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Prescott Flyers owner reflects on the golden memories

Prescott Flyers franchise sold to Pemboke Lumber Kings. Owner Kevin Harrison remembers the good times, thanks the community for 10 years support.

ED19...coming to a big screen near you

March 8 Editor's notebook reflects on ED19

Honouring over a century of service to the PFD

Volunteers with the Prescott Fire Department are always at the ready to protect the community, but at a meeting of town council Monday night, a few members of the department were singled out for having spent a large part of t...

COAST GUARD NOT PREPARED FOR SPILL: RUNCIMAN

The Canadian Coast Guard base at Prescott no longer has the resources to deal with a significant spill or accident, Senator Bob Runciman believes.

OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team

OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team.

Barton and Norton honoured with award

Two people who have spent years doing just that in the town of Prescott were honoured at town hall Monday night, as the mayor and town council joined with a large crowd of well-wishers to celebrate the winners of the Citizen ...

Rangers name Andrew Dickson as General Manager

Rangers name Andrew Dickson as General Manager. New franchise looks to winning experience in front office and with coaching staff.

Spencerville & District Optimist Club to Host Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night May 24

The Spencerville & District Optimist Club will host their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night May 24th.

Local News

Firefighter games ignite crowds in North Augusta

Firefighter games ignite crowds in North Augusta

Greg Dennison of the Prescott Fire Department takes aim with a fire hose during a target shooting challenge held last weekend as part of the 105th annual Firefighter Games in North Augusta.

JOURNAL PHOTO/DE VRIES

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Prescott goes to the dogs this weekend

Prescott goes to the dogs this weekend

Dogs and their owners throughout Canada will be taking to the streets this weekend for the annual Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides, and participants, both furry and otherwise, are invited to participate in the local event hosted by Prescott's Pet Valu.

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Spencerville & District Optimist Club to Host Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night May 24

Spencerville & District Optimist Club to Host Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night May 24

The Spencerville & District Optimist Club will host their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night May 24th.

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Joint Statement on Heavy Rainfall, Potential for Flooding

Joint Statement on Heavy Rainfall, Potential for Flooding

Joint Statement on heavy rainfall, potential for flooding

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Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump to host Fundraising Recycle Drive

Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump (CAD), a not-for-profit group opposed to the opening or sale of an undeveloped dump site, known as ED-19, to host Recycle Drive on Saturday May 6, to raise funds for their cause.

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Access in Motion opens in Augusta Business Centre

Access in Motion opens in Augusta Business Centre

Dave Dulmage and Marcus Babineau-Crane are two of the three owners, along with Mark Dulmage, of Access in Motion, an auto shop specializing in customizing vehicles for the needs of the physically handicapped, which is holding its grand opening on May 13 at the Augusta Business Center just west of Prescott.

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OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team

OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team

OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team.

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COAST GUARD NOT PREPARED FOR SPILL: RUNCIMAN

Joanne Crack photo
Joanne Crack photo

The Canadian Coast Guard base at Prescott no longer has the resources to deal with a significant spill or accident, Senator Bob Runciman believes.

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MPP Clark seeks legal opinion from Minister on ED-19 Assessment

MPP Clark seeks legal opinion from Minister on ED-19 Assessment

Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has tabled two Order Paper questions to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change regarding the validity of the decades-old Environmental Assessment for the ED-19 site in the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal.

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Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump retains Canadian Environmental Law Association as Legal Counsel to oppose the ED-19 dump.

Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump retains Canadian Environmental Law Association as Legal Counsel to oppose the ED-19 dump.

Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump retains Canadian Environmental Law Association as Legal Counsel to oppose the ED-19 dump one day prior to group's presentation at County Council.

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Sports

Rangers build on toughness and winning experience

Rangers build on toughness and winning experience

Carson Pickup, seen here on his Prescott Journal hockey card, has been named as the captain of the new 2017-18 Prescott Rangers NCJHL franchise.

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Unbeaten 1957 football squad ready to huddle again

Unbeaten 1957 football squad ready to huddle again

A few former players are organizing a reunion of the undefeated 1957 SGDHS football team.

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Rangers name Andrew Dickson as General Manager

Rangers name Andrew Dickson as General Manager

Rangers name Andrew Dickson as General Manager. New franchise looks to winning experience in front office and with coaching staff.

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Prescott game a highlight of the year for Sens Alumni

Prescott game a highlight of the year for Sens Alumni

Ottawa Senators mascot Spartacat was thrilled when he saw that he was on the front page of last week's Prescott Journal. Sparty accompanied the Ottawa Senators Alumni as they came to Prescott for a game against the South Grenville Minor Hockey Association coaches last week to kick off the annual Leo Boivin Midget AA/AAA Hockey Showcase.

JOURNAL PHOTO/MORRIS

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Prescott Flyers owner reflects on the golden memories

Marnie Slack photo
Marnie Slack photo

Prescott Flyers franchise sold to Pemboke Lumber Kings. Owner Kevin Harrison remembers the good times, thanks the community for 10 years support.

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Blades hockey about more than just the game

Blades hockey about more than just the game

Blades co-ed hockey brings people together beyond the game.

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South Grenville Ranger report

South Grenville Ranger report

The Novice B Team 2 Rangers played in their second Tournament of the season in Carleton Place in December winning three games to take home the "A" Champs trophy.

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Play is work for Brockville Ontario Speedway driver Kenny Polite

Play is work for Brockville Ontario Speedway driver Kenny Polite

Local driver Kenny Polite talks about life behind the wheel.

