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20 Questions with Paul Millar

20 Questions with Paul Millar

Is there a more interesting person than Paul Millar? Inquiring minds would like to know! Paul is the minister at the Westport Free Methodist Church. He is a community leader, amazing father, compassionate man, and has a heart of gold. He will always lend an ear, a hand and a piece of himself to everything he does. You can find Paul at the Church for Sunday service at 10am, or you can watch along on their YouTube channel.

February 25, 2021February 25, 2021
20 Questions with The Cottage Coffee House

20 Questions with The Cottage Coffee House

Continuing the theme of “sweet treats,” today we are going to feature the answers to our 20 Questions Quiz from John Pringle of The Cottage Coffee House. John has “multiple roles” in the village: providing the best coffee (and other sandwiches and treats) at Cottage Coffee, hosting his local social media show Espresso Shots Live...

February 24, 2021February 24, 2021
20 Questions with The Pie Bar

20 Questions with The Pie Bar

Stacy Blair of The Pie Bar fame is first up with her answers to our 20 Questions Quiz. Stacy makes amazing sweet and savoury treats available from her bake shop on Saturday mornings. Some of our favourites include chocolate croissants, savoury pulled pork hand pies and when we can get our hands on them, the...

February 23, 2021February 23, 2021
Twenty Questions with What’s on Westport

Twenty Questions with What’s on Westport

Who doesn’t love a good social media quiz? We posed twenty questions to the members of What’s on Westport and we got back some very interesting results. Watch our blog and our social media channels to follow along and learn a thing or two about the businesses in Westport! First quiz will post tomorrow, Tuesday...

February 22, 2021February 22, 2021
Shop Local : Jake by the Lake

Shop Local : Jake by the Lake

Whoa this year has been a roller coaster ride! Not as many ups as downs but it feels like we’re hopefully on the way up again. One thing that has been clear to me throughout all of this is that the businesses in our community are most important! The #shoplocal mentality has never been more...

November 25, 2020November 25, 2020
Young Petty Stones at the Cove

Young Petty Stones at the Cove

Seamus Cowan, manager of The Cove Country Inn has an amazing talent for music. His history with music is storied (you should definitely ask him about it sometime), but he has found his niche at his family owned and operated business here in Westport, curating live music events and supporting local artists through the pandemic....

September 25, 2020September 25, 2020
Lonesome Ace Stringband at the Cove

Lonesome Ace Stringband at the Cove

During the month of August I had the privilege of photographing and taking some video of the Lonesome Ace Stringband performance out on the Cove’s patio. Chris Coole on banjo, John Showman on fiddle made up 2/3rd’s of the band, but they certainly didn’t bring an incomplete set. The guys did a wonderful job mixing...

September 4, 2020September 4, 2020
Espresso Shots Live

Espresso Shots Live

Last Wednesday, John Pringle from The Cottage Coffee House/Sugarbush Productions invited me on to his weekly live internet show “Espresso Shots Live” to talk about What’s on Westport and to share some great conversation. Once we got the technical flubs out of the way (we tested EVERYTHING beforehand, I promise!), we were good to go....

September 1, 2020September 1, 2020
What’s for Supper Tonight Westport

What’s for Supper Tonight Westport

During the early COVID-19 months, there was an initiative on the What’s on Westport Facebook page that ran under the hashtag: #whatsforsuppertonightwestport. Spearheaded by Tamara Carlson, readers of the page could post a photo or recipe (or both) of what they were making for dinner that night. It was a way to bring everyone together...

August 28, 2020August 28, 2020
Have You Been to the Westport Market?

Have You Been to the Westport Market?

This year has been a strange year for most, including the Westport Market. They received notice very early on into COVID-19 that they wouldn't be able to open in 2020. Then things shifted and...

August 13, 2020August 13, 2020
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