Letter: Very good news

Re: “Town signs ‘historic’ fire agreement with CNL,” NRT May 30.

Congratulations to Deep River council for the historic fire services partnership with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories!

This agreement is hard-won progress arising from a decade of effort to restructure the fire department and is very good news for the protection of Deep River residents. Continue reading

Blue Skies: Lady in the blue dress

by Vance Gutzman

Worried that, for the first time in 21 years I wouldn’t be able to file a Christmas column for this paper, I decided to take a nap this afternoon in an attempt to clear my head.

But just as I was about to doze off I was awakened by the combination of an itchy leg and the nagging thought in my head that I should, really should, know the name of Archie Bunker’s grandson. Continue reading