Head, Clara and Maria Local History
Mackey, Ontario

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Honour Roll: Members of St Narcissus Parish, Mackey Ontario, Who Enlisted with Canada's Fighting Forces
TextMysteries:    Document listing members of St Narcissus Parish, Mackey Ontario, who enlisted with Canada's Fighting Forces in WWI & WWII. The Head, Clara and Maria Veterans Project is seeking photographs of the following veterans: Laporte, Charles; Latour, Réné.
Will Pay Part Of School Levy 
Text  Late 1960s Early 1970s  Decisions made at a council meeting are featured in this article.
Creek Still a Problem 
Text  Kathy Hughes, Creek Still a Problem, North Renfrew Times, January 25, 1995  Creek still a problem by Kathy Hughes Head, Clara and Maria coun¬cil is still trying to resolve the problem of what to do with the Conway Creek culvert. The culvert, which crosses Mackey Creek Rd., started to collapse last year, causing the road to sink. The townships put in a ...
Dump Burn Allowed 
Text  North Renfrew Times, Unknown  Article discusses councils discovery that open dump burning is permitted until December 31, 1970. Other council business is also discussed.
New Clerk 
TextImage  Pembroke Daily Observer, January 21 1970  This clipping discusses the appointment of Mrs. Paul Senack to the position of clerk-treasurer for the township of Head, Clara and Maria following the retirement of Mrs. Elmer Donnelly.
First Post Offices Traced 
TextMysteries:  Mrs Carl Price, First Post Offices Traced, North Renfrew Times, Unknown  The early history of Renfrew County is traced via the First Post offices and the railway.
Angry Exchange Over Plans to Raise Trailer Fees 
Text  North Renfrew Times, July 1969  The public outcry over councils newly passed motion to raise trailer fees is brought to councils attention by concerned individuals. The ownership of the protestant graveyard is discussed as well as proposed changes to the customer service offered by Royal Air at the Pembroke Airport.
Council Boosts Trailer Fees 
Text  June 1969  The raising of the Trailer Tax and the condition of the Protestant Cemetery are discussed by the Head, Clara and Maria Township Council.
Council Studies Salary Cuts 
Text  The Ottawa Citizen, 1969  Cuts in stipends to reduce the years budget are discussed as well as the road work budget and the need for a bylaw enforcement officer and dogcatcher.
Ramp Opened at Stonecliffe 
Text  North Renfrew Times, October 23 1970  North Renfrew Times reporting on the Government officials who attended the Mackey Boat ramp opening ceremonies.
J.K. O'Brien PP Announcements: Mackey, Stonecliffe, Deux Rivieres, Bissett Creek (ca. 1946 to 1951) 
Text  May 1946 to August 1951  Records kept by Rev. J.K. O'Brien PP for Stonecliffe, Bissett Creek, Deux Rivieres and Mackey from the St. Narcissus Parish Mackey, and later from the Our Lady of the Snows Parish in Stonecliffe.
Ann Yantha Interview 
Video    Video interview of Mackey Resident, Ann Yantha. "...Our wealth was not of materials, but rather the diamonds of sunshine on water or reflected from the crystals of new fallen snow."
Loretta Boissonneault and Mrs. Elmer Donnelly 
Image  1969  Two woman pose for a photograph which was taken at a retirement banquet and appeared in the North Renfrew Times. Loretta Boissonneault, Reeve, hands Mrs. Elmer Donnelly a gift for her years of dedication and hard work for the United Townships of Head, Clara and Maria.
Jean and Ferdie Boudreau's Laurentian view cabins
Image  Summer 1950  Stonework in the foreground, three terraces with Laurentian View Cabins written in stone. A cabin sits in the background. "Home sweet Home" It's not a very good photo - too much space in foreground. However you can see dad's Stonework. The 3 terraces aren't that clear.
Jean and Ferdie Boudreau's Laurentian View Cabins
Image    Two cabins set back from a dirt roadway. Fields stretch out behind the cabins to a tree line and the Ottawa River. Cabins located on the corner of Highway 17 and Boudreau Road
Centennial Achievement Award c.1967 
ImageText  1967  Award given to municipalities in recognition of outstanding contributions to the 1967 centennial celebrations.
Dealing With a Natural Problem 
TextImage  North Renfrew Times, August 17, 1994  DEALING WITH A NATURAL PROBLEM Old Mackeys Beach will be getting a facelift next year as part of efforts to deal with problems caused by erosion and rocks in the water. A cove will be made in the centre of the beach, and rocks will be removed. The beach is part of Old Mackeys Park, a ...
Province To Help Out With Creek Repairs 
Text  North Renfrew Times, February 15, 1995  Head, Clara and Maria Province to help out with creek repairs The Townships of Head, Clara & Maria has received some good news from the Ministry of Transportation. The ministry has agreed to pay up to $45,000 towards the cost of replacing the culvert on Conway Creek. The culvert, which ...
Mary Ellen Boudreau (1919-1996) 
TextImage  Sue Elliot, Mary Ellen Boudreau (1919-1996), North Renfrew Times, July 24, 1996, p. 11  Remembering... Mary Ellen Boudreau (1919-1996) (The following is the eulogy that was delivered by Sue Elliot, one of Mary Ellen's daughters, at the funeral mass that took place on July 15.) Mary Ellen Grimes was born at a quarter to twelve on December 31, 1919, in the ...
Rink Nixed
Text  North Renfrew Times, October 25, 1995  Rink nixed Head, Clara and Maria council went skating around some figures last week. The councillors were trying to determine if it was justified to spend over $300 to move a pump from the municipal garage to Mackey, where it would be used for flooding a skating rink. Councillor Jim ...
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Mackey, Ontario

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