ron's blog

Failure to launch, and launch-in-progress



(Michael Mann, chief executive officer of Launch Labs, speaks to city council's economic development

and planning committee in February.)

The incredibly long Orangeville standoff



As city officials gird for another labour battle with Brockville's firefighters' association, the talk is not about if the next round goes to arbitration, but when.

Not to say I told you so...


Yes, bring back the buskers!



(The Aerial Angels dazzled the downtown in 2006.)


There's no bylaw for bigotry


Being 'tolerant' will improve our prospects


Dr. A.G. Ahmed speaks to city council in this 2013 file photo.


Keep telling it straight, Your Worship


Mayor David Henderson has always been a tell-it-like-it-is kind of guy.

Alternate universes collide over Kemptville



Few things can turn a government bureaucracy upside-down like an election.


A coat of paint won't do much



Mayor David Henderson is seriously tired of being bugged about the old Woolworth's building.

Blockhouse battle takeaways



The Battle of Blockhouse Island is over – at least for a year.


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