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Thousand Islands National Park officially opened for visitor season

Thousand Islands National Park officially opened for visitor season
Mallorytown – Whether you’re looking for adventure, fun science activities for the whole family, a chance to explore history, or a break from the everyday, Parks Canada has 450 000 km² of protected areas with countless unique experiences to suit your needs. On May 17, Thousand Islands National Park officially opened for the 2019 visitor season. This year, Thousand Islands... 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

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise
A major flood event is under way in the lower St. Lawrence River with levels in some areas above 2017 peaks, while levels throughout the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River system are expected to keep rising significantly this coming week due to rainfall across the basin. The Lake Ontario outflows are being adjusted as Ottawa River flows into the... 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

5 Mile Lighthouse Fundraising Gets Boost from Dave Beatty – VIDEO

5 Mile Lighthouse Fundraising Gets Boost from Dave Beatty – VIDEO
Brockville – The citizens’ committee, raising funds to rebuild the historic five mile lighthouse, announced earlier this week a significant donation from Brockville businessman Dave Beatty towards their $200,000 goal. On Tuesday morning at the Aquatarium, Beatty presented committee members with a $25,000 cheque bringing the total raised to date to $140,000. Committee chair, Bob Runciman, described the donation as... 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

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

CPHC is hosting ‘A Night in Hawaii’ March 22, 2019

CPHC is hosting ‘A Night in Hawaii’  March 22, 2019
Community & Primary Health Care (CPHC) to host a fun night out with… DJ Johnny Five/Dancing, Silent Auction, Hors D’ Oeuvres, Photobooth, Bar and Prizes Every ½ Hour. Brockville – CPHC will be hosting a themed night out on March 22, 2019. This year’s event is called ‘A Night in Hawaii’ and will be taking place at the Brockville Convention... Read More

Special weather statement in effect for our entire region!

Special weather statement in effect for our entire region!
Special weather statement in effect for: Brockville – Prescott, Gananoque – Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Westport – Charleston Lake, Smiths Falls – Lanark, Morrsiburg – Cornwall More snow on the way Sunday. Snow associated with an approaching Colorado Low will move into Eastern Ontario early Sunday morning and will persist for much of the day. The snow may briefly change to rain... Read More

FIVE MILE REBUILD CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF…WITH HUGE BOOST

FIVE MILE REBUILD CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF…WITH HUGE BOOST
Brockville – Efforts to raise funds to rebuild the “Five Mile Light” lighthouse, destroyed by fire following a lightning strike last July, got off to an impressive start on Friday February 15th. The campaign launch, held in the aptly named Lighthouse Theatre in Brockville’s Aquatarium, had a surprise donor whose announcement brought ear-to-ear smiles to fundraisers and a real sense of... Read More