Stories of Glengarrians told at Pioneer Museum





shop, Campbell Barn, Orange Hall, and

Curator Jennifer Black replied, “The The

Star Inn, the first of the nine buildings on its

Glengarry Historical Society recently



original site.


on County Road 24 (Dunvegan Road) at the

During the summer visitors will be able

of Glengarry Biography” that features


A new exhibit, “People, Places and

to see the construction of a permanent

information on hundreds of Glengarrians,

Road). FromMay 21 to June 30, themuseum

Professions: Stories of Glengarrians,” will

pavilion using materials from a heritage

now deceased. I thought it would be


be unveiled when the Glengarry Pioneer

Quigley family barn and the transfer of the

important to bring asmany of these pioneers

During July and August, it is open from 10

Museum in Dunvegan starts its 49 th


Big Beaver School from its location near


a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Monday.

May 21 at 10 a.m.

Laggan School to the museum.

Visitors also will have the opportunity to

From Labour Day to the end of the Fall Re-



explore what “Pioneer Village Life” might

enactment September 25, it will be open

one of those told during May, Museum

2011 season, including anArt Fayre June 11

have been in the 1800s through exhibits

weekends only.


and 2, the Historical Driving Tour June 25,

representing the general store, a doctor’s

countryside in the 1800s selling the wooden






on the task of disposing of unwanted dogs.

and Wood Auction August 20, the Fall

always the Museum’s gift shop will be open

Visitors can also learn about Alex “The



Surveyor” MacLeod or Mary Ishikawa (nee

two weekends of September 18 (Harvest

local artisans.

MacRae) from Dunvegan who opened a

Festival), and September 24 and 25 (the Re-

All of the nine heritage buildings on site

Montréal boarding house that housed many

enactment).This year there will be a special

will be open for visitors including the

Glengarry women working during World

event October 29, Halloween Weekend,

Trapper’s Cabinwith its extensive collection

War II, and many more Glengarrians of the 19 th and early 20 th century.

called the “Ghosts of the Museum: a

of trapping paraphernalia, the Stuart barn



and its display of sleighs and carriages, the

When asked what inspired this exhibit,

call 613-527-5230 or visit the Glengarry

agricultural implement shed, blacksmith’s

MONDAY May 23, 2011 (Victoria Day) SPORTS COMPLEX CLOSED IMPORTANT NOTICE 2011 SUMMER REGISTRATION The registration for the summer session from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. during the week and from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on week-ends. RESIDENTS: May 24 to June 5 (Proof of residency is required: driver’s license or tax bill.) NON-RESIDENTS: May 26 to June 5 programs will take place at the Robert Hartley Sports Complex

Steven Waite loses

battle to cancer

In January, 2009 hewas assigned asActing-





Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry O.P.P.

detachment in Long Sault and led a unit of

120 police officers. In April 2009 he was


20) for Inspector Steven Waite, commander

promoted to Inspector and remained in

of the Prescott County Ontario Provincial

Long Sault until August, 2010.

Police detachment inHawkesbury, who lost

In August of last year, the same week he

his battle to cancer Saturday.

was slated to start as the newHawkesbury

The 48-year-old Hawkesbury native is

O.P.P. detachment commander, Waite was

survived by his wife, Diane, and two

diagnosed with melanoma cancer.


A funeral service will be held at St-Jean-

Baptiste Church in L’Orignal at 11 a.m.

Insurance up

Steve Waite started his policing career

with the Hawkesbury Police Service in 1985.

The general insurance premium for

He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant

the town of Hawkesbury and the body

where he assumed the responsibilities of

that administers the former Amoco

Patrol Supervisor. He also headed the

property on Cameron Street has

investigation department as Detective-

increased from $231,201 to $236,785.

Sergeant, a role he continued in 1999 when

The 2.4 per cent increase in the bill


reflects a three per cent increase in the

with the Ontario Provincial Police. He

value of town buildings, the new sewage

supervised numerous major investigations

613 636-2082 www. hawkesbury .ca

treatment plant and the acquisition of

in Prescott County. His longest and largest

two new vehicles.

investigation was, by far, the Violet Graves


homicide which occurred in 2001.

staff have told council, recalling that in

File Photo

In 2005, Waite, he was promoted to the rank

2009, when the municipality called

Hawkesbury native Steven Waite was

of Staff Sergeant and inherited the duties of

tenders, the town’s premiumplunged by



more than $150,000.

last summer.

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION AS TO THE AVAILABILITY OF OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE IN THE TOWN OF HAWKESBURY, ONTARIO File No. 531883 Public Works and Government Services Canada wishes to obtain information by June 3, 2011 , with respect to space available for lease in buildings in Hawkesbury , with a lease commencement date on or about September 1, 2012 , for a lease term of 10 years. To respond to this Request for Information and to view the complete text of the request, please log on to under ‘‘Services: Leasing or Rental of Facilities’’, or call Audrey Ellis, Senior Project Manager, Leasing, at 416-512-5541.

DEMANDE DE RENSEIGNEMENTS SUR LA DISPONIBILITÉ DE LOCAUX À BUREAUX À LOUER À HAWKESBURY (ONTARIO) Dossier n o 531883 Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada souhaite obtenir des renseignements, au plus tard le 3 juin 2011, sur des locaux à louer dans des immeubles à Hawkesbury , dont la date de début de location se situe le ou vers le 1 er septembre 2012 , pour une période de 10 ans. Pour répondre à cette demande de renseignements et en voir la version intégrale, veuillez consulter sous la rubrique « Services : Location à bail ou location d’installations immobilières » ou téléphoner à Audrey Ellis, gestionnaire principal de projet, Location, au 416-512-5541.

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