Works of art: Local woman’s hand-painted mandalas are in demand

Linda Baird’s homey kitchen is flooded with sunlight streaming in through an expansive window, sunbeams highlighting every scratch and scuff on a well-worn wooden table tucked into a corner. Each mark is a badge of pride for the Green Hill resident who makes handcrafted works of art at her kitchen table. Settled comfortably in her...

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Historical kiosk opens

A project nearly six years in the making came to fruition on Saturday as a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Green Hill-Alma Historical Kiosk. Shirley MacLeod, chair of the committee, said it’s been a long road, but organizers were happy at the official opening of the kiosk, located by the Alma Fire Department....

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Fran Wyman awarded Trail Builder of the Year Award

The highly active Cape to Cape Trails Committee has been in the news of late because of its signage upgrade at several points along its trails and a smart bear that did a 72k hike in three days from Rogart Mountain in Earltown to Green Hill. Now another piece of good news for the committee:...

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Many fond memories of Green Hill park

To the Editor: I was sent your article re the Green Hill Rejuvenation Group and their interest in finding out additional information re Green Hill’s past. My name is Isabel Thompson (nee Grant) and I am a native of New Glasgow but moved to Ottawa with my parents in 1960. My grandparents were Clifford and...

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Four paws up for effort

GREEN HILL — Sarah LeBlanc says she’s proud of how her border collie, Caper, did during an agility competition in Spain. They represented Canada alongside 20 teammates on the 2017 Agility Association of Canada’s (AAC) team that competed against dogs from other countries at the IFCS World Agility Championships (WAC) in Valencia, Spain. Caper placed...

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