Every year I’m asked: “What do you want for Christmas,” and every year my answer is usually the same: “I haven’t really thought about it yet.” You could see how frustrating that would be in late November, or early December, but when the 20th hits and I still don’t have an answer it’s downright infuriating.
Thank you Ancaster residents for re-electing me as your city councillor in the most recent municipal elections. With three challengers, your overwhelming support of my candidacy gives me a clear mandate and demonstrates a shared belief in “Keeping Ancaster Special.” During my first two terms on council, my focus was on improving public infrastructure and [...]
Mistletoe and holly have long played an important role in Christmas celebrations.
There’s an old joke that asks who’s easier to talk to – a serial killer or a bridge player?
For the last few weeks I’ve been papersitting the Ancaster News and the Dundas Star News for Senior Editor Debra Downey who is off on a well-deserved vacation in the sun. Judging from the fact that readers haven’t come after me with torches and pitchforks it leads me to believe that I haven’t done too horrible of a job as editor pro tem.
What would you think of an organization that would help your son, brother, friend or relative make better choices than a life of crime?
Whether or not Reed could have avoided the penalty, he’ll be wearing the goat horns over it for a long, long time. Many will be angry at him, others may feel sorry for him, but few of us can truly empathize with him.
Fall is drawing to a close and with it the end of another gardening season.
Even though I support the LRT, maybe it is time for us to pause for some sober second thought.
By Mario Carr, special to the News Astronomers say the annual Geminid Meteor Shower peaking Dec. 13 should be a great show this year. If it doesn’t cloud over, viewing conditions are predicted to be excellent under a mostly moonless Saturday evening sky. At it peak, more than 60 meteors per hour should be seen [...]