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A LITTLE “SHOE AND TELL”

May 24, 2019
Joanne Himmelman

I cannot believe how fast the spring is flying by. We have just successfully celebrated our first long weekend of the summer and our thoughts are leaning towards the heat of the sun, toes in sand, water splashes, end of school, and the exciting plans of our summer vacations! Yes, even this weary curator is planning some time away to enjoy the sounds of the ocean and the excited awes of my children as we go whale watching in the Bay of Fundy this summer. 

Staff Picks: Woman 99

May 24, 2019
Catherine

Jennifer from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed Woman 99, a compelling new historical fiction/thriller mash up by Greer Macallister.

What I'll Be Reading This Summer

May 24, 2019
Catherine

Now that summer is clearly upon us and the weather is warming up, it is once again time to make reading an outside activity. In my opinion, there isn't anything more relaxing...assuming the mosquitos are in check!  Luckily, there are all kinds of great new and forthcoming releases to choose from. Here are five books that are on my radar for summer reading. 

County Council recognizes Walter Burt for his exceptional leadership

May 23, 2019
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County Council recognized Walter Burt for his exceptional leadership over the past 10 years with Lennox & Addington County, and in particular over the past 7 months as Acting Director for Prince Edward Lennox & Addington Social Services. Walter is retiring after a total of 30 years of service in Social Services. Join us as we thank Walter for his excellent service and wish him a happy retirement.

Improved Cell Coverage coming to Lennox and Addington County

May 23, 2019
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Members of Lennox and Addington County Council were delighted by the provincial funding announcement of $71 million to expand and improve wireless broadband infrastructure across Eastern Ontario.

Last week, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure, Monte McNaughton announced that the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) will receive the funding to help fill gaps in mobile broadband coverage. Currently there are significant gaps in both the reach and capacity of mobile broadband networks across areas of rural Eastern Ontario including significant gaps in Lennox and Addington.

National Access Awareness Week - May 26 to June 1, 2019

May 23, 2019
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The County of Lennox and Addington is recognizing National Access Awareness Week by highlighting the work of the Accessibility Advisory Committee and its ongoing initiatives to increase accessibility for people with disabilities in our community.  

Established in 1988, this observance is in response to a request from Canadian Paralympic athlete Rick Hansen following his Man in Motion World Tour. Rick leads the charge in removing barriers faced by people with disabilities.

Notice of Temporary Bridge Closure - Forest Mills Bridge

May 22, 2019
Lindsey

Please be advised that National Structures has been contracted by the County of Lennox & Addington to rehabilitate the Forest Mills Bridge on County Rd 12 in Greater Napanee.

A Springtime Paddle on the Salmon

May 21, 2019
Rob Plumley

South Eastern Ontario is finally experiencing (somewhat) seasonal temperatures so I decided to pack up the kayak and head to the Salmon River.

When I pulled my truck into the boat launch parking lot in Roblin, I immediately noticed the water level was about as high as I've ever seen it. Not at all surprising, considering the amount of rain we've encountered so far this spring.

Staff Picks: We All Fall Down

May 17, 2019
Catherine

Julie recently enjoyed We All Fall Down, a fast-paced biomedical thriller in the vein of Robin Cook's Pandemic, written by emergency room doctor turned author Daniel Kalla, 

Book Club Best Bets

May 17, 2019
Catherine

A successful book club pick must accomplish many things. For starters, it has to be a compelling read so  the busy people in your club will make time to devour it. It must also be thought-provoking enough to prompt a passionate conversation. It's no wonder that picking your book club's next book can feel like so much pressure!