Monthly Archives: March 2014

Douro-Dummer Beaver

Early Spring Meltdown

Early Spring Meltdown

Ice on Kawartha lakes continues to be very thick, but the Spring melt is definitely in progress. The Beaver, who stays in its protected lodge for winter,  has come out again to resume its work.  Above the thick ice on the lakes it now looks like open water in many places but it could be

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In the Garden industry, we have a BIG problem: Impatiens

In the Garden industry, we have a BIG problem:  Impatiens.  A disease, Impatiens Downey Mildew, is spreading throughout Canada and it has been indentified in our area.  It is caused by a fungus-like pathagon that is specific to the host plant of garden variety impatiens (Impatien walleriania).  It affects double impatiens and mini impatiens but

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Ennismore Midget Rep Team Wins Title

  Congratulations to the Ennismore Eagles. We are proud of you. Front row: Jonathan Thain, Liam Toner Next row: Billy Clarke, Nick Julien, Tarren Jank,Frank Sullivan,Josh Marsh Next row: Trevor Healy,Chandler Carbury,Spencer Mallory,Teigan Mallory,Brennan Jank Next row: Head Coach Vince Young, Assistant Coach Joel Bridgewater,Trainer Jeremy Marshall, Pat Young,Ryan Sutton,Eric Sutton,Nick Monahan,Sebastian Holland,Kyle Murphy,Assistant Coach

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Part Time Faculty Strike Avoided at Trent

A week ago Trent Part Time Faculty gave their union representatives authority to begin a strike on March 28.  Negotiations continued since then and have succeeded with a settlement announced the morning of Tuesday March 25.  A strike at Trent University is averted. Negotiating teams for Trent University and CUPE Local 3908 Unit 1 are

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Those Were The Days “A Spring Wedding”

Congratulations to the new owners for acquiring the Connection and thank you to those who took time to e mail or call in regard to my column, your concerns were and are appreciated. We have entered the month of March, I have published this story before but it is so appropriate and timely I love

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Insight on Insurance

Car insurance rates are often on the minds of most drivers as the weather gets cold. No matter what the weather, it’s important to know the steps drivers can take in order to ensure safe driving. Here are a few things to keep in mind: 1.    Driving responsibly is one of the easiest ways to

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News From The Station

Folks, spring is officially upon us! Our team is looking forward to warm spring days and of course, no more snow!! This month we would like to keep it short and sweet and remind you of a few safety tips and let you know what is in store for you! It is the MTO Road

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Community Volunteers

March is a very long month for many clients. Spring will arrive in a little while but when?  For some, the most important aspect of Community Care services is the connection they have with someone who will helps and cares.  Volunteers play an integral part in ensuring that client needs are met and are ambassadors

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