New Canaan and Area News

Thelma Brayley
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Congratulations to Patricia and Jason Forbes of Amherst on the birth of a new baby girl on Sept. 24. Chloe Elizabeth, who weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. The proud grandparents are Margo and Skip Gilbert of New Canaan and Lynn and Ron Forbes of Diligent River.

Jeffrey Gilbert, Ottawa Valley, has been visiting with his parents Mary and Cedric Gilbert. Friends will be sorry to learn that his parents are not that well. Brian Gilbert, Lower Sackville, spent Saturday with his parents here also.

Tammy and Steven Benjamin and children Lisa and Eric from Antigonish visited with Alta and Murray Fife on Sunday.

Home to spend a couple of weeks with her parents Alta and Murray is their daughter Cindy and her fiancÉ Bill Bayes from Campbell River, B.C.

Happy Birthday to my great-granddaughter Gracie Chapman of Tidnish on October 13 and to my grandson Dale on the October 18.

On Saturday my son Lyle and his wife Betty of Nappan dropped in for a visit.

Congratulations to Darrel Fife and companion Bobbie on the birth of a new baby boy, Adam Russel in Fredericton recently, a baby brother fro Liam. The happy grandparents are Justine and Russel Fife of New Canaan.

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.

As I finished my notes this morning, Oct. 5,the gravel trucks are tailgating each other past my house taking gravel and asphalt to other districts. They say this is progress but for who? Our pavement to West Brook is worn out, the New Canaan Road looks like my mother's old-fashioned washboard. We pay taxes so we trust our roads will be improved before winter. Drive with caution.

Geographic location: New Canaan Road, Amherst, Diligent River Ottawa Valley Campbell River Fredericton West Brook

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