A little hometown variety as businessman returns to his roots

Jean Poirier, the owner of Your Source Variety Store that’s just opened on Montreal Road.   Apparently you can go home again, and open a store. Jean Poirier is doing just that. Poirier, the 49-year-old grandson of the original owners of Poirier Furniture, has just opened his own business on Montreal Road in Cornwall, called […]

Historic walking tour wins tourism award

Centretown Coordinator Todd Lihou. CORNWALL, Ontario – A new attraction with an historic twist has been recognized for its tourism potential. The Historic Walking Tour was the recipient of the Tourism Impact Award at the annual Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence and Citizen of the Year Awards on Saturday, February 24that the […]

Le Village goes Mexican with new restaurant

Antolin Juarez at El Amigo Jalapeno.   CORNWALL, Ontario – While the traditions of Le Village are steeped in French-Canadian culture, some room is being made for Spanish. El Amigo Jalapeno has opened its doors at 107 Montreal Road, and as soon as you walk in the door there’s no doubt that a little bit […]

City finalizes locations for free Le Village parking

CORNWALL, Ontario – Le Village BIA is heralding city council’s decision to waive parking enforcement in municipal small business districts. The above image shows the area impacted by the decision. In order to promote a shop local campaign, both Le Village and the DBIA partnered with the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce to request that […]

EAT. SHOP. LIVE. BE. LOCAL.

CORNWALL, Ontario – Now you can wear your support for the local economy. New t-shirts have hit the streets celebrating living in Cornwall. Emblazoned with the slogan ‘Eat. Shop. Live. Be. Local.’, the shirts are meant to drive home the importance of being involved in your community. “We sometimes take for granted just how fortunate […]

Cornwall’s history celebrated with new walking tour calendars

For the second year in a row Cornwall’s history is being immortalized in time for the holidays. The popular Cornwall Historic Walking Tour calendar, complete with all new plaques depicting the vibrancy of the city’s downtown area, is available for pickup. The $20 calendars, which include high-gloss images of the walking tour plaques, have already […]

Ghost walk will leave you full of frights this Halloween

Organizers of the Ghost Walk for Charity.   CORNWALL, Ontario – If you’re looking to get the be-jeepers scared out of you this Halloween, there’s a great event taking place near Le Village. The Ghost Walk for Charity will feature animatronics, local actors dressed up in costumes and wall-to-wall frights and chills at the Cotton […]

The Quest for greatness returns to Montreal Road

The Quest PTS Strongman/Strongwoman competition returns to Montreal Road. Weightlifters from Cornwall and surrounding areas will compete to determine this year’s strongest and most powerful champions. The action all goes down on August 19th, with Weigh In & Registration starting at 7 am. The event will be held outside the Quest gym, rain or shine. […]

Neighbourhood brightens with farmers’ market

Local foodies have something to celebrate! The new Cornwall Kinsmen Farmers’ Market (CKFM) will run every Sunday this summer from 11 am to 3 pm at the St. Lawrence College Campus in Cornwall, just outside of Le Village.   With an impressive lineup fresh produce, meats, honey, maple syrup, bread and baked goods, gluten free, preserves, fermented […]

Montreal pianist the focus of candlelight concert at Nativity

A candlelight concert is slated to take place in June at the beautiful Nativity Co-Cathedral in the heart of Le Village. Concerts Under Candlelight will take place June 16 at the co-cathedral beginning at 8 p.m. and will feature a performance by renowned Montreal-based pianist Alejandra Cifuentes Diaz. Since 2011, Diaz has presented over 60 recitals in Quebec […]