North Leeds – Page 2 – HomeTown TV12
Search

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

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places

Ontario Festival of Small Halls 2019 lineup celebrates big Canadian music in more beloved small places
More halls. Check. Big music. Check. Magical moments and musical memories – you betcha. Performances in Brockville, Chaffey’s Lock, Lyndhurst, Burritt’s Rapids, Athens, Merrickville, Delta, Spencerville, Portland, Seeley’s Bay & More!!! Eastern Ontario – The Ontario Festival of Small Halls plants inspired, decorated and mind-blowing artists into rural halls across Eastern Ontario, bursting with community vibes. Music lovers witness these... Read More

LEEDS COUNTY OPP INVESTIGATING SERIOUS MULTI-VEHICLE COLLISION

LEEDS COUNTY OPP INVESTIGATING SERIOUS MULTI-VEHICLE COLLISION
RIDEAU LAKES TOWNSHIP – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigation a serious collision on Highway-15, south of Smiths Falls, Ontario. It happened shortly after 2:00 p.m. today (July 26, 2019) just south of Kellys Road in the Lombardy area of Rideau Lakes Township. A total of six vehicles were involved in the... 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

1st Annual Westport Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Being Held Saturday

1st Annual Westport Backyard BBQ Cook-Off Being Held Saturday
Westport – This Saturday July 20th, join local BBQ enthusiasts as they compete for top prizes in BBQ Chicken and Ribs. It runs from 11:00am to 5:00pm at the Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery, 82 Bedford St. in Westport. People’s Choice Judging from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and the Competition Judging starts at 5:00pm. Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets to try... 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

Annual Elgin Days Running From July 11th to 14th!

Annual Elgin Days Running From July 11th to 14th!
HometownTV12 File Photo   Elgin – The annual Elgin Days festival is being held this weekend, from Thursday, July 11th to Sunday, July 14th in Elgin.   On Thursday Silent Auction bidding opens at 6:45pm during Bingo and continues all weekend. Friday at the Community Hall enjoy coffee & treats from 9:30 – 11am and then 6-handed euchre and light... Read More

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity

Health Unit warns to take precautions during high heat and humidity
Brockville – Due to high temperatures and humidex levels Environment Canada has issued a heat warning levels for this week.  A combination of heat and high humidity can be hazardous to your health. Conditions during high heat and humidity have the potential to cause dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and in some cases death. Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of... Read More

152nd Birthday of Canada Being Celebrated on Monday Throughout Leeds-Grenville

152nd Birthday of Canada Being Celebrated on Monday Throughout Leeds-Grenville
Leeds-Grenville – Canadians celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday on Monday, July 1st and there are many events planned to celebrate throughout the Leeds and Grenville area tomorrow.   Brockville:   The annual Canada Day procession will start from City Hall at 11:45am and march down King Street to CourtHouse Ave, to the CourtHouse Green for the official Canada Day Ceremony.  ... Read More

Power Knocked Out During Storm Last Night – Some Areas in Our Region Still Affected

Power Knocked Out During Storm Last Night – Some Areas in Our Region Still Affected
Brockville – The storm that blew through our area on Saturday night knocked out power to a number of areas throughout our region.   As of this morning at 9:00am there are still areas without power, including pockets in Elizabethtown-Kitley, Athens, Front of Yonge, Rideau Lakes, Augusta, Merrickville-Wolford as well as areas in Lanark County.   For more information and... Read More