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United Way Leeds & Grenville Announces 2019 Campaign Target Last Thursday

United Way Leeds & Grenville Announces 2019 Campaign Target Last Thursday
The United Way of Leeds & Grenville’s Campaign Cabinet helped announce this year’s Campaign Target of $800,000. – Submitted Photo BROCKVILLE – The United Way Leeds & Grenville kicked off its Fall 2019 Fundraising Campaign at Fulford Academy (who generously sponsored our event) last Thursday morning (September 12th). Dignitaries, volunteers, partner agencies, workplace campaign champions, donors and some of the... Read More

Conservative Candidate Michael Barrett Launches Re-Election bid in Brockville

Conservative Candidate Michael Barrett Launches Re-Election bid in Brockville
Submitted Photo BROCKVILLE – Conservative candidate, Michael Barrett launched his bid for re-election Sunday in Brockville. “The number one thing I have been hearing at the doors is about affordability,” said Barrett. “Canadians are doing all the right things, they’re working hard and making smart decisions but yet they’re still struggling to get ahead.” “Canadians deserve to have more of... Read More

LGTIRL all-candidates debate to build environmental leadership – October 2nd

LGTIRL all-candidates debate to build environmental leadership – October 2nd
Brockville – On October 2, community groups and individuals in our riding are hosting a non-partisan all-candidates debate on the environment for Leeds-Grenville, Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes (LGTIRL). Around the world, we are seeing dramatic shifts in technology and people’s behaviour to help address environmental problems. Here in the communities of LGTIRL, we are playing our part by adopting... Read More

POLICE EXECUTE NUMEROUS SEARCH WARRANTS – SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS

POLICE EXECUTE NUMEROUS SEARCH WARRANTS – SEIZE ILLEGAL DRUGS
OTTAWA – The Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), Ottawa Police Service (OPS) and Smiths Falls Police Service (SFPS) executed multiple search warrants resulting in charges. On September 5, 2019 officers searched six locations. Four were in Ottawa while the others were in Smiths... Read More

164th Edition of The Spencerville Fair Starts Today

164th Edition of The Spencerville Fair Starts Today
Spencerville – The 164th Edition of The Spencerville Fair is set to begin today, Thursday, September 12th and continue until Sunday, september 15th. Enjoy the demolition derby, talent shows, antique truck and tractor pulls, a parade, pet show, the barn of learning, and more. Entertainment this year will include Crush and Healy & Orr on September 13th and Madeline Merlo... Read More

It’s been a hard road, but there’s a Neon light at the end of the tunnel

It’s been a hard road, but there’s a Neon light at the end of the tunnel
Hearing the words…Your child has cancer, will change your life forever. That’s why it’s so important to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Neon Night Kemptville is coming up on Saturday, September 21st.  It’s a fun 2k or 5k walk/run with all proceeds going towards childhood cancer research.  In fact, it’s the biggest fundraiser for childhood cancer research in Eastern... Read More

43rd Federal Election Now Underway

43rd Federal Election Now Underway
GATINEAU –  The 43rd federal general election is currently underway. Electors have many options to vote, including at their assigned polling station on election day (Monday, October 21) or during advance polling days (Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14). They can also vote at any Elections Canada office across Canada or by mail (deadlines apply). Find out more here. Elections Canada offices... Read More

WDMH Auxiliary 50/50 Draw – The Results Are In And Everyone Wins!

WDMH Auxiliary 50/50 Draw – The Results Are In And Everyone Wins!
Winchester – Congratulations to Dianne Lapier who is the winner of the WDMH Auxiliary 50/50 draw. Dianne takes home $1,000! One thousand tickets were sold at a cost of $2 each. And there are more winners! The WDMH Auxiliary is raising funds to purchase a new baby monitor security system for WDMH. The total cost is $199,000. “The WDMH Auxiliary... Read More

St. Lawrence College welcomes new members to senior team

St. Lawrence College welcomes new members to senior team
St. Lawrence College (SLC) has added two new members to its senior administrative team, Rick Anderson as Vice President, Student Affairs, and Theresa Steger as Dean, Program Planning, Development and Renewal. Rick Anderson is no stranger to SLC, serving as both College Registrar and Director, Student Services. In his new role as Vice President, Student Affairs, Rick will continue to... Read More

ONTARIO INVESTING $1.8 MILLION FOR BEDFORD ST. RECONSTRUCTION

ONTARIO INVESTING $1.8 MILLION FOR BEDFORD ST. RECONSTRUCTION
WESTPORT — A major infrastructure investment from the provincial government is paving the way for a smoother ride for residents and visitors alike in the Village of Westport, Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark announced today. MPP Clark joined Westport Mayor Robin Jones to announce the province is investing close to $1.8 million to fully reconstruct Bedford Street.... Read More