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Take a historic drive drive along the Loyalist Parkway

August 20, 2018
David Smith UE

If you are driving west along the Bath road past the sprawling bedroom community of Amherstview  (named after its commanding view of Jeffrey Amherst’s grand island) you will encounter some distinct reminders of our Loyalist heritage.

Fishing on Weslemkoon Lake

August 17, 2018
Ashley Rae

Summer is flying by in the blink of an eye but I'm grateful to have some fun memories to look back on while exploring Lennox & Addington County over the past few weeks. This is my 4th post in this 5-part blog series with just one lake left on the agenda. My latest adventure lead me to the north part of the region to see what species we could find while fishing on Weslemkoon Lake.

 

10 Interesting Facts about Books

August 16, 2018
Catherine

From the ridiculous (Alice in Wonderland was once banned because it features talking animals!) to the shocking (1 of 4 American haven’t read a book in the past year!), I love learning fun facts and trivia about books. Here, I have rounded up some of the most interesting:

Staff Picks: Beneath a Scarlet Sky

August 14, 2018
Catherine

Here's Andree's review for Beneath a Scarlet Sky, a unforgettable true story by Mark Sullivan:

Staff Picks: Her Pretty Face

August 10, 2018
Catherine

Marg recently enjoyed Her Pretty Face, a new novel of psychological fiction by Robyn Harding. Here is her review:

Explore Rural Beauty and Fascinating History on Amherst Island

August 9, 2018
Mike Hector

Steeped in history, and embraced by captivating country and lakeside views, Amherst Island is quickly becoming a rather popular place for both locals and travellers alike. Situated a mere three kilometres off the North shore of Lake Ontario between Kingston and Glenora, Amherst Island is a charming and absolutely breathtaking location prime for scenic drives, cycling, delicious local food and so much more.    

Staff Picks: The Man Who Loved Libraries

August 1, 2018
Catherine

Kristin recently read (and loved!) The Man Who Loved Libraries: The Story of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Larsen. Here is her review:

Living The Ice Cream Dream in Lennox & Addington County

July 30, 2018
Mike Hector

I scream, you scream, we all scream for… #IceCream!

There is nothing more satisfying and authentic than enjoying your favourite flavour of ice cream on a hot summer’s day. Hot weather calls for cold treats.  We totally get it.  Perhaps you’re a waffle cone connoisseur or a milkshake maven always on the prowl for the delicious dairy goodness. 

My Favourite Fishing Spots in Lennox & Addington County

July 30, 2018
Ashley Rae
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This summer I've been exploring the waters of Lennox & Addington County and sharing my fishing adventures along the way. This area has a very special place in my heart.

$36 Million for Rural High-Speed Internet Announced

July 26, 2018
Rob Plumley

Internet access is more than just a convenience: communities, businesses and institutions need it to offer new services and create new opportunities. That’s why, through an investment of over $10.8 million, the Government of Canada is helping 21 communities and up to 38 institutions in eastern Ontario get online with new or improved high-speed Internet access. Of the 21 communities that will benefit from this investment, one is an Indigenous community.