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Fri. Sept. 8, 2017

Racing buddies Maddox Leduc (left) and Xavier Pijuan, of Manotick, pose for a photo before the Manotick Soap Box Derby on Sunday, August 27. The two 8-year-old friends, both competing for the second time at the derby, raced against each other in their home-made carts. The event featured a full day racing and fun activities for the kids, plus free corn on the cob for everyone at lunch.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Ambush to headline Marlborough Pub 10th anniversary bash and celebration
The staff at the Marlborough Pub celebrated their 10th anniversary in business last month. The pub is hosting a charity fundraising anniversary bash featuring Ambush Sept. 23 at the restaurant.
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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson was first on the tractor at the annual Carleton Plowing Match VIP Plowing competition. This year’s winner was Councillor Steve Blais.
Jeff Morris photo
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MacLeod introduces Nepean-Carleton 150 Inspiration Awards at BBQ
Dancers from China entertained the crowds at the Canada 150 barbecue hosted by Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod at Ken Ross Park in Barrhaven Sun., Aug. 27.
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In the News

Grilled cheese sandwiches at Farmers’ Market to help pay for university

Rodney Wright was an Honour Roll student at OTHS who is attending Carleton University to study Industrial Design.
Phill Potter photo
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Jack Ashby-Jacobs of Kars runs downfield after catching a pass for the Nepean Pee Wee Eagles during their NCAFA season opener against Kanata last week. The Eagles won their first game by a 38-8 score.
Jeff Morris photo
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