Has your lawn become a raccoon and skunk buffet?

Added: Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:00am

This year, many homeowners have declared war against skunks and raccoons who have left lawns in ruins throughout the summer. Turned up sod, uprooted flower beds and gardens, and countless small holes have become a      too-familiar site. read more »

Shopping locally is worth every penny

Added: Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:42am

In the last edition’s editorial, I noted that many Pontiacers shop across the border and suggested why they may be doing so:  they think it saves money.  I promised to share a story of shopping locally that saved me          thousands. read more »

Shopping local – discourage community assassination

Added: Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:56am

In their book titled, “13 ways to kill your community,” authors Doug Griffiths and Kelly Clemmer describe thirteen ways small communities like our own can limit their success, and ensure they crumble into ruins. “Let's suppose you have a really ambitious goal in life - you want to kill your community! read more »

Let our Pontiac businesses shine

Added: Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:19am

Recently, two Pontiac organizations, the Pontiac Journal and the Pontiac Chamber of Commerce, have once again given Pontiac residents the opportunity to nominate their favourite businesses or businesspeople to have them awarded for their hard work, dedication and exceptional service. read more »

It’s a matter of perspective...

Added: Thu, 07/03/2014 - 11:15am

An opinion is defined as one’s judgement, belief or conviction with regard to a particular subject. Opinions include views or judgements formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or know-ledge. read more »

Is it a LOL matter?

Added: Thu, 06/19/2014 - 11:09am

According to the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, Canadians exchange about 270 million text messages and 2.2 million        multimedia messages every day. read more »

Is it a LOL matter?

Added: Thu, 06/19/2014 - 11:08am

According to the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, Canadians exchange about 270 million text messages and 2.2 million        multimedia messages every day. read more »

The environment is our responsibility too

Added: Thu, 06/05/2014 - 9:00am

Canadian Environment Week takes place from June 1-7 this year with the theme of “Strengthening our environment today for   tomorrow.” On their website, Environment Canada says the Canadian government is taking steps to preserve and enhance the natural environment through     science, such as maintaining air and water quality, and by creating a game plan fo read more »

Paying more to bring home the bacon

Added: Thu, 05/22/2014 - 1:22pm

Surviving the renovation and clean-up season

Added: Wed, 05/07/2014 - 10:17pm

As spring arrives with warmer temperatures, home owners inevitably start looking around their homes and properties and consider what improvements are needed and what work needs to be done. read more »