Monthly Archive: January 2018

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Pierre Poilievre weds Anaida Galindo

Pierre Poilievre, MP for the federal riding of Carleton, slipped away to Potrugal where he and his bride Anaida Galindo married.   The wedding photos were posted to his public Facebook page on Sunday. According to  Mr. Poilievre’s...

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John Curry … never count him out!

COMMENT:  John Curry needs no introduction to long time residents of Richmond.  He is a familiar figure, friend and neighbour.  We were glad to see this article by Devyn Barrie at StittsvilleCentral.ca and are...

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Historical Factoids #6 to 10

To honour Richmond’s 200th anniversary, local historian Marion Scott is posting factoids about our rich history on her blog, Richmond Heritage. Over the next year you should expect to see 200 pieces of information that...

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Why Can’t I Write Poetry?

Why Can’t I Write Poetry? By Phyllis Bohonis Poets always get it right. They have a knack for making the ordinary seem extra-ordinary; the mundane spectacular. After offering to write something about winter, I sit...

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Scotiabank Supports Richmond’s 200th Anniversary

Duane Morris (left), Richmond Branch Manager, is proudly handing over a $5000 sponsorship contribution to Tino Bevacqua member of the 200th Organizing Committee. Duane and his staff volunteered to sell 50 tickets for the recently...

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Shop Local at The Village Shoppe

The first impression you get when you walk through the doors of The Village Shoppe is one of warmth and something special to explore.  Whether it is the expanse of old glass windows salvaged...

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CBC – John Curry and the Stittsville News

Jessa Runciman of CBC Radio’s morning program, In Town and Out, interviewed longtime editor of the Stittsville News John Curry last Saturday.  The Stittsville news wrapped up its operations last week after 60 years...