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Van in river

A Stratford Airporter van ended up in Lake Victoria after the driver struck a parked vehicle along Lakeside Drive.


Representatives of the Falun Gong spiritual practice make a stop behind Stratford City Hall to protest the Chinese government’s persecution of their faith. The protesters asked residents to sign a petition, and submitted information to the mayor’s office, asking for a resolution of support from the city.

Shakespeare Welcome Centre

County Council may close the Perth County Welcome Centre, located in Shakespeare. Pictured is an artisan craft show held at the centre recently on July 23.

Protest at the Boathouse

Grace Caslick gets down to hand feed the ducks along the Avon River on Saturday afternoon.  She and her mom Amanda(left) came down to support Ken Wood (white shirt with hat) and his protest of the Stratford City Council recommendation to impose a $100 fine for those caught feeding the local duck and geese population.

Escape from Reality

Employees of the Stratford Gazette successfully thought their way out of Escape From Reality’s puzzle room. Can you beat their score? Pictured with Gazette staff are owners Marcus Niebler, second from left, and Julie Evans, second from right.

Klomps Corner roundabout

Work began last week on the conversion of the intersection between HIghway 7 and Perth Line 20 — known locally as Klomps Corner — to a roundabout.

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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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