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Elma class teaches inclusion with new Buddy Benches

NEWRY - A class of Grade 6 and 7 students have left their mark at Elma Public School, and has...



Monkton family overwhelmed by support at CF fundraiser

MONKTON – When Sharon Hudson began planning a fundraiser for her son Cory and others suffering from...



Local women needed for new North Perth fundraising team

NORTH PERTH – A local committee is looking for a few good women, who in turn want to do a whole lot...



Habitat for Humanity project moves ahead with groundbreaking

LISTOWEL – After many months of planning, fundraising and meetings, the new Habitat for Humanity...



Victim bullied into buying iTunes cards in tax scam

The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding residents to be cautious of...



Second wind power RFP gearing up for area

LISTOWEL – Local residents may have won the battle against wind energy in the community, but...



Future arena slated to open in fall 2017

LISTOWEL – After years of careful organizing, designing and fundraising, the Steve Kerr Memorial...



Lower tiers express concern over emergency management sharing

STRATFORD – With changes made to Perth County’s Community Emergency Management Coordinator position,...


A glimpse at the renovations made by Ambiance Interiors through the Father’s Heart Healing Ministries before and after. Based out of Atwood, Ambiance Interiors owner Kahley DeVries said she was eager to create a meaningful space for the women’s shelter.


On Jan. 27, Diana Sweets played host to the monthly North Perth Breastfeeding Buddies peer support group. The group met at the restaurant in part to help launch the Perth District Health Unit’s i-breastfeed campaign, which features Perth County moms and babies. Diana Sweets also posted on its door the first window decal in North Perth to promote breastfeeding “anytime, anywhere” to indicate that breastfeeding is welcome in the restaurant.

Laurel's Vintage Shop

ALWAYS IN STYLE – Laurie Brink of Laurel’s Vintage Shop has just the thing to add a unique touch to your home. Laurel’s Vintage Shop is also a retailer of Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint.

Pigs of Hope

PIGS OF HOPE – The Pigs of Hope fundraising campaign is being launched this Saturday, Dec. 2 at Life’s A Party. Pictured left to right are: Tracey Goetz, Michele Deniet, Jim Scarlett, Ron Robinson, LeAnne Deniet, and Kathleen Mack.

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Building a Homemade Composter

Composting to get away from chemical fertilizers.

Spring Cleaning Part III

Lemon juice is a great way of helping with the cleaning around the house and a bonus it smells...

Spring Cleaning Part II

One of the things I use a lot around the house for cooking and cleaning is baking soda. It is...

Heritage Chickens!

The love of Heritage Chickens.

Another post about coyotes.

I was sitting working at the computer yesterday morning

What was that?

Last night we were just settling down into bed when all of a sudden the howling started .......

Let Me In!

Why chickens might not be so stupid after all.

Spring Cleaning – Part 1

Well here we are in mid-February and I do believe we have had the odd glimpse of spring, so I guess...

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