Giant pumpkins Dudka’s passion

LINACY — Raising pumpkins is a growing pursuit for Tom Dudka. Despite limited land, Dudka has started growing gourds that are hard to ignore. He placed fourth recently at a pumpkin contest in Windsor with his entry that weighed 1,080 pounds. The largest one was from the Windsor area and weighed 1,700 pounds. Dudka was...

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Maritime Steel building being demolished

NEW GLASGOW – The former Maritime Steel and Foundry facility is being dismantled. Wayne Harris, who co-owns the property with fellow businessman Marinus Verhagen, confirmed his intention to raze the buildings and prepare the property for future use. “The time has come,” he said. “Right now it’s an eye sore that’s no longer viable to...

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