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Just over the Bay Bridge on Highway 62 sits Rossmore, the first port of call for many visitors to The County. Just about everything you may need can be found in here from a memorial stone, to pizza, to gas, a hair cut or a bottle of wine. If you took a straw pole of the general public and asked what other word they would most associate with the word ‘business,’ I would bet the next word would be...

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Picton has become an attractive location for artists and artisans seeking refuge from bigger cities. Consequently, a vibrant arts scene has developed. Demand from eclectic locals and visitors seeking experiences, has given rise to a plethora of distinctly different retail outlets and restaurants. One such well established retailer is Zest Kitchen Shop, which for many years has been selling...

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Spring is associated with spring cleaning, but it’s a lot more fun and much more rewarding to refresh your space with a fresh paint job. Picture this: you’re excited to start a new project painting a room in your house. It’s Saturday morning, you have your coffee and are ready to look at the colour swatches you picked up last night at your local paint store. Reviewing them, they seem different...

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The closure of GM’s Oshawa car production facility in November of last year was the final nail in the coffin of an industry which has been shrinking for many years. GM Oshawa will continue to motor along with nearly five hundred employees, but only a fraction of those are currently working at the former stamping facility, where they are producing after-market parts for existing GM cars. “The...

Josie Newman. What Next for Oshawa? - 1.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote

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Welcome to another of our occasional series of car reviews. Regular readers will recall my criteria defining a good car are ease of access and egress, it must be quiet, and economical. This time we feature the Subaru Outback. Again, regular readers will know that our reviews do not talk about torque or dwell on engine capacities, or any of the technical details that are meat and drink to motoring...

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Cellar-aging County wines can turn “casual companions” into “friends with benefits” Konrad Ejbich A while back, I wrote about the ideal conditions required for aging great wine. Remember? Keep the space cool, dark and vented, as well as odour- and vibration-free. (See………. Afterwards, a reader approached me to ask, “Why should I bother? We buy all our wines at the LCBO as we need them. Most of...

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