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American Graffiti Classic Car Show Part 5 Being Held Saturday in Seeley’s Bay

American Graffiti Classic Car Show Part 5 Being Held Saturday in Seeley’s Bay
Seeley’s Bay – The American Graffiti Classic Car Show Part 5 is being held this Saturday, August 24th in Seeley’s Bay. The free event is in it’s 5th year hoping to raise money for 2 great charities: Mckenna’s Dream & Sheba’s Haven Rescue. There will be vendors, entertainment by The Fabulous Bel Airs, a BBQ and a Chicken BBQ, a... Read More

Annual Furball Party Cruise with the Gananoque & District Humane Society Being Held Friday

Annual Furball Party Cruise with the Gananoque & District Humane Society Being Held Friday
Gananoque – The Gananoque & District Humane Society invites you to party like an animal to support the animals this Friday, August 23rd, for their annual Fur Ball Boat Cruise fundraiser, generously donated by the Rockport Boat Line to support the Humane Society. This fun-filled, family-friendly party boat departs from the Rockport Boat Line at 6pm sharp and returns at... Read More

MUNICIPALITIES SHOW STRONG INTEREST IN THIRD-PARTY REVIEW FUND

MUNICIPALITIES SHOW STRONG INTEREST IN THIRD-PARTY REVIEW FUND
CLARK SAYS 90% OF LARGE URBAN MUNICIPALITIES TAKING ADVANTAGE OF  GOVERNMENT’S AUDIT AND ACCOUNTABILITY FUND  BROCKVILLE — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says there has been a remarkably positive response from Ontario’s large urban municipalities to the government’s Audit and Accountability Fund. “I’m pleased that 90 per cent of our municipal partners that were offered financial resources to... Read More

1000 Islands Poker Run Makes Annual Stop in Brockville for Lunch Saturday

1000 Islands Poker Run Makes Annual Stop in Brockville for Lunch Saturday
Card Stops in Gananoque, Johnstown & Brockville! Brockville – The 33rd annual 1000 Islands Poker Run will set out from Kingston this Saturday, August 17th with card stops in Gananoque, Johnstown and a lunch stop in Brockville. More than 80 boats are expected to participate in this year’s poker run. The City of Kingston is once again hosting this event... Read More

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

Gananoque Police Investigating Suspicious Incident

Gananoque Police Investigating Suspicious Incident
Gananoque – The Gananoque Police Service is investigating a suspicious incident that was reported to police on August 11, 2019. It is reported between 7:30PM-8:30PM a male was observed in the area exhibiting concerning behaviours.  The male is described as wearing blue T-shirt and gray sweatpants and was in the area of Water Street and Kate Street. If anyone observed... 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

Staffing cuts at Upper Canada District School Board herald a grim return to class for students in September

Staffing cuts at Upper Canada District School Board herald a grim return to class for students in September
BROCKVILLE – The final disturbing picture of cuts at Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has education workers worried about the effect on students in the coming school year and wondering whether parents realize the consequences that reduced services in schools will have for their children. A conclusive tabulation by Local 5678 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE),... Read More