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Significant Rain in Forecast Will Again Cause Water Levels to Increase Across the Rideau Valley Watershed

Significant Rain in Forecast Will Again Cause Water Levels to Increase Across the Rideau Valley Watershed
Ottawa – The current forecast is calling for rainfall amounts of 50 to 65 mm, with possibly more, from Thursday to Saturday across the Rideau Valley Watershed which will cause water levels and flows to increase above current conditions throughout the watershed. Flood conditions are expected start on Friday or Saturday in many areas depending on where the rainfall occurs... Read More

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. The ground is saturated in many areas and is still frozen in some parts of the region. Except for isolated patches of snow and ice, the ground is bare. The current ground conditions can lead to high runoff from rainfall due to... Read More

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed

FLOOD WATCH: South Nation Watershed
Finch – Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting above freezing temperatures for the rest of the week. Rainfall amounts of 30 to 40 mm are possible Thursday to Saturday. Since issuing the last statement on April 8, the South Nation Conservation (SNC) rain gauges have recorded 20 to 30 mm of rain. Soil across the jurisdiction is saturated, and... Read More

Charges Laid in Historical Sexual Assault Grenville County

Charges Laid in Historical Sexual Assault Grenville County
Prescott – On March 29, 2019, the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit began an investigation, involving  2 complaints of sexual offences, which occurred between 2008-2011. Two female victims, were aged 14 to 15 at the time of the offence. These offences occurred in the township of North Grenville. On April 17, 2019, Ryan HARTMAN was charged with: Sexual assault x 2 Sexual... Read More

Recent Heavy Rain Causing Water Levels to Increase in RVCA Upper Watershed and Other Localized Areas

Recent Heavy Rain Causing Water Levels to Increase in RVCA Upper Watershed and Other Localized Areas
Ottawa – The heavy rainfall on Sunday and Monday, with amounts up to 40 mm, is causing the water levels to increase in all waterways across the Rideau Valley Watershed. The areas most affected include: Properties around Bob’s Lake, Christie Lake, Tay River and Wolfe Lake in the upper Rideau Valley Watershed. In these areas, the water levels are approaching... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $70,000 to the Hospital days before Volunteer Week celebrations

Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary donates $70,000 to the Hospital days before Volunteer Week celebrations
KEMPTVILLE – Beating its own annual record, the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary donated $70,000 to the Hospital in the lead-up to National Volunteer Week, celebrated April 7 to 13, 2019. The funds will be used primarily to purchase two new ‘smart beds’, which can monitor a patient’s health while they sleep and alert a healthcare provider to potential problems.... Read More

Hospitals want you to register as organ and tissue donor

Hospitals want you to register as organ and tissue donor
Brockville – Brockville General Hospital (BGH) and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) are asking for the community’s help. Together, the hospitals are working closely with the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) to raise awareness about the value of donor registration. According to the TGLN website, every three days someone dies in Ontario because the life-saving organ transplant they need is... Read More

Grenville County OPP Reports for April 9th, 2019

Grenville County OPP Reports for April 9th, 2019
Prescott – Grenville County OPP Reports for April 9th, 2019. DOMESTIC ASSAULT IN AUGUSTA PRESCOTT – On April 7, 2019, shortly after 8:50 p.m., members of Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of domestic situation in Augusta Township. Investigation revealed that an adult male had assaulted his wife and then became combative with officers... Read More

FREEZING RAIN WARNING For Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa

FREEZING RAIN WARNING For Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa
A FREEZING RAIN WARNING is in effect for Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Smiths Falls – Perth – Eastern Lanark County, Morrisburg – Cornwall and Ottawa. Freezing rain overnight and Monday morning. A band of freezing rain will move in after midnight tonight, and will likely persist over Eastern Ontario well into Monday morning. Ice accretion amounts near 5 millimetres are quite... Read More

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019

Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships being held April 9th – 11th, 2019
Perth – The Upper Canada Cup Intermediate Basketball Championships will take place on Tuesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 11 atPerth and District Collegiate Institute (PDCI) in Perth. Hosted by Perth and District Collegiate Institute, games will take place in the gymnasiums of PDCI and The Stewart School. The girls’ event takes place April 9 and will involve teams from PDCI,Carleton Place High... Read More