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100-year-old picture of Belleville settler family received at food bank returned

Belleville resident Lois Foster was surprised when she read in the local newspaper about a 100-year-old photograph at the Gleaners Food Bank, and the director of operations was looking for the owner. 281 more words


Independence Day Events Planned

Independence Day Events Planned
–by Mayor Craig Stough


On July 4, 1776 John Adams, signer of the newly written Declaration of Independence and future second president of the United States, publicly predicted that July 4th would be celebrated with festivals and parades, athletic competitions, oratory and fireworks forevermore. 380 more words


The continuing saga: Is the Wall of Stupid starting to crack in Seattle?

A short while ago, the city council of Seattle unanimously passed an “employee hours tax,” more commonly called a “head tax” on businesses with $20 million of gross income earned in Seattle. 478 more words


Danville council expands tobacco retailer moratorium to one year

The Danville Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend its temporary tobacco retailer moratorium for an additional 10 months and 15 days, banning any new tobacco-selling shops in Danville for a total of one year. 787 more words

Lacey's in Mayfair with speculators to 'unlock' public land

BARRATT HOLMES on the latest instance where the council shows that it is more interested in cosying up to mega-rich property speculators than actually delivering homes at social rent… 790 more words

Croydon Council

City looking for 1,000 people to work municipal election

The City of Windsor is looking for about 1,000 people to work as election officials when voters go to the polls to elect a mayor, city councillors and school board trustees on Oct. 144 more words

Local News

Long-time MLA Leonard Krog launches bid to become mayor of Nanaimo

Describing it as the ‘worst kept secret in town,’ BC NDP MLA Leonard Krog has officially launched his bid to become the next mayor of Nanaimo. 549 more words