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IVNTAGE VEHICLE EXPERIENCE from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum, 2940 Old Montreal Rd. in Cumberland Village. Experience first hand the significance and history of early automobiles in a fun, entertaining, and engaging way! Restored, partially restored, and un-restored vehicles manufactured prior to the 1940s will be exhibited on site. Come chat with the owners, check out a demonstration to learn more about how early automobiles worked, and get an introduction to the world of pre-1940s tin can tourist camping. Complete the day with a performance by a local barbershop quartet!. Admission $19.75 per family (2 adults + children); $7.75 adults; $5.50 seniors, children and students. Children 5 and under are free.


ORLÉANS OUTDOOR MARKET from 12 noon to 6 p.m. in the Ray Frield Centre parking lot on Tenth Line Road. Come meet local vendors and artians from across the east end.


CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R. J. Kennedy Community Centre 1115 Dunning Road in Cumberlans Village. The Cumberland Farmers’ Market features a variety of localy produced vegetables, seasonal fruits and specialty foods.

 

Local news

Boys dominate this year’s high school Honour Roll
Posted July 12, 2019

When you look at the list of the top scholars in Orléans this year you can’t help but notice an obvious trend – they are all young men. In fact, it’s the first time since the Orléans Star and orleansonline.ca started writing about the area’s top scholars that no females made the list. Read more

 

 

 

Keeper of Navan’s Tweedsmuir History passes away at 92
Posted June 12, 2019

When she was alive, Verna Cotton was a walking, talking treasure trove of information when it came to the history of her beloved Navan where she was born and raised and lived until health issues forced her to move to a retirement residence in Orléans. Read more

 

 

Natural habitat on Petrie Island is ‘turtle-y’ awesome
Posted July 12, 2019

Sadly all freshwater turtles in Canada are considered at-risk, with the loss of wetlands being a major factor. Fortunately for folks living in Orleans, Petrie Island, a Class 1 wetland, is right in our back yard and offers a great location to view turtles in their natural habitat. Read more

 

 

Thousans turn out for local Canada Day celebrations
Posted July 2, 2019

Thousands of people took advantage of near perfect weather on Monday to take part in local Canada Day celebrations from Beacon Hill to Vars and a few communities in between. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Leo Lane resident takes on the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
Posted June 13, 2019

Leo Lane resident Mike Potvin is fed up and he’s not going to take it anymore. As the Ottawa River continues to recede from his river front property following the latest 100-year flood last month, the 73-year-old retiree is still fighting the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority over the 2017 flood. Read more

 

 

Orléans Rotary Club honours young achievers
Posted June 13, 2019

The Rotary Club of Orléans held its annual Young People of Character Awards on June 2 during which 26 young people were honoured for their achievements in six different categories – Resilience, Positive Attitude, Courage, Compassion, Persistence, Commitment to Excellence, Creativity, Entrpreneurship and Social Responsibility. Read more

 

 

Entertainment

  Sports


OST presents a fresh take on The Wizard of Oz

Final GMC recital serves as rehearsal for Kiwanis Music Festival

Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans


Local athletes shine at HS track & field championships

NCAFA, Jr. Gee-Gees form elite minor football program

Les Sittelles hosts first annual Brian Leblanc gymnastics meet

 
Local business

  Opinion

 


CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business

 

SANTÉ CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTRE: Where healthy people go

 

180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser

 

 

 


VIEWPOINT: Decision to cut embassy staff in Cuba es ridiculo

 

WALTER ROBINSON: Millennials and Centennials alleged failings... who is to blame?

 

HEATHER JAMIESON: Symphony Senior Living’s Forest Valley Terrace knows how to impress

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