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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

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

26th Seeley’s Bay Frost Fest Set for Jan 31st – Feb 2nd, 2020

26th Seeley’s Bay Frost Fest Set for Jan 31st – Feb 2nd, 2020
Seeley’s Bay – FrostFest is celebrating 26 years in 2020! Organizers have set their sites on providing a full weekend of family friendly fun while raising funds to enhance community life in Seeley’s Bay and surrounding areas. Over the past 25 years the committee has donated $75,000 to support local programs in the community. This much anticipated annual event takes... Read More

STOLEN VEHICLE FOUND AFTER TRAFFIC COMPLAINT

STOLEN VEHICLE FOUND AFTER TRAFFIC COMPLAINT
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a stolen motor vehicle that led to numerous charges. On January 3, 2020 just before 1:40 p.m. OPP officers received a traffic complaint regarding a vehicle all over the road, eastbound on Highway 401, Elizabethtown- Kitley Township. Officers from the Leeds County and Lansdowne offices... Read More

Post Foods Canada and Tim Hortons® Partner to Launch Timbits® Flavoured Cereal to Take Your Favourite Treat From Box to Bowl

Post Foods Canada and Tim Hortons® Partner to Launch Timbits® Flavoured Cereal to Take Your Favourite Treat From Box to Bowl
TORONTO – Cereal lovers and Tim Hortons fans alike will have a new reason to celebrate breakfast in the new year with the launch of Post Timbits® Cereal. Post Foods Canada has created two new breakfast cereals inspired by the irresistible taste of some of Canada’s favourite Timbits® flavours. Starting in early 2020, Post Timbits® Chocolate Glazed Cereal and Post Timbits® Birthday Cake Cereal will be available in major... Read More

Four Drivers Charged with Stunt Driving Over Holidays

Four Drivers Charged with Stunt Driving Over Holidays
Leeds County – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) laid charges related to excessive speeding from December 27, 2019 to January 1,2020. On December 27, 2019 just after 5:00 p.m. an officer from the Lansdowne Detachment was conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 15 near Franks Road, Rideau Lakes Township. A northbound vehicle was observed... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!
Freezing rain ending this afternoon. The freezing rain will transition to ice pellets, snow or rain this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of 5 to 10 mm is possible and power outages are possible. Poor travel conditions can be expected today. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your... Read More

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED
Impending ice and snow event could mean challenging driving conditions Smiths Falls – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region is urging motorists to be prepared for deteriorating driving conditions, starting tonight. The forecast calls for significant freezing rain for much of the region followed by snow. “If you don’t have to go out on the highways tonight or tomorrow, we recommend... Read More