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Hudson and Monique Swain were among the hundreds of area residents who participated in the Manotick BIA Easter Egg Hunt Saturday afternoon. Several Manotick businesses hid Easter eggs in their store locations for customers and visitors to search for.
Jeff Morris photo
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Firefighters serve up flap jacks and sausages at annual Easter breakfast
Manotick fire fighters Ryan Watson, Sebastian Panetta and Kyle Craig joined Kris Schulz of the Manotick Lions Club as they served up pancakes and sausages Saturday.
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Manotick’s Jamie Sinclair finishes fourth at World Womens’ Curling Championships
Manotick’s Jamie Sinclair, pictured as she won the US Women’s Curling Championships last month, placed fourth at the World Women’s Curling Championships in North Bay last week. 
Photo courtesy of Randy Fletcher
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Pee Wee girls hockey brings two worlds together at the Minto Rec Centre
The Rez Girls, a girl’s hockey team from Eabametoong First Nation, 350km northwest of Thunder Bay, pose for a photo with the Nepean Wildcats prior to playing a friendly scrimmage the Minot Rec Centre last week. All the girls are aged 10-13.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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In the News

Key Club helps enrich high school experience for St. Mark Honour Roll student

St. Mark High School student Shameen Syed is hoping to achieve Honour Roll status in each of her years at the school.
Messenger photo by
Phill Potter
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Up for two!
St. Mark Lions’ Scott Pora (4) attempts an underhand lay-up as Frank Ryan Royals’ Braden Curcovic (32) defends during a Grade 7-8 basketball tilt in Manotick last Thursday (March 29). The Royals defeated the Lions 39-26 in front of more than 150 St. Mark fans. The Lions are coached by Richard Peters.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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