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June 20, 2013 | 48 pages
Arnprior man charged with murder Town mourns popular musician
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McNab Days kicks off with the Scottish Festival. – Pages 7, 11
ADHS recognizes its top athletic achievers. – Page 22
EMC news - A young Arnprior man is in jail facing first degree murder charges as family and friends of well-liked local musician Brodie Armstrong try to come to terms with his death. Mourners filled Boyce Funeral Home this week to offer condolences and pay respects to the family of 21-year-old Armstrong, who was knifed to death, possibly as he was driving his car on Russell Street at about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 12. Ontario Provincial Police announced early Saturday that Jesse Gervais, 22, of Arnprior, has been charged with first degree murder. The men reportedly were acquaintances, having graduated Arnprior District High School within a year of each other about four years ago and being listed as Facebook friends.
Late Friday night, June 14, the Renfrew OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of OPP Det. Insp. Paul Yelle, Criminal Investigation Branch, charged Gervais with first degree murder. Police are being close-mouthed about details of the crime and arrest, but he was apprehended in Sault St. Marie.
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Ontario Provincial Police officers search for clues to a fatal stabbing in Arnprior in a dumpster near the Russell Street crime scene.
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ADHS athletic director Phil Moore is stepping down. – Page 25
EMC news –Arnprior-McNabBraeside joint recreation committee members are continuing their deliberations despite the township’s declaration that it will no longer help pay for the operation of the Nick Smith Centre through property taxes. Arnprior Mayor David Reid says he is still hopeful that some
sort of deal can be reached between the town and township to keep affordable recreation programs that benefit residents of both. If no agreement is finalized by year’s end and a $200 fee has to be levied on program users at the Nick Smith Centre, some won’t be signing up again, he warned. The less users the higher the fees will rise and “the whole thing could well come crashing down,”
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jeopardizing such programs as minor hockey and ringette, he cautioned. McNab-Braeside has sent out a survey to its property-owners asking how many of them are willing to pay a “service charge” in support of recreation services offered them by the town. All users will be expected to pay the charge.
EMC news – McNab-Braeside council has indicated it doesn’t want a permanent asphalt plant at the Braeside Quarry. In a 3-2 vote at its planning advisory committee (PAC) meeting June 11, council passed a motion approving a greatly modified version of a controversial application by the Miller Group to expand operations at the quarry.
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Suspect, victim known to each other Continued from Page 1
1(:<25.1(:<25.$OO6XPPHU 6HSW$WODQWLF&LW\ 3KLODGHOSKLD 6HSW4XHEHF&LW\ &KDUOHYRL[ 6HSW&KLFDJR7KH:LQG\&LW\ Jesse Gervais, seen here in his ADHS yearbook photo, has been charged with first degree murder. a â€œvery nice guyâ€? and a talented guitarist and singer. The incident doesnâ€™t make sense he said, noting Armstrong was friendly and very sociable and more likely to break up a ďŹ ght than be involved in one. Xidous said Armstrongâ€™s friends are signing one of his ampliďŹ ers, which will be left on the stage at the pub in his honour. As well, Maritime entertainer J.P. Cormier, who played the John St. Pub last Friday, indicated he was going to play a song in tribute to Armstrong. CRIME SCENE
Armstrongâ€™s black car was pressed against the side wall of a Russell Street house near the bottom of a slight hill on the morning of June 13, in front of a knocked down wooden fence. Police had the area in the area of Russell and McGonigal cordoned off. Yellow markers followed bloodstains from the driver side door across the street to where Armstrong was last
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Gervais was arrested shortly before midnight at the Greyhound bus depot with the assistance of the Sault St. Marie Police Service, says a report in the Sault Star. OPP say Gervais is in custody and was to be returned to Renfrew to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke. The victimâ€™s sister Candice Armstrong expressed the familyâ€™s reaction to the arrest in a Facebook message. â€œIt wonâ€™t bring Brodie Armstrong back, but we can ďŹ nd solace in the fact that the person who took my brother from us will not get away with it. Many thanks to the huge team of ofďŹ cers and detectives who worked so hard to make this happen, as well as to the person who gave the tip to get the suspect caught,â€? she wrote. â€œNow we can concentrate on seeing off Brodie the best way we can as he begins his journey to the other side.â€? Armstrong is being remembered as a talented, friendly individual who touched many lives. He was the son of Kim Kenny of Arnprior and Randy Armstrong, who now lives in Australia. His grandfather is a well-known Arnprior Rotarian and retired Presbyterian minister Leo Hughes, who was expected to ofďŹ ciate at the June 19 funeral service. Armstrong was employed as a glazier at Brown and MacFarlane Glass. He played in a band called Brent and Brodie that made regular appearances at pubs around town. Jimmy Xidous of the John Street Pub said Armstrong was
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Arnprior and District Museum summer program co-ordinators Alyssa Brown, right, and Kelly Meek, invite area youth to make the museum part of their summer activities. The program has been running for almost 10 years and offers an affordable, educational and fun option for children looking for something to do, say organizers. Programs run Wednesdays and Fridays in July and August from 1-3 p.m. for children 5-10 years old. Call 613-623-4902 or email jcarlile@ arnprior.ca to register.
