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Don’t tread on the ‘grass: Otter Lake celebrates first annual bluegrass festival

Don’t tread on the ‘grass: Otter Lake  celebrates first annual bluegrass festival

DAVID TULLOCH OTTER LAKE July 18, 2015 Country music lovers grabbed their boots and hats…

R. Denis Dubé resigns as Pontiac municipal councillor

R. Denis Dubé resigns as Pontiac municipal councillor

DAVID TULLOCH PONTIAC July 14, 2015 R. Denis Dubé, former councillor for Ward 2 in…

Decontamination of New Calumet mine to begin soon

DAVID TULLOCH CALUMET ISLAND July 22, 2015 Decontamination work will soon begin on the New…

Down and dusted

Down and dusted

Strong winds cause plane crash in Lac des Chats in Bristol

Strong winds cause plane crash in Lac des Chats in Bristol

ANDREA CRANFIELD BRISTOL July 17, 2015 Onlookers gathered around the shores at Lac des Chats…

The Equity Petro Pontiac
Features

Feature on 5: Maura McLean, synchro swimming strength

Feature on 5: Maura McLean, synchro swimming strength

KATE ALEY Maura (Barry) McLean loves to swim but not in a straight line. The 14-year-old Toronto youth with strong Pontiac family ties has qualified for the Canadian…

John-Phillipe Smith: carving out his place in history

John-Phillipe Smith: carving out his place in history

DAVID TULLOCH OTTAWA July 22, 2015 It’s an image straight out of the history books – a group of workers huddled around blocks of stone under the shadow…

Features on 5: The Frasers’ brave battle

Features on 5: The Frasers’ brave battle

CONNOR STEPHENS Donnie “Ducky” and Donna Fraser have known each other for a very long time, meeting in Grade 3 in Ottawa. Together they have faced a multitude…

Feature on 5: Sgt. Yves Martineau: Local sergeant carries casket in state funeral

Feature on 5: Sgt. Yves Martineau: Local sergeant carries casket in state funeral

Andrea Cranfield Campbell’s Bay’s own Sgt. Yves Martineau, of the Sûreté du Québec was one of eight people chosen to carry former Quebec Premier Jacques Parizeau’s casket at…

Editorials

Life lines of communication

Once again this weekend, The Equity attended a number of live musical performances around the Pontiac. There is something quite compelling,…

Like a fine wine

Phillip Holmes was clear when he told the opening night Under the Pines’ audience that the festival was not bringing culture…

Under the Pines
Chris Judd

Outstanding in his field: Start to finish

CHRIS JUDD Neither farming nor life itself is meant to be a race. Most races start with a drop of a flag or a pistol shot and…

The Way We Were

The Way We Were

BONNIE CHEVRIER July 25, 1990, 25 Years Ago Pontiac Pride Jamboree an overwhelming success: Nearly 2,000 people attended the Pontiac Pride Jamboree at Quyon Fairgrounds on July…

Letters to the Editor

Accessibility

Dear Editor, Have you ever gone to a benefit party, wedding, stag, to the Fair or out for a meal without your mate? It is not very…

Opinions

Fair Comment: Good for more than driving on

Firstly, I would like to congratulate everyone who organized and participated in the #SauvonsNotrePont #SaveOurBridge demonstration. It was professionally done, well organized and got the attention of…

Campbells Bay Ciment