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New City Manger Announced for City of Brockville

New City Manger Announced for City of Brockville
Brockville – Mayor and Council of the Corporation of the City of Brockville are pleased to announce the hiring of Janette Loveys as the City Manager following an in-depth hiring process. Ms. Loveys has extensive public sector experience at the senior leadership level, having most recently worked as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Sunshine Coast Regional District in British... Read More

A. J. Benoit’s “That’s Entertainment” October 5th at BAC

A. J. Benoit’s “That’s Entertainment” October 5th at BAC
Brockville – A.J. Benoit along with members of his musical troupe will be performing again at the Brockville Arts Centre on Saturday October 5th starting 7:30 p.m. in a show called “That’s Entertainment”. Along with A.J., the show will feature triple threat performers Trisha Reilly and Christina Madden with Brockville’s very own “Queen of Comedy” Pat Marshall. And of course... Read More

Thousand Islands Elementary School Students Learn Yoga

Thousand Islands Elementary School Students Learn Yoga
Lansdowne – Thousand Islands Elementary School (TIES) students learned yoga Friday, discovering ways to stay fit and regulate their emotions. Kelly McGann, an instructor with The Leger Room Yoga, led different classes in onehour sessions, teaching them poses and breathing exercises. Sessions were held throughout the day, benefitting the school’s more than 300 students. Principal Suzanne Morrison said the sessions... Read More

Brockville Police Reports for March 11th – 13th, 2019

Brockville Police Reports for March 11th – 13th, 2019
Brockville – Brockville Police Reports for March 11th – 13th, 2019. In the 24 hour period from March 12th 0500 – March 13th 0500 hours, officers responded to 33 calls for service.  The calls resulted in three people being charged criminally, one mental health apprehension and 2 motor vehicle collisions. Fraud/warrants: On March 12th, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. police received... Read More

94 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Kemptville

94 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Kemptville
Bayfield Manor to more than double resident capacity KEMPTVILLE – The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has created 94 new long-term care beds at Bayfield Manor in Kemptville. Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, was in Kemptville to make the announcement at the existing long-term care home, alongside Southbridge Care Homes’ Managing Director, Keith McIntosh. Currently, Bayfield Manor is... Read More

Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of March 4th – 11th, 2019

Lanark County OPP Weekly News for Week of March 4th – 11th, 2019
LANARK COUNTY – Between Monday March 4, 2019 and Monday March 11, 2019 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 349 calls for service. The calls included: Motor Vehicle Collisions Total:  21                 Including: Car / Deer: 5 Parking Lots: 2 Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 5 Impaired Drivers On March 6, 2019 Lesley CONNOLLY, age... Read More

Council survey and Discussion Forum on the future of waste management in North Grenville

Council survey and Discussion Forum on the future of  waste management in North Grenville
North Grenville – The Municipal Council would like to have input from residents on what the future of waste management in North Grenville should look like. With that in mind, they have developed a survey to solicit feedback and the next Discussion Forum, to be held on March 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Urbandale Arts Theatre in the... Read More

Grenville County Youth Charged

Grenville County Youth Charged
KEMPTVILLE – On March 9, 2019, officers from the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a report of an assault that had occurred at Riverside Park in Kemptville the previous day. Following an investigation, a 17 year-old youth from North Grenville was arrested after joining in a consensual fight with 2 other youths. One youth attended hospital for minor injuries. The... Read More

Lanark OPP Investigates Damage to Mailboxes

Lanark OPP Investigates Damage to Mailboxes
TAY VALLEY – The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking the public’s assistance in an investigation relating to damage done to several mailboxes in Tay Valley Township on March 4 and again on March 9, 2019. Several residential mailboxes were severely damaged as well as large community mailboxes were overturned in the Lakewood Road and Kenyon... Read More