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UCDSB Advises: No classes for Kindergarten to Grade 8 students on January 29

UCDSB Advises: No classes for Kindergarten to Grade 8 students on January 29
Brockville – In a letter to parents and guardians, the UCDSB shared the following: The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), which represents elementary teachers within our board, gave notice that the Upper Canada District School Board WILL BE impacted by the rotating one-day strikes taking place next week on Wednesday, Jan. 29 if there is no progress made at the central bargaining table.... Read More

LEEDS OPP INVESTIGATING FATAL COLLISION ON HWY 401

LEEDS OPP INVESTIGATING FATAL COLLISION ON HWY 401
Elizabethtown-Kitley – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision involving two tractor trailers. On January 23, 2020 just before 6:30 p.m. OPP officers responded to reports of a disabled transport truck partially blocking a live lane eastbound on Highway 401 in Elizabethtown Township. As an officer approached the... Read More

Local Skaters Do Well at 1000 Islands Super Series Figure Skating Event Last Weekend

Local Skaters Do Well at 1000 Islands Super Series Figure Skating Event Last Weekend
In the photo – Back Row (from left):  Madeline McFaul, Lilianne Faubert-Onstein, Kadynn Morrison, Alisha, Destinee Burns, Melissa Broniszeski, Darinka Ramirez, Maiya.  Middle Row:  Abby Aaron, Addison Aubrey, Alianna Darling, Lexi Laushway, Sophie Glockler. Front Row: Mya Lanctot, Grace Coggan, Danica Dutkewich, Katie McFaul, Avery Aubrey – Submitted Photo Brockville – Skate Brockville Figure Skating Club hosted the 1000 Islands Super... Read More

17th Annual Winter Fun Day at Mac Johnson Wildlife Area Taking Place This Saturday

17th Annual Winter Fun Day at Mac Johnson Wildlife Area Taking Place This Saturday
Tincap – It’s that time of year again – time for you, your family and friends to come out to the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area in Brockville and enjoy lots of outdoor sights and sounds as part of the 17th annual Winter Fun Day. The event will take place this Saturday, Jan. 25th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features... Read More

North Grenville Budget 2020 upcoming Public Open Houses

North Grenville Budget 2020 upcoming Public Open Houses
NORTH GRENVILLE – Following public budget consultation meetings and community request presentations last November, the Municipality of North Grenville will be hosting two Public Open Houses to present and receive public input on the draft 2020 Budget. “The Open House is an opportunity to engage with community stakeholders and residents to view the draft 2020 Budget and to provide feedback,”... Read More

A FOND FAREWELL AND A TRIBUTE OF THANKS TO THE GOLFING FOR MATERNAL CARE GOLF TOURNAMENT

A FOND FAREWELL AND A TRIBUTE OF THANKS TO THE GOLFING FOR MATERNAL CARE GOLF TOURNAMENT
In the photo – Forefront: Pearl Hare, daughter of Kristin Hare. 2nd row (l-r): Ellen Gleason, RN, Women and Children’s Program, BGH; Carole Hare, event organizer; Dr. Harvinder Chawla and Jen Brouwer, RN, Women and Children’s Program, BGH. 3rd row (l-r): Kristina Swank, RN, Women and Children’s Program, BGH; Krista Hare, event committee member; Tom Hare, event organizer; Kristin Hare, event... Read More

LOCAL POLICE SERVICES RECEIVE PROVINCIAL FUNDING BOOST: CLARK

LOCAL POLICE SERVICES RECEIVE PROVINCIAL FUNDING BOOST: CLARK
INCREASE TO COVER COURT SECURITY AND PRISONER TRANSPORT COSTS Brockville – The Ontario government is increasing funding provided to two area municipal police services to offset court security and prisoner transport costs, says Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark. Clark announced the Brockville Police Service will receive $451,188 through the Court Security and Prisoner Transportation Grant, an increase... Read More

Background Paper Answers Key Questions on 2019 Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Flooding

Background Paper Answers Key Questions on 2019 Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Flooding
Cornwall – In an easy-to-read background paper on High Water in 2019, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board responds to the call for more accessible information. The paper uses question and answer format to explain why it flooded in 2019, why Lake Ontario outflows were not higher in 2018 and 2019, how the Board’s actions affected water levels, and... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – January 22, 2020

Brockville Police Reports – January 22, 2020
Brockville – Police reports from the Brockville Police Service from January 20th to 22nd, 2020. Theft: On the 21st of January at 9:15 p.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to a theft complaint at the Shopper’s Drug Mart on Parkedale Ave. A male had been captured on their security footage taking a portable speaker and leaving the store without any... Read More

Towed Vehicle Leads to Arrest in Prescott

Towed Vehicle Leads to Arrest in Prescott
Prescott – On January 20, 2020 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a dispute between a Prescott tow truck company and a 30 year old, town of Prescott resident. The tow company was assisting with snow removal and had towed a vehicle on James Street. The OPP were contacted by the tow company, reporting that the resident... Read More