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Local woman celebrates 100th birthday

HARRISTON – Every birthday is certainly worth celebrating, but when the milestone is No. 100, you...



Ribbon cut on North Perth – Spinrite Child and Family Centre

The success of future generations was recently christened as the grand opening was held for the new...



Community involvement encouraged at annual North Perth Together We're Better

For the 11th annual Together We’re Better event, speaker Tracey Coghlin encouraged members of the...



North Perth council ignores planning advice on new subdivision

Moving ahead in spite of a recommendation from Perth County planning, North Perth council has...

Charitable giving

Consistently participating and giving to charity gives you many opportunities to explain why giving is important and how rewarding it can be, both financially and emotionally.

Hometown Hockey

Hockey Day in Canada, a popular CBC presentation, came to Stratford in 2010. Because Hockey Night in Canada has since been licensed to Rogers Sportsnet, the broadcaster is bringing a similar event to the Festival City, this time called Hometown Hockey. It arrives on Wednesday, Dec. 7 and continues until Sunday, Dec. 11.

Market Square redevelopment

The site plan for the redevelopment of Market Square, issued by the city and available on its website:

Pook Toque pop-up

Youthful entrepreneurs Jack Bullen, left, and Jack McCotter inside their “Pook Toque Pop-up Store” at 104 Queen Street East.

Santa Claus Parade

The grand finale of last year’s Santa Claus Parade in front of City Hall. This year, the parade takes place on Sunday, Nov. 27.

The Mertina Farm contingent

The contingent from Mertina Farm of R.R. 2 St. Marys in last Friday’s Santa Claus Parade. From right: Merv Scott leading Joyful; Scott’s grandson Kerry Bridge driving Xpress; and Victoria Clifford (described by farm owner Scott as “our very, very good neighbour who helps look after our horses when we are away”) with Primrose.

Sally Ann Kettle drive kicks off

St. Marys Salvation Army launches its annual Christmas Kettle fundraising campaign Thursday, Nov. 24. Pictured are, from left: Family Services worker Tanya Ott and the organization’s St. Marys leaders, Majors Pamela and William Stanger.

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Toronto doctor charged in woman's death

Toronto doctor charged with first-degree murder in wife's death



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Deliberations by Texas jury prompts missing person report



Woman, 66, killed in northern Ontario crash

Woman, 66, dead after 2 pickup trucks collide in northern Ontario



One dead in alleged drunk driving crash

One dead in Welland after alleged drunk driving crash overnight



How politics touched Canadians this week

Foreigners, private health care and the annoyed auditor: fed politics this week



Girl, 15 struck and killed by SUV

Girl, 15 struck and killed by SUV in Mississauga



No winning ticket for Friday's Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Friday night's $30 million Lotto Max jackpot


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Community Carol Sing

Tue Dec 6 | 6:30 PM

Women's Volleyball

Tue Dec 6 | 7:00 PM

Drop-In Badminton (14+ Years)

Tue Dec 6 | 8:00 PM

Listowel Air Cadets

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