—————– A HEAT WARNING is still in effect for Brockville – Prescott, Gananoque – Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Westport – Charleston Lake, Smiths Falls – Lanark, and Morrisburg – Dundas. —— Significant heat and humidity continues. ——-  Daytime temperatures in the low to mid thirties with humidex values of 40 or higher will continue today. Little relief is expected again tonight as temperatures will only fall to the low to mid twenties with humidex values remaining near 30.  ———————————————
April 26, 2019 – HomeTown TV12
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Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise
A major flood event is under way in the lower St. Lawrence River with levels in some areas above 2017 peaks, while levels throughout the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River system are expected to keep rising significantly this coming week due to rainfall across the basin. The Lake Ontario outflows are being adjusted as Ottawa River flows into the... Read More

Annual Brockville Lions Music Festival Begins Sunday

Annual Brockville Lions Music Festival Begins Sunday
Brockville – The annual Brockville Lions Music Festival begins this Sunday, April 28th and runs until Thursday, May 2nd. The public is invited to attend all music festival sessions which are being held at St. John’s United Church, St. Paul’s Anglican Church and the Brockville Arts Centre. Free admission to all festival sessions. It runs from 1:00pm to 9:00pm on... Read More

Brockville Animal Hospital Hosting 40th Anniversary Open House This Saturday

Brockville Animal Hospital Hosting 40th Anniversary Open House This Saturday
Brockville – The Brockville Animal Hospital is hosting an Open House in celebration of their 40th Anniversary this Saturday, April 27th. It runs from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at their location at 681 Stewart Blvd. Take a tour of their newly expanded and renovated hospital and enjoy stories of the hospital past and present. As well there will be a free... Read More

Highlights from April 24 Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights from April 24 Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees Meeting
Brockville – Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to discuss several agenda items: District-wide Timetabling Acting Superintendent Susan Rutters updated trustees on an initiative – known as a district-wide timetable – that will see all high schools in the district following the same five-period timetable by the 2020-21 school year. Key... Read More

St. Lawrence College in Brockville houses largest collection of local history books

St. Lawrence College in Brockville houses largest collection of local history books
Brockville – The Brockville campus library of St. Lawrence College (SLC) is now home to a collection of local history books, thanks to a donation from Elmer Strong, who grew up nearby in the Ottawa Valley and now lives in Kingston. The Elmer Strong Community Collection is Eastern Ontario’s single largest collection of community history books. For amateur genealogists and... Read More

15th annual Kingston-Quinte Telus Motorcycle Ride For Dad May 25th

15th annual Kingston-Quinte Telus Motorcycle Ride For Dad May 25th
Kingston – Hundreds of engines will thunder to life in unison as the 15 th annual Kingston- Quinte Telus Motorcycle Ride For Dad takes place May 25. The annual event, which raises money for Prostate Cancer Research and Awareness, is responsible for delivering over $1.4 million dollars to the cause over the past 14 years. “We were the second location... Read More

Health Unit: Tips for Dealing with Flooding on your Property

Health Unit: Tips for Dealing with Flooding on your Property
Brockville – Recent heavy rains across the province have swollen lakes and rivers across several watersheds and resulted in water ponding on many properties. Some properties have been affected by flooding. Flood water and water ponding around wells and septic systems can affect the safety of your drinking water and how your septic system works. The Leeds Grenville and Lanark... Read More

SHOP, SIP & SOCIAL IN CELEBRATION OF MOTHER’S DAY

SHOP, SIP & SOCIAL IN CELEBRATION  OF  MOTHER’S DAY
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) is teaming up with River West Co. on Thursday, May 9th from 6-8 p.m. to host a ladies only fundraiser at the beautiful River West Co. & Café Selah. Join us for an early Mother’s Day Celebration of shopping, wine and appetizers. Tickets are $25.00 each and includes a complimentary glass of wine, appetizers AND a chance to win amazing... Read More