More protection needed for wetlands in Merrickville-Wolford

Some residents of Merrickville Estates are concerned about last year’s repeal of the Provincially Significant Wetland (PSW) designation on the lands behind their properties....

New consignment store with a twist opens in Merrickville

There is a new consignment store in Merrickville offering clothing, accessories, and all sorts of other fantastic finds. Originally from Thunder Bay, LaVerne Murphy...

Water rates to increase 5% in Village for 2021

Merrickville-Wolford council has approved a 5% increase in water rates for the Village in 2021. In 2016, the former council adopted the Water and...

Council donates $4500 to Merrickville Emergency Food Cupboard

Merrickville-Wolford Council made a significant donation to the Merrickville Emergency Food Cupboard last week to help those struggling with food insecurity in the community....

Merrickville – 1865

Merrickville: “An incorporated village, situated on the Rideau Canal. It does a large trade in lumber and has good water power, extensive sole leather...

Merrick Prep offering scholarships to local students

Merrick Preparatory School is offering full scholarships to local students for the 2021/2022 school year. The international boarding school has been welcoming high school...

Merrickville newcomer channels passion into new local business

Merrickville-Wolford residents now have a new business to turn to for clothing and accessory repairs, alterations, and custom work. Yanagi Repair Store is owned...

Housing needed for Merrickville’s second refugee family

Rideau Bridge to Canada is looking for the community’s help in finding a permanent home for their most recent refugee family. The Alabouds arrived...

Residents concerned over lack of public engagement

Some residents of Merrickville-Wolford are concerned about the lack of engagement council has had with the public over the last several months. When the...

John Johnston – Lockmaster

by the Merrickville & District Historical Society Most of us know of the career of Sergeant John Johnston who lived with his family in the...