The Glengarry News

Maxville

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.

Crybaby Cup hockey tournament hits the ice Saturday in Maxville

sean Mar 23, 2018 - 8:17pm

The traditional end to the men's recreational hockey season is scheduled for Saturday in Maxville, with the Crybaby Cup tournament.

Round-robin action is slated for hourly starts, from 11 a.m. through 3 p.m.

At 5 p.m., the fifth- and fourth-place teams will battle, with the loser's day coming to an end, while the winner advances to the B final at 7 p.m. versus the third-place team.

In between, at 2 p.m., the A final will take place, with the top two teams colliding.

Photo gallery: senior women's playoff hockey in Maxville

sean Mar 20, 2018 - 11:23am

This week's edition of The News features a story about our local senior women's hockey team, the Roadrunners, and their playoff run in the NCWHL.

Follow this link to see a photo gallery from the March 8 game in Maxville, versus the Rhinos.

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The puck slides past the post of the Roadrunners net, as the Rhinos (black) press their attack. (Sean Bray photo)

ICYMI: video clip for Sunday night senior women's playoff hockey

sean Mar 19, 2018 - 5:22pm

This week's edition of The Glengarry News features coverage of the Roadrunners senior women's hockey team and its playoff run.

Here's a short video clip of some of the action from March 18, in Maxville.

Curling events coming to Alexandria, Maxville this weekend

sean Feb 8, 2018 - 7:23pm

Curling clubs in Alexandria and Maxville will be abuzz this weekend with bonspiel action.

On Saturday, Feb. 10, the Alexandria Curling Club will host its inaugural Beginners' Bonspiel, with matches scheduled to run throughout the day, culminating with evening entertainment.

On Sunday, the Glengarry Curling Club in Maxville will entertain curlers from the RCMP club in the Quebec Challenge Cup. The play is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.