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Volume 2 Issue 3

Volume 2 Issue 3 Issue Three was released Tuesday September 8, 2014 Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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The Tiny Home Solution

BY Alex Hickey AlexSings.ca I wrote in the West Dublin Monitor last summer that I was contemplating giving up my car, but in the end, I couldn’t do it. It was too much to face living in a rural community without the freedom and independence that a car provide. But something had to change if […]

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Pennybrook Folk & Festival

Craig Werth The folks at Pennybrook Folk have been busy this summer, running a concert series at the West Dublin Hall and preparing for the fourth annual Pennybrook Festival of Music and Creative Arts. The two remaining shows in the concert series are: Saturday July 26, 8pm: Vince Morash, Ann Fearon and James Crouse Stunning […]

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But Wait! There’s More!!

  Craig Werth BY Alex Hickey I’m not sure where the summer went. One minute it was July, and the next minute, people started moving—some of them going away, others looking for places that are more winterized and still others moving into winter house-sitting locations. Fall brings change, especially in our community, with our many […]

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Volume 1 Issue 7

We’re in heaven with Issue Seven West Dublin Monitor · Volume 1 Issue 7 Issue Seven is our final issue of the 2013 season. Look out for us in next year! Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Pennybrook Festival

BY Alex Hickey The 3rd annual Pennybrook Festival is coming up Saturday, August 24. We’re looking forward to presenting another fabulous roster of musicians from around the corner, across the province and from faraway Montreal. If you have attended or heard about our previous festivals, you’ll know that we run a relaxed “backyard” festival with […]

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Volume 1 Issue 6

Get in the mix with Issue Six Submissions for our seventh and final issue of the season are due September 8. Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Rethinking Rural Transit?

BY Alex Hickey I moved home to Nova Scotia about two and a half years ago. In Toronto, where I lived for over 20 years, I didn’t need a car. There was the subway and cycling. I was an intrepid bike commuter: one of those people in a bright yellow jacket, ringing my bike bell […]

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Volume 1 Issue 5

Feeling fine in Issue Five West Dublin Monitor · Volume 1 Issue 5 Submissions for our sixth issue are due August 11. Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Heartfelt, intimate songwriters’ performance at WD Hall

By Alex Hickey The first time I heard Dana Beeler sing was at a Little River Folk concert at the Petite Riviere Winery. Her voice made me sit up and take notice and her songwriting impressed me. When describing Dana its been said: “There is an old soul in that young body”. Nothing could be […]

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