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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Our Entire Region

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Our Entire Region
Brockville – Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for our entire region for today. Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain. Conditions will be favourable for severe thunderstorms late this morning into this afternoon. A cold front will move through Eastern Ontario, triggering numerous... Read More

Special weather statement in effect for Our Entire Region: Heat Warning

Special weather statement in effect for Our Entire Region: Heat Warning
Brockville – A Special Weather Statement has been issued by Environment Canada for today. A warm and humid airmass has moved over Southern Ontario. Low temperatures this morning remain above 20 degrees, providing little relief from yesterday’s heat. Maximum temperatures will be slightly cooler today, but are still forecast to reach the high twenties with humidex values possibly reaching 37.... Read More

Township of Leeds and The Thousand Islands to host Annual Garden Party June 14th

Township of Leeds and The Thousand Islands to host Annual Garden Party June 14th
Lansdowne, ON – The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands and the Town of Gananoque are hosting the annual Community Recognition Event on Thursday June 14, 2018. This free event will be held at Furnace Falls Farm in Lyndhurst Ontario to celebrate the Community Grant Program recognized by each community. All are welcome to attend. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming... Read More

Colin Brown will Seek Conservative Party Nomination in Riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Colin Brown will Seek Conservative Party Nomination in Riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Nephew of late MP Gord Brown will continue his family’s legacy of public service. GANANOQUE — Colin Brown, nephew of late MP Gord Brown, today announced his intention to seek the Conservative Party Nomination in the Riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. Colin will work to represent his community as the Conservative Party Candidate in the upcoming byelection. “I... Read More

5th Annual Annable Designs Golf Classic Raises Over $21,000 For Tim Horton Children’s Foundation – VIDEO

5th Annual Annable Designs Golf Classic Raises Over $21,000 For Tim Horton Children’s Foundation – VIDEO
Last Friday, Dave Annable (r) presented a cheque for $21,507.10  to local Tim Hortons owners Shane Joyce & Natasha Avis. – Photo By Dale Elliott, Hometown TV 12 News Brockville – The 5th annual Annable Designs Golf Classic held on May 28th at Smuggler’s Glen Golf Course raised a total of $21,507.10 for the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation. Close to 120... Read More

Celebrate Canada’s Indigenous Culture with Parks Canada on National Indigenous Peoples Day June 16th

Celebrate Canada’s Indigenous Culture with Parks Canada on National Indigenous Peoples Day June 16th
Thousand Islands National Park is Pleased to Offer Free Admission Day on June 16th Mallorytown Landing – The Government is celebrating families and the importance of our protected areas with free admission to Parks Canada’s places for youth 17 and under, starting in 2018 and beyond. This year, Parks Canada is also pleased to offer free admission or lockage for... Read More

Local Law Enforcement Torch Runs For Special Olympics Taking Place This Week Around Leeds-Grenville

Local Law Enforcement Torch Runs For Special Olympics Taking Place This Week Around Leeds-Grenville
Leeds-Grenville – The annual Law Enforcement Torch Runs For Special Olympics makes its way around the Leeds & Grenville region this week. There are runs in Prescott, Kemptville, Merrickville, Gananoque and Brockville this week. Along with the annual Motorcycle Ride on Saturday. Thursday, June 7th: Prescott OPP Torch Run starting from Walker House, 623 King Street, Prescott, 12:30pm Kemptville OPP... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board to Recognize Volunteers and Staff at 2018 Celebration Night

Upper Canada District School Board to Recognize Volunteers and Staff at 2018 Celebration Night
Kemptville – The Upper Canada District School Board will recognize excellence in members of its staff and its volunteer community on Monday during the 2018 Celebration Night awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held at North Grenville District High School, and will recognize winners of the Upper Canada District School Board Service Excellence Award, Volunteer of the Year Award, and Director’s Award of Merit, and the Ontario Principals’ Council Award of... Read More

Bert, Tommy and the two Bobbies victorious at the Gananoque Regatta

Bert, Tommy and the two Bobbies victorious at the Gananoque Regatta
From left to right: Marc Théorêt, 3rd place in the GP-444 Grand Prix Valleyfield. Kent Henderson and Bert Henderson, first place behind the wheel of the GP-777 Steeler and Brandon Kennedy with the GP-25 H8 Cancer Racing in second place. Photo Courtesy of HRL Gananoque – Bert Henderson, Tommy Shannon, Bobby King and Bobby Kennedy triumphed in their respective classes... Read More

United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Makes Contribution in Honour of Late MP Gord Brown

United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Makes Contribution in Honour of Late MP Gord Brown
Brockville – The United Counties of Leeds & Grenville Council has passed a resolution to contribute $2,000 to a GoFundMe campaign in memory of the late Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – 1000 Islands and Rideau Lakes. The ‘Help Gord Brown’s Gan Ice Pad Vision’ campaign has reached more than $36,000 with a goal of $100,000. The campaign... Read More