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#CutTheBull Campaign Launched in Brockville Area with Teen on School Tour Telling Students about his Bullying Experience

#CutTheBull Campaign Launched in Brockville Area with Teen on School Tour Telling Students about his Bullying Experience
Canada Shriners Hospital patient Jeffrey giving the #CutTheBull presentation at Académie catholique Ange-Gabriel. Brockville – Brockville & District Shrine Club begins #CutTheBull campaign, inviting a teenage Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada patient to local schools to empower kids to stop bullying and promote acceptance. “It was Inspiring,” said Angus, 10, who is finishing grade 5 at Front of Yonge... Read More

North Grenville District High School Student Awarded Canada’s Largest STEM Scholarship

North Grenville District High School Student Awarded Canada’s Largest STEM Scholarship
North Grenville District High School student Angelica Paynter earned a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study software engineering at the University of Ottawa. – Submitted Photo Kemptville – Angelica Paynter, of Kemptville, has been selected to receive a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study software engineering at the University of Ottawa. A Grade 12 student at North Grenville District High... Read More

Vanier Public School Production of Willy Wonka Kids a Community Endeavour

Vanier Public School Production of Willy Wonka Kids a Community Endeavour
Brockville – The recent production of Willy Wonka Kids at Vanier Public School received strong community support to make it successful. The set, choreography and vocal delivery during the school production were the product of generous support from the theatrical community and many other partners who helped make the show a success, says Vanier teacher Tracey Notman. Harold Hess, a... Read More

Family Sit-In this Saturday in Brockville to Call for Family Reunification in the United States

Family Sit-In this Saturday in Brockville to Call for Family Reunification in the United States
Brockville – In light of the devastating news coming out of the United States regarding the separation of children from their parents who have been detained by the Department of Homeland Security, Brockvillians want to do something to help. While posting to and monitoring the Refugees for Brockville Facebook Group Page about the thousands of individuals affected by this humanitarian... Read More

Dundas Manor: Join Us for Our 40th Anniversary Strawberry Social

Dundas Manor: Join Us for Our 40th Anniversary Strawberry Social
Winchester – 2018 marks the 40th Anniversary of Dundas Manor and we’ve been celebrating all year long! The big event is our Strawberry Social on Sunday, June 24th. We have a wonderful afternoon planned. The entertainment line-up includes The Boland Family and Johnny Vegas. We are looking forward to seeing all our Manor family and community members. Read More

Joe Baptista Seeking Re-Election as Mayor in Leeds & Thousand Islands Township

Joe Baptista Seeking Re-Election as Mayor in Leeds & Thousand Islands Township
LANSDOWNE – On Monday Joe Baptista filed the nomination papers to run for re-election as Mayor in the Township of Leeds and The Thousand Islands. Baptista was elected to his first term as Mayor in 2014 and under his leadership the Township has made significant progress on many fronts. “I am proud of what we have accomplished. The residents gave... Read More

Annual Kingston & The Islands Law Enforcement Torch Motorcycle Ride Held on June 9th – VIDEO

Annual Kingston & The Islands Law Enforcement Torch Motorcycle Ride Held on June 9th – VIDEO
Brockville – The annual Kingston & The Islands Law Enforcement Torch Motorcycle ride from Kingston to Prescott in support of Special Olympics was held on Saturday, June 9th. The ride saw close to 70 motorcycles participate starting out at the Kingston Police Headquarters and finishing off at Fort Wellington in Prescott. At Fort Wellington in the afternoon there was a... Read More