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Dairy News Briefs

Saputo Inc. interested in expanding processing business into Brazil The Montreal-based Saputo Inc., which operates a manufacturing plant in Tavistock, is considering making acquisitions in Brazil that could be worth as much as $3.5 billion, according to CEO Lino Saputo, Jr. Saputo is one of Canada’s largest dairy processors, and its products include the Dairyland…

Little Falls Carnival

Mason Pickering lets a wicked slapshot go at the Little Falls Carnival last Thursday night. Emmett Doupe, Isaac Zurbrigg, Ryan Hodkinson and Carson Brock enjoying the Little Falls Carnival. (Jake Grant photos) Fernando Portillo gets a temporary tattoo at the Little Falls Carnival (Stewart Grant photo)

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Victoria Bridge to be closed

The downtown re-construction is progressing on schedule Director of Public Works, Jed Kelly told Council on Tuesday. He said that the hard surface restoration should be done by July 7. The next phase will be from Water Street to Thomas Street which will include the Victoria Street Bridge. Kelly said that a decision has been…

Drive 4UR Community

A very successful ‘Drive 4UR Community” was held last Saturday sponsored by St. Marys Ford. Kipp Edwards told the Independent that the fundraiser had achieved their goal and as a result the St. Marys Hospital Foundation will receive the maximum amount as set out by Ford Canada. Pictured at the event were (from left) Councillor…