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Girls Inc looking for the Strong, Smart & Bold

Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is seeking nominations for the annual Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration. Through a public nomination...

Apostrophe gains notoriety

by Patrick Babin, Ph.D.Rarely does a punctuation mark gain notoriety but it happened recently. The spotlight was on the apostrophe. Bernard Shaw referred to...

We are all people of faith

I notice that, more and more these days, people refer to themselves as “a person of faith”, and I do like the phrase. It...

OPP protect victims of abuse

In last week’s issue, I wondered why the OPP did not name the OPP officer who had been accused of domestic abuse. I was...

Local family driven batty

A local family is making headlines for a story that is literally bat poop crazy. The 150-year-old farmhouse that Katrina Arcand and Matthew Dewan...

Council appoints interim CAO

Merrickville-Wolford council passed a resolution at last week’s council meeting to appoint Arie Hoogenboom as interim CAO/Clerk for the municipality. This came at the...

100 Women Who Care – a boost for seniors

100 Women Who Care North Grenville has entered its second year with a generous fundraising gift in support of Kemptville and District Home Support....

Municipal budget delayed

It may be another month before Merrickville-Wolford council can pass the 2018 budget. Council voted last Monday night not to pass the budget at...

Merrickville Fire Department welcomes new Deputy Chief

The Merrickville Fire Department welcomed Brad Cole as the new Deputy Fire Chief at the end of January. The volunteer position has been vacant...

Archaeology: Protecting our Heritage

Planning continues to form a local archaeological association with interested parties invited to meet at 12:30 pm, Sunday, January 21 at the Goose and...