Read this issue of the Manotick Messenger.

Local team gets a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

Players from China Winter Sport Hunters and Osgoode-Richmond Romans teams pose for a photo together after playing each other in a Bell Canada Cup game at the Fred Barrett Arena on Dec. 28, 2018. The China Winter Sports Hunters won the game 11-0 and, a few days later, won the Bell Capital Cup Major Atom A division.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Ontario semi-finalists
Team Deschenes was given a rousing send-off party, which included Adam Kingsbury (far left), Jamie Sinclair and Craig Savill (far right) at the Manotick Curling Club Thursday, Dec. 20. Team Deschenes (Emily Deschenes, Emma Artichuk, Jillian Uniacke, Celeste Gauthier and head coach Greg Artichuk) headed to the U-18 provincial championships in Sault Ste. Marie. Team Deschenes finished in a four-way tie for first place in the round robin with a 5-2 record before dropping a semi-final match to the eventual provincial champions, Team Crosier of Sudbury. The winner of the tournament advances to the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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(Letter to the editor)
Little has changed in the past century with regard to hydro poles
The powers that be and the power that is and has always been
Letter to the editor
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Goulbourn Historical Society seeking new Board members for 2019
Two members of the Historical Society, The Duke of Richmond and innkeeper Maria Hill, visit CC’s Coffee shop in Richmond as part of the Richmond 200 festivities
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In the News

There’s a lot more than hockey to well-rounded St. Mark student

Carter Ibach has played hockey for most of his life, but is also enjoying acticities like the Cappies program at St. Mark.
Phill Potter photo
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Players of the game Junlin Yu (15), of China Winter Sport Hunters, and Owen Stock (20) of the Osgoode-Richmond Romans pose for a photo together after their teams played each other in a Bell Canada Cup game at the Fred Barrett Arena on Dec. 28.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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