Critically acclaimed Canadian author stops in Merrickville

The Merrickville Legion was packed on Saturday afternoon to welcome one of Canada’s most respected authors to the municipality. Charlotte Gray is the author...

The date is set for the second annual Merrickville Heritage Classic

This year the proceeds of the event will go towards two local organizations: the Merrickville District Trail Society and the Merrickville Public School “Play...

Blockhouse Festival takes a look at Canada pre-Confederation

On June 17 and 18, the Merrickville and District Historical Society will be celebrating the opening of the Blockhouse, as well as Canada 150,...

Mary Ann Hayden Church, Merrickville’s Universalist Preacher

submitted by Michael Whittaker In mid-19th century Merrickville, Upper Canada, Mary Ann Hayden Church spoke as a confident voice of Universalism. In 1838, she was...

A Research report on the Crowfield Paleoindians

by the Rideau Valley Archaeological Society Michael Whittaker will report on his volunteer experience at the 12,000‑years‑old Owlville Pine South Crowfield Paleoindian site located in...

The Settlement that passed us by

This year, the Town of Perth celebrates the anniversary of the Military Settlement which was the genesis of the town. Two hundred years ago,...

The little school that could

A little private school in Merrickville is chugging along and offering their full course load online so no student falls behind due to the...

New Official Plan for Merrickville-Wolford

At the last council meeting, Merrickville-Wolford council adopted their new Official Plan, which will guide development in the Village for the next five years....

Possible insurance break for homeowners

Homeowners in Merrickville-Wolford may be able to apply for a break on their home insurance due to their proximity to a dry hydrant. A...

Canada loses leading researcher of reptiles and amphibians

The country lost one of its leading researchers in the field of Canadian reptiles and amphibians at the beginning of this year. Long-time Merrickville-Wolford...
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