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Fatal fire

publisher Mar 8, 2017 - 12:08pm

A fire claimed the life of one person in East Hawkesbury Township March 7.

The identity of the deceased has not yet been determined, reports the Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police detachment.

The fire was reported shortly before 7 a.m. March 7. The blaze erupted in a large equipment storage building on Villeneuve Road, near St-Eugène. The fire resulted in one fatality. Further investigation will be conducted to confirm the identity of the deceased.

The cause of the fire is still unknown. Foul play is not suspected.

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Freezing rain postpones girls EOSSAA hockey, Char-Lan skating showcase

sean Mar 7, 2017 - 2:00pm

The freezing rain our area received last evening and overnight had an impact on scheduled sports events, including the annual Char-Lan Skating Club showcase in Williamstown. The event had been slated for last night, but was postponed to March 27 due to the weather.

Today, Char-Lan DHS' girls hockey team was supposed to be skating at EOSSAA in Arnprior, but that event too has been bumped, moved to tomorrow.

You can read more about Crusaders hockey in this Sports in the Glens post, as well as in this week's edition of The Glengarry News.

143 on 43

publisher Mar 6, 2017 - 3:34pm

A 19-year-old driver was flagged down travelling at a speed of 143 kilometres an hour, or 63 kilometres per hour over the limit, on County Road 43 in North Glengarry, on March 1. The man's permit was seized and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

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Tragedy sparks global support

publisher Mar 1, 2017 - 9:46am

In The News this week we report how tragedy can bring out the best in people.

An Alexandria woman's drive to raise money to arrange for the return of her brother-in-law's remains from the Dominican Republic has to date collected more than $11,000.

“I don’t know a lot of the donors,” says Lori Sabourin.

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Ice fishing derby, polar bear dip photos added to our online galleries

sean Feb 26, 2017 - 4:19pm

New photos online! Images from the recent Polar Bear Dip in support of the Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame, along with shots of the ice fishing derby, are now posted to our online galleries here.

Please enjoy the photos. If you find one you would like to order, please contact our office. All images are available for sale as prints.

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The water was still chilly at the recent polar bear dip. (Margaret Caldbick photo)
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Char-Lan Crusaders capture senior girls A volleyball championship

sean Feb 17, 2017 - 6:27pm

Today in their home gymnasium, Char-Lan's senior girls volleyball team nabbed the 'A' playoff championship. Will will have all the details in the next edition of The Glengarry News.

To see photos from the action, please visit our online gallery here.

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Char-Lan players and coach celebrate their championship. (Sean Bray photo)
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