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From Bergen to Charlottetown to Rio - Britannia Didn't Rule the Waves

Last year on this site I told the story of the Margaret, a Canadian patrol ship that was a frequent visitor to Charlottetown, and how she ended up as part of the Brazilian Navy.  1,291 more words


Family Connections Help Carroll House Gain Slew of Foreign Students

The Avalon School’s Head of Carroll House credited family connections for acquiring mostly foreign students at Friday’s House Introduction Ceremony.

The ceremony is the first step in the new season of House Competition and takes place during the Our Lady of the Rosary Festival Day. 364 more words


Contini Family Contines Dominance In House T-Shirt Contest

By Lev Lubega

Avalon Head of Houses Jim Bostick announced Friday another Contini brother won the 2016-17 House T-shirt Contest.

Calvert House Sophomore Tobias Contini won the contest and houses will dawn his design in each festival day for the school year. 213 more words


Seconds Blog #4

One of the most effective elements in Seconds is the constantly shifting dynamic between the narrator and addressee. Bryan Lee O’Malley plays with this relationship in a way that manipulates the narrator, the addressee, and the capable reader. 720 more words


S.S. Halifax - Charlottetown to Boston and Return

By 1890 the wooden steamships Carroll and Worcester which had provided the direct Charlottetown – Boston connection since 1872 were more than twenty-five years old and in 1892 their owners, the… 931 more words


US presidential election: Fight down to the wire in Pennsylvania

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Republican Donald Trump has driven deep divisions between Americans, sparking a veritable civil war even within his own political party, but there is at least one Pennsylvania family the controversy-courting presidential candidate has united this year. 1,415 more words

Current Affairs

Kangaroo reunited with its Carroll County owner

CARROLL COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Carroll County deputies were face to face with a kangaroo Monday night after a Delphi resident spotted the animal in her driveway. 276 more words