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Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Ward 3 Councillor Michael Barrett is rallying in support of township residents wanting to readdress the ED-19 waste site proposal.
"There has been lots of misinformation circulating, along with many questions relating to ED-19. The purpose of the meeting is to ensure correct information and facts are provided, and listen to the public's comments" Mr. Brown said.
At a regular meeting of Prescott's Committee of the Whole Monday night, CAO Pierre Mercier and Prescott Fire Chief Barry Moorhouse provided an overview of the initial plans for the town's new fire station, an overview that also included some preliminary architectural renderings of the new building.
The ED19 project, proposing the development of a landfill site in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, is finding resistance from a number of residents of the municipality.
Trustees David McDonald (left) and Peter Garrow (second from left) stop for a brief chat with Johnstown's Temple Heidecker (second from right) and Cardinal's Donna Gladstone (right) outside the Upper Canada District School Board in Brockville, where about 40 people showed up to protest proposed school closures.
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Prescott has always been most fortunate in that the community has never lacked for residents willing to pitch in and help make the town a great place to live, which is why there is never a shortage of names put forward for the town's annual Citizen and Volunteer of the Year awards.
Party Secretary Chengzu Ma (center), of the Chinese city of Shangrao, gets a little assistance from interpreter Will Sheng as he and the mayor of Prescott, Brett Todd, put their signatures on a letter of intent that both sides hope will be the first step in fostering closer economic ties between the two municipalities.
MPP Steve Clark and parents from Eastern Ontario, including Leeds-Grenville, joined those from across the province at a rally at Queen's Park to protest ongoing accommodation reviews that could see up to 600 schools close.