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CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. The ground is saturated in many areas and is still frozen in some parts of the region. Except for isolated patches of snow and ice, the ground is bare. The current ground conditions can lead to high runoff from rainfall due to... Read More

Province Planning on Reducing Ambulance/Paramedic Services From 52 to 10

Province Planning on Reducing Ambulance/Paramedic Services From 52 to 10
Brockville – The United Counties of Leeds & Grenville got word on Monday from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has the intent to reduce 52 ambulance/paramedic services to 10 through restructuring. The counties have been providing a paramedic/ambulance service since 2001 when the Province downloaded the service to municipalities. Municipalities... Read More

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL IMPAIRED STOPPED

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL IMPAIRED STOPPED
LEEDS –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped another impaired driver after finding him asleep at the wheel. On April 12, 2019 at about 11:15 p.m. OPP officers stopped a vehicle on County Road 42 in Athens Township after the driver was found asleep with a revving engine. The driver was arrested for Impaired Driving and... Read More

Significant rainfall likely Sunday and Sunday night

Significant rainfall likely Sunday and Sunday night
Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday & Sunday Night. Significant rainfall likely Sunday and Sunday night. Precipitation associated with an approaching low pressure system is expected to move into Eastern Ontario Sunday and persist until Monday morning. Precipitation may begin as snow before changing to rain in some areas. Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 40... Read More

Impaired Drivers Charged in Leeds County: Investigation Ongoing

Impaired Drivers Charged in Leeds County: Investigation Ongoing
LEEDS –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On April 4, 2019, just after midnight, OPP officers received a complaint about a vehicle on Temperance lake Road in Elizabethtown – Kitley Township. After an investigation 23 year old Tyler BERRYof Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township was arrested... Read More

OPP Have Tresspass Concerns at Rock Dunder

OPP Have Tresspass Concerns at Rock Dunder
LEEDS –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remind hikers that a local nature reserve hiking trail is not yet open. Leeds OPP has been advised on numerous occasions of people trespassing at Rock Dunder Nature Reserve, located near Seeley’s Bay in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township. Leeds OPP Acting Inspector Nancy Graves advises that, “While the OPP will... Read More

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX

TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO REVEAL TRUE COST OF CARBON TAX
ONTARIO TO REQUIRE GASOLINE PUMPS, NATURAL GAS BILLS TO REFLECT INCREASED COST OF FEDERAL CARBON TAX  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s government is standing up for the people by introducing a series of transparency measures that will prevent the federal government from hiding the true cost of its job-killing carbon tax. “Instead of punishing... Read More

Routine Traffic Stop Finds Stun Gun and Gananoque Man who was in Breach of Probation

Routine Traffic Stop Finds Stun Gun and Gananoque Man who was in Breach of Probation
Gananoque – On April 6, 2019 officers while on routine patrol observed a known male who was seated in the rear of a motor vehicle.  Further investigation determined the male to be wanted for breach of probation.  Officers conducted a traffic stop that resulted in the arrest of the 37-year-old male from Brockville. Prior to the arrest the male attempted... Read More

Gananoque Police Reports for March 31st, 2019

Gananoque Police Reports for March 31st, 2019
Gananoque – Gananoque Police Reports for March 31st, 2019. March 26th, 2019 The Gananoque Police arrested a 22-year-old Gananoque male at a King Street East residence.  The male was on Probation, with a condition not to associate with a resident at that address. He was also on a condition not to possess or use non-medically prescribed drugs. Further investigation revealed... Read More

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019
Perth – The Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships will take place on Tuesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 11 atPerth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) in Perth. Hosted by Perth and District Collegiate Institute, games will take place in the gymnasiums of PDCI and The Stewart School. The girls’ event takes place April 9 and will involve teams from PDCI,Carleton Place High... Read More