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Daily update of Ontario Cases of COVID-19: January 15, 2020 to August 6, 2020 – Updated Friday, August 7 at 10:30 AM

Daily update of Ontario Cases of COVID-19: January 15, 2020 to August 6, 2020 – Updated Friday, August 7 at 10:30 AM
Daily update of Ontario Cases of COVID-19: January 15, 2020 to August 6, 2020 – Updated Friday, August 7 at 10:30 AM There are 88 new cases. A 0.2% increase. Total cases in Ontario now at 39,897. Total number of deaths 2,783, no new deaths. For more detailed information: https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-ontario-is-responding-covid-19 Read More

Brockville Ribfest – Looking back after 20 years! – VIDEO

Brockville Ribfest – Looking back after 20 years! – VIDEO
Today would have been opening day for Brockville Ribfest down at Hardy Park. They would have been celebrating their 20th edition this year. Instead organizers had to cancel this year’s festival due to Covid-19. They will be hosting their 20th edition next year in 2021. Hometown TV12 decide that we would look into our video vaults for past ribfests which... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – August 6, 2020

Brockville Police Reports – August 6, 2020
Brockville – Police reports from the Brockville Police Service from August 5-6, 2020. Disturbance/Breach of Conditions, Uttering Threats, Failing to Comply: Brockville Police arrested a 25 year old man early yesterday morning after being contacted by a homeowner who was having issues with a guest who was causing a disturbance and began threatening other parties in residence. When officers arrived... Read More

MPP Clark: New Funding Program to Support Non-Profits & Legion Branches

MPP Clark: New Funding Program to Support Non-Profits & Legion Branches
Brockville — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says the Ontario government will invest $83 million through the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to provide grants to help Royal Canadian Legion branches and eligible non-profit organizations recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and continue to deliver vital programming in our communities. “I know our local Legion branches have suffered... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Case Update – August 5, 2020

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Case Update – August 5, 2020
Wednesday, August 5 report, still no new cases or deaths in the tri-county area. Total of 355 cases and 52 deaths in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. 303 of cases recovered (Recovered cases do not include deaths). https://healthunit.org/health-information/covid-19/local-cases-and-statistics/ *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm yesterday. Lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases updated Monday to Friday only except statutory holidays. Latest COVID-19 Surveillance... Read More

Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Introduces its 2020/2021 Board of Directors

Regional Tourism Organization 9 (RTO 9) Introduces its 2020/2021 Board of Directors
Kingston – RTO 9, the leading strategic partner for tourism in South Eastern Ontario announced that Sean Billing, Trevor Norris, Heather Ford, Richard Allen and Kathrine Christensen have been appointed as members of the organization’s Board of Directors Executive Committee. The Board of Directors for RTO 9, provides leadership for carrying out the organization’s mission while supporting Destinations in South... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – August 5, 2020

Brockville Police Reports – August 5, 2020
Brockville – Police reports from the Brockville Police Service from August 4th & 5th, 2020. Impaired Driver: A 46 year old Brockville man was charged with driving while impaired yesterday evening after concerned citizens contacted police about his erratic driving. Brockville Police were alerted about the man’s driving just before 9pm and were able to locate and stop the vehicle... Read More

OPP Charge Driver with Impaired

OPP Charge Driver with Impaired
Prescott –  On July 29, 2020 shortly before 8:00 p.m. Grenville officers from the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a traffic complaint on Edward Street, Prescott, Ontario. The driver was located at a drive through in town. After the driver was spoken to an Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized at the scene. The driver was arrested and taken to... Read More

Body of Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry Has Been Recovered

Body of Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry Has Been Recovered
Wolfe Island – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have located the male deceased. On August 3, 2020 just after 7:30 p.m. officers from the Thousand Islands office and Frontenac Detachment were dispatched to the Wolfe Island Ferry Terminal. JRCC advised police that a male was observed going overboard in to the water while... Read More