The annual Friday night football action at the Maxville Fair goes tonight, with the first game, featuring the Glengarry Gaels mosquito squad, kicking off at 6pm.
The second contest, involving the peewee Gaels, is booked for a 7:30pm start.
Attendees are reminded that this is a fundraiser for the food bank, part of Purolator's Tackle Hunger Program. As such, you are asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food items or make a cash contribution. Entry to the games includes access to all other areas of the fair as well.
The action goes on even if it's raining, so please dress accordingly. The grandstands will be open for spectators.
The federal and Ontario governments are providing $22.8 million to finance a remedy to Maxville's chronic water problem and to plan an expansion of Alexandria's sewage treatment facility.
North Glengarry will receive $15.2 million from the federal government and $7.6 million from the province, while the township will be required to pay $7.6 million.
Funds were announced Friday in Maxville.
More details in the May 31 edition of The News.
It was an accomplishment 65 years in the making, as the Maxville team tonight took the championship of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup in a game-seven thriller over the South Glengarry squad.
Maxville last won the coveted country trophy in 1952, while the southerners were the defending champs.
Six games settled nothing, so the 2017 Glengarry News Hockey Cup will come down to a one-game, winner-take-all finale tonight, in Maxville, starting at 8pm.
The Maxville team drew even in the series on Tuesday night, beating South Glengarry 5-1, setting the stage for tonight's affair.
The Cup will be presented to the winning team at the conclusion of the match. Individual player awards will also be handed out then.
Maxville downed South Glengarry 5-1 Tuesday in Williamstown to even The Glengarry News Cup finals, forcing a winner-take-all match-up Friday, in Maxville.
South Glengarry entered Tuesday's contest, game six of the best-of-seven series, with a chance to clinch the trophy, coming off a win Sunday afternoon in Maxville.
Be sure to check this week's edition of The Glengarry News for all your News Cup details. We also have more on our dedicated webpage here. Note, our story published in the March 29 print edition of The News states that game seven will be played in Williamstown on Friday. That has in fact since been changed to Maxville. Start time is now set for 8pm.
Last night in Williamstown, South Glengarry romped to a 10-1 victory over the Maxville team, drawing even in the finals of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup.
It was a spirited affair, featuring a pair of bouts, in addition to plenty of offence from the home side.
Today, at 4:30pm, the series continues in Maxville, with the teams now knotted at two games apiece in the best-of-seven series.
With back-to-back victories on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the Maxville team has built a two-games-to-one advantage Over South Glengarry, in the best-of-seven finals of The Glengarry News Hockey Cup.
The fourth match is set for Saturday evening in Williamstown, starting at 7:30pm.