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Government Provides Police More Tools to Find Missing Persons

Government Provides Police More Tools to Find Missing Persons
TORONTO – When a loved one goes missing, swift action is critical. That’s why the Ontario Government is putting people’s safety first by providing frontline police officers with more tools to respond quickly to missing persons investigations. “Police and family members tell us that the first hours after someone goes missing are the most critical,” said Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General.... Read More

Health Unit Warns Public about Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms

Health Unit Warns Public about Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms
Brockville – Potentially harmful algal blooms including blue green algae are a natural seasonal phenomenon that may appear in our lakes, rivers and ponds. Many of these blooms are relatively harmless; however, some species have the potential to produce toxins which may be harmful to people and animals. The presence of a harmful algal bloom and its toxins can only be... Read More

52 Year-old Gananoque Man Charged With Fraud & Theft Over $5,000, Breach of Trust

52 Year-old Gananoque Man Charged With Fraud & Theft Over $5,000, Breach of Trust
Gananoque – On January 30, 2019 the Gananoque Police Service received a complaint regarding some irregularities with respect to the finances of a local charitable organization. On July 14, 2019, after a lengthy investigation, a 52-year-old male from Gananoque was charged with Fraud Over $5000, Theft Over $5000 and Criminal Breach of Trust. The male was released to appear in... Read More

OPP: Charges Laid For Damage to Prescott Pride Crosswalk

OPP: Charges Laid For Damage to Prescott Pride Crosswalk
Photo Courtesy of  @prescottviews/Instagram Prescott – On June 17, 2019 the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of damage to the new Pride Crosswalk located on King Street, in the town of Prescott. At this location, a truck had been observed doing intentional burnouts on the painted area causing black marks and destroying some of the colour. Investigation... Read More

1st Annual Westport Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Being Held Saturday

1st Annual Westport Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Being Held Saturday
Westport – This Saturday July 20th, join local BBQ enthusiasts as they compete for top prizes in BBQ Chicken and Ribs. It runs from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery, 82 Bedford St. in Westport. People’s Choice Judging from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and the Competition Judging starts at 5:00pm. Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets to try... Read More

Birds of Prey at Charleston Lake Provincial Park Saturday

Birds of Prey at Charleston Lake Provincial Park Saturday
Photo courtesy of Wild Ontario Lansdowne – Charleston Lake Provincial Park is hosting a ‘Birds of Prey’ show this Saturday, July 20th. Starting at 1:30pm at the amphitheatre, come see live birds of prey. Join the experts from Wild Ontario and their wildlife ambassadors for an up close look at these amazing birds. Free admission with park day pass. Sponsored... Read More

City of Brockville: Active Transportation Plan Pop-Up Event Being Held July 23rd

City of Brockville: Active Transportation Plan Pop-Up Event Being Held July 23rd
Brockville – The City of Brockville is hosting an Active Transportation ‘Pop-Up’ event on Tuesday July 23rd from 11:30am to 7:00pm at the Brockville Public Library (23 Buell Street). The City of Brockville wants to make it safer and more convenient for residents to walk, cycle and access transit within the community. Whether it’s your neighbour going for an evening... Read More

Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre Announces Completion of 7th Round of Participants For Starter Company Plus Program

Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre Announces Completion of 7th Round of Participants For Starter Company Plus Program
In the photo are the recent graduates from the 7th round of Starter Company. From left to right: Krista Henderson – Bubbles and Bombs Bath Boutique and The Just For Me Box; Wouter Van der Molen – WJewellery Canada Inc.; Parnie Nolan – Fun Art Paint Parties; Steve Mahon – Valley Stamped Concrete and Melissa Denny – Peak Performance Training... Read More