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Posted Friday, December 13, 2019

Alexandria Water Treatment Plant Alexandria, December 13, 2019 – Construction is in full swing at the Alexandria Water Plant, which is located near the intersection of Park Avenue and Gernish Street, in Alexandria. Sitting on the shores of Mill Pond, the Alexandria Water Treatment Plant purifies the drinking water for the distribution system in the town of Alexandria.  When the Maxville Water System becomes operational in early 2020, water will be pumped by pipeline from Alexandria to Maxville.
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Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019

North Glengarry Mayor Jamie MacDonald Alexandria, December 10, 2019 – On behalf of the Township of North Glengarry and Members of Council, we offer our heartfelt best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
At year’s end it’s natural to reflect upon the challenges and ­­successes of the past year. I am happy to report that the Maxville Water Project is nearing its end, with water expected to flow by early 2020. I wish to congratulate everyone who helped to bring this...

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Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019

North Glengarry Community Kitchen Logo Alexandria, December 10, 2019 – Food unites us as a population. It drives our economy, fills our bellies and helps us to fight social isolation by encouraging us to engage with others.
Despite the prevalence and need for food-based businesses, which represented a $25.4 Billion food manufacturing industry in Canada in 2017, starting your own company can be challenging.
For food entrepreneurs looking to launch a new dream, the financial burden of investing...

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Posted Thursday, December 05, 2019

North Glengarry Fire Department Firefighter Recognition & Retirement Ceremony Alexandria, December 5, 2019 – On Saturday, November 30, the annual North Glengarry Firefighter Service Recognition Dinner was held at the Metcalfe Centre, in Maxville. Firefighters and their families were invited to an evening intended to celebrate their devotion and sacrifice to the community they serve.
“Firefighters serve as the backbone of our community. They sacrifice sleep, family and safety to help others. They run towards fire when everyone else is...

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Posted Thursday, December 05, 2019

Maxville Water Tower Alexandria, December 5, 2019 – The Maxville Water Project is nearly complete. During our public consultation meeting last June, the Township of North Glengarry estimated that the water system would be operational and ready for connection by the residents of Maxville by late October.
Commissioning, disinfecting and testing the distribution network took longer than expected. We now estimate that the system will be ready for connection in early January 2020.  Although...

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