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Damaged Trailer Removed from Highway

Damaged Trailer Removed from Highway
LEEDS –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into a damaged trailer removed from Highway 401. On the 25th of April 2017 at about 10:00 PM. Members of the Ontario Provincial Police HET (Highway Enforcement Team), in Front of Yonge Township stopped a tractor trailer on Highway 401 after observing damage on the trailer. Investigation revealed that... Read More

Overwhelming support for strike vote from LCBO workers

Overwhelming support for strike vote from LCBO workers
TORONTO – LCBO workers have delivered a resounding message of support for their bargaining team’s demands with a 93 per cent strike vote. The vote, held yesterday and today, was called by the bargaining team late last month after what they described as management’s “complete lack of respect for workers.” Warren (Smokey) Thomas, president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union... Read More

Annual Women’s Hockey Tournament a Great Success for Girls Inc.

Annual Women’s Hockey Tournament a Great Success for Girls Inc.
LEEDS AND GRENVILLE – The Eighth Annual TD Canada Trust Women’s Hockey Tournament for Girls Inc. held March 31st to April 2nd, 2017 was a smashing success! The weekend saw over 200 women hockey players, 21 local vendors, dozens of amazing volunteers as well as enthusiastic spectators support the work of Girls Inc. of Upper Canada. Sponsors, donors and players... Read More

Author Terry Fallis Returns to Gananoque to Open the 1000 Islands Writers Festival – May 5th to 7th

Author Terry Fallis Returns to Gananoque to Open  the 1000 Islands Writers Festival – May 5th to 7th
By Pam Hudson, 1000 Islands Writers Festival With 14 Celebrated Canadian Authors and two-time National Spoken Word Champion PrufRock Shadowrunner, at the Gananoque Inn & Spa        Gananoque – From May 5th to 7th the 1000 Islands Writers Festival will join in the nation’s celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation with its intimate and friendly author engagements that... Read More

Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Welcomes Back Dr. Marla Shapiro for HPV Learning Opportunity

Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Welcomes Back Dr. Marla Shapiro for HPV Learning Opportunity
Brockville – On Thursday, April 20, the Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) welcomed back celebrity Dr. Marla Shapiro to its Brockville site for a lunchtime learning opportunity about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Shapiro, who met with the team in February to discuss herpes zoster (shingles), spoke to more than 20 staff members about emerging clinical data on HPV... Read More

The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Celebrates Earth Day by Participating in Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up

The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team Celebrates Earth Day by Participating in Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up
Brockville – Gloves on for community partnerships! The Leeds & Grenville Community Family Health Team (LGCFHT) recognized Earth Day last Friday afternoon by participating in the Brockville Community-Wide Clean-Up. To celebrate this global initiative, over 20 LGCFHT staff members tidied the grounds surrounding the LGCFHT building, the Brockville Police Service station, and a nearby creek. With reusable gloves, garbage bags and... Read More

MPP CLARK TO HELP HONOUR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS AT THREE CEREMONIES

MPP CLARK TO HELP HONOUR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS AT THREE CEREMONIES
Brockville – Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark will help celebrate National Volunteer Week by attending three Ontario Volunteer Service Awards ceremonies in the riding. Clark will join officials from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration’s Honours and Awards Secretariat in recognizing more than 400 local volunteers. Details about the ceremonies are as follows: Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. at the Brockville... Read More

The Village of Merrickville-Wolford to compete in the Communities in Bloom competition as a National Finalist .

The Village of Merrickville-Wolford to compete in the Communities in Bloom competition as a National Finalist .
Merrickville-Wolford  – The Village of Merrickville Wolford will once again compete in 2017 as a National Finalist. Merrickville- Wolford competed in the 2016 Provincial’s and was awarded 5 Blooms. The CIB judges will tour the Village on July 6, 2017. The judges will evaluate the Village on the following criteria: floral displays, landscaped areas, urban forestry, tidiness, community involvement, heritage conservation,... Read More

Prescott Curling Club Celebrates Volunteers of the Year Rick and Anita Pybus

Prescott Curling Club Celebrates Volunteers of the Year Rick and Anita Pybus
PRESCOTT – Congratulations to this year’s volunteer(s) of the year: Rick and Anita Pybus! Their tireless efforts have made our club mixes the most successful in years. From the amazing meals they prepare for lunch to organizing prizes, they and their team do an amazing job! Thank you for all you do, Rick and Anita. Our club is filled with... Read More