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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

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th

Bells of Peace: 100 Bells will toll on November 11th
On November 11, at the going down of the sun, communities across Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells. The ringing of bells emulates the moment in 1918 when church bells across Europe tolled as four years of war had come to an end. To engage youth in... Read More

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations

UCDSB Encourages Participation in Education Reform Consultations
Brockville– The provincial government has launched its period for public consultation on education reform. The Upper Canada District School Board encourages parents, staff, students and community partners to take this opportunity to provide their insight. “All UCDSB staff and trustees want our students to have curriculum that is strong and modern, and that will provide them with the skills they need to succeed... Read More

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration

CDSBEO Hosts Inspirational Faith Day Celebration
Kemptville – Staff from the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario participated in a day of learning and reflection around the new spiritual theme Be Holy – Joy springs from a loving heart! Hosted at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall, and broadcast live to five secondary school locations across the Board, members of the school community began the CDSBEO Faith Day with... Read More

Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals’ Fall 2018 Business Expo Being Held This Thursday

Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals’ Fall 2018 Business Expo Being Held This Thursday
Brockville – Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals are hosting their Fall 2018 Business Expo this Thursday, September 27th at 1000 Islands Village near Maitland. The free event runs from 4:00pm to 9:00pm and is open to the general public and other business and/or professionals. Come out and meet and find out who the LG Approved Professionals are. The goal at... Read More