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Get out and vote to protect turtles

Chris Lowrey PONTIAC Oct. 26, 2016 The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) needs help from Pontiac residents to see its local project get off the ground. The NCC has its…

Pontiac farming on the decline?

Pontiac farming on the decline?

CHRIS LOWREY Bristol Sept. 22, 2016 Is farming on the decline in the Pontiac? It’s an important question for a region that is heavily dependent on agriculture. According to the…

4H youth prepare to show animals at the fair

ALINA SÉGUIN-HOLMES Agriculture is a large part of the Shawville Fair and the Shawville 4H Club allows children and youth to get involved in the experience. From showing animals to…

Ewe should catch the sheep shearing demo

Ewe should catch the sheep shearing demo

ANDREA CRANFIELD Have you any wool? Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full. There will be three full bags of wool on Saturday and Sunday at the Shawville Fair this…

Whatever happened to the Pontiac rice trial?

ANDREA CRANFIELD VINTON Aug. 10, 2016 In 2010 a rice trial took place in the Pontiac to see whether the crop could be grown in the region. The project was…

Beautifying the community to welcome visitors to the 160th Shawville Fair

ANDREA CRANFIELD SHAWVILLE Aug. 3, 2016 In an attempt to spruce up Shawville and surrounding areas before thousands of people descend upon the community for the Shawville Fair, the Shawville…