Category Archives: Spring

Riding the sideroads with Ed Slater

Story by Sarah Frank  After more than 40 years of driving Parry Sound’s back roads, Ed Slater knows Orrville like the back of his hand. He knows when a bend in the road is coming up, which potholes to avoid and which … Continue reading

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Taking the renovation route

By Charlene Peck With the average price of Ontario homes on the rise, the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) recommends potential homebuyers look beyond “turn-key” properties that are move-in ready and consider homes that are in need of renovation. “Buying … Continue reading

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Apple Jack

Story and photo by Charlene Peck  When Jack first came to the Gray farm, he had issues. Anyone who encountered the cantankerous, obstinate and crazed wild donkey would have thought the name Jack was short for something that truly reflected … Continue reading

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