Company of Fools comes to Oxford Mills

"Company of Fools comes to Oxford Mills"

The Company of Fools is returning to Maplewood Park for the Oxford Mills Community Association’s sixth annual Theatre in the Park event. Don’t miss this year’s production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Tuesday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m in Oxford Mills. The Company of Fools makes Shakespeare accessible to audiences of all ages, whether you read his […]

United Counties deals with recent rainfall

"United Counties deals with recent rainfall"

The Leeds and Grenville Municipal Emergency Control Group met on Thursday, July 27th in the Counties Council Chambers to discuss the recent flooding as a result of near record breaking rainfall experienced in the Counties this week. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Counties’ resources, assets, and accountability, and to create an action plan if […]

Christmas in July ‘Dinner on the House’ brings in nearly 100 people

"Christmas in July ‘Dinner on the House’ brings in nearly 100 people"

The House of Lazarus (HOL) hosted a ‘Christmas in July’ themed Dinner on the House on Thursday, July 27 at the Knox Presbyterian Church in Mountain. Nearly 100 people attended the free community meal, which is held every Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Attendees were served a traditional Christmas meal, complete with turkey and […]

Crosswalks on the way

"Crosswalks on the way"

Dear Friends of Downtown: Recently a good friend posted the following question in frustration on Facebook. It got quite a lot of sympathetic responses concerning the pedestrian challenges downtown: ” What does it take to get a crosswalk at Clothier and Prescott Street???!!!! “   It took a number of years to get three-way stop signs […]

Hit squad members in a community near you!

"Hit squad members in a community near you!"

Media release courtesy of the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters. Be on the lookout for a Hit Squad member in a community near you this summer as the Invading Species Awareness Program has 30 students working at partner locations across the province to spread the word about invasive species. One member of the Squad […]

Contributions continue to pour in for the Oxford Mills gazebo in Maplewood Park

"Contributions continue to pour in for the Oxford Mills gazebo in Maplewood Park"

  Donations to the new gazebo in Maplewood Park in Oxford Mills continue. On Friday, July 21, Ben Sauve Heating & Air Conditioning donated $500 to the gazebo costs. Left to right, front row are: Ben Sauve and Marc Nadeau. Second row: Bryanna Mitchell-Massey, Isabelle Nadeau, Hailey Mitchell-Massey, Lilly Johnston. Third row: Darlene McMartin, Marguerite […]

Good ol’ Kemptville hospitality

"Good ol’ Kemptville hospitality"

Dear Friends of Downtown: Summer has finally arrived this week, a bit late but we’ll take it. The Kemptville Live Music Festival is also under way and merchants downtown are ready to handle the influx of visitors that seem to grow in number each year. Here’s hoping that more and more of them will leave […]

Tiger team’s roar heard throughout WDMH!   It seems fitting that a group of tigers is known as a ‘pride’ because a group of Winchester District Memorial Hospital staff has a lot to be proud of. For the past 18 months, the WDMH Tiger Team – as they call themselves – has been working on […]

Let’s get on with it

"Let’s get on with it"

    Joseph Morin Upper Canada Business News North Grenville Mayor David Gordon has had enough. Gordon, MP Gord Brown and MPP Steve Clark gathered along side County Road 43 on Friday, July 14 to announce a petition designed to get the province and federal government to finally put up their share of the money […]

MPP Clark, MP Brown to launch County Road 43 petition

"MPP Clark, MP Brown to launch County Road 43 petition"

  Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark will join Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MP Gord Brown to launch a petition regarding the County Road 43 expansion project on Friday, July 14 at 2 p.m. The launch will take place at the traffic circle adjacent to the Giant Tiger parking lot, (2970 County Road. 43, Kemptville).