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Recreation & Services

Deciding to live in North Glengarry means you get to pick your services for your home. Buy or build a home in the rural areas on a private well and septic system, buy a lot and build your dream home with water and sewer services in Alexandria or take your pick from real estate listings with a mix of services across North Glengarry. Numerous quality contractors are available in the immediate area to install and maintain septic systems and wells. The Township of North Glengarry building department can help you get started and answer any questions you may have about permits for building or marinating your rural private services in North Glengarry.  

 

Recreation Facilities

One of the great perks of living in this area is the access to top notch recreational facilities. The Billy Gebbie Arena is located at the Glengarry Sports Palace in Alexandria. The Osie F Villeneuve Arena is at the Maxville & District Sports Complex. We also have indoor soccer and a walking track at the Tim Horton Dome.

Island Park has activities all year round as it overlooks Mill Pond. There are soccer fields, play structures, a skateboard park and many other perks.

Curling rinks, community centres, baseball diamonds... you're certain to find something to do in North Glengarry!

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Water & Sewer  

Alexandria features municipal water and sewer services. The village of Glen Robertson has a municipally maintained communal well for water but no sewer system. Maxville has sewer services but relies on individual wells for drinking water.

The Township and its regional partners are working together to bring treated drinking water from the City of Cornwall's system to Maxville (and Alexandria). The system will provide stable reliable potable water for Maxville homes and businesses and remove the reliance on the ground water table. In Alexandria, the water is costly to treat and the water source from Cornwall will mean he aging water treatment plant can be decommissioned and provide a more stable and environmentally sustainable source of water for decades to come. The planning for the project is complete and the Township is looking forward to securing the capital financing in the coming months.      

Click here for water & sewer rates 

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High Speed Internet Access

Despite being a mostly rural area, virtually all locations in the Township are eligible for high speed internet service. Wireless mobile service has excellent coverage throughout the Township as well.

 

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The Via Rail station, located in Alexandria, is an unstaffed station equipped with a self-service kiosk. There is free  parking on site for both short and long term purposes.

The station opens as a shelter 30 minutes prior to arrival and closes 30 minutes after departure.

For more information about this particular station, visit the offical Site:

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Emergency Services

North Glengarry is home to the Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital. They provide innovative, accessible, safe, and quality primary health care services in both official languages. North Glengarry Fire Department has three stations in the area (Alexandria, Maxville and Apple Hill). There is also an OPP detachment located in Alexandria.

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