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Reid said he is confused by McNabBraeside councilâ€™s stand, considering its members on the joint recreation committee appear to be amenable to coming to an agreement that satisfies both sides. â€œWeâ€™re make good progress,â€? he said, noting that the committee has gone to considerable effort to ensure the objectives of both municipalities are properly aligned. Arnprior council approved the committeeâ€™s recommended mission statement, goals and objectives a month ago, but McNab-Braeside council has yet to vote on it despite it being ready for its June 4 meeting. â€œIt was supposed to go to their council, but weâ€™ve heard nothing yet,â€? said Reid. It doesnâ€™t make sense for the committee to move ahead if McNab council isnâ€™t supporting the mission statement, he added. â€œWe (committee) are trying to go along in good faith, but itâ€™s disturbing that they (McNab-Braeside) seem to have a parallel agenda. But weâ€™ll continue to meet and forge ahead and hopefully we can come out with something.â€?
Reid said it is also disturbing to hear that McNab-Braeside council is claiming that Arnprior hasnâ€™t provided a list of recreation users. â€œThey had the number of users (1,250) months ago â€Ś every name, every address,â€? he said. â€œIt was a binder full of names.â€? He explained the joint recreation gave the list to township representatives to go to its recreation committee. â€œWeâ€™ve given them all the (recreation program) financial information,â€? said Reid. â€œWeâ€™ve been an open book. Weâ€™re not hiding anything, good or bad.â€? Reid said the committee heard from Carleton Place CEO Paul Knowles at its last meeting about the townâ€™s recreation deal with Beckwith township. Their assessment based agreement appears to be the best model to follow, he said. â€œThat way there is no ambiguity.â€? The committee will continue meeting on the first and last Wednesdays of each month until a deal is struck or talks break down completely. McNab-Braesideâ€™s recreation agreement with Arnprior runs out at the end of the year.
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The approval would come with the conditions that a permanent asphalt plant not be allowed and that the setbacks to residential properties be boosted to 450 meters. That would dramatically reduce the amount of the property available for aggregate extraction. The motion still has to be voted on at councilâ€™s June 18 regular meeting, with its fate likely hinging on whether the townshipâ€™s lawyer advises whether the modifications are defensible at an Ontario Municipal Board hearing that appears almost certain if the motion stays the way it is. Miller officials at the June 11 meeting would only say they would â€œassessâ€? the situation. However, judging by their somber looks and past comments, they are obviously not happy with the turn of events. After Deputy Mayor and PAC chair Christine Blimkie urged council to not delay the long-running process any longer, Mayor Mary Campbell moved
the motion, which was seconded by Coun. Brad McIlquham. Coun. Bob Campbell, who said he â€œdidnâ€™t want to have anything to do with an asphalt plant,â€? also voted for the motion. Blimkie and Coun. Aldene Styles were opposed. The asphalt plant proposal was strongly criticized by neighbours of the quarry, who noted that a temporary plant caused them considerable grief because of noise, odour and traffic. They also expressed concern that it could pose a threat to the local aquifer. Blimkie warned that if a permanent asphalt plant isnâ€™t allowed, Miller is likely to bring back the temporary plant. Mayor Campbell based the 450meter setback on comments made by a Ministry of Natural Resources official in a meeting with council June 3. He said that resident complaints about the Fallowfield pit stopped outside the 450-meter zone.
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EMC news - The mysteries of the Arnprior Water Pollution Control Centre will be revealed to curious residents during an open house this Saturday, June 22. The tour begins at 10 a.m. and will be guided by waterworks supervisor Mike Trumble for safety and informational purposes. “With the improvements of the Water Pollution Control Centre, the upgrades over the last couple years, it is appropriate now to allow to public to go on a guide tour,” said public works director Guy Bourgon. It’s an opportunity for residents to see for themselves the new equipment and
observe how wastewater is processed. “It’s good for the public to see exactly what is there,” said Mayor David Reid. “A water treatment plant, a sewerage treatment plant does not seem very impressive until you actually get in there and see the amount of equipment and what goes into it. It gives a bit more appreciation for when you get your monthly water bill for what’s actually involved to get that water to the home.” For safety considerations, the tour does not involve the water treatment plant. Reeve Walter Stack believes that something should still be done to acknowledge the upgrades to it. For more information, contact Trumble at 613-623-4231, ext. 24.
