École élémentaire et secondaire Rivière-Rideau holds food drive for HOL

The students and staff at École élémentaire et secondaire Rivière-Rideau in Kemptville recently held a food drive for the House of Lazarus (HOL) in...

KDH smoke-free as of January 1

As of January 1, 2018, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is entirely smoke-free – both inside the hospital and on its grounds – in compliance...

Statement to Council

Dr. David Shanahan addressed the Committee of the Whole at the council meeting in North Grenville on December 18 in response to a press...

Good showing for Christmas break

by the sportsguyKemptville 73's would have two tough games against the Carleton Place Canadians holding down first place. Wednesday night contest on 73's home...

Community Choir supports local food banks

In early December, the Spencerville Community Choir performed two concerts to capacity audiences in Spencerville at the United Church. Under the direction of Sheila...

A big thanks from Big Brothers Big Sisters

Leanne Trimble, Director of Strategic Initiatives for Big Brothers Big Sisters, has been brought to tears once again by the endless support that our...

Christmas in Merrickville 2017

by Mark Scullino, 2017 CoordinatorChristmas in Merrickville 2017 was held on Saturday, December 2 and was an unprecedented success. On behalf of the Christmas...

A bigger better BIA in 2018 ?

by John BarclayWhen I accepted the position of Executive Director in January of 2016, I was quite frank about how I saw my primary...

Throwback Thursday: Oxford Station Cheese Factory

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, cheese factories were a major part of the Ontario economy, and North Grenville and the surrounding area was one...

Kemptville District Hospital memorial Pointsettia Tree is Up

The tree was erected in memory of Alice Ballerscheff one of the most caring and dedicated nurses at the hospital. Alice passed away in...