Come On and Rescue Me: Local rescues save lives with social media

Come On and Rescue Me: Local rescues save lives with social media

By Michelle Annette Tremblay
As hard as she tried, Alison Sabo couldn't sleep. Restless in bed, she kept thinking about a social media post from earlier that day. It had been a photo and brief description of a big friendly dog, likely a Briard, named Kevin. He was a province away, in a Montreal shelter, due to be euthanized within a matter of days because no-one had adopted him...

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Community Portraits: Legendary artist Milne captured essence of North Hastings

Community Portraits: Legendary artist Milne captured essence of North Hastings

By Sarah Vance
David B. Milne first came to Bancroft with his canoe and camping supplies on the I B & O Railway in 1947. He was already recognized as one of Canada’s greatest artists. He had exhibited alongside Monet, Matisse, Picasso, Braque and Duchamp and the American modernists at the famous Armory Show in New York in 1913 yet he was still little known to the Canadian general public.

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Building a Nation: Two Tweed families did their part

Building a Nation: Two Tweed families did their part

By Barry Penhale
Settled in the 1830s, the community on Stoco Lake now known as Tweed was originally called Hungerford Mills, named after the township. Later renamed after the Tweed River in southeastern Scotland, the settlement was incorporated as a village in 1891. Tweed was a bustling place when I first began visiting during the 1950s...

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