The town of Arnprior is welcoming home a new addition to its fleet of vehicles: a brand new fire truck. This state-ofthe-art model weights in at 19,500 pounds and is ready for all sorts of firefighting duties. The price tag of about $185,000 allows the sleek behemoth to be equipped with a generator, LED spotlights, plug-in air reserves and so much more. It was also made locally at the Arnprior Fire Truck Company in the Sullivan Industrial Park. Fire Chief John Okum shows the truck to members of council.
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EMC news – An Arnprior councillor has agreed to a peace bond after being taken to court by a council colleague with whom he was previously romantically involved. Criminal court documents naming two Town of Arnprior councillors who were involved were obtained recently by the Chronicle-Guide. Coun. Lyle Anderson has signed a ‘Recognizance to keep the peace’ – commonly known as a peace bond – and posted $500 with the courthouse in Pembroke. He is ordered to keep the peace and be of good behaviour for 12 months beginning on the date of signing, Feb. 25. Two conditions placed on Anderson involve Coun. Lynn Grinstead. He is to have “no communication with Lynn Grinstead except for duties directly related to their roles as councillors on the town of Arnprior council” and he is “not to attend at or near Lynn Grinstead’s residence.” Prior to signing the peace bond Anderson, 67, faced criminal charges related to alleged events that took place during November and
December 2012 in Arnprior. The events are not spelled out in detail, but Grinstead, 48, said in the documents that she “has reasonable grounds to fear and does fear that (Anderson) will cause personal injury to” her. The two ﬁrst-time councillors were elected in the Oct. 25, 2010 municipal elections. They became romantically involved in 2011. Mark Ertel is Anderson’s lawyer. He said his client didn’t contest or admit to the crown attorney’s case. He said Anderson agreed to the peace bond “to make the criminal charges go away quickly.” He added his client was not given special treatment because he is an elected ofﬁcial; if anything, it was the other way around. “He may have been treated more harshly because of it,” Ertel said, noting that crown attorneys fear the amount of public scrutiny that occurs when cases involve politicians. Crown lawyers don’t want to be seen as having gone easy just because someone holds prominence, Ertel indicated. When Anderson was contacted, he initially declined comment, then went on to say, “You are going to lose two councillors at the town of
Arnprior” if the story is publicized. He threatened to sue the newspaper and suggested his lawyer be contacted. When asked if he has any regrets or needs to apologize for his actions to the voters in Arnprior, Anderson said no. “I’m going to (explain it) at the end of my term because I don’t plan to run again,” Anderson said. “And I’m going to do it in your newspaper.” He indicated that several people at town council and in the community are aware of the situation. The controversy was dealt with at town hall in in-camera meetings; they are off-limits to media and the public. Anderson missed several council meetings this past year, but not enough to land him in trouble under the Ontario Municipal Act. In the Jan. 17 edition he said his absence was due to “quite signiﬁcant” health problems. When contacted, Grinstead said she had no comment, but she said she intends to run in the next municipal election. Mayor David Reid said the alleged events occurred “outside council” and that he won’t speak to councillors’ private matters; business
must get back to normal. Reid said the introduction of the soon-to-be implemented councillors’ code of conduct is “totally separate” from the controversy. CAO Michael Wildman agreed, saying he updated one at his last employment and was anticipating - when applying for the job - that one was needed in Arnprior. Wildman said the provincial municipal and privacy acts prevent him from acknowledging any issue between Anderson and Grinstead. However, the code of conduct will ensure more transparency when it comes to council. If a bona ﬁde complaint is made, the provincial integrity commissioner’s report would be a public document. Speaking of council as a whole, Wildman said his observation in the year that he’s been CAO is that there has been no bloc-voting and council is quick to declare conﬂict of interest (and step down from discussions and decisions.) Asked if the public has a right to know if elected ofﬁcials appear before a court, Wildman initially said “I don’t know,” but followed up by saying the corporation follows the rules created by the province.
Sudden letting go of town’s youth recreation co-ordinator ‘council decision’ EMC news - The departure of Arnprior youth recreation co-ordinator Kayla Menkhorst has caused a storm of protest on social media. However, don’t blame the town CAO for letting Menkhorst go, says
Mayor David Reid. He said the change was a decision of council. Council is committed to continuing youth programs in town, he added, noting that it actually put more money into the program this year.
