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A Taste of Manotick


Charles Oriwol got a Taste of Manotick the hard way Saturday as he bobbed for apples at the Manotick Chiromax booth Saturday. The sixth annual A Taste of Manotick was the biggest and best to date with record crowds.
Jeff Morris photo
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Police issuing double-fine tickets on Bridge Street in Manotick
Ottawa Police are pulling over and issuing double-fine tickets to speeders exceeding the posted 40 km/h in Bridge Street’s Community Safety Zone.
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Bearing it all for Ginger
Jeff Morris was as a brash and cocky high school student back in 1981. On the left, he pounds the mat in agony before being pinned by Ginger the Wrestling Bear as Big Time Wrestling rolled through his hometown of Prescott. Next week, we will devote the column to Barry “Bear” Vinson, a former college football player from Sparta, Tennessee who is the only man to ever defeat Ginger in her ten thousand-plus matches.
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Councillors Councillor Taylor, Tierney, Brockington, Darouze and Qaqish attended the Ontario Association of Municipalities Conference in Windsor last week.
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In the News

OTHS grad had a great time running the Mud Hero obstacle course

Montana McLean finished her last semester of high school with an All Day Co-op, helping a grade class in the morning and a grade 8 class in the afternoon.
Phill Potter photo
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Swans men fall to Rebels, women beat Angels in OAFL action in Manotick
Ronan Shaughnessy of the Ottawa Swans kicks the ball during Ontario Australian Football League action in Manotick Saturday.
Roman Romanovich photo
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