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13
Apr
Fred was running before Johnny

Fred was running before Johnny

 
Dear Frank:
All this talk about Johnny Miles and his twin victories at the Boston Marathon (Marathon Men, by Doug Saunders, Frank 789) got me thinking about another Nova Scotia boy, Fred Cameron. But you probably haven’t heard of him.
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13
Apr
Pranking the parades

Pranking the parades

Dear Frank,
Re: How I Learned To Love Them, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!, by Frank Cameron, Frank 788
My name is Ron Fralick and I am a subscriber to Frank Magazine. I always enjoy Frank Cameron’s column and I, too, feel Dartmouth gets shortchanged by different levels of government.
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31
Mar

Love Letters of the Week

Dear Frank:
Re: You’ll Recognize His Voice, Frank 788, by Alex J. Walling
Thank you so much for your brilliant article on my storied career. It was fun to revisit all those stops I made along the way.
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31
Mar

Smart Alec Meters

Dear Frank:
I’m sure you’re aware of Nova Scotia Power’s latest bid to replace the current electric power meters (EPMs) with “smart” meters. These smart meters would supposedly be able to allow off peak rates, the monitoring of which items might be in use (dryer, stove, hot water heater), and to regulate and control heat pumps.
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31
Mar

Speaking of Water...

Dear Frank:
Anthony Makin. Now there’s a name I haven’t heard in a long while.
Pre-amalgamation, Tony was a non-union cleaner with the City of Halifax, making seven bucks an hour or so. Come amalgamation, he ended up on Turner Drive as a labourer with Public Works. His job was with underground services, cleaning out catch basins and whatnot.
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