Early snowfall turns thoughts to the Christmas season and events Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka This Friday, November 15th, 2019 the annual Light Up the Night parade organized by the Prescott Fire Department takes place.  The Parade begins at 7 pm leaving from the South Grenville District High School parking lot and proceeds along Edward … Continue reading “Early snowfall turns thoughts to the Christmas season and events”

Ken Miller Excavating wins Augusta Township’s 2019 Business of the Year! Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka On Monday November 4th, 2019, Augusta Township held its 10th Annual Business of the Year award and announced Ken Miller Excavating its Business of the year winner.  When selecting the Business of the Year longevity, history, innovation and community … Continue reading “Ken Miller Excavating wins Augusta Township’s 2019 Business of the Year!”

Augusta Public Library Volunteers Celebrated Augusta Matters by Deputy Mayor Jeff Shaver Last Tuesday, Councillor Michele Bowman and I attended the Augusta Public Library in Algonguin for our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Evening.  The event was hosted by our very talented library staff, Angela Knight, Corwin Gonneau and Kimberly Craig in the old schoolhouse portion of the … Continue reading “Augusta Public Library Volunteers Celebrated”

Open invitation to Augusta’s 10th annual Business of the Year breakfast on November 1st, 2019 Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka Augusta Council and the Economic Development and Tourism Committee invites business owners, residents and neighbours to attend and help us celebrate business excellence in Augusta Township the morning of Friday, November 1st, 2019.  Awards include … Continue reading “Open invitation to Augusta’s 10th annual Business of the Year breakfast on November 1st, 2019”

Sunday’s Grand opening of Augusta Township’s new Fire Hall Station in Maitland was… grand! Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka Augusta Township’s Grand Opening of Fire Station #1 in Maitland on Sunday October 6th was a great success with more than 250 visitors present during the opening ceremonies and more than 350 visitors who toured the … Continue reading “Sunday’s Grand opening of Augusta Township’s new Fire Hall Station in Maitland was… grand!”

Official opening of Augusta Township’s new Fire Hall Station 1 in Maitland takes place this Sunday, October 6th starting at noon Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka This coming Sunday, October 6th, 2019, starting at noon Augusta Township will celebrate the official opening of its new fire hall, Fire Station #1, in Maitland.  An invitation is … Continue reading “Official opening of Augusta Township’s new Fire Hall Station 1 in Maitland takes place this Sunday, October 6th starting at noon”

Augusta Council discusses wide range of topics including, signing 2018 Audited Financial Statement, Action Plan to Save Maynard Public School, Radon gas in local homes and Municipal Land Hunting Permits Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka Augusta Council held its regular meeting of Council on Monday, September 23, 2019 and covered several important issues for the … Continue reading “Augusta Council discusses wide range of topics including, signing 2018 Audited Financial Statement, Action Plan to Save Maynard Public School, Radon gas in local homes and Municipal Land Hunting Permits”

Productive Ontario East Municipalities Conference in Cornwall Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka On September 11th, 12th and 13th, the Deputy Mayor, CAO/Treasurer and I attended the Ontario East Municipalities Conference (OEMC) held in Cornwall.  This is a local conference where daily commuting saves on the cost of the conference and one that provides members of … Continue reading “Productive Ontario East Municipalities Conference in Cornwall”

North Augusta Labour Day Festival and Augusta Township BR&E Final Report Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka Congratulations to organizers and volunteers for a highly successful 88th edition of the annual North Augusta Labour Day Festival.  Thanks also goes to Township firefighters who participated in the Monday parade and collected more than $2000 for the fight … Continue reading “North Augusta Labour Day Festival and Augusta Township BR&E Final Report”

North Augusta’s 88th annual Labour Day parade a success despite the otherwise rainy day Augusta Matters by Mayor Doug Malanka North Augusta’s 88th annual Labour Day parade set off just after the noon hour on Monday, September 2nd, 2019.  Light rains occurring earlier in the morning subsided about an hour before the Parade and essentially held … Continue reading “North Augusta’s 88th annual Labour Day parade a success despite the otherwise rainy day”