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ORLÉANS OUTDOOR MARKET from 12 noon to 6 p.m. in the Ray Frield Centre parking lot on Tenth Line Road. Come meet local vendors and artians from across the east end.


SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK – A Company of Fools presents a Torchlight Shakespeare production of Romeo and Juliet in Longleaf Park at 7 p.m. Pay what you can.


CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R. J. Kennedy Community Centre 1115 Dunning Road in Cumberlans Village. The Cumberland Farmers’ Market features a variety of localy produced vegetables, seasonal fruits and specialty foods.


THE NAVAN FAIR will take place from Thursday, Aug. 10 to Sunday, Aug. 13. Highlights the Demolition Derby. livestock shows, and Canadian rockers Honeymoon Suite who will be performing on Aug. 11. Visit www.navanfair.com.

 

Local news

Exploding wagon wheel seriously injures Cumberland man
Posted July 26, 2019

A Cumberland man is warning his fellow east end residents to take extra care when filling their wagon wheels up with air. Leo Lane resident Mike Potvin was filling up the tires on his utility wagon on June 30 when the split rim on one of the tires blew apart causing severe lacerations to his face requiring more than 150 stitches, a broken orbital bone, a broken nose, a hole in his upper palate and the loss of more than a dozen dental implants. Read more

 

 

The kitchen is now open at the Orléans Brewing Co.
Posted July 26, 2019

During the past four years Orléans has undergone a gastronomic renaissance of sorts with the opening of a plethora of excellent restaurants that have made area residents question the need to drive downtown for a decent meal. Read more

 

 

 

 

Orléans man follows his dreams into space
Posted July 26, 2019

Bryn Orth-Lashley is living every space enthusiast’s dream as one of the leads on Canada’s latest satellite mission. The Orleans’ native is the Commission-ing Coordinator for the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM). Read more

 

 

 

 

Boys dominate this year’s high school Honour Roll
Posted July 12, 2019

When you look at the list of the top scholars in Orléans this year you can’t help but notice an obvious trend – they are all young men. In fact, it’s the first time since the Orléans Star and orleansonline.ca started writing about the area’s top scholars that no females made the list. Read more

 

 

 

Keeper of Navan’s Tweedsmuir History passes away at 92
Posted June 12, 2019

When she was alive, Verna Cotton was a walking, talking treasure trove of information when it came to the history of her beloved Navan where she was born and raised and lived until health issues forced her to move to a retirement residence in Orléans. Read more

 

 

 

Natural habitat on Petrie Island is ‘turtle-y’ awesome
Posted July 12, 2019

Sadly all freshwater turtles in Canada are considered at-risk, with the loss of wetlands being a major factor. Fortunately for folks living in Orleans, Petrie Island, a Class 1 wetland, is right in our back yard and offers a great location to view turtles in their natural habitat. Read more

 

 

Entertainment

  Sports


OST presents a fresh take on The Wizard of Oz

Final GMC recital serves as rehearsal for Kiwanis Music Festival

Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans


Ottawa TFC teams advance to Ontario Cup quarterfinals

Local hurdler wins Canadian junior championship

Cumberland running back named MVP in Jr. Gee-Gees bronze medal run

 
Local business

  Opinion

 


CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business

 

SANTÉ CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTRE: Where healthy people go

 

180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser

 

 

 


VIEWPOINT: A foodie’s guide to the best eats in Orléans

 

WALTER ROBINSON: An early primer to the fall federal election

 

HEATHER JAMIESON: Playful goats, the power of music and making each moment matter

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