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Easter Baby Arrives at Winchester Hospital: Better than Chocolate!

Easter Baby Arrives at Winchester Hospital: Better than Chocolate!
Winchester – It is said that the stork delivers babies, but for Brittany and Ryan Tinkess, it was the Easter Bunny! Their first son Evan was born on Easter Sunday (April 21st) at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. “It was great to deliver the first Easter baby,” notes Brittany. “To be honest, I never considered having our baby anywhere else. I... Read More

SD&G OPP Investigate Multiple Thefts from Vehicles

SD&G OPP Investigate Multiple Thefts from Vehicles
SOUTH STORMONT – In the past few weeks SD&G OPP officers have responded to multiple reports of vehicles that were entered as they were parked at residences on County Road 18 (St Andrews area), Rosedale Terrace, and Headline Road, South Stormont Township. Inside, Canadian currency and wallets (containing credit cards etc.) were stolen. A lone male has been observed in... Read More

New gardens for 1000 Islands and Rideau Canal Garden Trail

New gardens for 1000 Islands and Rideau Canal Garden Trail
CHAFFEY’S LOCK – The 1000 Islands and Rideau Canal Garden Trail is welcoming three vibrant new garden experiences to its highly acclaimed trail this year. The Opinicon Dining and Resort with its lush English gardens set on the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal is now a part of the Trail and provided the scenic backdrop to the 5th annual launch... Read More

Brockville Collegiate Institute Students Win Gold at Canada-Wide Science Fair

Brockville Collegiate Institute Students Win Gold at Canada-Wide Science Fair
Brockville – Two Brockville Collegiate Institute students won gold at the Canada-Wide Science Fair, held May 15-17 in Federicton, NB. Featured Photo: Brockville Collegiate Institute students Monis Sayyid, left, and Jack Sloan won gold for their project The Windfall Solution: An Alternative Winter Road Treatment. Grade 9 students Monis Sayyid and Jack Sloan medaled in the intermediate category with their... Read More

OPP AND CORNWALL POLICE WARN ABOUT MAIL FRAUD

OPP AND CORNWALL POLICE WARN ABOUT MAIL FRAUD
SD&G – On May 23, 2019 Stormont Dundas and Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Cornwall Police Service (CPS) are investigating apparent mail fraud. Both police agencies have received several complaints from the public regarding the delivery of unexpected packages containing, what appears to be, court documents. The packages indicate the contents have originated from various police agencies. The CPS... Read More

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!
Brockville – Youth ages 10-24 across Eastern Ontario were busy this spring making short videos about something important to them.  Nine original local films have been nominated as finalists for the 2019 MyView Youth Film Festival. Precious Cargo by Joy Covey from Brockville Barbie and Ken by Mackenzie Ball from Kemptville Simple Math by Max Benda from Smiths Falls I am I &... Read More

Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville and Kemptville District Hospital emphasize that new walk-in mental health clinic for children and youth in North Grenville has the capacity to see more clients

Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville and Kemptville District Hospital emphasize that new walk-in mental health clinic for children and youth in North Grenville has the capacity to see more clients
KEMPTVILLE – It’s a sad fact of life that mental health problems are common in children and youth today. Often families and service providers are unsure of where to go for service and at times there is also a wait for services. Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville (CMHLG) and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) want to spread the word... Read More

New Training to Fill the Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Sector

New Training to Fill the Skills Gap in the Manufacturing Sector
Submitted Photo Leeds and Grenville – A collaboration, consisting of Economic Development Offices from Brockville, Gananoque, Prescott and the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, along with the Employment + Education Centre (EEC), CSE Consulting, KEYS and St. Lawrence College, are pleased to announce SkillsAdvance Ontario has invested $500,000 in a project called Pathways to Production. The funding will respond... Read More