…………………………….HEAT WARNING continues for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G………Temperatures between 30 and 32 degrees Celsius with Humidex values near 40 continue this evening. Temperatures will cool off tonight as a cold front sweeps through the region. Heat warnings will likely be ended late this evening or overnight……………………………………………..
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Brockville Museum Offers Two All New Virtual Exhibitions to Their Digital Museum

Brockville Museum Offers Two All New Virtual Exhibitions to Their Digital Museum
Brockville – Have you checked out the Brockville Museum’s “Digital Museum” yet? The museum has announced the addition of two all-new virtual exhibitions: “Cholera Hits Brockville (1832)” and “Made In Brockville” to their Digital Museum site. They now have seven virtual exhibits available online, including a virtual version of their temporary exhibition, “Painting Picnic with Prudence Heward”. Each exhibit shares... Read More

EllisDon hands over keys to BGH

EllisDon hands over keys to BGH
Brockville – On August 11, 2020, Nick Vlacholias, President and CEO of Brockville General Hospital (BGH) received the keys to the new patient tower, located at the hospital’s Charles Street site. Mike Armstrong, Construction Manager with EllisDon, who is the lead contractor on BGH’s Phase 2 Redevelopment Project, was on site to deliver the keys. “This is a major milestone,”... Read More

Heat Warning Continues Today For Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G

Heat Warning Continues Today For Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G
A heat event will continue today. Maximum temperatures today are expected to reach between 30 and 32 degrees Celsius with Humidex values near 40. Temperatures will cool off tonight as a cold front sweeps through the region. Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and cause the Air Quality Health Index to approach the high risk category.... Read More

YMCA of Eastern Ontario: Reopening Update: Pools – VIDEO

YMCA of Eastern Ontario: Reopening Update: Pools – VIDEO
Brockville/Kingston – We are pleased to share with you that aquafit classes and lane swims will be available beginning on opening day, September 1! We will begin this phase of opening with continuing our drop-in access. This means that you will not have to book either lane swims or aquafit classes. This decision has been made based on your feedback... Read More

Health Unit Warns to Take Precautions During High Heat and Humidity

Health Unit Warns to Take Precautions During High Heat and Humidity
Brockville – Environment Canada had issued a heat warning for today and tomorrow due to high heat and humidity. The Health Unit would like to remind everyone to be cautious as the combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke... Read More

YMCA of Eastern Ontario Receives Funding for New Teen Drop-in Space

YMCA of Eastern Ontario Receives Funding for New Teen Drop-in Space
L to R: Michael Barrett, MP for  Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes; Rob Adams, CEO, YMCA of Eastern Ontario; Victoria Robertson, ED, Connect Youth Inc.; Anita Mercier, Director, Fund Development, YMCA of Eastern Ontario; Trish Buote, ED, United Way, Leeds and Grenville; Eric Wang, ED, Brockville and Area Community Foundation. – Submitted Photo Brockville – Thanks to receiving $136,000 in funding... Read More

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – August 3 – August 9, 2020

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – August 3 – August 9, 2020
BREAK AND ENTER TO RESIDENCE (EDWARDSBURGH, ON) On August 5, 2020 shortly after 11:00 a.m. Grenville officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break in at a residence on County Road 2 in the Township of Edwardsburgh. The homeowners were initially alerted by the home alarm system before discovering a person in their home. The... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – August 10, 2020 – Busy Weekend for City Police

Brockville Police Reports – August 10, 2020 – Busy Weekend for City Police
Brockville – It was a busy weekend for city police. Here are the police reports from the Brockville Police Service from August 6th to 9th, 2020. Stolen Vehicle: On August 6 th the Brockville Police Service received a complaint about a vehicle that had been taken without the consent of the owner. The vehicle was taken from a residence on... Read More