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Getting picture perfect results

Bob MacDonald said the golden rule for making the perfect frame is always “measure twice before you cut once.”

And after being in the framing business for 18 years, he knows what he’s talking about.

MacDonald invited me out to his shop at Bear’s Pass (aptly named Bob’s Shop) last Wednesday to demonstrate what’s involved in making a picture frame.

Man cycling for AIDS

It’s been a long time since Denis Cayouette has been in Lorretteville, Que. But when you schedule a bike trip around North America to fight AIDS and HIV, coming home for supper every night isn’t an option.

Town taking look at handicap access

The town is looking into handicapped access in the downtown area after a study done by the Northern Action Group showed only 21 percent of buildings here are accessible to those in wheelchairs.

Of the 137 buildings, which included government, commercial, retail, and legal offices, only 29 were fully accessible, NAG public relations officer Allan Bedard told council Monday night.

Safe Kids Week deemed a success

Wrapping up on Saturday, Safe Kids Week could safely be called a success.

Organized by the Rainy River Valley Safety Coalition, along with everyone from Bell Canada to the Ministry of Natural Resources, Safe Kids Week was comprised of a series of events held to stress the importance of safety in the home.