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Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years

Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) Granted Accreditation by CCA for Another Four Years
MERRICKVILLE – Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a 4-year accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are clearly reflected in this significant achievement. “To be accredited by the CCA is truly a seal of approval,” says Jacques Pelletier,... Read More

Nominations Open For for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership

Nominations Open For for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership
Leeds-Grenville – The Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office is asking individuals, councils and economic development committees to identify candidates for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership. Before heading off for summer vacation, talk to colleagues and community members about who is deserving of this award in your municipality. Many volunteers help to improve the economic vitality of... Read More

Worldwide Le Boat reps sing praises

Worldwide Le Boat reps sing praises
Above photo: Le Boat representatives wave from aboard one of the Horizon Cruisers. Smiths Falls – A delegation from Le Boat offices around the world hopped aboard the company’s new Canadian fleet the week of June 19th and toured the Rideau Canal. In keeping with the phrase “experience is the best teacher,” frontline representatives of the European self-guided tour boat... Read More

Kemptville OPP Charity BBQ Cancelled This Week

Kemptville OPP Charity BBQ Cancelled This Week
Kemptville – The first OPP Charity BBQ of the season on July 5, 2018 is cancelled due to extreme heat. Next week’s barbeque on July 12, 2018 is sponsored by Tackaberry G & Sons Construction with proceeds going to the Kemptville Youth Centre. The 18th Annual OPP Charity barbeques are held every Thursday from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at... Read More

RVCA Celebrates Six Million Trees Planted

RVCA Celebrates Six Million Trees Planted
In the photo, left to right: Ottawa Councillor David Chernushenko, RVCA Board Member and Township of Drummond/North Elmsley Councillor Ray Scissons and RVCA Chair Lyle Pederson celebrate the planting of the RVCA’s 6 millionth tree with the dedication of a sugar maple at the Perth Wildlife Reserve. – Submitted Photo RIDEAU VALLEY WATERSHED — The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA)... Read More

North Grenville OPP Weekly Report – July 3, 2018

North Grenville OPP Weekly Report – July 3, 2018
Kemptville – Between 25 June and 1 July 2018, the Kemptville Office of Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police investigated 140 general occurrences: 48 Kemptville, 67 Municipality of North Grenville, 10 Village of Merrickville – Wolford and 15 on Highway 416. On the evening of 25 June 2018, police were dispatched to a theft occurrence at a residence on County Road... Read More

Wolford Public School Hosts Farewell Celebration

Wolford Public School Hosts Farewell Celebration
In the photo at left: Guests at the Wolford Public School Farewell Celebration were able to view memorabilia from the school’s past, enjoy a student performance, and various outdoor activities. – UCDSB Photo Merrickville – Wolford Public School and its Parent Council hosted a Farewell Celebration on Friday which was attended by approximately 300 people. “It was an opportunity for staff... Read More

Canada Day 2018 Around Leeds & Grenville

Canada Day 2018 Around Leeds & Grenville
Leeds-Grenville – Here are some of the events being held around our region of Leeds & Grenville this Canada Day weekend! Brockville: Brockville’s Canada Day 2018 starts off with the annual Canada Day 5 k & 1k Run starting out from Blockhouse Island at 8:45am and 9am. The 11th annual 1000 islands Regatta is on all weekend including Canada Day... Read More

North Grenville District High School Student Awarded Canada’s Largest STEM Scholarship

North Grenville District High School Student Awarded Canada’s Largest STEM Scholarship
North Grenville District High School student Angelica Paynter earned a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study software engineering at the University of Ottawa. – Submitted Photo Kemptville – Angelica Paynter, of Kemptville, has been selected to receive a $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study software engineering at the University of Ottawa. A Grade 12 student at North Grenville District High... Read More

RVCA Plants 275,000 This Spring!

RVCA Plants 275,000 This Spring!
EASTERN ONTARIO – The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) is pleased to report that 275,000 healthy native tree seedlings have been planted in the Rideau Valley this spring. These young trees add to the total as RVCA and its planting partners strive to plant a total of 6.5 million trees by 2020. Tree planting is one of the most practical ways to... Read More