The Ontario Historical Society delivered a new tool kit here Monday to help the town better identify how to make its historical buildings more accessible to those with disabilities.
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Construction work on the Noden Causeway continues to move according to schedule, and it’s currently expected to be fully open to traffic (and the speed reduction of 50 km/h removed) by mid-October.
MTO regional director Larry Lambert said Friday the first phase of the five year project—work on the 138-metre east low level portion—is 60 percent complete but moving along quickly.
Kurt Thornton knows what a positive impact football can have in a young person’s life.
The Muskie football team grabbed the early lead, but then gave up several big plays on both sides of the ball en route to a 22-7 loss Friday afternoon to the host Dryden Eagles in Winnipeg High School Football League action.
It’s that time of year again.
Time to dust off the weaponry and squeeze into that camo gear because hunting in the district is back in full swing, with plenty of your favourite game in good shape for the 2008 season.
Jim Fowler watched his putt roll towards the hole as playing partner Al Holt prepared to pull out the flag during the club championship Sunday at Kitchen Creek. Fowler shot a 105 (80 with handicap) while Holt shot an 87 (71) in the seniors’ division.
Aimee McEvoy, left, Tessa Debruyne, Sheree Hinz, and Cheryl Luptak started a massage train at the Beautiful Unique Girls “beach party” held at St. Mary’s Church here Saturday night. The girls spent the evening talking and enjoying music while also being treated to a concert, smoothies, pizza, and manicures.
Crews from Pioneer Construction began paving Central Avenue yesterday, and were expected to have the first lift of asphalt down by the end of today. The second, or top, lift of asphalt is expected to be done sometime next week. As well, the first phase of paving done last year on part of Central Avenue and the 100 blocks of Scott Street and Church Street has to be ground up and repaved.
The “Building for the Future” fundraising campaign’s “Drive for 35” phone blitz got off to a good start yesterday, having raised $9,000 of the final $35,000 needed to meet its $750,000 goal.
Campaign chair Mark Kowalchuk said this morning that thanks to the generosity of area residents, they’ve now reached $724,000.
With work on Central Avenue wrapping up this fall, the town now will turn to rehabilitating Scott Street from Reid Avenue to Colonization Road East as its 2009-10 “Connecting Link” capital project.