatrick, left, and Mayor Jim Watson, right, present a photo of Stanley Park, off Stanley Street in New Edinburgh near the Bytown Bridge to outgoing Rideau-Rockcliffe Coun. Peter Clark during the final city council meeting of the term on Nov. 26.

Collegial Clark says goodbye to council

Always known as a jokester around the council table, Rideau-Rockcliffe Coun. Peter Clark said he probably would have been happier as an...

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Brief remarks signal Holmes’ departure after 30 years

City manager Kent Kirkpatrick, left, and Mayor Jim Watson, right, give a photo of the Corktown footbridge to retiring Somerset Coun. Diane Holmes during the final city council meeting of the term on Nov. 26.

Brief remarks signal Holmes’ departure after 30 years

Retiring Somerset Ward Coun. Diane Holmes didn’t’ shed any tears as she bid adieu to the job after nearly 30 years.

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Best totals ever in annual Scout/Guide fall food drive

Members of Stittsville's scouting and guiding communities sort and put in boxes food items collected in the recent Scout/Guide food drive for the Stittsville Food Band.

Best totals ever in annual Scout/Guide foo drive

It was the best totals ever for the annual fall food drive for the Stittsville Food Bank undertaken by Stittsville’s Scout Sections and...

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Two men charged in wedding head-butt case

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Peterborough stands by no-touch policy

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Police investigating death of Markham woman

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January pretrial set for soldier in drug case

Canadian Forces member facing drug charges to appear for pretrial in January

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Mudslide closes eastbound Hwy 403 in Hamilton

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More tests needed on body found in Hamilton

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