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J.A. Laporte permanently closes its doors after 62 years
Posted Jan. 15, 2020

After serving the gardening needs of east end residents for the past 62 years, J.A. Laporte Flowers and Nursery has permanently closed its doors. The surprising announcement was made in a statement issued on their website earlier this morning. Read more


Local news

New COVID cases in east end wards go from
bad to worse

Posted Jan. 13, 2020

After the number of new COVID cases in the east end’s three municipal wards doubled between Dec. 14 and Dec. 28, they've doubled again with 273 new cases reported during the two-week period between Dec. 28 and Jan. 11. Read more



COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete

Posted Oct. 15, 2020

Orléans deaf and blind athlete Kevin Frost is not about to let the COVID pandemic slow him down. Despite the many challenges he faces, Frost managed to play 30 rounds of golf over the summer including two rounds at the Chippewa Creek Golf Course in Hamilton, where he finished second in the Ontario Visually Impaired Golf Championship on Aug. 15 and 16. Read more



Sir Wil’s 'Hunchback' a true masterclass in high school theatre

Posted March 18, 2020

Lights open on The Notre Dame Cathedral, 1482, where a young man who has spent his whole life hidden away finally decides to defy his master and try his luck in the real world. Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School’s recent production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, directed by the school’s drama teacher, Sonya Schrum, was powerful and thought provoking. Read more







Ballet Jörgen’s Nutcracker production goes virtual

Sir Wil’s 'Hunchback' a true masterclass in high school theatre

Missoula Children’s Theatre production a lesson in teamwork

COVID pandemic fails to slow down Orléans deaf/blind athlete

Ottawa TFC unveils fall/winter ‘Return to Play’ soccer program

The future is cloudy for Orléans speedskaters

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Presenting the 28th annual Fredzee Awards


WALTER ROBINSON: Health Canada needs to up its game during vaccine void


DOUG FELTMATE: COVID-19 pandemic the final straw for troubled restaurant industry

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