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Festive time

publisher Nov 20, 2018 - 10:08am

One of the signs that the festive season has begun is the annual installation of Christmas lights on the evergreen in Alexandria's Mill Square.

Another harbinger of Yuletide festivities is the publication of The Glengarry News Holiday Gift Guide, a look at what Santa is bringing to nice people this year.

Watch for this supplement in our November 21 edition.

Man charged with impersonating soldier

publisher Nov 6, 2018 - 4:01pm

A 47-year-old North Glengarry man has been charged with unlawful use of a military uniform.

Simon De Rothschild was arrested November 2 when Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry OPP officers observed a male in a Canadian military uniform soliciting funds for a charitable organization.

An investigation revealed that the man did not have authorization to wear the uniform.

He was released and scheduled to appear in Alexandria court Dec. 12.

Le Relais senior girls soccer team claims Prescott-Russell league championship

sean Oct 30, 2018 - 7:51pm

Today, in Alexandria, the senior girls soccer team claimed the PRSSAA league playoff championship, with a 2-0 win over Embrun. We will have details in The Glengarry News next week. A photo gallery of the action can be viewed online here.

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Les Rapides celebrate their triumph. (Sean Bray photo)

Motorcyclist killed -- Victim identified

publisher Oct 30, 2018 - 7:28pm

A 59-year-old North Glengarry man has been identified as the motorcyclist who was killed in a collision near Dunvegan Tuesday night.

Andrew Chisholm was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

He  was killed in a collision with a passenger vehicle at the intersection of County Roads 20 and 24 near Dunvegan Tuesday at 5:13 p.m.

Preliminary investigation has indicated that a motorcycle was travelling northbound on County Road 20 when, for reasons under investigation, a passenger vehicle travelling southbound turned towards County Road 24 and collided with the northbound motorcycle.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was un-injured.

Canadiens vs Glens alumni hockey game on Oct. 27

sean Oct 26, 2018 - 5:07pm

Alumni of the Montreal Canadiens will be skating against Alexandria Glens alumni in hockey action on Oct. 27, at the Glengarry Sports Palace, in Alexandria.

The tentative rosters have been announced and can be viewed in this post on Sports in the Glens.

The evening is a fundraiser for the foundation of the Glengarry Memorial Hospital.

200 attend vigil

publisher Oct 25, 2018 - 7:29am

About 200 people attended a vigil in memory of murder victim Emilie Maheu in Alexandria Wednesday night.

"Do not let her death define her life," urged Natalie St-Denis, one of the organizers of the ceremony.

While mourning the loss of the young mother, speakers also implored the crowd to remember the many other victims of domestic violence.

Every six days in Canada, a woman is killed by a partner or former partner, noted Dr. Suzanne Filion, who helped stage the moving gathering at the Grotto.