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Fans wait for the music to start at last year's Festival of Friends. The main stage lineup for the 2015 event has just been released.

Festival of Friends still free after all these years

As area music festivals feel the financial pinch to charge for their shows, the Festival of Friends continues to resist the urge, says its...

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Little girls with dreams

Tom Bartsiokas is pictured with his three young daugthers, Angelina, 9, left, Elena, 3, and Deanna, 6. Bartsiokas has written the new book, One Last Goal: the Geraldine Heaney story.

Tom Bartsiokas’ One Last Goal tells the story of women’s hockey pioneer Geraldine Heaney

One Last Goal: the Geraldine Heaney Story a 132-page portrait of a little girl with a dream and a hockey stick who followed her passion from...

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First torch bearer

Brady Barrow, surrounded by a security detail, was the first torch bearer in Ancaster and ran 200 metres on Wilson Street near Fiddler’s Green.

Ancaster High School’s Junior Athlete of the Year carries Pan Am Games torch

The Pan Am Games torch relay will travel through 130 Ontario communities between May 30 and July 10 to share the Pan Am spirit.

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Award winner

Samna Aziz recently received the Muslim Association of Canada’s Scientific Innovation Award and Academic Achievement Award, and the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists’ special award.

Ancaster's Samna Aziz picks up two more awards

The awards continue to pile up for Ancaster resident Samna Aziz. Aziz recently received the Muslim Association of Canada’s Scientific...

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Falling over

The wooden posts and roof of the lych gate were starting to lean sideways, and much of the mortar between the stones had fallen away.

Ancaster’s St. John’s church lych gate restored

Located at the southwest corner of the churchyard on Wilson Street, the lych gate was erected in 1925 in memory of Ancaster physician Dr....

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Interim education director Pam Reinholdt

Hamilton students to get ‘abbreviated’ report cards

Hamilton students to get ‘abbreviated’ report cards

Unlike their counterparts in Toronto, Halton, York and Peel districts, Hamilton public elementary school students will get year-end report...

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Eye-catching designs

Lizzie Matheson, whose work is pictured here, is an avid story teller as she works through her eye-catching designs.

Ontario Horticultural Association convention comes to Redeemer

More than 150 local volunteers from the horticultural society’s Carolinian District Six — which covers Brant, Halton, Norfolk, Wentworth and...

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Busy summer ahead

Youth employment counsellor Maggie MacDonald is getting ready for a busy summer of programs catered toward young people.

Ancaster Community Services offers summer youth programs

Ancaster Community Services is offering programs this summer that once again cater to local youth. These include the summer babysitting...

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