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9th Annual Mallorytown Village Fair Saturday, August 25th

9th Annual Mallorytown Village Fair Saturday, August 25th
Mallorytown – The 9th annual Mallorytown Village Fair – an old-fashioned day for the whole family is being held this Saturday, August 25th at the Tony Kall Park and Mallory Coach House in Mallorytown. The fair runs from 10am to 4pm and will feature free horse and wagon rides, magician, bubbles and clown, vendors, Heritage demonstrators, children’s games, BBQ lunch... Read More

UPDATE: HIGHWAY 401 APPREHENSION LEADS TO OPP OFFICER INJURY

UPDATE: HIGHWAY 401 APPREHENSION LEADS TO OPP OFFICER INJURY
Front of Yonge – Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation after receiving numerous 911 calls about a driving incident on Highway 401. On July 10, 2018 at about 8:40 PM O.P.P officers received information about a vehicle driving erratically prior to it colliding in the median on Highway 401 eastbound in... Read More

Mayors Acclaimed in Both Athens & Front of Yonge Townships

Mayors Acclaimed in Both Athens & Front of Yonge Townships
Athens/Front of Yonge – Both Mayor Herb Scott in Athens Township and Mayor Roger Haley of Front of Yonge Township have been acclaimed. In Athens Township there are 6 council seats up for grabs. The candidates are, incumbents Darin Alguire, Rhonda Ferguson, Greg Kearney, Rob Layng and Gary Sheffield, newcomers include, Todd Evans, Tom Fenn, and Charles Smid. In Front... Read More

OPP – Traffic Advisory July 21st – Browns Bay

OPP – Traffic Advisory July 21st – Browns Bay
Browns Bay – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) in Leeds County wish to advise members of the motoring public of an increased volume of traffic this coming weekend. On Saturday July 21, 2018, thousands of attendees are expected to attend Brown’s Bay Provincial Park for the annual St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unity Picnic (AKA Vincy Unity Picnic).... Read More

CPHC 2nd Annual ‘Country in the Park’ Charity Event Being Held August 25th

CPHC 2nd Annual ‘Country in the Park’ Charity Event Being Held August 25th
Community & Primary Health Care (CPHC) to host an afternoon of country music. Featuring seven very talented, and well known country performers. Athens – CPHC is stretching out the afternoon of August. 25th for an outdoor country music event, featuring seven well known country singers who will perform outside at Athens Centennial Park – located at 35 Henry St. in... Read More

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping adds 180,000 jobs, $26 billion to Canadian economy: New Study

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping adds 180,000 jobs, $26 billion to Canadian economy: New Study
Ottawa – Cargo shipments to ports on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River waterway generate CDN$60 billion worth of economic activity and 328,500 jobs in Canada and the U.S., according to a new study released today. That breaks down to 181,000 jobs and CDN$26 billion in economic activity in Ontario and Quebec. The Economic Impacts of Maritime Shipping in the Great... Read More

Transport Carrying Freezies Catches Fire, Halts 401 Traffic

Transport Carrying Freezies Catches Fire, Halts 401 Traffic
Eastbound traffic exiting and reentering Hwy 401 at County Road 2 Elizabethtown-Kitley – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Leeds County are continuing an investigation into a transport fire on eastbound Highway 401. Police say that on July 18th at about 1:15 AM, officers of the Leeds County OPP detachment responded to a transport fire on Highway 401,... Read More

39th Annual Farmersville Exhibition Being Held This Weekend in Athens

39th Annual Farmersville Exhibition Being Held This Weekend in Athens
Athens – The 39th Annual Farmersville Exhibition is set for this weekend, July 20th to 22nd at the Centennial/Centre 76 Fairgrounds in Athens. The 2018 fair which is presented by the Lions Club of Athens will feature all lines of vintage tractors, trucks and vintage equipment. This year the feature tractor is ‘Case’. There will be Steam-powered engines and other... Read More

1000 Islands Bluegrass Jamboree Being Held July 19 – July 21

1000 Islands Bluegrass Jamboree Being Held July 19 – July 21
Mallorytown – The 1000 Islands Bluegrass Jamboree is being held from July 19 – July 21 at Happy Green Acres Campground on County Road 2. The weekend will be filled with live local musical talent, socializing, a horseshoe tournament, local vendors, food trucks and Woodlands backyard BBQ chicken dinner. Musicians will include Bear tracks, Tyler Comeau & Highway 10 Boys,... Read More