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A&W Canada and Christine Sinclair Inspire Canadians to Help Beat Multiple Sclerosis

A&W Canada and Christine Sinclair Inspire Canadians to Help Beat Multiple Sclerosis
On Thursday, August 22nd, $2 from every A&W Teen Burger® sold across Canada will be donated to the MS Society of Canada to help those living with MS VANCOUVER – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. has once again teamed up with Christine Sinclair, three-time Olympian and Canadian women’s national soccer team captain, to lead the 11th annual Burgers to Beat MS Day on Thursday, August... Read More

The Score Thrift Shop Supports the Leeds and Grenville MS with Generous Donation

The Score Thrift Shop Supports the Leeds and Grenville MS with Generous Donation
Brockville – The Leeds Grenville chapter of the MS Society would like to thank Valerie Toth, Lennon Hale and the entire team at The Score thrift shop for their long-time support. Kelly McElrea, the chapter’s development and community outreach coordinator, recently accepted a donation of $20,000 from Valerie, who added that they plan on raising even more this year but... Read More

Wildlife reclaiming restored wetlands near DND campus

Wildlife reclaiming restored wetlands  near DND campus
Manotick — You know what they say: “If you build it, they will come.” But that old adage isn’t just for haunted baseball fields – it also applies to wetland projects right in the heart of Ottawa’s greenbelt. Last fall, staff at the RVCA and the National Capital Commission created 10,000 square metres of new wetland habitat along Stillwater Creek, just south of the new DND headquarters... Read More

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH GRENVILLE TO RECEIVE $36,000 THROUGH RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH GRENVILLE  TO RECEIVE $36,000 THROUGH RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
KEMPTVILLE — The Municipality of North Grenville will receive $36,000 through the province’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program designed to help rural and Indigenous communities attract investment and create and retain jobs, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark announced on Friday, August 9. Clark was at the Kemptville Campus with North Grenville Mayor Nancy Peckford to announce the... Read More

Gananoque Police Investigating Suspicious Incident

Gananoque Police Investigating Suspicious Incident
Gananoque – The Gananoque Police Service is investigating a suspicious incident that was reported to police on August 11, 2019. It is reported between 7:30PM-8:30PM a male was observed in the area exhibiting concerning behaviours.  The male is described as wearing blue T-shirt and gray sweatpants and was in the area of Water Street and Kate Street. If anyone observed... Read More

Community Charity BBQ A Great Success!

Community Charity BBQ A Great Success!
KEMPTVILLE – The Community Charity BBQ held at the municipal centre was a great success! Special thanks to our sponsor Hulse, Playfair & McGarry who, with support from the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), raised a total of $851. Next week’s barbeque is sponsored by Lafarge with proceeds going to the Kemptville District Hospital. The 19th annual community charity barbeques... Read More

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR THE CIVIC HOLIDAY WEEKEND INITIATIVE

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR THE CIVIC HOLIDAY WEEKEND INITIATIVE
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) actively participated in the Provincial Highway Safety Campaign during the course of the long weekend. From Friday August 2, 2019 through Monday August 5, 2019, Leeds County OPP laid the following charges in relation to driving. Fail to Move Over for Emergency Vehicle  4 Speeding  81 Stunt Driving  6                    ... Read More

Brockville Police Reports August 7th – 11th, 2019

Brockville Police Reports August 7th – 11th, 2019
Brockville – There were no major incidents reported from Ribfest, hope citizens were able to get out and enjoy the free entertainment while enjoying some good quality food. Domestics: Over the weekend police attended to 4 domestics which resulted in charges: On the 9 th of August, 2019 at approximately 5:50pm police received a call from a resident in the... Read More

Happy Green Acres Announces Inaugural Big River Country Festival

Happy Green Acres Announces Inaugural Big River Country Festival
Brockville – Coming to Happy Green Acres in 2020 a new country music and camping festival. He’s more Mellencamp than Merle. His lyrics champion the ‘Blue Collar Hero’ in a manner that resonates of Springsteen and other roots rock legends, but it is in the country music format that Charlie Major finds his home. Rising to the forefront of the... Read More

Male Arrested for Dangerous Driving

Male Arrested for Dangerous Driving
KINGSTON – On August 9, 2019 shortly before 8:00 p.m., members of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received report of a vehicle travelling Westbound on the Highway 401 at a high rate of speed and had collided with multiple vehicles. An additional collision occurred before officers were able to safely bring the suspect vehicle to a stop. Minor... Read More