Mark Fletcher back home for Holy Name Concert

Fundraiser for Building Fund set for April 6th By Stewart Grant Mark Fletcher and his band, the Steel City Rovers, are coming back to town for a special fundraising concert on Friday, April 6th. For the music group that has been building quite a name for themselves while touring all over North America and internationally,…

Saturday will be a Lucky St. Patrick’s Day!

It is well known that everyone is “Irish” on St. Patrick’s Day and this Saturday the downtown merchants want to help make it a “lucky” one. What they are planning is that any customer coming into an establishment wearing green or any St Patrick gear will receive some kind of promo. Every business is offering…

River Safety Education Programs 20th Anniversary

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the UTRCA River Safety Education Program started by the Downie Optimist Club. Since then many schools and service clubs have been involved. Pictured at Downie Central School this week are (back left) Grade 2 teacher, Stacey Klassen, and (back right) Maranda MacKean, Educatio Assistant, George DeWys, Downie Optimist Club,…