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Theatre Night in Merrickville Hosted Play Writers Workshop with Michael Clipperton

Theatre Night in Merrickville Hosted Play Writers Workshop with Michael Clipperton
Merrickville – On Feb 9th and 10th, Theatre Night in Merrickville hosted a Play Writers Workshop with Michael Clipperton In a career that spans more years than he cares to remember, Michael has been a director, playwright, actor, singer, designer, producer, teacher, workshop leader, adjudicator, administrator and university lecturer. He holds an Honours Degree in Theatre (York U), a Bachelor of... Read More

Multiple UCDSB Students Qualify for Skills Ontario Competition After Regional Event

Multiple UCDSB Students Qualify for Skills Ontario Competition After Regional Event
Cornwall – Twenty-four students from the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have qualified for the Skills Ontario Competition, to be held May 6-8 in Toronto, after Tuesday’s Eastern Ontario SKLZ Competition in Cornwall. Five others qualified for the regional competition in Kingston on April 6, and could join their peers in Toronto. The Eastern Ontario SKLZ Competition is held annually at St. Lawrence... Read More

Todd Petrie’s Killer Remains At Large: Detectives striving for resolution eight years later

Todd Petrie’s Killer Remains At Large: Detectives striving for resolution eight years later
SAULT STE. MARIE – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service (SSMPS) continue to follow up any information relating to the 2011 murder of a Sault resident. Their shared goal is to bring a resolution to the victim’s family. The body of 48-year old Todd Alan Petrie was discovered in his Albert Street East... Read More

OPP EXECUTES SEARCH WARRANT FOR ILLEGAL CANNABIS

OPP EXECUTES SEARCH WARRANT FOR ILLEGAL CANNABIS
OTTAWA – Members of the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with the Ottawa Police Service, has shut down an illegal cannabis storefront in the City of Ottawa. On February 26, 2019 officers executed a search warrant at a business on Athlone Street in Ottawa. As a result of the warrant, police enforced... Read More

Highlights of the February UCLG Council – Committee of the Whole and Joint Services Committee Meetings

Highlights of the February UCLG Council – Committee of the Whole and Joint Services Committee Meetings
Brockville – The highlights of regular United Counties of Leeds and Grenville Council Meeting held on Thursday, February 21st and Committee of the Whole and Joint Services Committee meetings held earlier in the month, as well as recent announcements, are listed below. Maple View Lodge selected for best practices: Maple View Lodge in Athens has been selected to implement and evaluate the Registered... Read More

United Way of Leeds & Grenville to Host Volunteer Appreciation Night March 5th

United Way of Leeds & Grenville to Host Volunteer Appreciation Night March 5th
Brockville – The United Way of Leeds & Grenville will host its annual Volunteer Appreciation night on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 6:00 p. m. We are planning a lovely evening including showing the movie ‘A Star is Born’ with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. It highlights the struggle of self-perception, mental health, choices, actions and awareness of the struggle... Read More

2018 Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Brings Smiles to Brockville General Hospital

2018 Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Brings Smiles to Brockville General Hospital
Brockville – Over the years, Tim Hortons (Brockville Locations) has donated proceeds from their Smile Cookie Campaign to Brockville General Hospital (BGH). Tim Hortons (Brockville) donates to BGH not only because Tim Hortons is a community-minded organization; they also know that there is always a need for equipment items at BGH. Before the 2018 Smile Cookie Campaign started, BGH identified... Read More

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK MILLHAVEN CREEK – HWY 401 TO LENNOX & ADDINGTON COUNTY ROAD 4

CRCA EXTENDS WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK MILLHAVEN CREEK – HWY 401 TO LENNOX & ADDINGTON COUNTY ROAD 4
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has extended the current Flood Outlook Statementfor Millhaven Creek. Existing ice jams along Millhaven Creek and recent rainfall has caused water levels to increase in some areas. Specific areas of concern include a stretch of the creek in Odessa that parallels Gore Street upstream (north) of Babcock Mill, and the Lucas Road bridge... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital and Winchester District Memorial Hospital announce research and quality improvement partnership

Kemptville District Hospital and Winchester District Memorial Hospital announce research and quality improvement partnership
Winchester – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a new partnership for collaborative research and quality improvement. The two hospitals have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to ensure seamless cooperation on quality improvement and rural research. Work has already started on their first joint research project.... Read More

Ontario is Putting Families First: Introducing Free Rides for Children on GO Transit

Ontario is Putting Families First: Introducing Free Rides for Children on GO Transit
Ottawa —Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek, and Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster announced that Ontario is making it easier for families to get moving in the GTHA. Together at Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto, Minister Yurek announced that kids 12 and under can travel for free on all GO Transit trains and buses starting March 9, 2019 – just in... Read More