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Funding will help small, rural municipalities deliver smarter government services says Clark

Funding will help small, rural municipalities deliver smarter government services says Clark
TORONTO — Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced 27 joint projects to be funded through the Municipal Modernization Program at the 2020 Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) conference which wrapped up in Toronto on Tuesday. “Our government is working with our municipal partners to make life more affordable, deliver smarter government services, create a more competitive business climate... Read More

OECTA Members Escalate Strike Action to One-Day Withdrawal of Service Jan 21st

OECTA Members Escalate Strike Action to One-Day Withdrawal of Service Jan 21st
In a letter dated January 13th, 2020, the Catholic District School Board (CDSBEO) issued a letter to parents informing them that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) had provided notice that their members will escalate strike action to a full one-day withdrawal of services on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020. This one-day, full withdrawal of services is in addition to... Read More

Kemptville teen charged in fatal Highway 17 crash

Kemptville teen charged in fatal Highway 17 crash
OPP – A Kemptville teen is facing several charges in connection to a fatal collision near North Bay, Ontario last October 20th. OPP say the teen was driving westbound on Higway 17 when she collided with an eastbound vehicle. A 74 year old man from Timmins was pronounced dead at the scene, and three others were seriously injured. Kendra Beanish,... Read More

OPP TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN AN ARREST

OPP TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN AN ARREST
North Grenville – On December 31, 2019 members of Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling on County Road 43 in the township of North Grenville, Ontario. Officers seized a controlled substances suspected to be crystal meth. As a result, a 33 year-old man of North Dundas, Ontario was arrested and charged with... Read More

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR ADDITIONS TO KEMPTVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL AND NORTH GRENVILLE DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL

MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR ADDITIONS TO KEMPTVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL AND NORTH GRENVILLE DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL
Kemptville – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark announced today that the Ontario government is investing nearly $10 million in two school expansion projects here to benefit students, parents and educators. The province has given the Upper Canada District School Board the green light to tender a $7.2-million addition to North Grenville District High School. The investment will... Read More

Forecasted Precipitation May Increase Water Levels and Flows and Cause Unstable Ice Throughout Rideau Watershed

Forecasted Precipitation May Increase Water Levels and Flows and Cause Unstable Ice Throughout Rideau Watershed
Ottawa – Environment Canada is forecasting significant precipitation in the form of rain or drizzle, freezing rain, ice pellets and snow starting Friday and continuing into Sunday with the greatest precipitation amounts on Saturday. There remains a considerable amount of uncertainty on exact precipitation amounts and what form it will take, however, rainfall amounts of between 50 and 75 mm... Read More

North Grenville OPP Seeking Public’s Help With Information on B&E

North Grenville OPP Seeking Public’s Help With Information on B&E
North Grenville – On December 30, 2019 at around 6:30 a.m. members of Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break in at a business on Colonnade Drive in the North Grenville Township. Investigation indicated that around 8:30 p.m. on the 29 December, 2019, a person broke into the building and stole approximately $800 of... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!
Freezing rain ending this afternoon. The freezing rain will transition to ice pellets, snow or rain this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of 5 to 10 mm is possible and power outages are possible. Poor travel conditions can be expected today. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your... Read More

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED
Impending ice and snow event could mean challenging driving conditions Smiths Falls – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region is urging motorists to be prepared for deteriorating driving conditions, starting tonight. The forecast calls for significant freezing rain for much of the region followed by snow. “If you don’t have to go out on the highways tonight or tomorrow, we recommend... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning Has Been Issued for Our Entire Region for Sunday & Monday!

Freezing Rain Warning Has Been Issued for Our Entire Region for Sunday & Monday!
Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning for our entire region, with a ice storm possible late Sunday and continuing Monday. Freezing rain is expected to develop late Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday and continue through the day. The freezing rain will finally transition to flurries or ice... Read More