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$1.7 million investment

publisher Jul 18, 2018 - 9:30am

More details about the new MacEwen gas station and convenience store in Lancster have been unveiled.

As The News previously reported, the existing structures  located on the North East side of the 401 overpass on Military Road will be demolished.

A new 3,035 square-foot facility will be erected, complete with six pumps and 16 parking spaces.
 
The company’s investment is estimated at $1.7 million.
 
 

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Business Bonspiel concludes today at Lancaster Curling Club

sean Feb 3, 2018 - 3:58pm

Three days of action concludes today in the Business Bonspiel at the Lancaster Curling Club, and we will have the story in the next edition of The Glengarry News. In the meantime, we have photos from the action available in our online galleries here.

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Curlers at the business bonspiel, in Lancaster. (Sean Bray photo)

Pedestrian killed after being struck by train

publisher Jul 4, 2017 - 10:58am

A 16-year-old boy from Dorval was killed Monday after he was struck by a VIA Rail train while walking on the CN Railway track on Celtic Lane in Lancaster. Another pedestrian, a 15-year-old boy from South Glengarry, was transported to hospital by paramedics with minor injuries.

The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment is investigating the accident which occurred at 7:55 p.m.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

$70,000 drug seizure

publisher May 19, 2017 - 2:18pm

A 45-year-old South Glengarry man has been charged after police confiscated about $70,000 in illicit drugs at a marijuana growing operation on Arlington Road near Lancaster.

Marc Rondeau faces charges of producing a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

He was arrested when the Ontario Provincial Police Community Drug Action Team officers assisted by OPP Emergency Response Team, Canine Unit and Crime Unit members executed a search warrant at a residence on Arlington Road.

A large quantity of marijuana, cannabis resin, with an estimated street value of $70,000, and growing equipment were seized.

The accused is to appear in Alexandria court June 7.