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A&W CANADA AND THE MS SOCIETY OF CANADA RAISE $1.9 MILLION FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A&W CANADA AND THE MS SOCIETY OF CANADA RAISE $1.9 MILLION FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
VANCOUVER – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. announces today that its 10th annual Burgers to Beat MS campaign, in partnership with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, raised more than $1.9 million, the largest amount ever in the campaign’s history. A&W celebrated Burgers to Beat MS Day on Thursday, August 16 at all of its restaurants across Canada—more than 930 locations—by donating $2 from every Teen Burger® sold to the MS Society of Canada. The 10th annual Burgers... Read More

OPP Seeking Public Assistance in Identification of Suspect

OPP Seeking Public Assistance in Identification of Suspect
Prescott – The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are looking for assistance in the identification of a male suspect. The suspect is involved in fraudulent cash withdrawals from banks, located in Grenville County, North Dundas and the Ottawa/Gatineau area. The suspect is described as a white male, in his 50’s or 60’s s , grey stubble on his face,... Read More

6th OPP Charity BBQ A Great Success!

6th OPP Charity BBQ A Great Success!
Kemptville – The sixth OPP Charity BBQ of the season was a great success! Special thanks to our sponsor Fran Thompson. A total of $975.00 was raised for Friends of Ferguson Forest. This week’s barbeque is sponsored by Lafarge with proceeds going to the Kemptville District Hospital. The 18th Annual OPP Charity barbeques are held every Thursday from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm... Read More

Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee Looking for Public Input

Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee Looking for Public Input
RIDEAU VALLEY AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WATERSHEDS – The Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee wants your input on their Draft Amendment for the Rideau Valley Source Protection Area Assessment Report and Source Protection Plan (prepared under Ontario’s Clean Water Act). The Draft Amendment for the Assessment Report identifies: A new wellhead protection area for the new municipal well system for the Western... Read More

RVCA: Kemptville Creek Watershed Low Water Status raised to Moderate Severity

RVCA: Kemptville Creek Watershed Low Water Status raised to Moderate Severity
Kemptville –  This statement is to advise that the low water status in the Rideau River watershed generally remains at “Minor” Severity except for the Kemptville Creek sub-watershed which has risen to “Moderate” Severity. Rainfall in eastern Ontario has been widely varied since late July. What rain that has fallen in the Kemptville Creek sub-watershed has had little effect on... Read More

North Grenville’s August 20th Committee of the Whole meeting to begin at 7:00 p.m.

North Grenville’s August 20th Committee of the Whole meeting to begin at 7:00 p.m.
North Grenville – Please be advised that the regular Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Monday, August 20th at 6:30 p.m. has been moved to 7:00 p.m. and that the public meeting on Zoning By-Law Amendment Application ZBA-11-18 will be the only item on the agenda. The next regular Committee of the Whole meeting will be held on Tuesday, September... Read More

Festival of Small Halls announces community events

Festival of Small Halls announces community events
Eastern Ontario – From a celebration of local food to art shows and gourmet barbecues, the community events in conjunction with the Ontario Festival of Small Halls are setting the scene for an authentic experience in rural halls this fall. The festival is getting toes tapping Sept. 13 to 30 as it welcomes an inspiring combination of big names in... Read More

The Façade, Landscape & Signage Grant Program second application intake is now open

The Façade, Landscape & Signage Grant Program  second application intake is now open
North Grenville – The Municipality of North Grenville is now accepting applications for the second application intake of the Rideau-Sanders-Prescott Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Façade, Landscape and Signage Grant Program. Under the Façade, Landscape & Signage Improvement Program, matching funds of up to $5,000 may be offered to eligible commercial and residential property owners for façade, signage and street front improvements... Read More

Four Running For Mayor in North Grenville – Eight Running for Council!

Four Running For Mayor in North Grenville – Eight Running for Council!
North Grenville – There are four candidates vying for the Mayor’s seat in the Municipality of North Grenville in the October 22nd municipal election. Challenging incumbent Mayor David Gordon are councilor Jim Bertram and newcomers Elwood Armour and Nancy Peckford. Those that are running for the four council seats are incumbents, Frank Onasanya and Barb Tobin along with newcomers, John... Read More

Chair of the UCDSB Provides Comment on the Health and Physical Education Curriculum for Ontario Students

Chair of the UCDSB Provides Comment on the Health and Physical Education Curriculum for Ontario Students
Brockville – The Chair of the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), Jeff McMillan, offers the following comments regarding the recent provincial dialogue on possible content changes to the health and physical education curriculum for Ontario students. Like all school boards in Ontario at this time, the UCDSB has yet to receive clear direction from the Ministry of Education about... Read More