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Freezing rain warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls-Eastern Lanark, Morrsiburg-Cornwall

Freezing rain warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls-Eastern Lanark, Morrsiburg-Cornwall
Freezing rain is expected in the above regions overnight into Friday morning. Snow or snow mixed with ice pellets will begin this evening or overnight and change to freezing rain overnight. Freezing rain is then expected to change to rain Friday morning. However, the freezing rain may persist a bit longer in the Ottawa Valley area. Travel may be impacted... Read More

Special weather statement in effect for: Smiths Falls – Lanark, Morrisburg – Cornwall for Thursday Night!

Special weather statement in effect for: Smiths Falls – Lanark, Morrisburg – Cornwall for Thursday Night!
A period of freezing rain possible Thursday night. Precipitation ahead of a low pressure system on Thursday evening is expected to begin as snow or freezing rain before changing over to rain as temperatures warm up significantly. The exact duration of freezing rain is difficult to predict at this time however travel could be impacted or become hazardous at times.... Read More

United Way Leeds & Grenville meets it’s 2018 Campaign goal!

United Way Leeds & Grenville meets it’s 2018 Campaign goal!
Brockville – United Way Leeds & Grenville announced today that the annual campaign goal of $825,000 has been reached. In fact, the team raised over $866,000 if you include the funds raised to support the Gord Brown Memorial Canada 150 Outdoor Rink. As with all of our funded projects, the Outdoor Rink meets all three of our pillars for the... Read More

OPP: WINTER VACATION AND CRIME PREVENTION

OPP: WINTER VACATION AND CRIME PREVENTION
PRESCOTT – With the winter season upon us many people will be travelling for the holidays and planning sunny vacations to the south during the winter months. It is important to take a few moments to think about crime prevention for your home and property before you go. The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind residents to consider the following crime... Read More

Gananoque Police Reports for Dec 20th, 2018

Gananoque Police Reports for Dec 20th, 2018
Gananoque – On December 20, 2018 the Gananoque Police Service arrested a 21-year-old Prescott male on an outstanding arrest warrant from a shoplifting incident from an east end business in Gananoque.  The male was identified as the accused from an incident in September 2018 where the male entered the business and stole a $599.99 hoverboard and fled the business.  The male... Read More

Michael Barrett provides holiday travel tips

Michael Barrett provides holiday travel tips
Brockville – Michael Barrett, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, urges people to be prepared for holiday travel this year. “Each year, Canadian consular services assist thousands of Canadians who experience problems abroad,” he explains. “Problems can be avoided with preparation but if you do experience difficulties it is important to know how to find... Read More

Michael Barrett demands Thalidomide compensation for survivors as promised in 2018 budget

Michael Barrett demands Thalidomide compensation for survivors as promised in 2018 budget
Brockville – Michael Barrett, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, explains that he recently wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau demanding that he “do the right thing,” and compensate the Forgotten Survivors of Thalidomide. “The Liberal budget in the spring promised compensation and on two occasions in the House of Commons the prime minister plainly... Read More

OPP Investigating Theft of Clothing Donations Bins

OPP Investigating Theft of Clothing Donations Bins
Prescott – On December 20, 2018, at 10:15 AM the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of an attempt theft of a clothing donation bin, located at the Canadian Tire Store parking lot, in the Town of Prescott. This attempted theft occurred at approximately 1:30 AM, on the reported date. The suspects were unable to remove the bin, but caused irreparable damage to it.  Further... Read More