The changes are nothing to do with the uncertainty over the recreation deal with McNab-Braeside, Reid said. Facilities-program co-ordinator Jay Koch is temporarily looking after the program. “There will be a bit of a
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Ontario Power Generation is a major sponsor of the McNab Days Scottish Festival at Waba Cottage Museum and Gardens in White Lake this Sunday, June 23. Getting set for the big event are, from left, organizing committee chair Boyd MacLaren, Jennifer Gardiner of OPG, Waba Cottage summer student Kelsey MacMillan, organizer Rose MacLaren, McNabBraeside Mayor Mary Campbell, and Waba Cottage summer student Brittany Tremblay. R0011949756/0307
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The Arnprior Optimists Club is sponsoring the children’s Celtic crafts at this Sunday’s McNab Days Scottish Festival at the Waba Cottage Museum grounds in White Lake. Promoting the activities, from left, are Scottish Festival committee chair Boyd MacLaren, Optimist vice-president Chris Toner and son Andrew, McNab-Braeside Mayor Mary Campbell, and festival organizer Rose Ann MacLaren. Toner says children at the festival will be doing “a whole lot of cool stuff,” from flag-making to creating family crests and shields with Celtic lettering in the early afternoon at the festival. The group is showing the flag with the Scottish Cross of Saint Andrew. For more on McNab Days, see Page 11.
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Safety concerns overblown The world is changing. You turn on the television, you open a newspaper, you look at your Facebook page and all you can see is terrible things happening in the world. Wars, riots, violence and murder scar the landscape. Even our small quiet town of Arnprior has been rocked by last weekâ€™s murder of Brodie Armstrong. It is easy to be an alarmist, quaking in our boots, grabbing onto our children and stocking up on reserves to keep us safe through the upcoming perilous years. That would be wrong. Despite what weâ€™d like to think, despite what has become a popular rhetoric in the past few years, the world is categorically safer than it ever has. There are fewer wars, less violence and overall crime across the entire world. The idyllic and picturesque vision of a peaceful 50s-like era where all was well behind close doors is a nostalgic falsehood. It never existed.
We hear more about bullying not necessarily because there is more of it, but rather because people are finally standing up and saying it is unacceptable. â€œStranger Dangerâ€? is extraordinarily overblown as only one out of 10 kidnappings is perpetuated by some greasy stranger in a van. Victims of incest and rape are stepping out of the shadows and demanding justice against their attackers. The illusion that crime has exponentially worsened the world over is caused by the ease of which videos and photos of it can be found on the Internet. An assault that may have gone unnoticed now can have the spotlight shined upon it with the click of the button. Panic, rumors and vigilantism spread like wildfire over twitter. Some areas in town have truly worsened over the years. Years of poverty, disfranchisement and drug abuse has a way of poisoning the well, but overall we have nothing to fear.
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Youth director departure upsets youth To the Editor: It has come to my attention that Kayla the youth director has been fired without cause. I donâ€™t understand why she would be fired. She is such a great person and always there for the kids. This is a terrible thing that the
town has done. The Parks and Rec department kept lots of the kids off the street from doing bad things. I understand that Jay Koch is now running that department. I donâ€™t think it will be as good as it used to be with Kayla, Don and Shay running it. Also I am not the only kid upset
about this. There is at least 40 kids that I asked on social media that are very upset about this and probably more. I would like to know the exact reason why Kayla was fired Nic Edge, 17 Arnprior
Web Poll LAST WEEKâ€™S QUESTION It appears the destructive emerald ash borer has arrived in Renfrew County. How should we react?
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Kudos to Reid Brothers for its small town big heart To the Editor: When you have been away from the â€˜Valleyâ€™ for a number of years, you have a tendency to forget that small towns have big hearts. A pleasant reminder came to us on Saturday, June 8 as we travelled from Ottawa to Pembroke. As we approached Arnprior on Highway 417, the engine light in our vehicle came on. As everyone knows, an engine light is an indication of trouble. We headed into the town to see if there was a dealership for our make
of vehicle. We did not get too far before steam was billowing from under the hood. We pulled into Reid Brothersâ€™ lot to enquire if the town had our particular dealership (no it didnâ€™t). This is where small town/big heart comes in. We cannot adequately describe the exceptional service of the staff of Reid Brothers, especially since our vehicle is not a GM product. A special kudo goes out to Doug Carr who came to our rescue, by providing us with the means to contact
our Ottawa dealer, by offering the use of his car while we waited for the dealerâ€™s call-back, and in the end arranging with a towing company to tow us back to Ottawa. A kudo also goes to Matt Trudeau who offered to drive us back to Ottawa. Thank you, Doug, Matt and Reid Brothers. What service!(Arnprior is looking good as a retirement location option). John and Stephanie Howard Ottawa
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Quarry expansion approval would curtail property rights Not only would we lose our freedom to fully use our land, but according to the Ministry of Environment, most of it would be in the risk zone for adverse effects. For this to be even seriously considered is outrageous. Will we be expected to pay taxes on our entire property and not be able to use it as we see fit?
in a position of having to defend the rights to land that our family has owned for 39 years, is unjust. We know that aggregate is quite a commodity, but our community is a real gem, too. Let’s hope we can keep it that way.
