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Topical non-fiction for issue-oriented readers

January 17, 2020
Catherine

If you are a reader caught up in all of the hot topics and big social issues of the day, why not delve a little bit deeper than a news article? There are so many timely non-fiction titles available for you to dig into in order to gain a better grasp of a particular subject or perspective. The following are a few examples of non-fic books that I recently read and you may find interesting too. 

Programming Behind the Scenes

January 16, 2020
Amber Meyer

As much as winter is not my favorite season - getting four boys in snowsuits every morning on top of our regular morning routine is like a full time job before even coming to work - I don’t wish it away. There is something peacefully beautiful as I watch the snowflakes falling out my office window. 

2020 Tourism Activation Program Now Accepting Applications

January 16, 2020
Rob Plumley

Lennox & Addington County is home to many unique tourism products as well as a variety of top-notch events that are enjoyed by both residents and visitors alike. From now until February 28th, the Lennox & Addington County Economic Development Office is accepting applications for the Tourism Activation Program. The goal of the funding is to create additional unique experiences that will further increase visitation to L&A.

Broadsides, bibles and annual reports, oh my!

January 8, 2020
Kim Kerr

On CBC radio last week they interviewed a guest, a specialist in career shifts and big life changes. Normally, I have one ear on the radio, the other on the circus that is my house, but the change guru got my full attention when describing the usefulness of setting goals over stating New Year’s resolutions. As soon as you set an end point plus an evaluation measure, it’s a goal not an aimlessly thrown out resolution floating in the ether. 

2019 Award Winner Roundup

January 2, 2020
Catherine

Looking for a great read to start off 2020? Try an award winner from last year! There are endless awards (and award winners) to choose from so I’ve rounded up some of the most talked-about prizes for you to consider for your next great read.

Holiday Hours

December 23, 2019
Lindsey

The County of Lennox & Addington's Holiday Hours:

December 24: 8:30am - 12:00pm
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: CLOSED
December 27: 8:30am - 4:30pm
December 30: 8:30am - 4:30pm
December 31: 8:30am - 12:00pm
January 1: CLOSED
January 2: 8:30am - 4:30pm
January 3: 8:30am - 4:30pm

“De-Growing”:  Refining A Museum Collection

December 23, 2019
Joanne Himmelman

As seen in my festive photo, our mindset is on Christmas. Here I am with my kiddos, husband, and Father Christmas celebrating the annual “Christmas Tree” at the museum this past week.  Happy Holidays to all of you, may your merriment be full with the people you love. My wish for you is that you are given less STUFF and more time for all things that bring you joy.

Winter Activities Abound in L&A

December 18, 2019
Rob Plumley

Bundle up and enjoy the cold weather! Whether you're into snowmobiling, snowshoeing or cross country skiing, there's lots to keep you busy.

You don’t have to live here to access over 200 km of as part one of the premier snowmobiling networks in Ontario. Get your OFSC permit (required for all OFSC trails) then ride the trails across L&A County from Napanee to Arden; Perth Road Village to Amherstview; and up north through some amazing trails in Addington Highlands.

Be prepared for Winter Emergencies

December 16, 2019
Rob Plumley

Winter weather is here, and Lennox & Addington Emergency Services wants to make sure residents are prepared for the weather.

Heavy snowfall and ice can make the roads treacherous and interrupt the power supply.  Here are a few things you can do to make sure you're ready for whatever Mother Nature throws our way.

 

Marg Isbester elected Lennox and Addington County Warden for 2020

December 12, 2019
Lindsey

December 12, 2019 – Lennox and Addington County Council wishes to announce that Marg Isbester, Mayor of the Town of Greater Napanee, was elected County Warden for the year 2020, at Council’s Inaugural Meeting held on December 11, 2019. This is Marg Isbester’s first time serving as the County Warden.

Warden Isbester began her municipal service as a Councillor in Greater Napanee in 2010.  She was elected Deputy Mayor in 2014 and subsequently elected as Mayor in 2018.