COVID-19 in Ottawa: Highlights for August 22, 2021

OTTAWA – Hello. Here is the latest news on COVID-19 and its impact on Ottawa. Fast facts: Ontario records highest number of COVID-19 cases since early June Ottawa Public School Board says work will continue until fall to upgrade ventilation and filtration systems in schools Ottawa hits 85 percent of …

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Essex villages perfect for a rural break

As the end of summer approaches, you might be thinking about taking a fall break. And tourism bosses say you should look no further than the stunning villages and rural towns of Essex. The tourism organization Visit Essex invites people to consider a stay in one of the county’s many …

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Talks to resume at True’s Yard in King’s Lynn

The 22nd series of True’s Talks at the True’s Yard Fisherfolk Museum is set to resume. Discussions cover a variety of local history topics, from the Sandringham Royal Family to Thomas Nashe and Tudor East Anglia and Lost King’s Lynn 1850-2000. These lectures are a must-see for anyone interested in …

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No patronage, only a level playing field

By Albert Thyrniang It’s no small feat that Kevinstrong Lawriniang of Mairang in West Khasi Hills won the SSLC 2021 exam by beating all of the state’s elite institutions. Coming from the humblest of backgrounds to record the fulfillment of a life makes it more special. The second position was …

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