With information regarding residents experiencing ill-effects at distances up to 450 m (Fallowfield quarry), the proximity of our property line being 120 m away from the proposed asphalt plant just doesn’t make sense. The proposition of an asphalt plant in this residential community is disturbing enough, but to be put
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To the Editor: I am writing you because I am disgusted how someone could treat a family pet so horribly. I found a dead rabbit in a cage discarded in the ditch on Flat Rapids Road towards Stewartville.
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Beware garage sale thieves To the Editor: Just a note to yard and garage sales vendors. Beware there are some thieves among the people that visit your places. Make sure you watch people leaving your place that they have paid for what they have. They also cover up with things that have been paid for. On Saturday, June 8 on Landrigan Street, a person stole a handcarved brand new ‘Welcome Sign’ that wasn`t displayed and not for sale but under our table in a blue box. It’s just too bad that things like this happen when you’re trying to make a little money and help other people out. You have to have eyes like a hawk. All I can say to the person that took that sign, I hope you will have a guilt trip that you took something that you didn’t pay for. If you like, you can bring it back with no questions asked, or drop it off somewhere. Robert ‘Bob’ Bassenden Arnprior
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To the Editor: Since Miller’s Paving needs to have a 300-m buffer zone in order to add an asphalt plant behind our properties, we are being asked to give up three-quarters (180 m) of our property. That’s truly what it comes down to, since “no land identified as a buffer strip … shall be used for any other purpose.”
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A fish picture worthy of putting into a book EMC lifestyle – The coffee table book Beautiful Arnprior is by professional photographers Pat and Rosemarie Keough. Although more than 20 years old, the book has aged well and remains the definitive book on the town. Along with historic photos, landscapes and portraits, there is exactly one photo of a fisherman with his catch. It seems a bit odd; just one picture of a smiling angler in a book about a town where sport fishing plays such a central role. But there it is on page 57, a photo of Don Johnston and his prize: a 27-pound muskie, caught in Chats Lake.
Johnston has nabbed plenty of fish all over the valley during his 80 years on this planet. The past president of the Arnprior Fish and Game Club has pulled up lunkers from Quebec to Barry’s Bay, the latter where he belongs to a club along a road named for a West Carleton village – Carp Way. A wealth of stories and facts from days gone by, the developer holds a vivid memory of that day in September 1983 when he showed up on his friend’s doorstep in Logger’s Way with a muskie. “I had the boat on top of my old army truck,” Johnston said. “It was too nice of a day to work,
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Valley fish tales so I said ‘I’m going fishing.’” Now, anyone who knows him knows that Johnston is a tough old bird. A lifetime of hard work was taking its toll, even at age 50 when he had his first heart surgery, a bypass. (His seventh is coming up.) But it wasn’t long after that first one when he took a boat to the Quebec side of the Ottawa, not far from the CN rail bridge. Bumping along the water at full blast with a bum ticker didn’t faze him. There were photos to take and fish to catch. “I was taking pictures of the Quebec side; exquisite in colour,” he said with narrowing eyes. “My line stopped and I figured it was stuck. I was looking back at the Quebec side and didn’t pay much attention. Then I noticed the line was way out in the river. That can’t be right!” Johnston managed to land the muskellunge, and brought it to Pat Keough’s nearby house. “He took a picture and the next thing I knew it was in the Arnprior book.” He has plenty of stories about back in the day when he and friends would pack their fishing gear, a frying pan and butter, maybe a block of ice and head out for the day. It could be in the Shawville direction for speckled trout. It
could be the Madawaska for bass. The developer and owner of Kingdon Holdings also has a few stories from today. After his seventh time under the knife for heart surgery, he plans to travel up Carp Way and stay at the camp for four or five days. You can’t keep nature out of the kid. BABY FISH?
