Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 29 2012

Tale of lost Clarendon cat published

BY HAMISH MCKILLOP Equity Reporter It’s a story that involved The Shawville Fair, The Equity, spanned across two municipalities and illustrated the persistence of one Clarendon family and the elusive pet that has now made it into a published children’s book. After approximately 30 years of keeping a story within the confines of her home …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theequity.ca/?p=2192

Aug 29 2012

Caught in the Net a huge success

BY HAMISH MCKILLOP Equity Reporter Bristol’s Coronation Hall Cider Mills was the venue of another entertaining play from the Pontiac Community Players, who performed Caught in the Net. The play was huge success, having sold out each of the four nights it was performed at the hall. On Friday night alone, 128 tickets were wold, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theequity.ca/?p=2189

Aug 29 2012

Beauty, arts, retreat, nature at La B.A.R.N.

BY HAMISH MCKILLOP Equity Reporter Tucked away in the back roads around Leslie Lake in Litchfield, you will find Tedd Robinson’s home and a barn he converted into a concert dance hall called La B.A.R.N., which stands for beauty, arts, retreat and nature. From Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, he put on two afternoons of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theequity.ca/?p=2185

Aug 29 2012

New LaVigne wine unveiled

BY HAMISH MCKILLOP Equity Reporter A surprise wine dedication was the pinnacle of a wine launch at Ferme Lavender Ridge last Saturday, a family owned and operated farm and winery on Hwy 148 that was established in 2006 and had its first harvest in 2010. Dozens of people passed through from 2 p.m. on, buying …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theequity.ca/?p=2182

Aug 29 2012

Bhakti in the woods

BY HAMISH MCKILLOP Equity Reporter It was called Bhakti in the Woods. On Saturday the event was one of the most peaceful, open and inviting discourses in Pontiac, bound together “in honour of the earth, in peace, joy and healing,” according to the organizer’s website, Ladysmith Yoga. From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., a large …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theequity.ca/?p=2167

Aug 22 2012

Laura Stephens-Dagg named Shawville Fair Ambassador 2012

BY HAMISH MCKILLOP Equity Reporter Every year, the Equity Rose Bowl trophy is awarded to a new Shawville Fair Ambassador, the individual who most adequately portrays themselves as holding the true spirit of the Shawville Fair, who is articulate and  shows they are passionate about representing the Fair. After three attempts, Laura Stephens-Dagg  of Clarendon, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.theequity.ca/?p=2120

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