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It Came from Warkworth

author: Tom Cruickshank  

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Sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie, but a Warkworth inventor turned Silicon Valley superstar is poised to unleash his brainchild on the buying public. You heard it here first.

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Christmas Fiction: Milestone

author: Marianne Ackerman   illustration: Bill Slavin

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A holiday season dedicated to good cheer often brings out tensions between family members. Then there are those unexpected moments, when the clouds open and magic descends.

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In Four Bar Measure

author: Conrad Beaubien   photography: Matthew Botha

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As I was growing up, it felt like I was becoming a specialist in Grade five,” Michael Pepa begins. “I started violin lessons early on in my adopted town of Zrenjanin, Yugoslavia...

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Making our Rural Routes Safer
Farm 911: The Emily Project

author: Kelly S. Thompson 

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Farm 911: The Emily Project was launched to improve emergency services in our rural communities by helping farmers and landowners obtain proper civic address signs on fields and woodlots.

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First Words

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There’s a moment over the holidays when the world stands still and the magic dust of the season descends on our old farmhouse. It’s on Christmas Eve when the boys – and I use the term loosely because... read more

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ED’S HOUSE: HONOURING THE JOURNEY
On behalf of Ed’s House, Northumberland Hospice Care Centre thank you for the wonderful article written by Cecilia Nasmith highlighting both Ed’s House, and the Bridge Hospice. The article raised awareness of local...…

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marianne ackerman

marianne ackermanMarianne grew up in Prince Edward County. She began her writing career as the Picton correspondent for the…

conrad beaubien

conrad beaubien

Conrad’s love of storytelling has engaged him in a life of the arts. A creator, writer and director of films…

bill slavin

bill slavinBill Slavin has illustrated over one hundred children’s books, fiction and nonfiction. Titles include Stanley’s Party