Eighty-four-year-old Jean Applebee in the Pontiac has more energy than most kids half her age. She loves to talk and tell stories and, well, take a sincere interest in people. So when she overheard a couple of gentlemen talking while waiting to see the doctor at hospital, Jean couldn’t help but interject. The men were staring proudly at a couple of snapshot photos. Jean thought it peculiar since most folks these days flash photos on their phone before hitting delete. The man holding the pixs was explaining how the one is 2.5 pounds and other a healthy 7.5 “I hope their mother made out OK,” Jean said, whooping with laughter. “Turns out they were looking at a couple of trout!” Her daughter sitting on the other side bumped Jean in the arm, and said, “Your big
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mouth is going to get you in trouble.” Born and raised in the Maritimes, Jean spends most days watching the coming and goings at the Otter Lake municipal building. She has her indoor cat, tea and usually something baking in the oven. Life has been good and continues to be good to Jean, that much is evident. “I wave at everybody,” she says, speaking a mile a minute. “And if you are close enough I’ll give you a hug.” She enjoys reading Valley Fish Tales (obviously a wise woman) and has plenty of friends in Renfrew and elsewhere on this side of the river. Sure, life has given her some setbacks. Her “hubby” was rushed to hospital hours before their 60th anniversary party. He didn’t come out. But she seems to say Yes! to every rising sun. “From day one when we moved to the Pontiac we never felt shunned. You know there is a lot of French, but everybody has always been great to us,” she said. And who wouldn’t be, regardless of language? Jean’s liable to give them a hug.
EMC lifestyle - The sun is coming out just in time, for summer arrives this Friday, June 21 at 1:04 a.m. After a rather wet and dreary spring, the first few days of summer are predicted to be warm
and sunny. So enjoy the longest days of the year. While summer holidays officially begin in the middle of next week, the days will slowly become shorter as we head for fall.
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Sandpoint Public Cemetery Annual General Meeting Saturday June 22, 2013 8:30a.m. at Cemetery Work party to follow
Cemetery Board is looking for new members. For more information contact: Duncan McLaren 613-432-6342
Riverdrive Festival committee chairman John Brady is impressed as ‘Hal’ sails through the air after his target at the Avalon Ranch pool. Hal, a German shorthaired pointer, is owned by Todd and Mary Spurrell, who have organized a Dock Dogs demonstration for the Riverdrive Festival Saturday, June 29 at Red Pine Pay at Braeside. The amazing dogs will be demonstrating their leaping and retrieval prowess about 11 a.m. at the docks by the boat launch. Two of the participating teams, featuring canines Ziggy and Jonker, have attended world competitions. The public is also welcome to attend for free this weekend (June 21-23) when the Spurrells host the ‘Mists of Avalon’ competition at their Avalon Ranch at 1934 Lochwinnoch Rd. just outside Renfrew. Teams from Ontario, Quebec and the U.S. will be competing in Big Air, Extreme Vertical and Speed Retrieval contests between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. Avalon Ranch will also host the ‘A Midsummer Dogs Dream’ competition Aug. 23-25.
Festival all about celebrating link with River Heather Lang, John Brady McNab Days Festival
www.avalonranch.ca. And, bring along your own fourlegged friend to see how it’s done. We have live music at noon by Pine Bark Bunch and at 3 p.m. by Pot Luck Bluegrass. Then at 1:30, you won’t want to miss the performance of Bonnechere River – Future Tense, an original music theatre co-production by the Bonnechere River Watershed Project and Stone Fence Theatre, and presented through the generous support of Ontario
Power Generation’s community partnership program. Find out a little about this one-act play by checking out this video on YouTube: www.youtube.com/ watch?v=MKmvEo4yhe0. In keeping with our theme of celebrating the river, free kayak and canoe use will be available from Ottawa Valley Kayak and Canoes (www.ottawavalleycanoe.ca) throughout the afternoon.
