Survey to help decide the future of waste management

Added: Fri, 04/26/2013 - 1:03pm

by Nancy Hunt

MRC PONTIAC – Do you compost organic waste at home? Would you be willing to pay more to ensure that household waste is disposed of in the most environmentally friendly way possible? You can put your answers to these and a few other waste management related questions in a survey regarding the future practices in the area. read more »

Fort-Coulonge Novice champs!

Added: Fri, 04/26/2013 - 1:01pm

The Draveurs, a first-time team made up of children who have skated together for 3 years, finished second out of 7 teams competing in the Ontario league where they won an Arnprior tournament, March 10 (photo). These 6 to 7 year old hockey players have kept the Fort-Coulonge / Mansfield arena filled all season, averaging over 150 fans each game. read more »

Over 200 men play in Flying Elbows 2013

Added: Fri, 04/26/2013 - 12:56pm

by Scott Campbell

SHAWVILLE – You know you’ve made an impression when you get a mention by Rick Mercer on CBC television. According to James Sally that happened for the Flying Elbows Tournament a few years ago as another puck dropped on March 21 for the 14th edition of the Flying Elbows at the Shawville arena. The four-day event had a total of 26 teams in three divisions. read more »

Fashion show wows the crowd

Added: Fri, 04/26/2013 - 12:48pm

by Nancy Hunt

FORT-COULONGE – On March 12, the Filles d’Isabelle, chapter 1293, presented its 3rd annual fashion show at the St-Pierre Parish Hall to a sold out crowd of 200 women. Mona Davis emceed most of the event that featured 27 women between the ages of 15 and 74 years old modelling a total of 44 changes of spring fashions from the Shawville / Clarendon stores of Boutique Gwendoline, Shawville Shoe, and Giant Tiger, as well as the Pembroke Mall stores of Ricki’s, Pennington’s, and Alia. read more »