Volume 15 Week 45

Saturday, Jan. 6


 

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Today's headlines

LOCAL NEWS: Orléans revellers eager to get the New Year started
LOCAL NEWS 2: 2017: Looking on the year that was
LOCAL NEWS 3: Tripping the (Christmas) lights fantastic in Orléans
VIEW POINT: Recalling warm memories of Christmases past
CURLING: Hometown girl Homan heading to Winter Olympics
SPEED SKATING: Speedskating trio qualify for Winter Olympics

ARTSCETERA: Jörgen Nutcracker production has distinctive local flavour
ARTSCETERA: Pete Paquette delivers memorable Elvis holiday tribute concert

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LOCAL NEWS
Friends Ken Johnstone and Karen Knights were among the 100-plus people who rang in the New Year at the OCCO Kitchen restaurant on Innes Road on Sunday night. Fred Sherwin/Photo

(Updated 7:30 a.m., Jan. 6)
Orléans revellers eager to get the New Year started
Goodbye 2017. Hello 2018. The prospect of a fresh start had many revellers in a giddy mood Sunday night as they crowded local bars and restaurants to ring in the New Year.

2017: Looking on the year that was
With 2017 now in our rear view mirrior, it’s a good time to take stock of the year that was. If there was one theme that formed a common thread throughout 2017 it was that of community service. (Posted Jan. 2)

Tripping the (Christmas) lights fantastic in Orléans

Municipal budget passes with 2% tax hike

Portobello pair celebrating 99th birthdays together

Children with autistic spectrum disorders get special visit with Santa

 

LOCAL SPORTS
Curling
Hometown girl Homan heading to Winter Olympics
Orléans native and Cairine Wilson Secondary School alum Rachel Homan is heading to the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February after winning the Roar of the Rings Olympic Trials in Ottawa on Sunday. (Posted Dec. 11)

Speed Skating
Speedskating trio qualify for Winter Olympics
A pair of local speed skaters are heading back to the Olympics where they will be joined by an Olympic rookie from Orléans after all three athletes met the pre-Olympic qualifying standards during the first four events of the World Cup season. (Posted Dec. 11)

Previous sports stories

ARTCETERA
Pete Paquette delivers memorable Elvis holiday tribute concert
Rockland native and award-winning Elvis tribute artist Pete Paquette brought his holiday production Elvis : A Christmas Special to the Shenkman Arts Centre on December 8 and he did not disappoint. (Posted Dec. 10)

Jörgen Nutcracker production has distinctive local flavour
Ballerina Heather Lumsden-Ruegg can empathize with local dancers chosen to perform next week in the Canada’s Ballet Jörgen production of The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition. (Posted Dec. 8)

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