North Glengarry is receiving $47,600 for a facilities assessment and asset management software project, delivered through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' federally-funded Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP).
The funds were part of the $4.5 million the FCM) and the federal government have announced for 109 initiatives across the country.
Aging roads, buildings and bridges are the challenges to be tackled under the FCM's new Municipal Asset Management Program, a five-year, $50-million program designed to help Canadian municipalities make informed infrastructure investment decisions based on sound asset management practices. The program is funded by the Government of Canada.
One of the signs that the festive season has begun is the annual installation of Christmas lights on the evergreen in Alexandria's Mill Square.
Another harbinger of Yuletide festivities is the publication of The Glengarry News Holiday Gift Guide, a look at what Santa is bringing to nice people this year.
Watch for this supplement in our November 21 edition.
A 47-year-old North Glengarry man has been charged with unlawful use of a military uniform.
Simon De Rothschild was arrested November 2 when Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry OPP officers observed a male in a Canadian military uniform soliciting funds for a charitable organization.
An investigation revealed that the man did not have authorization to wear the uniform.
He was released and scheduled to appear in Alexandria court Dec. 12.
Today, in Alexandria, the senior girls soccer team claimed the PRSSAA league playoff championship, with a 2-0 win over Embrun. We will have details in The Glengarry News next week. A photo gallery of the action can be viewed online here.
A 59-year-old North Glengarry man has been identified as the motorcyclist who was killed in a collision near Dunvegan Tuesday night.
Andrew Chisholm was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
He was killed in a collision with a passenger vehicle at the intersection of County Roads 20 and 24 near Dunvegan Tuesday at 5:13 p.m.
Preliminary investigation has indicated that a motorcycle was travelling northbound on County Road 20 when, for reasons under investigation, a passenger vehicle travelling southbound turned towards County Road 24 and collided with the northbound motorcycle.
The driver of the passenger vehicle was un-injured.
Alumni of the Montreal Canadiens will be skating against Alexandria Glens alumni in hockey action on Oct. 27, at the Glengarry Sports Palace, in Alexandria.
The tentative rosters have been announced and can be viewed in this post on Sports in the Glens.
The evening is a fundraiser for the foundation of the Glengarry Memorial Hospital.