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“Way to Go” Commander Kim

Sunday morning I woke up and headed off to London after opening (with my new band) at a house concert in Staffa the night before (yes Staffa is quite excited about live music).  It was freezing out so I added tons of extra layers and actually contemplated not getting out of bed at the bright…

In support of the Hall of Fame

Although I wrote this the day of the meeting I thought there was still hope. The Town Council would go back to the Board of the CBHF&M and try to reach a compromise. To my knowledge this hasn’t happened and the last Council meeting it became clear they have no interest. Even after Businessman Chris…

We all came from somewhere

It has been an interesting week with the announcement of President Trump putting a ban or pause, whatever you want to call it, on allowing refugees into the US.  This should not come as a surprise because this was one of his big promises during the campaign. Also it is not our place to judge…

Letter to the Editor

When is a tree a traffic problem? When it blocks the view of oncoming traffic. The big tree on the boulevard of Queen Street east and Brock Street is a definite obstacle to turning onto Queen Street in either direction but mostly in turns toward downtown. Especially on snow covered roads the big overgrown trees…

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the recent position taken by St Marys Municipal Council on the matter of the funding request from the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. The decision to not support the funding request was taken very seriously and after much review and deep thought. The Hall of Fame has…

Letter to the Editor

I am writing to express my concern with council’s handling of the West Ward School property on Ontario St. It seems that with the exception of Councillors Osborne and Winter a majority voted to allow the school building, a historic stone structure, to be demolished to make way for rental development. No consideration seems to…

Art Show a success

Dear Editor Stonetown Arts held its 6th annual Art Show & Sale, ARTSquared, on two recent consecutive weekends. The show was a major success, with many patrons in attendance at the Opening reception and throughout the remaining four days of the show, and with sales almost 30% higher than the previous year. Indeed, both the…