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10th Annual Mallorytown Village Fair Set For This Saturday

10th Annual Mallorytown Village Fair Set For This Saturday
Mallorytown – Come and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Mallorytown Village Fair this Saturday, August 24th at Tony Kall Park – Mallory Coach House & Gardens & Mallorytown Community Centre-76. The event runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm with free Admission, with donations to the Food Bank being encouraged. There will be Local Artists, Artisans, Vendors, Exhibits and Heritage Demonstrations,... 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

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

Thousand Islands National Park Presenting Voyageur Canoe Adventure This Saturday

Thousand Islands National Park Presenting Voyageur Canoe Adventure This Saturday
Mallorytown Landing – Discover the stories and secrets of the Thousand Islands as you help to paddle our big Voyageur Canoe. Experience the river and the islands from the perspective of Indigenous peoples as well as the early European settlers and discover the amazing connections within this dynamic and diverse ecosystem! One-hour tours depart every hour on the hour from... Read More

Yonge in Bloom’s 18th Hidden Garden Tour Being Held This Saturday

Yonge in Bloom’s 18th Hidden Garden Tour Being Held This Saturday
Brockville – Yonge in Bloom’s 18th Hidden Garden Tour is being held this Saturday, July 13th. The tour of beautiful local gardens is being held from 9:00am to 3:00pm, rain or shine! Tickets purchased in advance are $15, or $20 on location on tour day. Tea and lunch included. Tickets on sale at Purcell’s Freshmart, Mallorytown and Brockville Tourism Office,... Read More

“Record Outflows to Continue Through the Summer”: The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

“Record Outflows to Continue Through the Summer”: The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board said in a media release issued on July 8th that water levels are declining throughout the system as warmer, drier weather and record Lake Ontario outflows of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cubic feet per second) continue. At its meeting on July 5th, the Board reached consensus to maintain the current outflow, which is... Read More

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity
Brockville – Due to high temperatures and humidex levels Environment Canada has issued a heat warning levels for this week.  A combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in some cases death. Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of... Read More

152nd Birthday of Canada Being Celebrated on Monday Throughout Leeds-Grenville

152nd Birthday of Canada Being Celebrated on Monday Throughout Leeds-Grenville
Leeds-Grenville – Canadians celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday on Monday, July 1st and there are many events planned to celebrate throughout the Leeds and Grenville area tomorrow.   Brockville:   The annual Canada Day procession will start from City Hall at 11:45am and march down King Street to CourtHouse Ave, to the CourtHouse Green for the official Canada Day Ceremony.  ... Read More

Power Knocked Out During Storm Last Night – Some Areas in Our Region Still Affected

Power Knocked Out During Storm Last Night – Some Areas in Our Region Still Affected
Brockville – The storm that blew through our area on Saturday night knocked out power to a number of areas throughout our region.   As of this morning at 9:00am there are still areas without power, including pockets in Elizabethtown-Kitley, Athens, Front of Yonge, Rideau Lakes, Augusta, Merrickville-Wolford as well as areas in Lanark County.   For more information and... Read More

OPP CONDUCT AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CAMPAIGN AS SPEEDERS CONTINUE TO MAKE ROADS UNSAFE

OPP CONDUCT AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CAMPAIGN AS SPEEDERS CONTINUE TO MAKE ROADS UNSAFE
ORILLIA – With Ontario highways and roads about to see some of the highest traffic volumes of the year, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be targeting aggressive drivers over the Canada Day Long Weekend.   The OPP responded to 64 speed-related collisions during last year’s Canada Day Long Weekend, three of which resulted in the loss of life. Officers laid 7,393 speeding charges over the... Read More