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Former award-winning TISS teacher named Chamber Citizen of the Year

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

EMC News - The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of the businesses, organizations and individuals who make a difference in the community. The recipient of the 2012 Award of Excellence for...

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Brockville signs Russian cultural and investment partnership agreement

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Doreen Barnes

EMC News - Although members of a Russian delegation have returned home, their time spent in Brockville and Prescott has had a significant impact on both countries. On Thursday, Oct. 4 in the City of Brockville council chambers, acting Brockville...

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Recipes for Success at annual Brockville and District Tourism Summit

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

EMC News - On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Brockville and District Tourism cooked up a fabulous feast of networking, planning and motivation for tourism partners and supporters! Special Guest Speaker, Gordon Phillips, Economic Planning Group, explained the...

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All systems go for Brockville's 2013 Tall Ships Festival

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Doreen Barnes

EMC News - Welcome aboard. That was the sentiment as key stakeholders learned about next year's Tall Ships Festival while on board Canada's largest tall ship, the Empire Sandy. "There are only 300 tall ships in the world and only 20 in the Great...

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Caring, nurturing child care worker named teacher of the year

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Conan De Vries

EMC News - Early childhood education teachers from throughout the region came together in Brockville last weekend to attend some workshops, listen to speakers and trade advice. But they also took time out of the professional development program to honour...

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Invisible Children organization brings message to GISS

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Lorraine Payette

EMC News - Invisible Children brought their efforts to Gananoque Intermediate and Secondary School on Oct. 11 in an attempt to generate interest for their cause. The human rights group has been working very hard since 2004 to stop Kony, leader of...

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Council split in approval of Cardinal arena firm

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Conan De Vries

EMC News - A sometimes contentious, months-long decision-making process by the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal culminated last week in a contractor being chosen for the construction of a brand new arena in Cardinal. From among 20 bids submitted...

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Water quality restored at school

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

EMC News - Students can drink from the water fountains again at Meadowview Public School. The quality of drinking water at the school was restored after installation of new filtering equipment, and staff and students no longer need to use bottled water,...

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Hospitality classes at TISS learn about fire prevention

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Doreen Barnes

EMC News - It may have been Fire Prevention Week but Brockville fire department officials brought their year-round safety message to TISS earlier this month. "Firstly, as a fire prevention officer, I don't really have a specific week that I focus...

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Travel the world from your couch

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

World traveling is the latest trend in home decorations, whether you are inspired by actual trips abroad or simply by your love for other cultures. Be warned, however: an ethnic décor can only succeed if you choose one style and stick to it. Here are...

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Copper, the latest trend in home decorating

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

With the rise in popularity of raw materials and the return of the industrial style in home decorating, we are finding whole new ways to use copper in our homes this year. This reddish metal has shed its old-fashioned image to top the very latest in...

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Seven inexpensive ways to update a home now

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

Oftentimes, buying a home opens up a bottomless pit of opportunities for projects and improvements. While some homeowners engage in different repairs and fix-ups out of necessity, many others like to freshen-up their spaces out of personal preference...

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Many fragrances are flooding the homes market, Create a cozy atmosphere using scent

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Lisa Flam

By Lisa Flam, The Associated Press August 22, 2012 There are endless ways to add scent to your home. Home-fragrance products are a $5-billion industry, with candles, diffusers, room sprays and oils everyplace from drug stores to high-end retailers. Photograph...

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A painted wooden floor for a stunning look

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

A painted wooden floor can bring new life to any room, but don't limit yourself to just one colour. Explore the art of metamorphosis and create a diamond pattern for a unique look. Your first steps in this renovation project are to clean the floor...

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Prescott resident joins Women's History Day Cross-Border Commemoration of War of 1812

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

EMC News - Hands-across-the-border will be the order-of-the-day at an introductory workshop on War-of-1812-era domestic arts for women at Ogdensburg's Dobisky Center Saturday, Nov. 3, starting at 9 a.m. Mardi MacFarlane from Prescott will join Lynette...

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Regional Round-Up

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

Any community organization based in our circulation area wishing to list an event of community interest is invited to submit a description of 25 words or less in writing. Admissions or event costs, will not be included. Deadline is Thursday at 4:30 p.m....

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Solar installation now operational at St. Lawrence College

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

EMC News - St. Lawrence College has officially "Flipped the Switch" to solar energy, generating clean energy - and profit - for the college. The solar project, which began in 2010 with a massive installation of 1200 solar panels on the Kingston Campus...

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Motorists reminded to drive carefully near school buses

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By EMC News

EMC News - Here's reminder to all motorists to take care around school buses throughout the region. Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO), the transportation consortium for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO)...

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Meeting speakers back CIP amendments

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Doreen Barnes

EMC News - Proposed amendments to the city's Downtown Community Improvement Plan received a favourable response at a recent public meeting. "...I support the CIP Program initiatives," said Heritage Brockville Committee member and citizen Doug Grant. Grant...

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Busy practice has pets' best interests at heart

Posted Oct 18, 2012 By Ryland Coyne

EMC News - With a flick of an ear and a gentle growl, Baby awakens from her deep slumber. A glassy-eyed gaze at those around her suggests this must be just another day for this 10 year-old tabby. Yet today is anything but routine. Suffering from...

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