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Kemptville Live Music Festival Welcomes Juno Award Winner Sue Foley to 2017 LineUp

Kemptville Live Music Festival Welcomes Juno Award Winner Sue Foley to 2017 LineUp
Kemptville – The Kemptville Live Music Festival welcomes Juno Award winner Sue Foley to 2017 LineUp. Foley will play the Chez 106.1 stage on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017. Sue Foley returns to the blues for THE ICE QUEEN, her first solo album in 10 years! Recorded old-school ‘live and in the room,’ it features the likes of Jimmie Vaughan (The... Read More

Electrical Fire Causes Evacuation of Westminster Public School

Electrical Fire Causes Evacuation of Westminster Public School
BROCKVILLE – In a statement on the school’s Facebook page, Westminster Public School in Brockville announced that a small electrical fire had occured after dismissal today.  The fire was caused by some maintenance work shorting out a circuit. Students had already been dismissed, but students in the Educare after school program were still on site.  The children, along with all... Read More

CLARK WELCOMES REPRIEVE FOR TVO TRANSMITTERS

CLARK WELCOMES REPRIEVE FOR TVO TRANSMITTERS
BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark today released the following statement on TVOntario’s announcement that it will continue sending its over-the-air signal from eight transmitters located in Ottawa, Belleville, Thunder Bay, Chatham, Cloyne, Kitchener, London and Windsor: “I’m pleased that the Wynne government and TVOntario have acted on the outcry from the residents of Leeds-Grenville and Ontarians across the province... Read More

Town of Smiths Falls Seeks Volunteer FireFighters

Town of Smiths Falls Seeks Volunteer FireFighters
Smiths Falls – The Town of Smiths Falls Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Firefighter. Duties of the position include but are not limited to: A Firefighter is primarily responsible for operational preparedness and emergency response. Further, responsibility includes the safe, effective and efficient employment of tactics and tasks at emergency incidents at the direction of an Officer. A... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees Receives Final Staff Report of Building for the Future Pupil Accommodation Review

Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees Receives Final Staff Report of Building for the Future Pupil Accommodation Review
Brockville, ON) – The Upper Canada District School Board of Trustees received the final set of recommendations contained in the Final Staff Report of the Building for the Future Pupil Accommodation Review on February 15, 2017. This public meeting was hosted at North Grenville District High School and was livestreamed in accordance with standard practice at all Board Meetings. The Building... Read More

CLARK, COMMUNITY CLAIM VICTORY AS GOV’T SAYS NO TO THE CLOSE

CLARK, COMMUNITY CLAIM VICTORY AS GOV’T SAYS NO TO THE CLOSE
MINISTRY CONFIRMS KEMPTVILLE SERVICE ONTARIO WILL REMAIN OPEN KEMPTVILLE – After leaving residents of North Grenville in limbo for nine months, the Wynne government finally did the right thing today by taking the closure of Kemptville’s Service Ontario Centre off the table, said Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark. “It’s about time the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services joined the thousands... Read More

Brockville’s Premier Lecture Series – Only 2 sessions remain

Brockville’s Premier Lecture Series – Only 2 sessions remain
BROCKVILLE – Brockville’s premier lecture series continues with two more fascinating lectures!  “The phones have been ringing off the hook” states the Museum’s Amy Mackie, “the response has been amazing this year!” The final lectures in the 14th annual series will feature local author Dan Black and well-known heritage interpreter Tobi Kiesewalter.  Both speakers will bring to life little-known stories... Read More

Palliative Care includes grief support in many forms

Palliative Care includes grief support in many forms
When thinking about palliative care, thoughts quickly drift to supporting the person at the end of their life’s journey.  One goal of the Brockville and District Hospital Palliative Care program at Brockville General Hospital is to provide comfort and dignity for the person living with a life-limiting illness.  Providing support to grieving family members, whether a relative, partner or friend,... Read More