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MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitApril 9, 2024 In 2023, as part of the provinces rabies prevention program, the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit responded to over 500 incidents of people being bitten by animals in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Counties. This is not unusual with…
Burn Ban Update: April 12, 2024   The Burn Ban has been lifted for Drummond/North Elmsley Township There are still some areas in our Townships that are dry. Do not burn in areas with long dead grass, do not burn on windy days and never leave a fire unattended. Always…

2024 Pitch-In

Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Every year Drummond/North Elmsley participates in PITCH IN where our amazing volunteers and residents work hard to clean up litter and waste along the roadsides! PITCH-IN bags are free to volunteers and can be obtained at the Municipal Office at 310 Port Elmsley Road. Please stop in and let us…

Solar Eclipse Safety

Friday, 05 April 2024
Solar Eclipse Safety Tips
Rideau Valley Conservation AuthorityMedia Release: April 3, 2024 The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is issuing a WATER SAFETY message for the entire Rideau Valley Watershed. A Colorado Low is expected to bring significant precipitation to the region, starting Wednesday, April 3 and lasting through Thursday, April 4. The precipitation will fall as a…
Rain barrels are a great way to save water in the garden.  You can preorder a rain barrel by May 4 for May 11 pickup at the REAL Deal Store.  There will also be native plants, seeds, tree saplings and mushroom compost for sale that day.  Order your barrel at…

FIRE BAN NOTICE: March 25, 2024

Tuesday, 26 March 2024
  A TOTAL FIRE BAN has been implemented for Drummond/North Elmsley Township. This means absolutely no open-air burning, chimenea fires or campfires permitted until further notice.   Thank you for your patience. Please stay safe
Lanark CountyMedia ReleaseFor immediate release March 22, 2024 Construction season is nearly here! Lanark County Public Works plans to complete pavement preservation on 17 kilometres of roads this year, with rehabilitation scheduled for 27.9 km and paved shoulders slated for 20.3 km. The county oversees the construction, operation, repair and…

Solar Eclipse April 8, 2024

Tuesday, 19 March 2024
On April 8th, 2024, portions of south-central and eastern Canada will experience one of the wonders of nature – a total solar eclipse. A total eclipse is a special event and, as it draws nearer, will capture the interest of both enthusiasts and the public alike. This April 8th, 2024…
Bethel United Church at 1500 Rideau Ferry Road will be holding our annual Ontario Maple Weekend Pancake Breakfast in our Church Hall on Sat. April 6th from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.   Admission by Free Will Contribution at the door.   The Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, and maple syrup…
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