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Watt repeats as Junior Club champion

Four-hole stretch on front nine a key for young lefthander

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Bed cuts being challenged

The picture painted by the Ontario Health Coalition and its union partners at a public meeting in Stratford Thursday was that of a local health care system on life support, crippled by years of funding shortfalls.

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City wants new logo for community groups

The new logo, according to the staff report, will not contain any of the elements in the municipality’s coat of arms or in its corporate image

Seventh shutout for Julia Bukala

Swanson’s U-15 Strikers win 5-0, move back into top spot in SWRSL

The Book Shelf – Aug. 21

Hideout by Gordon Korman, 288 pages. @ SPL:  J FIC Korma Summer is quickly drawing to a close, but there’s still time for middle-graders to relax and enjoy some light reading before school begins. Here are two suggestions of novels that are both suspenseful and entertaining. The first, Hideout, is the fifth title in a [...]


Subcommittee douses fireworks, campfire ban request

Resident claims that, on June 30, he and his wife were awoken by loud bursts of fireworks going off on his street.

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Brightening your day

The bulbs are now on sale through to mid September at two locations: Cozyn’s Garden Gallery in Stratford and at Klomp’s Nursery Garden Centre on Highway 7.

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Healthcare Closer to Home

Ontario pharmacists are now encouraged to expand their practice into home visits, medication counselling, flu shots and vaccination, to name a few, as part of the national initiative ‘Healthcare Closer to Home’.

SMMHA skills clinics early next month

Deadline to complete ‘Respect in Sport’ course is Aug. 31

Dear Barbara: Back to School Apprehensions

Dear Barbara, I know a lot of other parents are really excited at this time of year as everyone prepares to get ready for school in a few weeks. Our little boy is going into grade seven and seems really worked up about it. I know many kids may not be looking forward to going back in the fall but I think our son is more worried than he should be.

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