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EMC events – What do diving dogs, a theatrical performance and a woodworkers’ gathering have to do with the river? Everything! As always, the annual Riverdrive Festival at Red Pine Bay in Braeside on Saturday, June 29 - held as part of McNab Days during the last week of June - is designed to honour the township residents’ historical link to the water, to celebrate the incredible resource that our waterways provide us today, and to cherish and preserve our rivers in the future. This year’s festival builds on previous years with some very unique and exciting demonstrations and activities. Starting off the day is a 5-kilometre fun run/walk - the Tartan Run/Walk along the Ottawa River at 9:30 a.m. At 11 a.m., Avalon Ranch owners Todd and Mary Spurrell are putting on an exciting demonstration of ‘dock diving’, starring some of their K9 students. The demonstration will feature the sports of ‘Big Air’ and ‘Extreme Vertical’. The original and most popular competition, Big Air features competition teams made up of a dog and handler. Each team competes head-tohead against the others to see who can jump the farthest distance. Each team is allotted 90 seconds to get the dog down the dock and into the water. Just as Big Air is equivalent to a
long jump for dogs, Extreme Vertical is the equivalent to a high jump for dogs. Each team is allowed to use a maximum of 20 feet of the dock surface and is allotted 60 seconds to jump in the air while attempting to remove the bumper from the extender arm. If the team misses on the first attempt, it will immediately return to the dock and be given a second and final attempt to remove the bumper. Check out the Avalon Ranch website to find out more, at
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EMC lifestyle - Right now walks in the out-of-doors can be challenging. The difficulty, however, lies not in the physical quality of the terrain. Instead it exists in our ability to tolerate the hordes of biting insects that so readily pay us a visit. This is reputed to be one of the worst years for encountering Black Flies and Mosquitoes. Currently I am in Algonquin Park where last evening legions of Black Flies decorated my shirt with spots of blood. Fortunately I don’t react to their bites. And I don’t blame them when under siege for I know that biting insects are all part of the natural scheme of things, and are only doing what they are programmed to do. There are several major groups of biting insects, but currently Black Flies and Mosquitoes are the dominant ones. In both groups it is solely the females that draw blood and
Michael Runtz Nature’s Way they do so only to attain a protein boost for their eggs. How biting insects locate a donor and access its blood is a fascinating story. All biting flies use special sensors in their antennae and sometimes legs to search for carbon dioxide in the air. Animals, of course, exhale this waste product of respiration.
When they locate molecules of this gas, the insects change their flight path, searching for an increasing gradient that takes them to the source. An animal’s dark hair can also be a visual attractant, which is why light clothes are best worn now. As they near a host, the insects search for a water vapour gradient and head towards its source, which is the skin. After landing, Black Flies and Mosquitoes withdraw the blood of their host in very different ways. Mosquitoes use their pin-like mouthparts to penetrate the skin and enter a capillary. Blood is then sucked into the body, which swells like a clear balloon filling with red air. Thus, Mosquito ‘bites’ are not bites but needle-like pricks. Instead of pricking you, Black Flies slice you. First they anchor themselves into your skin with a
The mosquito’s saliva causes our body to send antibodies to the point of attack. These attach to the antigens in the saliva, causing the body to release histamines, which result in the famous inflammatory response – a bump. Incidentally, we usually feel the prick of a Mosquito’s MICHAEL RUNTZ mouthparts probing Can you tell that the author does not use repel- our skin only after they make entry. And lents? we often do not feel pair of serrated blades then cut Black Fly cuts until they are nearly through your skin with scissor-like finished feeding. That is because both include a mouthparts. As do Mosquitoes, Black Flies dose of painkillers in their saliva to apply anticoagulants with their sali- better the chances of making a withva to ensure a steady flow of liquid. drawal while remaining undetected. Biting insects treat us as blood That is why blood flows copiously donors. Too bad they don’t offer from Black Fly slashes. The Mosquito-induced bump is a coffee and donuts in return! The Nature Number is 613-387rather interesting consequence of a 2503; email is email@example.com. visit by one of those insects.
Municipal Matters June 20, 2013 TENDER NO. 13-09 ALMONTE OLD TOWN HALL AOTH AUDITORIUM & STAIRWELL PAINTING
UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS: June 25 @ 6:00 pm Council Committee of the Whole (Special Meeting to Wrap Up prior to Summer Recess) All meetings held in the Council Chambers (3131 Old Perth Road) unless otherwise indicated.
SKATE PARK The Town of Mississippi Mills, Recreation and Culture Department in conjunction with TYPS (Taking Young People Seriously) are offering The Youth of Mississippi Mills the opportunity to explore 3 different Skateboard Parks this summer!! The cost to attend each trip will be $5.00/Youth. This will cover the cost of the bus transportation to and from the skate parks. The trip schedule is as follows: Wednesday July 3rd – Legacy, Nepean – 12 p.m- 5 p.m Wednesday July 24th – Orleans, Skatepark – 12 p.m to 5 p.m Wednesday August 14th – Madoc, Skatepark – 10 a.m to 6 p.m (The bus pick up and return location is at TYPS - Taking Young People Seriously, 65 Mill Street. Please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the time of departure.) For more information or to sign up for a trip please contact TYPS at 613-256-8485 or Calvin Murphy Recreation Coordinator (Town of Mississippi Mills) at 613-256-1077 Ext: 24.
ACCESSIBILITY – DID YOU KNOW? Don’t hesitate to advise the Town if you encounter a barrier when utilizing the Town’s services or visiting one of our facilities. A barrier to accessibility is an obstacle that makes it difficult — sometimes impossible — for people with disabilities to do the things most of us take for granted — things like visiting a facility, participating in community activities or seeking services.
