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All UCDSB Schools Will ReOpen Thursday Feb 14th, 2019

All UCDSB Schools Will ReOpen Thursday Feb 14th, 2019
Brockville – All schools and board offices within the Upper Canada District School Board will be open on Thursday, February 14, 2019.  We are looking forward to welcoming our students and staff back to school in the morning. All extended day programs and child care centers operating on our school properties will also be open.  Community use of schools will also... Read More

Nominations Still Being Accepted for this Year’s Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame

Nominations Still Being Accepted for this Year’s Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame
Brockville – The 14th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame is Thursday March 28th at the Brockville Arts Centre. The Committee is accepting nominations now until February 15th . Nominations forms are available at Mr C’s Gift of Music in the Kensington Plaza, All You need is Music on California Ave, The Brockville Arts Centre, JRfm... Read More

Significant snowfall expected Monday evening and overnight for our entire region!

Significant snowfall expected Monday evening and overnight for our entire region!
Significant snowfall expected Monday evening and overnight for our entire region! Snow associated with an approaching low pressure system is expected to move into the area late Monday afternoon or evening and persist into Tuesday morning. Some areas may see snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm. Snow may be accompanied by ice pellets Monday evening and overnight before changing... Read More

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
Brockville – The 14th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame is Thursday March 28th at the Brockville Arts Centre. The Committee is accepting nominations now until February 15th . Nominations forms are available at Mr C’s Gift of Music in the Kensington Plaza, All You need is Music on California Ave, The Brockville Arts Centre,... Read More

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety today. Rainfall amounts of 30 – 50 mm are forecasted for Thursday night and Friday across the region, with Kingston and areas to the north expected to receive as much as 45 – 50 mm. Brockville is forecasted to receive 30 – 35... Read More

Pet photos with Santa fundraiser helps animals in need

Pet photos with Santa fundraiser helps animals in need
Brockville – Whether they’ve been naughty or nice this year, bring your pet to the Ontario SPCA Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre’s holiday event to have their photo taken with Santa. The Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre welcomes pet owners to this annual holiday tradition where furry friends can meet Old Saint Nick and request that favourite treat or fun new... Read More

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation
Brockville – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have recently presented to their trustees the annual year-end financial statements for 2017-2018. The main focus and area of concern for both English language school boards was the significant increase in costs related to the provision of local and rural student transportation, which resulted in... Read More

McGregor’s Christmas Light Display Runs From November 17th to December 31st

McGregor’s Christmas Light Display Runs From November 17th to December 31st
Athens – The McGregor’s Christmas Light Display is back once again starting this Saturday, November 17th and running until December 31st. Free of charge but accepting donations on behalf of Children’s’ Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). It runs every night from dusk (5:00pm to 9:00pm, late if really busy) weather permitting. WILL NOT PUT UP IF WINDS ARE REALLY BAD... Read More

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend
Food Blitz Stops in Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth, Lanark, Smiths Falls, Westport, Elgin, Portland, Merrickville, Athens, and Delta. Smiths Falls – The 2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign gets underway this weekend starting out in Almonte and Carleton Place this Saturday, November 10th. Area food banks continue to play a vital role, providing necessary assistance to... Read More

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Federal By-election to Be Held Dec. 3rd for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Ottawa – A federal by-election has been called for Monday, December 3rd for the federal riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. The by-election will fill the seat left vacant after the death of longtime Conservative MP Gord Brown, who passed away suddenly after suffering a heart attack in his Parliament Hill office in May. The federal government had until... Read More