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If we 'lost' Target, we dodged a bullet


(The entrance to the Eleven Points Logistics distribution centre in Cornwall on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Target, which owns the land and building, has announced it will be closing all its Canadian operations. TODD HAMBLETON/CORNWALL STANDARD-FREEHOLDER/QMI AGENCY)


Festival planners may have missed Whingefest

(Riverfest 2011, its last edition, when INXS caused people to whinge in excess.)

There was a bit of fallout from our editorial earlier this week on the ever-shifting timeline of Brockville's elusive signature festival.

No group hug likely

(United Counties Warden Dave Gordon speaks at Brockville's New Year's Day levee. Photo by Darcy Cheek)

Years of work needed to save college

I am on record supporting Steve Clark's continued push for an agricultural diploma program at Kemptville College.

Flying below the StatsCan radar


Sometimes, the political stars align perfectly.

'Champions' make the difference


(A map depicts the third phase of the Rotary Park revitalization project.)

Flag Fest feasible without the Father

(Bob Harper, chairman of the 50 Years of Our Flag committee, speaks to city council's economic development and planning committee Tuesday about plans for Flag Fest.)


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