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Saturday, May 30, 2020


 

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Ontario: New fixed electricity rate through October

On Saturday, May 30, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, issued the following statement on electricity rate relief measures during the...

Wainfleet set to crack down

Township takes dim view of bylaw disrespect The Township of Wainfleet is gearing up for additional enforcement of its bylaws after a significant spike in...

SLIDESHOW: Date night at Piper’s

Fonthill pub doing decent take-out business, appreciates community's support Peter Moore recounts how one couple is still managing to enjoy their regular date night at his Peter Piper’s Pubhouse. “It’s with take-out now, and they hang out in the parking lot.” Humour and cordiality are...

COVID-19

Ontario: New fixed electricity rate through October

On Saturday, May 30, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, issued the following statement on electricity rate relief measures during the...
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QUARANTAINMENT

QUARANTAINMENT: Wish You Were Here

Quarantaintment—Pandemic Diversions for the Homebound FICTION Wish You Were Here By Colin Brezicki   It was silly to panic over a postage stamp. Even a little worrying at her...

SPORTS

Fenwick goalie selected by OHL team

Ben Bonisteel chosen by Barrie in under-18 draft Early April brought an unexpected surprise for 16-year-old Fenwick native Ben Bonisteel. The 6-foot-3, 201-pound goalie was selected...

OPINION

EDITORIAL: Back in the black, and loving it

Amid the recent chaos on Council—Ron Kore’s conduct while visibly ill, Lisa Haun’s muzzling meltdown—it is nice to report some good news for a...

HISTORY

The Centrespread: Fill ‘er up with ethyl

As millennials and Generation Z might put it, local history is "blowing up." It's amazing the detail that can be scanned from even a...

FEATURED

Trapped by COVID-19 on the MS Zaandam

An unthinkable month of cruising, and lessons learned We were doing it as the trip of a lifetime,” said Tim Wright of Fonthill, without a...

THE CONVERSATION

THE CONVERSATION: There oughta be a law

Pelham's bylaw enforcement these days leaves much to be desired, say some—but how much punishment do we really want By the end of next week,...

NEW BUSINESS FOCUS

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Working where you live makes perfect sense

Hours on QEW replaced by three-minute commute After years of commuting to the Hamilton/Toronto area to work in the financial industry, mortgage broker Miles Kulik...

COLUMN SIX

COLUMN SIX: Rule the school

It’s 5:30. My husband’s alarm sounds. Normally I’m annoyed hearing it, but today I’m quietly pleased—I’ve been up since 4:30 with our 7-month-old, and...

FIRST PERSON + SLIDESHOW

FIRST PERSON: Stay Fit online seniors’ fitness classes rock

It turns out that exercising by Zoom takes some real effort Ouch. My preconceived notions took a serious hit during Anne Cooke’s online Stay Fit...

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