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Candlelight vigil

Anne Marie Armstrong was among those who held a lit candle during yesterday evening’s service at Knox United Church to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The vigil paid tribute to the 14 women killed on Dec.

‘Rita Joe’

Rita Joe (Sophie Potvin-Begin) and Eileen Joe (Casey Oster) shared a peaceful moment together during the Friday night’s performance of “The Ecstasy of Rita Joe” by Muskie Theatre at the Townshend Theatre.

Campfire float

Borderland Esso celebrated the season with a float in the “Holly Daze” parade depicting the enjoyment of winter play in the great outdoors. Complete with volunteers roasting marshmallows over an open fire, the display reminded everyone that winter is here and that we all need to take advantage of living in such a beautiful part of the country.

Jump ball

Andrew Kytor of Winston Churchill wrestled for control of the ball with Muskie Kirk Johnson during the Trojans’ 39-24 victory Friday afternoon at Fort High’s home tourney.

Cantata preview

Rainycrest residents were treated to a sneak preview of this year’s Christmas cantata—“Mary, Did You Know?”—yesterday evening at Raniycrest Long-term Care. The cantata, once again being directed by Diane Maxey, will be held this Sunday (Dec. 11) at 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church. Admission is free but a free-will offering will be taken at the door.

‘Rita Joe’

“Magistrates” (Mallory Duffy and Katja Sutherland) and policeman (Calvin Allan) presided over the trials of “Rita Joe” (Sophie Potvin-Begin) during Muskie Theatre’s performance of “The Ecstasy of Rita Joe” on Friday and Saturday nights at the Townshend Theatre.

Tightly guarded

Muskie Cole Edwards was kept in check by Mathew Kelly of the Dryden Eagles on Saturday afternoon during a junior boys’ basketball tournament here. The Muskies won the game 40-26, which gave them an overall record of 1-3 for the weekend.

Muskie tea

Georgina Connor, left, and Gladys Martin shared a laugh at the Muskie girls’ hockey team’s annual Christmas tea, bake sale, and penny table Saturday afternoon at the Fort High cafeteria.