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Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs
The Board is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high  levels, 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs), for the next week considering there is very little  capacity for passing water... Read More

Trustees Approve Special Education Pilot Project for 2019-20 School Year

Trustees Approve Special Education Pilot Project for 2019-20 School Year
Brockville – As part of ongoing efforts to modernize programming for students, Superintendent Ron Ferguson presented a review of the district’s Special Education Program at the May 22 Board meeting. The review contained recommendations that would enhance the current direction for delivering special education in the Upper Canada District School Board. The recommendations presented were the result of a review... Read More

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!

Finalists Announced for the 6th Annual MyView Film Festival!
Brockville – Youth ages 10-24 across Eastern Ontario were busy this spring making short videos about something important to them.  Nine original local films have been nominated as finalists for the 2019 MyView Youth Film Festival. Precious Cargo by Joy Covey from Brockville Barbie and Ken by Mackenzie Ball from Kemptville Simple Math by Max Benda from Smiths Falls I am I &... Read More

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion
Brockville – Join both Rotary Clubs of Brockville is they host their annual Lobsterfest on Friday, May 31st this time being held at the Brockville Legion on Park Street. There will be two sittings, one at at 5:30 and one at 7:15 pm, in the upper hall of the legion. Same great food and service, good cheer, alcohol bar, background... Read More

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. The ground is saturated in many areas and is still frozen in some parts of the region. Except for isolated patches of snow and ice, the ground is bare. The current ground conditions can lead to high runoff from rainfall due to... Read More

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019
Perth – The Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships will take place on Tuesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 11 atPerth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) in Perth. Hosted by Perth and District Collegiate Institute, games will take place in the gymnasiums of PDCI and The Stewart School. The girls’ event takes place April 9 and will involve teams from PDCI,Carleton Place High... Read More

2019 Rideau St. Lawrence Science Fair and Awards Ceremony Being Held April 12th

2019 Rideau St. Lawrence Science Fair and Awards Ceremony Being Held April 12th
Brockville – The 2019 Rideau St. Lawrence Science Fair and Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, April 12th at the Aquatarium in Brockville. Top winners will qualify for an ‘All Expenses Paid Trip’ for one week to the Canada Wide science fair being held in Fredericton NB from May 11th to 18th. Registration closes April 3rd, 2019. More information... Read More

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF MAPLE VIEW LODGE TO 192 BEDS

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF MAPLE VIEW LODGE TO 192 BEDS
GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN PUBLIC HEALTH CARE SYSTEM WITH MORE SUPPORT FOR SENIORS IN LEEDS AND GRENVILLE ATHENS – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark joined United Counties of Leeds and Grenville Warden Pat Sayeau, Athens Township Mayor Herb Scott and members of Counties Council today to announce a major expansion of Maple View Lodge. The expansion will... Read More

Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame grows by 6

Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame grows by 6
Brockville – The Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame committee has counted the votes and is ready to announce this year’s inductees into the hall. Ed Bush – Pipe Major Ed Bush of the Glengarry Pipe Band led many of his extended family into the piping and drumming world. He is also an outstanding soloist bandsman.... Read More