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Nancy Engel helps out her grandson, Henry Foster, during the North Gower Winter Carnival Pancake Breakfast at the Alfred Taylor Community Centre. For more coverage of the event, see page 10.
Jeff Morris photo
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Local business owners discuss their challenges with Ghamari, Minister
Moncion’s Your Independent Grocer Marcel Moncion discusses the struggles that he has had as a business owner in 2018 while Carleton MPP Goldie Ghamari and Ontario Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade Todd Smith listen.
Jeff Morris photo
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Manotick’s Cole Dennison is a rookie with the CCHL’s Kemptville 73’s. Dennison, who just turned 17, participated in the Little League World Series in 2013 with East Nepean Eagles. He is also a graduate of the Upper Canada Cyclones AAA hockey program.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Manotick Place ballet and fitness classes open to seniors in the community
Manotick Place is operating a pilot project with the National Ballet School of Canada to bring ballet classes to seniors in the community in Manotick.
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In the News

OTHS student loves to experience culture of other cities and countries


Jessica Hergert has many interests, including a passion for music.
Phill Potter photo
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Brendan Moore scores winning goal for Major Novice Romans
Osgoode’s Nolan Marshall is having a break-out season with the Junior ‘B’ Ottawa West Golden Knights. The 18-year-old former Kanata Laser has notched just under a point per game on the playoff bound Knights. The regular season ends next weekend (Sunday, Feb. 24). Ottawa West will Casselman Vikings, the face 5-time reigning CCHL2 champions, in the first round.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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