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Elmira, Ontario, Canada
Sunday, July 22, 2018

A blooming good time of the year

The busy spring planting season behind them, members of the Elmira Horticultural Society have some time to enjoy the fruits of their labour. Or,...

A gift of self from those who have to those who...

Hair today, gone tomorrow is nothing new to 10-year-old Ava Leigh Hansen, who this week made her second donation to Locks of Love, a...

Prize recognizes St. Jacobs PS student’s contributions

Milo Trask wrapped up the school year on a positive note, being the recipient of the Victoria D’Agostino book prize. The Grade 6 student...

Revisiting the life and legacy of Dr. Norman Bethune

Say the name of Norman Bethune, and it is likely to mean little to the average Canadian. A doctor born in 1890 in Gravenhurst,...

Creating a buzz around town

At the Wellesley Community Gardens, nestled in the southern end of the village, Steve Kingsbury tends to his plot. In neatly planted rows little...

Wellesley Taco Night aims to boost options, support worthwhile causes

Some tweaks improved this year’s Taste of Wellesley Taco Night fundraiser, with public feedback likely to shape future offerings, say organizers, noting it shows...

Robin Hood and Co. delight audiences in Elmira

Back for another round of clashing swords and feats of archery, the gang from Sherwood Forest were in Elmira Friday and...

On a quest for a substitute for a day filled with...

Ted Frey is a multitalented music, drama and math teacher at Park Manor Public School in Elmira. He will be retiring this month with...

Township hosts ribbon-cutting event at bolender park splash pad

Making it official, the township held an event at the Bolender Park splash pad on Saturday that featured live music, a ribbon-cutting...

Going the distance to tell stories that frame the narrative of...

Separated by time and space, the ghosts of home can still resonate with us. While Elmira is the latest of some two dozen spots Clay...