The homestretch is in sight as the Metcalfe Heritage Society (MHS) is one step closer to reaching its goal.
By Nov. 15, it is hoping to have raised the remaining $6,700 of the Williams Foundation Challenge Grant to begin the preservation effort in downtown Metcalfe by the beginning of late spring 2013.
MHS secured a $150,000 Department of Transportation (DOT) grant for the restoration of downtown Metcalfe months ago. The grant is for infrastructure work, meaning trees, streetlights and benches are not included.
Read more in Tuesday's edition.