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No tax hike

publisher Feb 13, 2019 - 4:48pm

Municipal taxes North Glengarry will be frozen after council approved the 2019 budget Monday.

The township will collect $5,831,033 for municipal purposes.

For every tax dollar that property owners pay, 38% is paid to the municipality, 43% goes to the County and 19% is transferred to school board taxes. The tax rate by-law will be presented to Council once both the County and school board rates have been confirmed.

3-truck collision on 401

publisher Feb 5, 2019 - 11:22am

Three truck drivers were injured early Tuesday morning when three tractor-trailers collided on Highway 401 in South Glengarry.

One trucker suffered serious non-life-threatening injuries while two others sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash occurred between mile marker 825 and mile marker 814.

The preliminary investigation has indicated that at 12:21 a.m., a tractor-trailer was travelling westbound on Highway 401 when, for reasons under investigation, was struck from behind by another westbound tractor-trailer. A third tractor-trailer struck the rear of the second tractor-trailer.

The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment continues to investigate with the assistance of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators.

Firefighter rescues two people

publisher Jan 30, 2019 - 1:47pm

Off-duty North Glengarry firefighter Tristan Shannon rescued two people from a burning vehicle January 25 on Highway 417 near Vars.

Two people were struggling to get out of the car when he arrived on the scene.

After he helped them out of the burning vehicle, he dialed 9-1-1.

"Without the training I received as a firefighter, I wouldn't have known how fast the situation could escalate," he says.