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SACRED HEART HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT’S ARTWORK FEATURED IN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION’S HOLIDAY APPEAL CARD

SACRED HEART HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT’S ARTWORK FEATURED IN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION’S HOLIDAY APPEAL CARD
Carleton Place – A few months ago, Chloe Adams was encouraged by her fine arts teacher, Mrs. Leydin Mullally, to submit a piece for the Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH) Foundation’s student art contest. She sat down with her finely sharpened pencil crayons and began layering techniques with a drawing of a buck, then added Christmas décor, a... Read More

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation
Brockville – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have recently presented to their trustees the annual year-end financial statements for 2017-2018. The main focus and area of concern for both English language school boards was the significant increase in costs related to the provision of local and rural student transportation, which resulted in... Read More

10th Annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit a huge success, breaking previous attendance records

10th Annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit a huge success, breaking previous attendance records
KEMPTVILLE –The annual Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit is setting a new record while celebrating its 10th year as a business-building forum. A total of 236 business leaders, not-for-profit organizations and government representatives from throughout the area and neighbouring counties filled the North Grenville Municipal Centre for the special anniversary summit. This year breaks all previous attendance records with this... Read More

Rideau Lakes trail promoter wins Thake Leadership Award

Rideau Lakes trail promoter wins Thake Leadership Award
KEMPTVILLE – Heritage mapmaker and trail promoter Doug Bond is this year’s recipient of the Bill Thake Memorial Economic Development Leadership Award. Mr. Bond, a retired teacher and long-time resident of the Township of Rideau Lakes, has spent decades bringing travellers to the region by promoting natural trails, creating driving and boating tours and, more recently, cycling and paddling adventures... Read More

Police Seek suspects in Armed Robbery at Iroquois Circle K

Police Seek suspects in Armed Robbery at Iroquois Circle K
SOUTH DUNDAS – On November 17, 2018 at approximately 3:38am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, with the assistance of OPP Canine Unit and SD&G Crime Unit, responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Circle K convenience store in the Village of Iroquois, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated two unknown suspects entered the... Read More

UCDSB Encourages Collaboration at Leeds Grenville Economic Development Forum

UCDSB Encourages Collaboration at Leeds Grenville Economic Development Forum
Kempville – As the largest employer in the region, the Upper Canada District School Board was invited to attend and present at the 2018 Leeds Grenville Economic Development Summit, held in Kemptville on Friday, November 16. Director of Education Stephen Sliwa took to podium alongside recent North Grenville District High School Graduate Grace Maher. The duo presented to the group of 200-plus business... Read More

Victims Issues Coordinating Committee to host annual December 6th Vigil in remembrance of the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique Massacre and local women lost to gendered violence

Victims Issues Coordinating Committee to host annual December 6th Vigil in remembrance of the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique Massacre and local women lost to gendered violence
Brockville –  Thursday, December 6th, 2018: At approximately 4:30 pm, gathered at the women’s monument on blockhouse Island, the Victims Issues Coordinating Committee will host a brief candlelight vigil in honour of the victims of the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique massacre and also in remembrance of local women lost to gendered violence. In attendance will be family members who have lost loved ones, various agency... Read More

MPP CLARK TO HOST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE ON DECEMBER 2

MPP CLARK TO HOST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE ON DECEMBER 2
BROCKVILLE – With the Santa Claus Parade season in full swing, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark is gearing up for his annual Community Christmas Open House. This year’s open house takes place on Sunday, December 2 at the Brockville Convention Centre, 7829 Kent Boulevard. Please note there is a time change this year as the event runs... Read More