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November 2019

“Kick Off to Christmas” Community Challenge

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The McAdam Beautification Committee would like to invite all citizens to take part in our community challenge, to decorate and light your homes, business’ and properties for the holiday season. Decorate, and have a chance to win $50 “McAdam Dollars”. McAdam dollars can be spent at any business in McAdam.

All houses with exterior lights will be put in a draw for $50. We will be drawing three lucky winners.

People’s Choice Award

On December 8th, the Beautification Committee will be touring the village, and short-listing 10 residences. From Dec 9th – Dec 23rd, citizens will have an opportunity to vote for their favourite decorated home. Ballots will be available at the Village Office. The winner of the People’s Choice Award will be commemorated on a plaque, and showcased on the Village of McAdam Facebook page, website, and Lions News.

On this date, we will also be noting all homes with exterior lighting to enter them into the draw above, so please turn on your lights on by 6.00 p.m. to ensure your entry.

Looking forward to your participation,

McAdam Beautification Committee

Letters to Santa

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Santa’s magic north pole mailbox is outside the Village office.  Drop off your letter by 13th December and Santa and his elves will leave a response letter at the Village office between  16th and 20th December.   Please ensure that the letter is in an envelope with your child’s name clearly written.


New Cemetery Costs as of 1st January 2020

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The Village of McAdam Rockland Cemetery will be increasing their fees as of January 1st 2020.  The increases will be as follows:

                                                                                Current price         Price as of 1st Jan 2020

*Purchase of a full (double) Lot

including perpetual care                                             $1000.00                 $1500.00

*Purchase of half (single) lot

including perpetual care                                             $800.00                   $1000.00

Open and Close                                                             $500.00                   $800.00

Burial of Ashes                                                              $250.00                   $500.00

Burial of Ashes in stone                                               $100.00                   $500.00


*Full (double) lot would allow 4 caskets or 2 caskets and 4 urns or 8 urns or 1 casket and 6 urns or 3 caskets and 2 urns.

*Half  (single) lot would allow  2 caskets or 1 casket and 2 urns or 4 urns.


Archive Road Show

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Have old photos, papers and more about local people, places and events?

Bring them to the Archives Road Show!

. Learn how to safely store old photos and documents
. Get free copies and scans of local items
. Donate originals or copies to the Library or Archives for
. Share ideas about recording local stories
. See old “finds” about local people, places and events
. Drop-in, free, refreshments served

Date:  22nd November 2019

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.

Hosted by

McAdam Public Library

Charlotte County Archives

Call Julian Christie 784-1403 or Lee Sochasky 321-4909 for more information

Public Meeting of Objections

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There will be a Public meeting to review and finalize the proposed By-Law 58, The McAdam Rural Plan, and the proposed Animal Control By-Law as presented at the meeting of October 30, 2019. The meeting will be held at the McAdam Lions community Center on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6.00 p.m.
McAdam Village Council