Friday Feb. 28, 2020

Fev. 20, 2020

6 fév 2020

Guest column : David Bertschi
Attorney at Law



BREAKFAST AT THE LEGION – Enjoy breakfast at the Orléans Legion from 8 a.m to 11 a.m. with table service provide by local Cadets. $2 from the sale of every breakfast will go toward the Legion.

NAVAN WINTERFEST from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Navan Fairgrounds. Plenty of winter activities for young and old alike. Chili lunch.

FAMILY FUN NIGHT at Aquaview Park (318 Aquaview Drive), Skating under glow lights, free wagon rides, hot chocolate taffy on snow and much more.

THE GLOUCESTER HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY PRESENTS “Culinary delights with herbs and edible flowers” – at 7 p.m. at the Queenswood Heights Community Centre, 1485 Duford Dr. Guest speaker and Nancy McDonald, Master Gardener. Public is welcome free of charge. Membership is $20 per person per year, $25 for a family and $5 for students.

FAMILY DAY BOWLING – Join Orléans MP Marie-France Lalonde for a morning of free bowling at the Orléans Bowling Centre, 885 Taylor Creek Dr. Everyone welcome. No need to RSVP. Guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for our local food banks.


Local news

Landslide victory sends Blais to Queen's Park
Posted Jan. 24, 2020

Heading into last Thursday's provincial by-election, the Progressive Conservative and NDP candidates were hoping to make the campaign a three-horse race. As it turned out, that was wishful thinking on a historical level. Read more



Serving up scrumptious BBQ in the heart of Orléans
Posted Jan. 22, 2020

If you love southern BBQ, then you will absolutely love Meatings Barbecue on St. Joseph Blvd. in Orléans. When it comes to BBQ, it doesn't get much better than Meatings where co-owner and grillmaster Mat Flosse has perfected his skills on the catering circuit over the past five years. Read more



City makes case for roundabout at Portobello and Valin
Posted Jan. 22, 2020

City engineers laid out their case to build a roundabout at Portobello Blvd. and Valin Street during an open house at the South Fallingbrook Community Centre on Jan. 16, and they were immediately met with resistance on the part of local residents who believe it will create an unsafe environment for pedestrians – especially children. Read more



Driver charged in July 23 death of young cyclist
Posted Jan. 19, 2020

The driver of a car that struck and killed a young cyclist on the southbound Jeanne d'Arc Blvd. on-ramp to Hwy. 174 last July has been charged with dangerous driving causing death and careless driving causing death. Read more



Broadhead taproom latest addition to local craft brew scene
Posted Dec. 24, 2019

While you were sleeping the past two years, Orléans has become a craft beer lover’s dream destination. The Stray Dog Brewery was the first to appear on the scene – opening their Taylor Creek Business Park location in September 2017. A little under two years later, the Orléans Brewing Co. opened its doors on Innes Road. Read more



New offerings make return visit to OCCO Kitchen a must
Posted Dec. 19, 2019

It’s been nearly a year and a half since I first ventured into OCCO Kitchen on Innes Road and tried their amazing fish tacos and Nicoise Salad with Ahi Tuna. I’ve been back several times since, mostly for their awesome burgers and tacos, and have never been disappointed. So when I learned that owner and head chef Mark Steele had come up with some new items on the rather eclectic menu, it presented the perfect opportunity to return once again and share my impressions of some of the latest additions. Read more






Variety is the spice of life at the Shenkman Arts Centre

St. Peter production an ode to 70s era disaster films

Nothing humbug about OST production of 'A Christmas Carol'

Gloucester Rangers go 2-2 in Bell Capital Cup finals

Former Cobra part of Ottawa Gee-Gees World Cup winning team

Local pair capture Fitness America titles

Local business



CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business




180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser




VIEWPOINT: Orléans by-election result far from a foregone conclusion


WALTER ROBINSON: MMEBLAWRRS your way to a happier, healthier life


HEATHER JAMIESON: Effort to be environmentally conscious ends longstanding tradition

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