Manufacturing open house reveals diverse product line, services

"Manufacturing open house reveals diverse product line, services"

    Story and Photos courtesy of Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office   BROCKVILLE  – A company known worldwide for its reign over the identification tag industry raised its own profile recently by inviting the public to tour its facility. Ketchum Manufacturing Inc. attracted  more than 150 people to its open house January 24th showcasing their […]

Economic Development team is growing

"Economic Development team is growing"

Story and Photo courtesy of Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office   Simon Chapelle has joined the Leeds Grenville Economic Development team as Business Development Officer.   Simon comes to the United Counties with a diverse background as an experienced entrepreneur and consultant in finance, sales, marketing, research, data analysis, as well as grant and proposal writing. […]

Nominations now open for Leading Women/Leading Girls awards 

"Nominations now open for Leading Women/Leading Girls awards "

  (BROCKVILLE) – A provincial awards program that recognizes girls and women whose volunteerism and leadership makes a difference in their communities is now accepting nominations. Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark is encouraging schools, organizations and individuals to participate in the 2018 Leading Women/Leading Girls Building Communities recognition program by submitting a nomination. “It has been […]

Pet Valu moves to Winchester Crossing

"Pet Valu moves to Winchester Crossing"

The recently relocated Foodland grocery store in Winchester has a new neighbour. Winchester Crossing, the rural marketplace, located at the intersection of County Road 43 and Highway 31, is growing in leaps and bounds. Pet Valu, a long-time fixture in the North Dundas area has moved across the road from its old location into Winchester […]

Liz’s Hair Design is a dream come true

"Liz’s Hair Design is a dream come true"

Finding the balance between work and home can be a challenge. Liz VanBeilen, owner of Liz’s Hair Design Spa Beauty and Personal Care has managed to conquer the challenges on the way to a balanced life, one at a time. These days she enjoys a great balance between her successful and popular at-home hair salon […]

SNC completed stream improvement projects thanks to Ottawa funding

"SNC completed stream improvement projects thanks to Ottawa funding"

Two major riparian rehabilitation projects have been completed by South Nation Conservation (SNC) staff under the City of Ottawa’s Water Environment Strategy (WES), a program designed to protect the health of city waterways, wetlands and groundwater. The primary thrust of WES is to reduce and repair the impact of human activity while helping to ensure […]

North Grenville Council approves 2017 Municipal budget

"North Grenville Council approves 2017 Municipal budget"

On February 27th, the North Grenville Municipal Council approved the 2017 Municipal budget, allocating over $26 million to provide Municipal services and ensure that the quality of life in North Grenville remains sustainable for future generations. The balanced budget, which contains no additional debt, includes a 2% increase in the Municipal tax rate. “In keeping […]