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Pedestrian Fatality on County Road 2 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Township

Pedestrian Fatality on County Road 2 Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Township
PRESCOTT – On November 21, 2019, at approximately 11 p.m., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a pedestrian fatality on County Road 2, at Riddle Road, in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Township. At the noted time, a 46 year old was walking on County Road 2 when he was struck by a westbound motor vehicle. The pedestrian received life threatening... Read More

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) announced today that, in directing Lake Ontario outflows, it has been given the ability to continue deviating from the flow specified by Plan 2014. The Board has had authority to deviate from Plan 2014 since May 7th, after Lake Ontario rose above the high water trigger levels specified... Read More

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers
Winchester – Every year, more than 250 students come to Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) to learn. In fact, 50 nursing students were at WDMH in the last term alone. Christopher Regpala is a 2nd year Registered Practical Nursing (RPN) student at St. Lawrence College in Brockville. He and his classmates have been coming to WDMH every Tuesday for 11 weeks.... Read More

TWO IN CUSTODY AFTER RUNNING FROM COLLISION SCENE

TWO IN CUSTODY AFTER RUNNING FROM COLLISION SCENE
PERTH –  A resident of Drummond Concession 5A in Drummond-North Elmsley Township awoke this morning just before 3:00 a.m., to a vehicle in the ditch and two males attempting to get the vehicle free. Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrived, located and arrested one male after a brief foot chase; the second male was... Read More

OPP LAUNCHES SEASONAL FESTIVE RIDE CAMPAIGN

OPP LAUNCHES SEASONAL FESTIVE RIDE CAMPAIGN
ORILLIA – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) works all year to keep Ontario roads safe from impaired drivers, and is making it a particular focus during its Festive RIDE campaign that officially begins this weekend. Police services across the province take part in holiday RIDE programs aimed at taking alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers off our roads. Thanks to new impaired driving... Read More

Police Continue to Investigate Homicide in City

Police Continue to Investigate Homicide in City
Brockville – Brockville police continue to investigate the homicide that occurred between 9:30pm and 10:00pm on November 17th on Cedar Street in the City. Investigators would like to speak to the driver and occupants of several vehicles that are believed to have been in the area around that time. Please contact the Brockville police at 613-342-0127 if you are one... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – November 19, 2019

Brockville Police Reports – November 19, 2019
Brockville – Police reports from the Brockville Police Service for November 16 to 17, 2019. Drugs: On the 16th of November at 9:30 a.m. officers were on routine patrol on Perth St. when they observed a 30 year old female that was wanted on a warrant for failing to attend court. Officers arrested the accused party and a search incident... Read More

Health Unit releases annual cost of eating in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

Health Unit releases annual cost of eating in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark
Leeds-Grenville, Lanark – Each year, the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit conducts Nutritious Food Basket costing. The results show that individuals and households living with a low income struggle to buy enough nutritious food after paying rent, bills, and other living expenses. From the 2017 Canadian Community Health Survey, 9.4% or 6449 households in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark... Read More

Lowe’s Canada announces closure of 34 underperforming stores across country including Rona in Brockville & Lowe’s in Cornwall

Lowe’s Canada announces closure of 34 underperforming stores across country including Rona in Brockville & Lowe’s in Cornwall
Brockville – Lowe’s Canada announced today that they will be closing 34 underperforming stores across the country including Rona in Brockville & Lowe’s in Cornwall, the only closures in Eastern Ontario. A total of 26 RONAs, 6 Lowe’s, and 2 Reno-Depots will be closed across the country. Both Rona Brockville and Lowe’s in Cornwall are set for closure on January... Read More