MV committees discuss artists’ payments and Artisans Festival

Local artists and the annual Artisans Festival were discussed during committee meetings in Madawaska Valley Township this week. On Jan. 29th Acting Interim Treasurer, Ross Jeffrey gave a progress report to the Finance & Administration Committee about the remaining unpaid consignment payments for artists’ work sold at the Railway Station …

Music in the Valley and Beyond

PSO members (L-R) Susan Artymko, Pia-Leena Voorand Photo: Cindy Nicholas  An almost unknown gem of musical culture here in the extended Madawaska Valley is the Pembroke Symphony Orchestra (PSO), a non-profit community orchestra founded in 1993 by a group of like-minded individuals who wanted to play great classical music and wanted …

Thou Shall Not Dump

Photo: Sharon Gardiner Wow, I’m shocked! I just read that Canada is the top producer of garbage per person in the world!  How can that be?!  We share environmental ideas on a global level (e.g. the historic Paris Climate Change Conference, United Nations Conference).  From the outside it looks like …

Winter Watchings

Photo: Harrison Haines  What to Watch when Winter Woes Weigh you Down   Eastern Ontario is in the grips of yet another cold snap, which means you’re either out enjoying fresh ice or out complaining about the fresh ice. Either way, you’re likely looking for some way to warm up …

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