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Health Unit begins beach water quality program this week

Health Unit begins beach water quality program this week
The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is starting weekly water sampling of the area’s public bathing beaches for this year.  The beaches will be monitored weekly throughout the summer season until August 31, 2018. This year the following public swimming areas will be monitored: In Lanark County: Almonte Beach, Dalhousie Lake, Centennial Beach, Riverside Beach, Lanark Beach, Pakenham Beach,... Read More

Michael Barrett announces nomination for federal Conservatives – VIDEO

Michael Barrett announces nomination for federal Conservatives – VIDEO
Brockville – Today Michael Barrett announced that he is seeking the nomination to be the federal Conservative candidate in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. Michael, his wife Amanda, and their growing family live in Edwardsburgh Cardinal, where Barrett sits as a town councillor. “I share the values of the Conservative Party of Canada which stands with families, seniors, farmers, and... Read More

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Our Entire Region

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Our Entire Region
Brockville – Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for our entire region for today. Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and heavy rain. Conditions will be favourable for severe thunderstorms late this morning into this afternoon. A cold front will move through Eastern Ontario, triggering numerous... Read More

Special weather statement in effect for Our Entire Region: Heat Warning

Special weather statement in effect for Our Entire Region: Heat Warning
Brockville – A Special Weather Statement has been issued by Environment Canada for today. A warm and humid airmass has moved over Southern Ontario. Low temperatures this morning remain above 20 degrees, providing little relief from yesterday’s heat. Maximum temperatures will be slightly cooler today, but are still forecast to reach the high twenties with humidex values possibly reaching 37.... Read More

OPP Collision Leads to Impaired Tractor Trailer Driver’s Arrest

OPP Collision Leads to Impaired Tractor Trailer Driver’s Arrest
LEEDS –   Officers of the Grenville and Leeds Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped an impaired tractor-trailer driver after a traffic collision. On June 12, 2018, at about 10:00 PM Grenville O.P.P officers were advised of a collision involving a tractor-trailer hitting a stationary occupied construction sign truck. The location was Highway 401 westbound in Augusta Township. Reports were... Read More

Colin Brown will Seek Conservative Party Nomination in Riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Colin Brown will Seek Conservative Party Nomination in Riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Nephew of late MP Gord Brown will continue his family’s legacy of public service. GANANOQUE — Colin Brown, nephew of late MP Gord Brown, today announced his intention to seek the Conservative Party Nomination in the Riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. Colin will work to represent his community as the Conservative Party Candidate in the upcoming byelection. “I... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Do You Get Your Drinking Water from a Well?

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Do You Get Your Drinking Water from a Well?
Brockville – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit can help you ensure that the well water you and your family are drinking is safe. Spring is a good time to have your well water tested for bacteria. Run off from heavy rain may affect the safety of your drinking water. Testing your well water will alert you to... Read More

Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Leeds Grenville Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

Nominations Now Open for 4th Annual Leeds Grenville Immigrant Entrepreneur Award
Brockville – Members of the St. Lawrence – Rideau Immigration Partnership are excited to announce that nominations are now open for the 4th Annual Leeds Grenville Immigrant Entrepreneur Award. Melissa Francis, Program Manager of the St. Lawrence – Rideau Immigration Partnership states, “Entering its fourth year, the Immigrant Entrepreneur Award is a wonderful way to recognize and celebrate the contributions... Read More

Girls Inc. Strong, Smart, & Bold summer programming is here!

Girls Inc. Strong, Smart, & Bold summer programming is here!
Brockville – Join us this summer to have fun, discover new possibilities, and embrace what it means to be Strong, Smart, & Bold! This is an interactive camp that offers an empowering, girls-only environment for girls between the ages of 6-13. Program areas of focus will include mindfulness, self-defence, team building, and getting creative in science, technology, and math! Strong,... Read More

Steve Clark re-elected in Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes

Steve Clark re-elected in Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
PC Majority Across The Province! Brockville – Ontario PC canadidate Steve Clark was once again re-elected to the Ontario Legislature for Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. Steve recived 29,996 votes with 61.3 per cent of the vote, followed by the NDP candidate Michelle Taylor who had 9,669 votes or 19.76 per cent of the vote. Liberal candidate David Henderson came... Read More