The Scandal that Rocked Rockport

by Lorraine Payette, written April 23, 2014

(Gananoque, Ontario) It has all the elements of a Hollywood movie – the richest man in town married a woman nearly 40 years his junior just 2 ½ months after the death of his first wife. Less than two years later, he died, disinheriting his family and leaving his new wife his entire estate. A trial ensued to try to undo the will, but in the end, she won everything… – to read more>


3rd Annual Plein Air Comes to Rockport and Boldt Castle

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by Lorraine Payette, written September 17, 2013

(ROCKPORT, ON) – A drop in temperatures wasn’t going to stop Rockport from becoming a garden of delight for painters from Canada and the US as they opened their scenic village to artists for the Plein Air event held from September 13-15.

One of many similar worldwide events both formal and informal, Rockport participated for its third year in what has become an annual event for the village. Timed around the autumnal equinox, plein air opens the world up to vibrant and joyous expression by all who care to participate. – to read more>