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Staffing cuts at Upper Canada District School Board herald a grim return to class for students in September

Staffing cuts at Upper Canada District School Board herald a grim return to class for students in September
BROCKVILLE – The final disturbing picture of cuts at Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has education workers worried about the effect on students in the coming school year and wondering whether parents realize the consequences that reduced services in schools will have for their children. A conclusive tabulation by Local 5678 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE),... Read More

Health Unit working in partnership with Municipality of North Grenville for testing of private well water samples

Health Unit working in partnership with Municipality of North Grenville for testing of private well water samples
Health Unit and North Grenville Municipal Office Staff are happy to bring increases access to well water testing services. Shown at a launch event this morning are: from left, Debbie Steele, Public Health Inspector; Kathryn Allwright, Public Health Nurse and Katie Valentin, Deputy Clerk for Municipality of North Grenville and Communications Co-ordinator. – Submitted Photo North Grenville – The Leeds,... Read More

Annual Merrickville CanalFest Being Held This Weekend

Annual Merrickville CanalFest Being Held This Weekend
Merrickville – The annual CanalFest, Merrickville’s 2 day event that celebrates the heritage of the Rideau Canal is being held today, (Saturday) and Sunday, August 3rd & 4th at Blockhouse Park. Events will include, Parks Canada displays, reenactors, face painting, the Bug Lady, Artisan/craft area, live music, children’s games, Lions BBQ and more. Live music will feature BAKatcha on Saturday... Read More

100+ Years of Education at Kemptville Campus Being Celebrated Sept. 28th!

100+ Years of Education at Kemptville Campus Being Celebrated Sept. 28th!
Kemptville –  A celebration of 100 Years of Education at Kemptville Campus is being planned for Saturday, September 28, 2019, on the grounds of Kemptville Campus. Hosted by Kemptville Campus in partnership with the Municipality of North Grenville, festivities will include on-site demonstrations by teachers/students from the school boards on Campus, historical displays of artifacts and photos, tours of educational... Read More

North Grenville Council announces appointees to 7 remaining advisory committees

North Grenville Council announces appointees to 7 remaining advisory committees
North Grenville – At their regular meeting on July 16, 2019, North Grenville’s Municipal Council appointed members to seven advisory committees.  This is in addition to the Mayoral Task Force on Affordable Housing struck in January and the Community & Economic Development Advisory Committee convened in April 2019. Of the seven remaining advisory committees, three of them are existing, including the... Read More

Grenville County OPP Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Grenville County OPP Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision
NORTH GRENVILLE – Members of Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the scene of a single vehicle collision on County Road 20 and CR 18, North Grenville, Ontario. Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:00 a.m., a single vehicle was travelling on County Road 20 when, for reasons under investigation, it left the roadway and... Read More

OPP: Don’t Let Your Home Be a Target

OPP: Don’t Let Your Home Be a Target
The Ontario Provincial Police supported by the North Grenville Police Services Board has become aware of an increase in residential break-ins within communities surrounding North Grenville. Home owners should be on the watch for any suspicious people or activity in your neighbourhood. Have a trusted neighbour keep an eye on your home if you plan to be away and never announce... Read More

Monday Morning Local Weather Update: Cooler Temps for Today & Rest of Week!

Monday Morning Local Weather Update: Cooler Temps for Today & Rest of Week!
Good Monday morning! Much cooler today and for the rest of the week so far! Today’s Forecast Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 23. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers early this evening. Clearing near midnight. Low 14. Tuesday: Sunny. High 26. Humidex 27. UV index 7 or... Read More

GRENVILLE COUNTY WEEKLY POLICE REPORTS – JULY 14, 2019

GRENVILLE COUNTY WEEKLY POLICE REPORTS – JULY 14, 2019
Grenville County – Here is the weekly police reports from the Grenville County OPP ending July 14, 2019. OPP AND PARAMEDICS RESPOND TO AN UNCONSCIOUS MALE NORTH GRENVILLE – On January 12, 2019, shortly after 8:00 a.m., officers from the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded with North Grenville Fire & Paramedics to an unresponsive male at a job... Read More

Is Your Child Ready to Start JK This September? 

Is Your Child Ready to Start JK This September? 
The Language Express Preschool Speech and Language Program Can Help! Brockville – Your role as your child’s most important teacher doesn’t end when he or she starts Kindergarten. In fact, your job gets bigger!  Language Express can help. Your 3-year-old should: Understand same/different, one/all, heavy/light, night/day Enjoy pretend play and playing with other children Be able to talk about something that... Read More