Author: Chesterville Record

Blue lead the pack in the CWBHL

In the first game of the eveing in the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey league, Red played host to Blue on Thurs., May 4. Reds’ Kaitlin Kerr (5) gets a glorious scoring opportunity but Blues’ goalie Roxanne Crump ended the threat. Blues’ defenseman Rhonda Boulanger (15) tries to clear the ball. Blue went on to take the game 2-1.            Moore photo Jeff Moore Record Staff CHESTERVILLE — Red welcomed Blue in a battle of the unbeaten teams in the first game of the evening of the Chesterville Women’s Ball Hockey League at the Chesterville Arena...

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Team Cochrane wins Silver Medal for Canada

Bringing home hardware again Team Canada Silver Medalists Howard Rajala (fifth man), Ken Sullivan (lead), Doug Johnston (second), Ian MacAulay (third), and Bryan Cochrane (skip) brought home a silver medal for Canada at the recent Senior Men’s World Curling Championships in Lethbridge, Alta., on April 29.            Courtesy photo Katrina Lamont  Special to the Villager LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. – After winning the Ontario and Canadian titles, Russell Curling Club’s Team Cochrane has brought home a silver medal for Canada at the recent Senior Men’s World Curling Championships April 23 to April 29. Lethbridge hosted the competition,...

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Dundas Farmers Charity Gala donates funds to local charities

Giving back The Dundas Farmers Charity Gala Committee presents the Dundas County Hospice with a donation on Wed., May 3, to help build the new accessibility ramp for the front of the building. From left, Contractor Gary Whitford, Gala Committee member and Dundas County Cattlemen’s Association representative Rose Stewart, Hospice Board Chair Paul Renaud, Gala Committee Chair Jacqueline Kelly-Pemberton and Dundas Federation of Agriculture President Steve Byvelds.                                      Sawyer Helmer photo Kalynn Sawyer Helmer Record Staff WILLIAMSBURG – On March 25, the...

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Friends in need are friends indeed

Friends of the Library members Louise Thompson and Josy Labé volunteered at the Russell Library’s mega used sale held in Township Chambers in Embrun on Sat., May 6 and Sun., May 7. Thousands of books of all types were available and volunteers and library staff said that while the quantity was down the quality was up, with a lot of very popular titles for sale.          Vetter...

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Flooding overtakes Ottawa River banks in UCPR

The rain this week has increased the levels and flow of water of the Nation River over the Crysler Dam.          Thompson Goddard photo Candice Vetter Villager Staff ROCKLAND – Flooding of properties along the northern edge of the United Counties of Prescott-Russell beside the Ottawa River continues and there is no quick end in sight. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from Clarence-Rockland, Plantagenet and from other locations near the river’s edge. Ferries across the Ottawa River from Quyon to Cumberland to Thurso have ceased running, and towns like Ste-Anne de Bellevue and Rigaud on the...

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