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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

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

Champions for Kids 2017 Golf Tournament Being Held July 6th

Champions for Kids 2017 Golf Tournament Being Held July 6th
Gananoque – The 2017 C4K Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Smuggler’s Glen Golf Course in Gananoque. Cost is $150 per golfer. Cost includes golf fees, cart, BBQ lunch, dinner (buffet – prime rib, chicken and salmon available) and $20 charitable tax receipt.  Tickets may be purchased for the dinner only at a cost of $40/person.  ... Read More

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR LONG WEEKEND HIGHWAY SAFETY CAMPAIGN

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR LONG WEEKEND HIGHWAY SAFETY CAMPAIGN
LEEDS-   Officers from the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) actively participated in the Province Wide Highway Safety Campaign during the course of the Easter long weekend. The broad goal of the campaign was increased safety for all road users with a particular focus on the correct use of seat belts. From Friday 14th May 2017 through Monday... Read More

Gananoque Police and Youth from Community to support hospital patients by partnering up to Save Lives!

Gananoque Police and Youth from Community to support hospital patients by partnering up to Save Lives!
Gananoque – Gananoque Police Services and senior students from Gananoque Secondary School are partnering up to save lives. To assist Canadian Blood Services to help ensure that lifesaving blood products are available to hospital patients in need.  As part of their dedication to their community the Gananoque Police will be holding a donor recruitment event in the High School on... Read More

CRCA FLOOD WATCH STATEMENT – UPDATE

CRCA FLOOD WATCH STATEMENT – UPDATE
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has updated their Flood Watch Statement today. Lakes levels across the CRCA appear to have stabilized over the last few days, and are starting to fall.  Minimal rainfall, coupled with falling stream flows, have allowed inflow and outflow to balance, stabilize the levels, and over the coming days these levels should continue... Read More

OPP Easter Long Weekend Traffic Campaign

OPP Easter Long Weekend Traffic Campaign
LEEDS –   Between 12:01 a.m. on Friday, April 14 and 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017, members of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be participating in a Provincial Traffic Safety Campaign with an emphasis on the “Big 4″. The “Big 4” including Seatbelt Compliance, Distracted Driving, Impaired Driving and Speeding. Road users should expect to see... Read More

RUNCIMAN’S BOATING BILL PASSES SENATE

RUNCIMAN’S BOATING BILL PASSES SENATE
OTTAWA – Senator Bob Runciman’s bill to bring a more rational approach to reporting to Customs for boaters who cross into Canadian waters has passed the Senate. Senators voted tonight to approve Bill S-233, following speeches in support of the legislation by Runciman and Senator Peter Harder, Government Leader in the Senate. The bill now moves to the House of... Read More

Lyndhurst Feral Cat Project raised $2100 for the Gananoque & District Humane Society (GDHS)

Lyndhurst Feral Cat Project raised $2100 for the Gananoque &  District Humane Society (GDHS)
The Lyndhurst Feral Cat Project (LFCP) held its second annual online auction in March to kick off the Gananoque & District Humane Society’s Cupcake Month – a fundraising blitz for this local, volunteer run, no-kill shelter. With the help of many local artists, businesses and animal-loving donors, over 100 items were sold, raising $2100 and surpassing this year’s goal by $100. The... Read More

Gananoque Police Service starting 9-1-1 texting service

Gananoque Police Service starting 9-1-1 texting service
Gananoque – Gananoque Police Service is launching an emergency telephone service for individuals that are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired. TEXT with 911 is a service that provides people with those impairments the ability to communicate with 9-1- 1 emergency personnel. The wireless-based service lets a 9-1-1 operator know that a deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired... Read More