April 11th, 2012 Edition
Early Saturday morning, April 7th, the South Dundas Fire and Emergency Services was called to a home on Merkley Street in Morrisburg.
Too late to save the home, the firefighters from the Morrisburg and Williamsburg stations were able to get the blaze under control in time to keep...
On April 3rd, South Dundas council approved clerk Brenda Brunt’s recommendation “that council authorize Bowfin Environmental Consulting to proceed with a species at risk assessment for the vacant land on County Road 8.”
The recommendation follows closely...
The Iroquois Waterfront Advisory committee has begun the process of gathering information.
They requested council’s help in producing and distributing questionnaires to those people in the “Iroquois Ward.”
South Dundas council agreed to the request at...
Shannon Geraghty, treasurer for South Dundas, made a recommendation to council at the April 3rd meeting on behalf of the Park Pals committee.
Geraghty recommended that council “authorize a transfer from the Parkland Reserve Fund in the amount of $2,000 contingent upon the...
On April 7th, fire broke out in fields just north of County Road 2 in Morrisburg.
According to South Dundas Fire and Emergency Services chief Chris McDonough, the “big grass fire started on Strader Road, just west of County Road 31 and went all the way down to the TWD...
Fiona Carr, program coordinator for the Ontario Early Years Centre in Iroquois and Morrisburg hosted her second annual Egg Hunt at the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Ingleside on April 5th.
The event was free and open to all young children.
At the April 3rd South Dundas council meeting, the topic of Dunbar Hall was raised once again.
According to clerk Brenda Brunt, “water samples were taken from the septic. They’ve dug around the foundation. It’s...
South Dundas treasurer Shannon Geraghty made two requests on behalf of the Galop Canal - Iroquois Landing Marina committee at the April 3rd council meeting in Williamsburg.
“The committee is looking for council’s approval to accept Rideau Docks and to increase the...
“This year the township has decided or is unable to participate,” said councillor Evonne Delegarde at the April 3rd South Dundas council meeting.
The topic in question was the South Dundas Spring Home and Trade Show coming to the Morrisburg Arena this April 20th and...
During the South Dundas council meeting on April 3rd, Chief Chris McDonough of South Dundas Fire and Emergency Services recommended the purchase of a SCBA compressor.
He recommended purchasing the SCBA compressor from D&L Fire Equipment of Ingleside.
Charlie Eamon, long-time resident of Morrisburg and a World War Two veteran, turned 90 years old on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th. He celebrated his milestone birthday with friends and family on April 7th at the Royal Canadian Legion’s Morrisburg branch. The Easter weekend party...
At the April 3rd South Dundas council meeting, council approved the Morrisburg and District Lions Club request to use the Morrisburg waterfront for their 14th annual Antiquefest this summer.
In an email the township, Antiquefest chair Mae Pederson requested the club have use of...
The St. Lawrence Parks Commission will be launching a new Halloween event this fall at Upper Canada Village all built around a pumpkin theme, Pumpkinferno.
Imagine thousands of pumpkins, four thousand and some odd pumpkins to be exact, but...
At the April 3rd South Dundas council meeting, manager of Public Works Hugh Garlough updated council on the status of Williamsburg’s standby generator.
Garlough recommended that council “award the contract for the Williamsburg sewer standby generator...
“We’re batting a 1,000 per cent here at Seaway,” said science teacher Robin Gibbs. “Three years of entering the United Counties Science Fair and three years of going to the finals. I am very, very proud of Bronwyn, Stormy and Sophia for their...
Close to 50 Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) staff members and physicians took over the front lobby and the upper balcony at noon on April 3 for an impromptu flash mob to celebrate National Nursing Oncology Day.
Led by chemotherapy nurse...
Sandra Whitworth, board member for the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage, could only talk in superlatives as she described The Crooked Brothers and Manitoba Hal as totally “fantastic musicians.”
“I saw them both at this year’s Ontario Council of Folk...
A team of nine skaters had a good day as they represented Seaway District High School and their local figure skating club at the annual Skate Canada Eastern Ontario High School Championship in Smiths Falls, on Tuesday, March 27.
The nine skaters, all of whom skate with the...
On Monday, April 2, the Bank of Montreal (BMO) Financial Group launched the second season of its nationwide youth soccer program, BMO Team of the Week.
The contest, open to youth soccer players ages seven-12, recognizes 15 weekly winners who demonstrate team pride,...
The South Dundas Atom B 2 Lions went all the way to the finish line before they gave up a loss in the Annual Kids for Kids Hockey tournament played here on the weekend of March 30-April 1.
The annual Kids for Kids tournament attracted 32 Atom B House team.
A few short days ago, we celebrated Easter–one of the most glorious days of the Christian year
The resurrection of Jesus lit a flame in the hearts of men and women which has never been extinguished. It confirms forever the teachings of the man from Nazareth...
I am writing this letter in regards to the South Dundas council’s decision to liquidate our (the taxpayers) public recreational land. South Dundas Township has many large pieces of recreational land such as golf courses, beaches, outdoor rinks, baseball...