The Block house: a Rideau Canal icon

The Block house beside the Rideau Canal locks is one of the most iconic of Merrickville’s sights. Built 185 years ago, in 1832, it...

Bell announces new high-speed internet service for rural areas

Bell has announced an expansion to its Wireless Home Internet service that will provide high speed internet to underserved areas in the United Counties...

The artwork of Pieter Doef

The most senior member of the Merrickville Artists Guild (MAG) is having an art show and sale at the beginning of August featuring over...

Merrickville’s own butter tart queen!

Local bakery, Nana B’s, has won one of the top prizes in an Ontario-wide butter tart competition in Midland, Ontario. The competition is part...

It’s up in Nellie’s Room

Three local sisters have come together to open a new gift and home decor store in Merrickville. Janet Gaskell, Jennifer McGuire, and Jill Dulmage...

Merrickville’s Handmade Christmas Makers Market coming to Village

A Christmas version of the Merrickville’s Makers Market is coming to the Village this weekend. Local maker, Laura Starkey, has been organizing makers markets...

New name and owner for Portside Boutique

There is a new women’s clothing store in Merrickville. Hazel’s Boutique is owned by Julia Provost, who is also the owner of Abel Mountain,...

Old church gets new life

by Hilary Thomson The new tenant of the old Methodist Church on the north side of the river in Merrickville has finally been revealed. Local...
Francis Cook, Order of Canada, with Governor General Julie Payette

Merrickville-Wolford resident presented with the Order of Canada

On Friday, February 1, 2019, a long-time resident of Merrickville-Wolford was awarded the Order of Canada for his over 50-year career studying Canada’s amphibians...

Canal Fest set for first weekend in August

The Rideau Canal is being celebrated once again at this year’s Canal Fest in Merrickville. The festival, which has been running for over 20...