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Weekend Snowstorm May Bring the Season’s Biggest Snowfall to Southern Ontario With 15–30cm of Snow – VIDEO

Weekend Snowstorm May Bring the Season’s Biggest Snowfall to Southern Ontario With 15–30cm of Snow – VIDEO
Toronto – A strong snowstorm appears increasingly likely to bring significant snowfall accumulation to all parts of Southern Ontario this weekend starting Saturday morning and lasting into Sunday. Widespread accumulation between 15-30cm is expected with slightly less around the Lake Ontario and Erie shoreline due to the snow being wetter causing reduced accumulation. Strong wind gusts reaching 50-70km/h during the... Read More

Snowfall warning in effect for our entire region for later today and overnight!

Snowfall warning in effect for our entire region for later today and overnight!
15 to 25 cm of heavy snow today and tonight. Snow, heavy at times, will arrive over the region this morning. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are expected. Brisk southeasterly winds gusting to 50 km/h will whip up freshly fallen snow causing very low visibility at times in blowing snow today into this evening. Rapidly accumulating snow... Read More

LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES RECEIVE $3.9 MILLION IN INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS

LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES RECEIVE $3.9 MILLION IN INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS
MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES OCIF FUNDING FOR CRITICAL ROADS, BRIDGES, WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS ACROSS RIDING Brockville — Local municipalities will receive more than $3.9 million in funding for community infrastructure needs through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF), Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark announced today. “As MPP, I am upholding my commitment to support local municipalities by... Read More

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
Brockville – The 15th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame is Thursday March 26 th at the Brockville Arts Centre. The Committee is accepting nominations now until February 21st. You can email bruce.wylie@bellmedia.ca for a nomination form. Last year Ed Bush, Rolly Evans, Alex Fleuriau Chateau, Reg Francis, Brenda Lewis and the Thousand Islanders Barbershop... Read More

Driver Charged After Vehicle Found in the Ditch

Driver Charged After Vehicle Found in the Ditch
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a driver under the Highway Traffic Act following a single vehicle collision. On January 13, 2020 just after 2:15 p.m. OPP officers of the Rideau Lakes office responded to reports of a vehicle in the ditch on Harts Gravel Road, South Crosby Township. Investigation led... Read More

Freezing rain warning continues for our entire region this morning!

Freezing rain warning continues for our entire region this morning!
Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets will change to snow later this morning. Total ice accretion amounts of 5 to 10 mm are possible. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Be... Read More

Freezing rain warning & Rainfall warning For Our Entire Region!

Freezing rain warning & Rainfall warning For Our Entire Region!
Freezing rain warning in effect for: Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. Rain is expected to change over to freezing rain mixed at times with ice pellets this evening then persist through tonight before changing to some snow by Sunday morning. Ice accretion amounts of 5 to 10 mm... Read More

Rainfall warning in effect for our entire region!

Rainfall warning in effect for our entire region!
Rainfall, combined with melting snow, is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. A soaker on tap Saturday. A moisture laden low from Texas will spread rain across Eastern Ontario overnight into Saturday, with most areas receiving a total of 20 to 30 mm by Saturday evening. The rain is then expected to change over... Read More

Leeds OPP Responded to 12 Collisions Involving Deer In First Week of 2020

Leeds OPP Responded to 12 Collisions Involving Deer In First Week of 2020
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 12 reported collisions so far in January involving deer. The following tips may reduce your chances of being involved in a collision with deer and other wildlife. • Drive the speed limit, or slower in high risk areas and scan the sides of the road. • If... Read More