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“Hypocritical” UCDSB prioritizing management jobs over services for students, says union

“Hypocritical” UCDSB prioritizing management jobs over services for students, says union
BROCKVILLE – The union that represents education workers at Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) is demanding to know why the board is advertising a new, high-paying management job just weeks after it slashed services for students by eliminating the equivalent of 140 full-time frontline jobs. UCDSB claims the cuts – which affect 177 people in total – were needed to... Read More

Residents in North Glengarry and St. Isidore to benefit from road improvements and bridge replacement

Residents in North Glengarry and St. Isidore to benefit from road improvements and bridge replacement
NORTH GLENGARRY – Modern and reliable networks of roads and bridges are essential to ensuring the safety of Canadians, while improving their quality of life and positioning communities for growth. Today, Francis Drouin, Member of Parliament for Glengarry – Prescott – Russell, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, Robert Kirby, Warden of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell, and Jamie MacDonald, Mayor... Read More

Town of Prescott tendering purchase of new plow truck

Town of Prescott tendering purchase of new plow truck
Prescott – Tender submissions for Town of Prescott, addressed to the CAO/Treasurer Matthew Armstrong, will be received until 3:00 p.m. (EST), Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Proposals will be accepted in via email only. Lowest or any quotation not necessarily accepted. For further information, please contact Matthew Armstrong, CAO/Treasurer at 613-925-2812 ext. 6220 or via email at marmstrong@prescott.ca. Town of Prescott 360 Dibble Street... Read More

Grenville County Weekly News for Week of August 5th – 11th, 2019

Grenville County Weekly News for Week of August 5th – 11th, 2019
NORTH GRENVILLE  – Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation after a suspected fraud occurred in North Grenville, Ontario. On August 8, 2019, OPP officers were advised from a resident that they had been defrauded of a substantial amount of money by someone claiming to be their grandson. The fraudster said he was in an ‘at fault’... Read More

NICK MACLEAN QUARTET AUGUST DATES: Including Brockville Date!!

NICK MACLEAN QUARTET AUGUST DATES: Including Brockville Date!!
Playing at Courthouse Lodge in Brockville This Friday and at MUSICWestport on Saturday! Eastern Ontario – The NICK MACLEAN QUARTET hits the road for their August tour dates playing shows in Kingston (The Mansion, Thr-Aug-15, 9:00pm), Brockville (Court House Lodge, Fri-Aug-16, 8:00pm), Westport (MUSICwestport, Sat-Aug-17, 1:30pm), Ottawa (Avant Garde Bar, Sat-Aug-17, 8:00pm) and Cobourg (The Loft Cinema, Sun-Aug-18, 3:00pm). Led... Read More

4th Annual Athens Truck Show being Held This Friday & Saturday

4th Annual Athens Truck Show being Held This Friday & Saturday
Athens – The 4th annual Athens Truck show is being held this Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th at the Athens Fairgrounds. The Upper Canada Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America hosted it’s first ever Athens Truck Show in 2016. The show has continued to grow over the past few years and in 2018 they hosted more... Read More

Sunset Concert Being Held Tonight in St. Lawrence Park

Sunset Concert Being Held Tonight in St. Lawrence Park
Brockville – A Sunset Concert of music and storytelling is being held tonight, Tuesday, August 13th at St. Lawrence Park in Brockville. A fun relaxing evening of music and stories featuring Saxology and Thousand islands Yarnspinners Frank Cummins, Deborah Dunleavy and Bill Lalonde. It starts at 6:30pm at St. Lawrence Park’s West Pavilion. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Canteen... Read More

1st Annual Gord Brown Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Being Held Thursday

1st Annual Gord Brown Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Being Held Thursday
PLEASE NOTE: This tournament is now sold out!!! Brockville – The 1st annual Gord Brown Memorial Charity Golf Tournament is being held this Thursday, August 15th at Smugglers Glen Golf Course. All proceeds from this event will go to support the United Way of Leeds & Grenville and the Gord Brown Memorial Canada 150 Outdoor Rink. You can golf with... Read More

Annual Thousand Islands Triathlon & Duathlon Being Held This Sunday in Downtown Brockville

Annual Thousand Islands Triathlon & Duathlon Being Held This Sunday in Downtown Brockville
PLEASE NOTE: Water Street in this area will be closed on Sunday morning to traffic, except local traffic. Blockhouse Island will also be closed to traffic during the event! As well the tunnel will be closed to the public during the event Sunday morning! Brockville – The 2019 Thousand Islands Triathlon & Duathlon is being held this Sunday, August 18th... Read More

Tuesday Morning Local Weather Update – Aug. 13, 2019

Tuesday Morning Local Weather Update – Aug. 13, 2019
Good morning Brockville, Maitland, North Augusta and the rest of Leeds-Grenville, Lanark and Dundas! Your Tuesday morning local weather update: Today’s Forecast A mix of sun and cloud. Clearing near noon. High 27. Humidex 29. UV index 8 or very high. Tonight: A few clouds. Low 10. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Humidex 25. UV index... Read More