Councillor Halpenny calls for volunteers to run community centres

Councillor Don Halpenny submitted a letter to council at the last meeting outlining his wish to have volunteers manage the Merrickville Community Centre and...

Deputy Mayor remains focused on campaign priorities

Deputy Mayor Michael Cameron has not forgotten the reasons why he ran for council in the last election. Although he has many priorities to juggle...

The Block house: a Rideau Canal icon

The Block house beside the Rideau Canal locks is one of the most iconic of Merrickville’s sights. Built 185 years ago, in 1832, it...

Merrickville author writes his own library

Victor Suthren had a long career before arriving in the Village of Merrickville. He was Director General of the Canadian War Museum from 1986...

Merrickville Mid-week Market Kicks Off the 2019 Season

submitted by Merrickville Midweek Market President Scott Kelland The Mid-week Market on Main Street in Merrickville launched our third season on Wednesday, June 5. Mayor...

Merrickville Car Show cancelled

After a 17-year run, the Merrickville Car Show “Cruise & Shop” has been cancelled. The show, which was one of the largest in Canada,...

Spend this Canada Day in the Village of Merrickville!

The Village of Merrickville will be celebrating Canada Day on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Make sure you plan to come early and spend the...

Mayor Doug Struthers on funding cuts

It is no secret that the provincial government has been slashing budgets left, right and centre. As the Mayor of Merrickville Wolford, Doug Struthers has...

Merrickville’s “Tree Lady”

A small wood cabin sits on 160 acres surrounded by all sorts of rare plants and trees. Animals of all kinds visit the property...

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