West Carleton Legion to hold elections May 14

The West Carleton Legion executive includes, in front from left, second vice-president Alf Currie, president Arleen Morrow, Bernadette Day (membership), and secretary Bev Berry; and in back Sgt.-in-Arms Bill Berry, third vice-president Harriet Farrell, Murray Gordon (executive committee), and treasurer Virginia Blondin. Missing from the photograph is first-vice-president Jim Wilson. Nominations are being accepted for a new executive to be elected May 14.

West Carleton Legion to hold elections May 14

The West Carleton Legion in the Bay had an eventful term with the present executive and will be moving on via Branch elections coming up on...

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Carleton 4-H Square Dancing Club swings way to achievement day

Carleton 4-H square dancers Alex Dean and Adrianna Martin in action.

Carleton 4-H Square Dancing Club swings way to achievement day

If they weren’t already, the Carleton 4-H square dancers’ boots are now broken in from Do-Si-Do-ing and Promenading around halls, as they...

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Much goes on barely beneath the surface in Rural Root production

One of the many behind-the-scenes roles in a Rural Root production involves costumes. Lois Thompson and Judy Puritt consider shirt options for Peter Veale’s character before last week’s rehearsal.

Much goes on barely beneath the surface in Rural Root production

At Rural Root’s rehearsal for the May 27-30 run of That Darn Plot! last week, the importance of a smooth operating production team was...

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Carp’s Community Garden a ‘growing’ success

A granddaughter of one of the members of the Neighbourhood Tomato community garden in West Carleton checks out the beans at an event last summer.

Carp’s Community Garden a ‘growing’ success

With a new name and a fresh infusion of volunteers and expertise, Carp’s successful small community garden project is it set to grow...

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Church dinner and auction night more than a good meal for a good cause

It was a packed house at last year’s auction and spaghetti dinner night at St. Paul’s United Church in Carp. This year’s event aims to be just as interesting. This year’s dinner will be held Saturday, April 25.

Church dinner and auction night more than a good meal for a good cause

The auction and spaghetti dinner night at St. Paul’s United Church is more than a good meal for a good cause – it’s a chance for people to...

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Fair process

Cumberland Coun. Stephen Blais wants Hydro Ottawa to be allowed to bid on rural customers still served by the provincial distributor.

Let Hydro Ottawa bid on rural customers: Blais

For Ottawa’s 45,000 rural residents still served by Hydro One, it’s a tale of two cities.

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Anti-vax switch

The seven youngest members of the Hills family, ranging from 10 months old to 10 years old, recently contracted whooping cough just days before their parents had scheduled them to be vaccinated. Parents Tara and Gavin were convinced to leave the anti-vax side of the vaccination issue after researching.

Family with whooping cough out of isolation

When Tara Hills first decided to write a blog post detailing her decision to have her seven kids vaccinated, she never thought her story...

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Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers make penne peperonata a classic

Sweet peppers are even sweeter in this simple but delicious Italian classic.

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