Virtual Heritage Classic set for the spring

The Merrickville Heritage Classic is returning to the Village this year, in a virtual format. Run Merrickville, which has been organizing the 2km, 5km...
Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor – Water Rates

Dear Editor, I truly do appreciate the effort undertaken by you, the editor, and your staff to convey the local news and events to area...

Poet’s Bench to be installed in Cenotaph Park

Merrickville Council has thrown their support behind a new bench in Cenotaph Park in memory of local resident and artist Lesley Strutt. According to...

Council receives petition to expand recycling in Village

Merrickville-Wolford council received a petition at their council meeting on February 22, asking them to look into expanding recycling services in the municipality. The...

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...