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    Parmar retires feeling thankful

    It’s hard to imagine the Brockville hotel industry without Bhagwant Parmar, but here we are.Parmar, 65, for decades a prominent member of the city’s hospitality industry, is now getting used ...
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    It's time for a different flag policy

    A blog post I wrote earlier this week may have started Brockville’s latest flag flap.Tuesday was the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, one of the most brutal ...
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    Another setback for twin-pad

    The possibility of a twin-pad arena in west-end Brockville got a little more remote this week.And because such things tend to be of a competitive nature, a setback for sports ...
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    A.J. Benoit is ready to 'slow down'

    When A.J. Benoit recently informed me he’s retiring (sort of), I was a bit suspicious.It was maybe a decade ago, or maybe more recently, that the prolific community entertainer sent ...
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    Tale of the 'superdots': A few takeaways

    I must credit Coun. Larry Journal for coining the term “dotocracy.”That’s how he quippingly referred to city manager Janette Loveys’s system of councillors placing stickers (blue dots and orange “superdots”) ...
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    A train at the Tunnel? Not so fast

    Pardon the hideous pun, but the train hasn’t left the station yet.Our story last week on the possibility of the Brockville Railway Tunnel securing part of an old train now ...