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Western Days Festival promises barrels of

Western Days Festival promises barrels of fun

BY JUDI KOSKI The 27th annual Western Days Festival is a fun-filled, action-packed 10 days of family activities that feature 32 events in eight locations throughout Chelmsford. What makes it even more fun is many of the attractions are free.

Fifteen ways to be a great dad

(MS)-You may need to pass a test in order to drive, but being a father doesn't require a licence. While anyone can be a dad, there is a big difference between being just a "dad" and being a "great dad.

There's more to Father's Day than just ties

(MS)-Somewhere between when Father's Day was first established in June of 1910 and present day, the tie has become synonymous with the holiday. One may never know just who introduced the tie into the picture.
Crazy train of artists to rock Sudbury

Crazy train of artists to rock Sudbury

BY HEVEN WHIDDEN Get ready to break out the devil horns and jump in the mosh pit June 18 when selected Ozzfest bands hit Sudbury on their pre-Ozzfest tour.
Canadian fathers lean on their funny bones to get

Canadian fathers lean on their funny bones to get by

A sense of humour is essential in managing the craziness of family life these days. So Hallmark's designed its Fathers and Funny Bones survey to find out just where the funny bone is connected this Father's Day.
Gospel Fest begins fifth season

Gospel Fest begins fifth season

BY GIANNI UBRIACO It's always nice to take a walk along the boardwalk by Ramsey Lake and listen to all the beautiful sounds of birds chirping and kids playing, but Saturday evening there were echoes of gospel music .

Creative Kids - Business card holder

What a cute gift this can be for Father's Day. Decorate the Popsicle sticks with hearts, stars, or other designs made out of felt or construction paper.

Creative Kids - King of the BBQ Apron

Dads love to barbecue. Show him how much you appreciate his culinary talents by making him this great king of the BBQ Apron. He will wear it proudly as he flips burgers all summer long.

Walk and wheel to cure Dystonia

BY KEITH LACEY It's still considered a rare disease, but for 50,000 Canadians, the crippling disorder Dystonia is a bitter reality.
Blind man's best friend

Blind man's best friend

After a month of training at Guide Dogs for the Blind Inc. in San Rafael, Calif., Sudbury's Rob DiMeglio and his new canine companion Gabe have graduated from the program.