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ONTARIO TACKLING PLASTIC WASTE AND IMPROVING RECYCLING

ONTARIO TACKLING PLASTIC WASTE AND IMPROVING RECYCLING
IMPROVING THE BLUE BOX PROGRAM WILL HELP DIVERT MORE WASTE FROM LANDFILLS AND SAVE TAXPAYERS MONEY, SAYS MPP CLARK BROCKVILLE — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario is moving to improve recycling across the province to address the serious problem of litter and plastic pollution as part of our Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. Clark, in his capacity as... Read More

1st Annual Gord Brown Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Being Held Thursday

1st Annual Gord Brown Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Being Held Thursday
PLEASE NOTE: This tournament is now sold out!!! Brockville – The 1st annual Gord Brown Memorial Charity Golf Tournament is being held this Thursday, August 15th at Smugglers Glen Golf Course. All proceeds from this event will go to support the United Way of Leeds & Grenville and the Gord Brown Memorial Canada 150 Outdoor Rink. You can golf with... Read More

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR THE CIVIC HOLIDAY WEEKEND INITIATIVE

LEEDS COUNTY OPP RESULTS FOR THE CIVIC HOLIDAY WEEKEND INITIATIVE
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) actively participated in the Provincial Highway Safety Campaign during the course of the long weekend. From Friday August 2, 2019 through Monday August 5, 2019, Leeds County OPP laid the following charges in relation to driving. Fail to Move Over for Emergency Vehicle  4 Speeding  81 Stunt Driving  6                    ... Read More

Suspect Caught be K-9

Suspect Caught be K-9
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation involving a stolen excavator. On August 3, 2019 at about 4:45 a.m. OPP officers responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle on Oakel Street in Lyndhurst. Police located the truck and attached trailer loaded with a small excavator. The driver and occupants failed... Read More

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places
More halls. Check. Big music. Check. Magical moments and musical memories – you betcha. Performances in Brockville, Chaffey’s Lock, Lyndhurst, Burritt’s Rapids, Athens, Merrickville, Delta, Spencerville, Portland, Seeley’s Bay & More!!! Eastern Ontario – The Ontario Festival of Small Halls plants inspired, decorated and mind-blowing artists into rural halls across Eastern Ontario, bursting with community vibes. Music lovers witness these... Read More

Lansdowne Man Faces Impaired Charges

Lansdowne Man Faces Impaired Charges
Gananoque – On July 27, 2019 officers while on routine patrol observed a male operating a motor vehicle in the wrong direction on a one-way roadway in the Town of Gananoque. The male was also recognized by officers and was known to have a disqualified driver’s license from previous criminal code driving convictions. Officers conducted a traffic stop and confirmed... Read More

Fatal Skydiving Incident in Leeds & Thousand Island Township

Fatal Skydiving Incident in Leeds & Thousand Island Township
Name of deceased, investigation turned over to Coroner’s Office  Leeds & 1000 Islands – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have completed their investigation into a fatal skydiving incident. On July 20, 2019 at about 4:10 p.m., officers in Leeds and Thousand Islands Township were advised of a skydiving incident on Airport Road near... Read More

Birds of Prey at Charleston Lake Provincial Park Saturday

Birds of Prey at Charleston Lake Provincial Park Saturday
Photo courtesy of Wild Ontario Lansdowne – Charleston Lake Provincial Park is hosting a ‘Birds of Prey’ show this Saturday, July 20th. Starting at 1:30pm at the amphitheatre, come see live birds of prey. Join the experts from Wild Ontario and their wildlife ambassadors for an up close look at these amazing birds. Free admission with park day pass. Sponsored... Read More

155th Lansdowne Fair Runs from July 18th to 21st!!!

155th Lansdowne Fair Runs from July 18th to 21st!!!
Lansdowne – The 155th edition of the Lansdowne Fair begins this Thursday, July 18th and continues until Sunday, July 21st at the Lansdowne Fairgrounds. Lots of fun for everyone with exhibits, Horse Shows, Demo Derby, Antique Tractors, Machinery and Cars, Midway, Musical Entertainment, Home Cooked Meals with Homemade Pie, Truck and Tractor Pull, Parade, Talent Show, Kids’ Games and Entertainment... Read More

Leeds County OPP Charge Two Impaired Drivers on Same Day

Leeds County OPP Charge Two Impaired Drivers on Same Day
LEEDS – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged two more impaired drivers. On July 7, 2019 at about 6:40 p.m. OPP officers of the Thousand Islands office stopped a vehicle for a traffic related offence on the 1000 Islands Parkway near Reynolds Road. The driver Richard WINNEL, 67 years old of Front Leeds-Lansdowne Township... Read More