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The history of Orono’s Drug Store is linked to the pharmacist-owners over the years. The brick building was erected by a merchant tailor named John Hendy Smale in 1859. Over the past 155 years only six pharmacist-owners have been linked to the building. James Henry and Bet-ti Stutt took possession of the drugstore in 1961. Today when you walk into Stutt’s Pharmacy you will see (seated) Marianna and Wenda, (standing) Shay, Sara, Lindsay and Fiona.
It’s just a little over two weeks away until the opening of the Orono Farmers’ Market, which takes up on Friday, June 16 from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the north end of the Orono Fair grounds at the end of Centreview.
On Thursday, May 25, Ontario’s first Hope’s Cradle, and the third one in Canada, was installed in Fire Hall 1, 2430 Highway 2, Bowmanville.
The word is out! We know that people are reading these columns each month because they are visiting our museum more and more, and they tell us where they read about us. Advertising pays.
Ward 4 is noted for some things we do really well. There is a lot of corn grown here and there are about a gazillion apples. There are also a great many horses. The four-legged kind as well as the motorized variety.
Q&L Financial Services presented Clarington Hospice – Clarington with a $1,300 donation from a yard sale they held at their office in Bowmanville. Pictured (L-R) Jill Richardson, Clarington Hospice; Mike Kelly, Q&L Financial Services; Leo Blindenbach, Clarington Hospice; Lisa James, Q&L Financial Services; Yvonne Kryzanowski and Marian Timmermans, Clarington Hospice. Update: Jeannette Van Der Vooren’s dance fundraiser last Friday night at The Wheelhouse in Wilmot Creek netted $1,945 for Clarington Hospice.
The Kendal Community Centre is in need of some love to keep the doors open. And what better way than to invite the community to an ‘old tyme’ country music festival on June 17 organized by local talent Mike Pollard.
Canadian comedian/actor Darrin Rose will be headlining a comedy night on July 28 as part of the Newcastle Community Hall’s 100th Anniversary celebrations.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarington Food, Wine & Beer Festival returns to historic Newcastle Community Hall on June 3, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.