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Community News

Benson Public School prepares to go out with class

Benson Public School prepares to go out with class

Benson will be hosting a 'Celebration of Generations' on June 16-17. Former Benson alumni are being invited to join with present students, facility and community members for a weekend of memories in and around the village of Cardinal.

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Barton and Norton honoured with award

Prescott's Citizen of the Year, Donald Barton (front, right), and Volunteer of the Year, Brent Norton (front, left) were celebrated during a special ceremony at town hall by a large crowd of friends and family as well as members of town council, includin
Prescott's Citizen of the Year, Donald Barton (front, right), and Volunteer of the Year, Brent Norton (front, left) were celebrated during a special ceremony at town hall by a large crowd of friends and family as well as members of town council, includin

Two people who have spent years doing just that in the town of Prescott were honoured at town hall Monday night, as the mayor and town council joined with a large crowd of well-wishers to celebrate the winners of the Citizen and Volunteer of the Year awards.

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Honouring over a century of service to the PFD

At a regular meeting of town council Monday night, members of the Prescott Fire Department joined with the mayor of Prescott and town councillors to honour four local firefighters - Maurice Raas (second from left), Brent Norton (third from left), Chief Ba
At a regular meeting of town council Monday night, members of the Prescott Fire Department joined with the mayor of Prescott and town councillors to honour four local firefighters - Maurice Raas (second from left), Brent Norton (third from left), Chief Ba

Volunteers with the Prescott Fire Department are always at the ready to protect the community, but at a meeting of town council Monday night, a few members of the department were singled out for having spent a large part of their adult life in service of their neighbours.

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KidZ Choir raises the community for 6th year

KidZ Choir raises the community for 6th year

The Prescott KidZ Choir performed Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to a full house and a standing ovation Sunday, March 27 for two shows at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Prescott.

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CAD hosts family fun day event

CAD hosts family fun day event

Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump (CAD) will be hosting a family fun day on the Fair Grounds in Spencerville on Saturday, April 1 from 1:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

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Buck Selleck defines teamwork off the ice

Members of the South Grenville Rangers Midget team present Buck Selleck with a team jacket. Front: Captain Brody Ranger. Back row- Manager: Paul Anderson, Asst Coach Ty Bolonga, Sam Heisel, Ben Ross, Austin (Buck) Selleck, Dawson Moulton
Members of the South Grenville Rangers Midget team present Buck Selleck with a team jacket. Front: Captain Brody Ranger. Back row- Manager: Paul Anderson, Asst Coach Ty Bolonga, Sam Heisel, Ben Ross, Austin (Buck) Selleck, Dawson Moulton

Austin Selleck is a big part of his team even after an injury that keeps him off the ice.

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SnowFest in Maitland on Family Day

SnowFest in Maitland on Family Day

Maitland offering plenty of Family Day activities.

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Boomer's making some noise in support of Matthew Markell

Boomer's making some noise in support of Matthew Markell

Boomer's Sports Bar and Restaurant, in downtown Prescott, will be hosting a fundraising event for local Figure Skater Matthew Markell on Saturday, February 25.

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Local kids share the love with Canadian heroes

Local kids share the love with Canadian heroes

The Spencerville and Cardinal public libraries held a "Valentines for Vets" event this past Saturday.

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Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Lifetime volunteer Mike Spencer honoured at Sen's game

Mike Spencer and family celebrate with his HEO Minor Hockey Country Volunteer of the Year award. From left to right - Daughter Ashleigh Spencer, partner Anne Evans, Mike Spencer, mother Rosemary Spencer, son Tim Spencer, and Catey Sauve (son's girlfriend).

JOURNAL PHOTO/K MARTELLE

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Lifestyle

Spencerville a runway to high fashion

Spencerville a runway to high fashion

Local folks take a walk down the fashion runway.

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Opinion

Brad Hubbard remembered as humble, stubborn

Brad Hubbard remembered as humble, stubborn

A community remembers Brad Hubbard

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Involving parents in life-long learning

Involving parents in life-long learning

Parents want to work in partnership with their child(ren)'s educators to ensure that everyone has a positive experience. That is often easier said than done.

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Mayoral-Musings

Mayoral-Musings

Saying a fond farewell to the Prescott Flyers and thanking the Harrison family

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ED19...coming to a big screen near you

ED19...coming to a big screen near you

March 8 Editor's notebook reflects on ED19

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Minister of Education Affirms Responsibility of School Boards and Trustees contemplating school closures in open letter

Minister of Education Affirms Responsibility of School Boards and Trustees contemplating school closures in open letter

Augusta Mayor Doug Malanka addresses school closure.

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Dogging local history at county archives

Dogging local history at county archives

Tom Van Dusen digs up some local history.

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Letter to Editor speaks to E-C council

Letter to Editor speaks to E-C council

Letter from Edwardsburgh-Cardinal resident addresses concerns over ED-16

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Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear

Editor's Notebook - ARC process clearly more of a sow's ear

Despite the School Board's best efforts, the old adage "You can't' make a silk purse out of a sow's ear" never rang truer.

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ECFD...much, much more than a Fair weather friend

ECFD...much, much more than a Fair weather friend

Fire Departments the heart of any community.

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Entertaining Thoughts - Our Canada coverage

Entertaining Thoughts - Our Canada coverage

Candy gets it done for local Legion!

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