The 71st edition of the Glengarry Highland Games was, as usual, a colourful and lively event.
Check out some of The News reporter Tara MacDonald's outstanding photos on Facebook here.
Full full Games coverage, check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News. We will have additional results in the newspaper next week as well.
Here's a video of the pre-game festivities from last week's Friday night Gaels football at the Maxville Fair. We have a photo gallery online here and the story in the June 27 issue of The Glengarry News.
Maxville Fair peewee football pre-game https://t.co/dZXe5UHHO7— Sean Bray (@sportsguysean) June 22, 2018
Kelly Prescott will perform on September 29 at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Maxville as part of the Festival of Small Halls.
The singer-songwriter just wrapped her first tour across the U.S. with Kyle Cook of Matchbox Twenty.
She has released a new single, "Leavin' Her," to follow up her second solo album, 2016’s acclaimed Hillbilly Jewels.
For more information, visit www.ontariosmallhalls.com
In August, the Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame will celebrate 40 years of recognizing the county's athletes and teams. This week's edition of The Glengarry News features the first of five biographies of this year's inductees.
Tickets for the Aug. 15 dinner and ceremony at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria go on sale this weekend, available from all board members, as well as from Auld Kirktown, Loiselle Sports Plus, and the Hall in Maxville. Cost is $40. After Aug. 9, the cost will be $50.
Call Rodney at 613-936-6213 to reserve tables.
North Glengarry Deputy Mayor, and mayoralty candidate, Jamie MacDonald, wasted no time in reminding what the township expects of the new government.
Well it’s never to early to start lobbying @ASimardL @fordnation @JimMcDonell @MacLeodLisa Will your government honour the commitment of $4.5 million passed in the last budget for North Glengarry (Maxville) water....we need affordable water. @kinsellawarren— Jamie MacDonald (@deputymayor_ng) June 8, 2018
Maxville MusicFest is saying “farewell” on a high note after an enjoyable 10-year run of great entertainment.
The committee said in a statement: "We, the organizers, have enjoyed presenting the 40 concerts and thank the various talented individuals, bands and musicians, both local and from away.
The annual spring music festival concluded in May 2018 with a grand celebration of local Glengarry talent. We also thank the sponsors, the patrons, the four Maxville churches used as venues, and the community for your support over the past 10 years. Thanks for the memories!
One-time North Glengarry council member Johanne Wensink is seeking a return to North Glengarry as Maxville's representative.
One of eight candidates to have registered so far, Mrs. Wensink, who was elected in 1997 when the new municipality was created following amalgamation, Mrs. Wensink is hoping to succeed Carma Williams, who is seeking the deputy mayor's post.
So far, the list of hopefuls also includes mayoralty candidate and current deputy mayor Jamie MacDonald, Kenyon Councillor Jeff Manley, Lochiel Councillor Brian Caddell, Alexandria Councillor Michel Depratto, Upper Canada District School Board trustee candidate Marshall Wilson and Jonathan DeSerres, who is seeking re-election to the Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l'Est ontarien.