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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

Freezing Rain Warning Has Been Issued for Our Entire Region for Sunday & Monday!

Freezing Rain Warning Has Been Issued for Our Entire Region for Sunday & Monday!
Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning for our entire region, with a ice storm possible late Sunday and continuing Monday. Freezing rain is expected to develop late Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday and continue through the day. The freezing rain will finally transition to flurries or ice... Read More

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!
Eastern Ontario – Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday afternoon, overnight and into Monday for our entire region for a potential major winter storm! They say a major ice and snow storm is possible, with freezing rain expected to develop Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday... Read More

Special Weather Statement Issued for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G!

Special Weather Statement Issued for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G!
Special Weather Statement Issued for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg, SD&G! Some freezing rain and freezing drizzle likely tonight. Precipitation associated with an approaching low pressure system will move into eastern Ontario later today. Some freezing rain or freezing drizzle is likely tonight into Friday morning, although amounts are not expected to be overly significant. Areas closer to the... Read More

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday

OSSTF Initiating Full Day Walk Out on Wednesday
Eastern Ontario – Teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) will participate in a one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services this Wednesday, December 4th, if a new agreement is not reached before then. The UCDSB has said if this occurs, there will be no classes, planned activities, co-operative education placements or extracurriculars for students... Read More

FIRST FESTIVE RIDE OF THE SEASON STARTS WITH AN ARREST

FIRST FESTIVE RIDE OF THE SEASON STARTS WITH AN ARREST
Leeds County – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are being proactive in efforts to take impaired drivers off the road. On November 23, 2019 just after 10:00 a.m. officers were conducting the first festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) program of the season at the intersection of County Road 40 and Lower Oak... Read More

Leeds-Grenville Annual Economic Development Summit 2019 Being Held November 22nd

Leeds-Grenville Annual Economic Development Summit 2019 Being Held November 22nd
Leeds-Grenville – The annual Leeds-Grenville Economic Summit is set for Friday, November 22nd at the North Grenville Municipal Centre. Come out for a day focused on Economic Development and Leadership. This event is in partnership with Michael Barrett, M.P., Steve Clark, M.P.P., the Eastern Workforce Innovation Board and the 1000 Islands, Grenville and Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corporations. This... Read More

Health Unit releases Student Immunization Report

Health Unit releases Student Immunization Report
Brockville – Being fully immunized protects against many communicable diseases, like measles and polio that can be quite serious and are easily spread in our community, especially in our schools. The Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) is an important piece of legislation that requires students to be immunized against certain diseases or to have a valid exemption on file... Read More

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning
Brockville – Hydro One is reporting many pockets of power outages around our region. There are pockets of power outages in Augusta Township, Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, Rideau Lakes, Athens Township, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Leeds & 1000 Islands, Howe Island, Gananoque, Brockville, Merrickville-Wolford and North Grenville. One of the major outages in our region is in Morrisburg and South Dundas where over... Read More