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WARRANT EXECUTED IN WOLFORD TOWNSHIP – FIREARMS SEIZED

WARRANT EXECUTED IN WOLFORD TOWNSHIP – FIREARMS SEIZED
WOLFORD – On January 16, 2019, members of the North Grenville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a property on County Road 15, Wolford Township. This warrant resulted in the seizure of two non-restricted firearms and as such; Patrick MCINTYRE, aged 48 of Smith Falls, Ontario... Read More

Significant snowfall expected Monday evening and overnight for our entire region!

Significant snowfall expected Monday evening and overnight for our entire region!
Significant snowfall expected Monday evening and overnight for our entire region! Snow associated with an approaching low pressure system is expected to move into the area late Monday afternoon or evening and persist into Tuesday morning. Some areas may see snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm. Snow may be accompanied by ice pellets Monday evening and overnight before changing... Read More

Freezing rain warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls-Eastern Lanark, Morrsiburg-Cornwall

Freezing rain warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls-Eastern Lanark, Morrsiburg-Cornwall
Freezing rain is expected in the above regions overnight into Friday morning. Snow or snow mixed with ice pellets will begin this evening or overnight and change to freezing rain overnight. Freezing rain is then expected to change to rain Friday morning. However, the freezing rain may persist a bit longer in the Ottawa Valley area. Travel may be impacted... Read More

Heavy Rains will lead to Unsafe Conditions on Rivers and Lakes Throughout Rideau Watershed

Heavy Rains will lead to Unsafe Conditions  on Rivers and Lakes Throughout Rideau Watershed
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety Heavy Rains will lead to Unsafe Conditions on Rivers and Lakes Throughout Rideau Watershed December 20, 2018 — A significant weather system is expected to cross through our area over the next two days.  Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting up to 40 mm of rain starting tonight, Thursday, December... Read More

Freezing rain warning in effect for Tonight for Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg & Cornwall

Freezing rain warning in effect for Tonight for Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrisburg & Cornwall
Freezing rain warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville Smiths Falls – Lanark Morrisburg – Cornwall Freezing rain expected tonight. Several hours of freezing rain are likely tonight then followed by rain at times heavy. Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 mm is expected by Friday evening and a rainfall warning is in effect. Precipitation is associated with a... Read More

North Grenville OPP – Weekly Report – December 10, 2018

North Grenville OPP – Weekly Report – December 10, 2018
KEMPTVILLE – Between December 1 and December 8, 2018 the North Grenville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated 104 general occurrences: 20 Kemptville, 44 Municipality of North Grenville, 13 Village of Merrickville-Wolford and 27 on Highway 416. FESTIVE RIDE – DRIVER CHARGED On December 1, 2018 at 12:52 a.m. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) North Grenville officers were conducting a Festive RIDE spot check at Prescott Street and... Read More

Todd Lalonde Acclaimed Board Chair, Ron Eamer Re-elected Vice-Chair at CDSBEO Inaugural Meeting

Todd Lalonde Acclaimed Board Chair, Ron Eamer Re-elected  Vice-Chair at CDSBEO Inaugural Meeting
Kemptville – Mr. Todd Lalonde, Trustee for City of Cornwall and Glengarry County, has been acclaimed to the position of Chair for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario at the Inaugural Board Meeting held on December 4, 2018. It will be the third term as Chair for Mr. Lalonde, who is entering his thirteenth year as a Catholic school... Read More

CP Holiday Train Rolls into the Station Tonight!

CP Holiday Train Rolls into the Station Tonight!
Merrickville – Merrickville will be welcoming the CP Holiday Train for the 8th year on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 4:45 PM at the East Broadway & County Road 2 tracks. This annual fundraising program has raised over $14.5 million and 4.3 million pounds of food since 1999 to help those in need.  The event has collected over 24,497 lbs... Read More

RVCA Launches New Logo

RVCA Launches New Logo
MANOTICK – The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new corporate logo. The RVCA revealed its new logo at its November Board of Directors meeting last night. The new streamlined logo reflects a modernized brand while maintaining the RVCA’s deep-rooted history in watershed management. “We’re excited to update the RVCA brand with a... Read More

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation

Local School Boards Confronted with Unexpected Costs for Student Transportation
Brockville – The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have recently presented to their trustees the annual year-end financial statements for 2017-2018. The main focus and area of concern for both English language school boards was the significant increase in costs related to the provision of local and rural student transportation, which resulted in... Read More