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Editorial Guidelines

We accept articles and letters from members of the community about the community. All residents and business people in Lennox & Addington County are welcome to submit articles and letters to the editor. Letters and submissions are most welcome and encouraged. 

Coverage includes reports on current and emerging issues important to the community, as well as articles reflecting the wide range of interests and perspectives of people residing and working in the area. We seek original, unpublished articles that create context and convey up-to-date information on common concerns. We highlight initiatives, projects, programs, events, services and businesses in the community.

We invite you to submit profiles, opinion pieces, book reviews, creative writing and essays, photography and art work for consideration. All ages are welcome to submit articles. This is your community magazine devoted to celebrating the stories and lives of the folks who live here. Get involved! Let us know what’s happening in your area.

Articles and letters by those outside the community may be accepted if space is available or by prior arrangement with the editor. We reserve the right to edit all articles and letters for publication. Selected articles will be published both in print and in an online version to be viewed on this website –


Copyright on individual texts, photos or representations of artworks belongs to the creators, who by voluntarily submitting their material, grant The SCOOP one-time rights to publish their work in both the print and online editions. Please let us know if you have submitted your work elsewhere.

Articles may be reprinted only with written permission from the publisher and author.

Articles and Letters

Word Count: 500-750 words for articles, and 100-300 words for letters.

Contact information: Please include your name, phone number, home address, and email address.

Hard copy: Handwritten/typed, mailed, or dropped off at The SCOOP office at 482 Adair Road, Tamworth, ON  K0K 3G0.

Electronic copy: Word .doc or .rtf (rich text format) sent as an attachment to

For articles, please send one line of relevant biographical information on the author.


To be included with your article submission as an attachment with the following characteristics:

Send colour, high-resolution (300 pixels per inch, or a minimum 2-megabyte file), uncropped photos as .jpg attachments. Please include captions and photo credits (photographer’s name) in the body of the email.

Unless taken at a public event, obtain express permission to publish photos in The SCOOP print and online versions.

If minors are identifiable, written confirmation of permission from parents must be obtained and sent to the editor before the publication date.