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End of the line for daycare

July 22, 2015

Right to the end, Shelly Zorzit felt sure that Beaches Child Care Centre would stay open next fall. But looking back, the board president says the Upper Beach daycare might have run out of time even before she joined the effort to save it, a year and a half ago. A non-profit, licensed daycare for […]

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End of the line for daycare

Right to the end, Shelly Zorzit felt sure that Beaches Child Care Centre would stay open next fall. But looking back, the board president says the Upper Beach daycare might have run out of time even before she joined the effort to save it, a year and a half ago. A non-profit, licensed daycare for […]

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Beach gymnast Megan Roberts has hit another milestone on the way to an anticipated run at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Roberts was too young to compete in this year’s Pan Am Games, but will move up to senior next year. In June, Roberts earned the 2015 Canadian Junior Championship at the National […]

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East Ender Jill Léger recently celebrated the fifth year of her monthly Jill’s Living Room musical theatre open mic night. The open mic series is open to performers or even just fans of musical theatre who want to sit and listen. Participants range from amateurs to professionals, from those hoping to test new material to […]

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Taking back city parks, from dawn to dusk

Most of the Beach is still waking up when Anne-Marie Kaskens meets the morning crew by the R.C. Harris waterworks. Although she moved to the Beach 20 years ago, Kaskens says it wasn’t until she got her dog Jessie that she started going down to the water every day. “It’s a real stress-buster,” she said, […]

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Rabbits perfect their happy bunny dance

It’s that time of year when the rabbits start to reproduce like, well, rabbits, as I’m sure many of you have noticed. Though they might be bad for our vegetable gardens, it’s hard to stay mad at fuzzy wittle bunnies. Recently Erle and I have enjoyed watching a pair of rabbits in our front yard. […]

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