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Lanark OPP Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Lanark OPP Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision
Drummond/North Elmsley – On August 17, 2019 around12:30 p.m., officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a serious, two vehicle collision on Macphails Road between Drummond Concession 2 and Tennyson Road, (Ontario). McKenzie REMUS, age 20 of Perth, Ontario was pronounced deceased at the scene. A ten-month old passenger in the same... Read More

Police Continue to Investigate Dwyer Hill Road Collision

Police Continue to Investigate Dwyer Hill Road Collision
Beckwith Township – On August 17, 2019 around 11:30 a.m., officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a serious, single vehicle rollover on Highway 7 near Dwyer Hill Road, Ontario. Lanark Officers were assisted by Lanark County Paramedics and members of the OPP Collision Reconstruction Unit. Highway 7 remained closed until around 7:00 p.m.... Read More

Rideau Ferry Yacht Club’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta Being Held This Weekend

Rideau Ferry Yacht Club’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta Being Held This Weekend
Rideau Ferry – The Rideau Ferry Yacht Club is once again hosting it’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta this weekend, August 17th & 18th in Rideau Ferry. Everything gets underway at 10:00am both days and will feature, vintage hydroplane boat racing, municipal cardboard race at noon, toy boat crafts for kids, a beach & regatta market, DJ johnny Fibe broadcast FM-107.1... Read More

Staffing cuts at Upper Canada District School Board herald a grim return to class for students in September

Staffing cuts at Upper Canada District School Board herald a grim return to class for students in September
BROCKVILLE – The final disturbing picture of cuts at Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has education workers worried about the effect on students in the coming school year and wondering whether parents realize the consequences that reduced services in schools will have for their children. A conclusive tabulation by Local 5678 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE),... Read More

Annual Merrickville CanalFest Being Held This Weekend

Annual Merrickville CanalFest Being Held This Weekend
Merrickville – The annual CanalFest, Merrickville’s 2 day event that celebrates the heritage of the Rideau Canal is being held today, (Saturday) and Sunday, August 3rd & 4th at Blockhouse Park. Events will include, Parks Canada displays, reenactors, face painting, the Bug Lady, Artisan/craft area, live music, children’s games, Lions BBQ and more. Live music will feature BAKatcha on Saturday... Read More

LANARK OPP RECOVERS STOLEN VEHICLE FROM TORONTO

LANARK OPP RECOVERS STOLEN VEHICLE FROM TORONTO
CARLETON PLACE – On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 as the result of a traffic complaint on Highway-15 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) recovered a vehicle in Carleton Place which had been reported stolen from the City of Toronto. The occupants of the vehicle had fled on foot. A search was conducted with the assistance of... Read More

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places
More halls. Check. Big music. Check. Magical moments and musical memories – you betcha. Performances in Brockville, Chaffey’s Lock, Lyndhurst, Burritt’s Rapids, Athens, Merrickville, Delta, Spencerville, Portland, Seeley’s Bay & More!!! Eastern Ontario – The Ontario Festival of Small Halls plants inspired, decorated and mind-blowing artists into rural halls across Eastern Ontario, bursting with community vibes. Music lovers witness these... Read More

33rd Annual Automotion Being Held This Sunday in Brockville

33rd Annual Automotion Being Held This Sunday in Brockville
Brockville’s Waterfront Car Show Brockville – The 33rd annual 1000 Islands Street Machine Association’s Automotion is being held this Sunday, August 4th at Blockhouse Island in Downtown Brockville. Brockville’s Waterfront Car Show runs from 9:00am till 4:00pm rain or shine. This year they are challenging vehicle owners to show everyone ‘What Dives You?’ Muscle?, Style?, Ingenuity?, Rarity? or Ruggedness? There... Read More

Health Unit Issues Heat Warning for Lanark County

Health Unit Issues Heat Warning for Lanark County
Due to high temperatures and humidex levels Environment Canada has issued a heat warning levels for this weekend for Lanark County only.  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... Read More