Merrickville and District Historical Society

Merrickville and District Historical Society: new and expanded activities

Submitted by Michael Whittaker The Merrickville and District Historical Society (MDHS) completed a very successful year with an annual general meeting Tuesday, November 29. “New and...

Akwesasne Lacrosse exhibit in Blockhouse Museum

An exhibit about the history of lacrosse in Akwesasne culture is on loan to the Merrickville Blockhouse Museum from the Akwesasne Cultural Museum until...

Unrest continues in Village about CAO investigation

Even after the resignation of Merrickville-Wolford’s CAO, John Regan, residents still seem to be concerned about the cost and process of the investigation. Resident Terri...

Council give pre-budget approval

Because of the delay in finalising this year’s budget, the Merrickville-Wolford Council is having to give pre-budget approval to various projects, so they can...

Council seeks clarification on funding

The Merrickville-Wolford Council have passed a Resolution at their last meeting, seeking clarification from the Provincial Government regarding future financial support for Ontario’s municipalities....

A new volume by local poet

Local writer Michael Whittaker has published a compilation of poetry that he’s written over the past 30 years. Michael has been writing poetry since...

Historically Speaking

It’s November, which means it’s time for the Merrickville and District Historical Society’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, November 26 at the Merrickville Legion....

Deputy Mayor sees growth in Wolford as sustainable way forward

At the council meeting in Merrickville-Wolford on September 9, Mayor Doug Struthers announced the council liaisons for six Committees of Council. Although councillors have...

Foods of 1867: a collation of delights

To reveal the foods served in the 1860s, Paul Fortier will dish the goods in his talk to the Merrickville and District Historical Society...

Village launches investigation into possible workplace harassment

The Village of Merrickville -Wolford is conducting a formal investigation into potential incidents of harassment in the workplace. A press release sent out on...
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