The Glengarry News

Maxville

Kelly Prescott in Maxville

publisher Jun 21, 2018 - 8:38am

Kelly Prescott will perform on September 29 at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Maxville as part of the Festival of Small Halls.

The singer-songwriter just wrapped her first tour across the U.S. with Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty.

She has released a new single, "Leavin' Her," to follow up her second solo album, 2016’s acclaimed Hillbilly Jewels.

For more information, visit www.ontariosmallhalls.com

Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame to mark 40 years of honouring county athletes

sean Jun 19, 2018 - 12:12pm

In August, the Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame will celebrate 40 years of recognizing the county's athletes and teams. This week's edition of The Glengarry News features the first of five biographies of this year's inductees.

Tickets for the Aug. 15 dinner and ceremony at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria go on sale this weekend, available from all board members, as well as from Auld Kirktown, Loiselle Sports Plus, and the Hall in Maxville. Cost is $40. After Aug. 9, the cost will be $50.

Call Rodney at 613-936-6213 to reserve tables.

Lobbying begins

publisher Jun 8, 2018 - 9:30am

North Glengarry Deputy Mayor, and mayoralty candidate, Jamie MacDonald, wasted no time in reminding what the township expects of the new government.

Farewell to MusicFest

publisher May 31, 2018 - 2:42pm

Maxville MusicFest is saying “farewell” on a high note after an enjoyable 10-year run of great entertainment.

The committee said in a statement: "We, the organizers, have enjoyed presenting the 40 concerts and thank the various talented individuals, bands and musicians, both local and from away.

The annual spring music festival concluded in May 2018 with a grand celebration of local Glengarry talent. We also thank the sponsors, the patrons, the four Maxville churches used as venues, and the community for your support over the past 10 years. Thanks for the memories!

Wensink seeks return

publisher May 10, 2018 - 12:25pm

One-time North Glengarry council member Johanne Wensink is seeking a return to North Glengarry as Maxville's representative.

One of eight candidates to have registered so far, Mrs. Wensink, who was elected in 1997 when the new municipality was created following amalgamation, Mrs. Wensink is hoping to succeed Carma Williams, who is seeking the deputy mayor's post.

So far, the list of hopefuls also includes mayoralty candidate and current deputy mayor Jamie MacDonald, Kenyon Councillor Jeff Manley, Lochiel Councillor Brian Caddell, Alexandria Councillor Michel Depratto, Upper Canada District School Board trustee candidate Marshall Wilson and Jonathan DeSerres, who is seeking re-election to the Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l'Est ontarien.

Williams seeks Deputy Mayor post

publisher Apr 3, 2018 - 11:30am

Maxville Ward Councillor Carma Williams today announced her candidacy for Deputy Mayor of North Glengarry in the October municipal election.

"I want to build on the achievements of North Glengarry Council by continuing to build strong communities, while being fiscally responsible with taxpayers money. On May 1st, I will be filing my nomination papers for the candidacy of Deputy Mayor."

She is trying to succeed Jamie MacDonald who is seeking the mayor's post now held by Chris McDonell, who is not seeking re-election.