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A trip to the past by CALEB NICKERSON

A trip to the past by CALEB NICKERSON

The Pontiac and the river that marks its western boundary are steeped in history. Before paved roads and cars, the water was the quickest way to transport goods. Rivers and…

The first queen of the Shawville Fair: Phyllis Wilson by CALEB NICKERSON

The first queen of the Shawville Fair: Phyllis Wilson  by CALEB NICKERSON

You’d be hard pressed to find a more experienced attendee at this year’s Shawville Fair than Phyllis (Stewart) Wilson. Back in 1958 she was crowned as the very first Dairy…

Cooking up a storm by CALEB NICKERSON

Cooking up a storm by CALEB NICKERSON

Throughout my life I’ve had a fairly diverse range of jobs. I’ve worked in a wood shop making high-end croquet mallets and accessories, at flea markets selling second-hand stuff and…

Chef Chantal’s chips by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Chef Chantal’s chips  by Donald Teuma-Castelletti

Ripples and chit chat followed every Norway Bay event covered: “Have you tried the food at the chip stand?” “You haven’t checked out the chip stand yet?” Lots of people…

Prancing from Pontiac to Mumbai by Caleb Nickerson

Prancing from Pontiac to Mumbai  by Caleb Nickerson

The great Chinese philosopher Confucius said that if you choose a job you love you’ll never have to work a day in your life. For Marie-Josée Corriveau, a young lady…

Born under the stars by Caleb Nickerson

Born under the stars   by Caleb Nickerson

No matter what kind of crop or livestock they harvest, farmers have to wear many hats. Whether it’s being able to fix an old tractor that’s acting up or getting…