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First Frost Advisory for the Season Tonight For Our Entire Region

First Frost Advisory for the Season Tonight For Our Entire Region
Brockville – The first Frost Advisory of the season has been issued for tonight for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville, Morrisburg -SD&G, Smiths Falls-Lanark and Ottawa. Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Temperatures will drop to near the freezing mark overnight tonight over these regions. Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees. Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are... Read More

Updated: 3rd Annual Country in the Park in Support of CPHC Being Held September 28th – New Venue Due to Forecasted Weather!

Updated: 3rd Annual Country in the Park in Support of CPHC Being Held September 28th – New Venue Due to Forecasted Weather!
Athens – The 3rd annual Country in the Park in support of Community & Primary Health Care (CPHC) is being held this Saturday, September 28th , but the venue has been changed to the Joshua Bates Centre in Athens due to the forecasted weather. Doors open at 11:00am and the event runs from 11:30am to 8:00pm. Admission is $20. It... Read More

Brockville & South Grenville Chambers Hosting Federal All Candidates Debate for Our Riding on September 26th

Brockville & South Grenville Chambers Hosting Federal All Candidates Debate for Our Riding on September 26th
Brockville – The Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the South Grenville Chamber are hosting a Federal Election All Candidates Debate for Leeds-Grenville- Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Brockville Arts Centre. The doors open at 6:15pm with a meet & greet from 6:30pm to 7:00pm and the debate from 7:00pm... Read More

UCDSB Draws Attention to Mental Health Supports on World Suicide Prevention Day

UCDSB Draws Attention to Mental Health Supports on World Suicide Prevention Day
Brockville – Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) wants to highlight some of the steps students, staff and their families can take to take care of their mental health, and the resources available to them if they are in crisis. “One of the best things to do as a young person is... Read More

Come Out & Have A Corny Good Time at 39th Annual Athens Cornfest This Saturday

Come Out & Have A Corny Good Time at 39th Annual Athens Cornfest This Saturday
Athens – The 39th annual Athens Cornfest is being held this Saturday, August 17th. It runs from 9am to 4pm with lots of free kids activities, free zip line, free rock wall climb and lots of corn. There will be continuous live music all day at Memorial Park on Main Street featuring, Sue Prosser, The Rifle & The Writer, Simon... Read More

4th Annual Athens Truck Show being Held This Friday & Saturday

4th Annual Athens Truck Show being Held This Friday & Saturday
Athens – The 4th annual Athens Truck show is being held this Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th at the Athens Fairgrounds. The Upper Canada Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America hosted it’s first ever Athens Truck Show in 2016. The show has continued to grow over the past few years and in 2018 they hosted more... 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

Brockville Chamber Once Again Asking For Nominations for Awards of Excellence

Brockville Chamber Once Again Asking For Nominations for Awards of Excellence
Brockville – The Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce is once again seeking nominations for their 2019 Awards of Excellence. Do you know a deserving individual, business or group? Someone that goes above and beyond for our community? Nominations must be submitted no later than 4:00pm on Friday, August 23rd, 2019. New this year to the Chamber Awards is the... 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

Monday Morning Local Weather Update: Cooler Temps for Today & Rest of Week!

Monday Morning Local Weather Update: Cooler Temps for Today & Rest of Week!
Good Monday morning! Much cooler today and for the rest of the week so far! Today’s Forecast Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this evening. Clearing near midnight. Low 14. Tuesday: Sunny. High 26. Humidex 27. UV index 7 or... Read More