Tenders on the prescribed form and sealed in an envelope clearly marked for the “AOTH Painting” for the Almonte Old Town Hall will be received by Diane Smithson, Chief Administrative Officer at the Town Offices, 3131 Old Perth Road, P.O. Box 400, Almonte, ON K0A 1A0 until 12:00 o’clock noon local time, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Tender documents may be obtained from the Town of Mississippi Municipal Offices, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, ON. The lowest or any tenders will not necessarily be accepted.
WATER RESTRICTIONS The Watering Restrictions By-law 04-14 is designed to regulate and control the usage of water, within the Almonte Ward, in the hot summer months. Between May 1st and September 30th each year there are limitations on who can water and at what time. Odd number houses may water on odd calendar days and even numbered houses may water on even numbered days. Watering may occur between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. each day and from only one connection. Midday is the hottest time of the day and the water is more likely to be wasted through evaporation when watering at this time. Watering from more than one connection simply uses too much water at once. A significant amount of new grass or sod is exempted from these provisions for one week. Any other violations of the by-law may result in a fine.
MISSISSIPPI LIBRARY BOARD The Town’s Library Board meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Almonte branch. Members of the public are always welcome! For more information on the Town’s Library and its two branches located in Almonte and Pakenham, visit www.mississippimills.ca or contact: Peter Nelson, Chief Librarian 613-256-1037 PNelson@mississippimills.ca
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TRADE CONTRACTORS NOTICE OF INTEREST FOR STEWART COMMUNITY CENTRE CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITION & ALTERATIONS Guy Saumure & Sons Construction Ltd. acting as the construction manager for the Stewart Community Centre is seeking bids from interested qualified Trade Contractors for the above noted project. The project consists of construction of a 320 sq. ft. addition & renovation & alterations to existing washrooms. Scopes of work to be tendered to qualified Trade Contractors include: Structural Steel EDPM Roofing HVAC Plumbing Electrical Masonry Painting Flooring (Rubber & VCT) Concrete Foundation & Slabs Hollow Metal Doors, Frames & Hardware Work is to start mid June and be substantially complete by Fall 2013. Tender documents will be available to qualified Trade Contractors that express interest in writing (by fax or e-mail) to the head office of Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd.. A Trade Contractor may be required to provide references of similar sized projects to prove qualifications. Bids will be received at the head office of Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd on the time and date noted for each Trade Contractor (Staggered closing dates from June to July depending on trade). Lowest or any bid not necessarily accepted. Questions or inquiries should be addressed to the Construction Manager: Chris Saumure Guy Saumure and Sons Construction Ltd. 91 Cornelia Street West Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5L3 Fax: (613) 283-3691, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCOMING MEETING Mississippi River Power Corp. is holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 @ 11:00 am at the Almonte Curling Rink Lounge. All welcome!
REQUEST FOR TENDER TENDER NO. 13-13 Removal and Replacement of Shingles at the Almonte Lawn Bowling Club Roof Tenders forms for the Request For Tender can be picked up from The Town Of Mississippi Mills, Municipal Offices, 3131 Old Perth Road, R.R #2 P.O Box 400, Almonte Ontario K0A 1A0. Request For Tender forms must be completed and returned in a sealed envelope, clearly marked: ATTENTION: Diane Smithson, C.A.O., Town of Mississippi Mills, Municipal Offices, 3131 Old Perth Road, R.R.# 2, P.O. Box 400, Almonte ON K0A 1A0, Tender No. 1313 , “Removal and Replacement of Shingles at the Almonte Lawn Bowling Club Roof” Consideration will not be given to the Tender if received later than 12:00 pm on Friday June 28, 2013. Tenders will be publicly opened at the Mississippi Mills Administration Building at 12:15 p.m. on Friday June 28, 2013. The Town of Mississippi Mills reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders or accept all or any part thereof. For further information, please contact Calvin Murphy, Recreation Coordinator at (613) 2561077 Ext: 24.
MISSISSIPPI MILLS BEACH OPERATIONS SUPERVISED SWIM SCHEDULE AT THE ALMONTE BEACH Beginning on Saturday, June 15, 2013 and ending on Sunday, August 11, 2013 The Schedule for supervised swims at the Almonte Beach will be as follows: Almonte Beach – Sunday to Saturday – 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Please note that the Almonte Beach will be closed July 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st 2013 (Almonte Fair Weekend). Special Thanks to the North Lanark Agricultural Society for the use of the beach in Almonte.
PAKENHAM BEACH (UNSUPERVISED SWIMMING) Saturday June 15, 2013 to Sunday August 11, 2013. Please note that you swim at your own risk. For further information, please contact the Recreation & Culture Department at (613) 256-1077
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