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Fri. April. 14, 2017

Born Yesterday!


Manotick indy rockers Menno Versteeg and Hollerado are booked to play Ottawa's Zaphod Beeblebrox on Friday, May 12 during the band's Spring Tour 2017. Hollerado, who releases their Born Yesterday album this weekend, will zig-zag their way across Canada this spring, opening in Toronto April 19, and finishing in Regina on June 17. Tickets, if any are left, are $20 and are available at Compact Music, Vertigo Records and TicketFly.com.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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A generation later, their friendship continues to blossom
 Laura Glasper and Karen Hill became instant friends in Grade 5 at Manotick Public School.
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A Royal performance
Richmond Royals' forward Patrick Yates chases the puck during a CCHL 2 playoff game last month at Richmond Arena. The 6'3" 200lb. North Gower native, and Kemptville 73's prospect, who turned 18 on March 30, has scored three goals and added three assists in 16 playoff games this spring. The Royals are currently playing in the finals against Casselman Vikings. As of press time, the Vikings lead the series 3 games to none. If a Game 6 is necessary, it will be played at the Goulbourn Recreation on Saturday (April 15).
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Watson’s Mill Board of Directors
Watson’s Mill held its 2017 Annual General Meeting on Sunday, April 9, and elected its new Board of Directors. From left to right are Bill Halstead, Terry McGovern, Doug Culham, Lynda Hachey, Chris Sergeant, Mitchell Jovanovic and Paul Downey. Absent are Kris Schultz and David Walter. Watson’s Mill will open for the season Sat., May 20.
Gary Coulombe photo
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In the News

St. Mark Honour Roll student and cheerleader has a passion for history

St. Mark Honour Roll student Sydney Thordburn will be attending Mount Allison University in the fall.
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End of an era
Kemptville 73's overager Matt Tugnutt and his father, head coach Ron Tugnutt, look on as the clock winds down in Game 6 of CCHL semi-final series Sunday evening (April 9). The 73's were eliminated in a 6-1 loss to Carleton Place Canadians. This game was the younger Tugnutt's last junior game after five seasons (261 games) with the 73's. He will be attending Sacred Heart University (NCAA - Div I) in Connecticut on a hockey scholarship starting this fall. Ron, who also owns the 73's, is expected to step down from coaching, too.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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