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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

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

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!
Eastern Ontario – Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday afternoon, overnight and into Monday for our entire region for a potential major winter storm! They say a major ice and snow storm is possible, with freezing rain expected to develop Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday... Read More

Delta’s ‘Celebrating the Season’ Back Again This Year Starting Tonight!

Delta’s ‘Celebrating the Season’ Back Again This Year Starting Tonight!
Delta – Bundle up for a wagon ride or an evening stroll around Lower Beverly Lake Park in Delta to see the trees and buildings all magically lit with over 100,000 lights at the 2019 Celebrating the Season starting tonight, Friday, November 29th. It is open Friday and Saturday Nights from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., November 29th & 30th,... Read More

21st Edition of the CP Holiday Train Set to Make its Way Through Eastern Ontario Wednesday

21st Edition of the CP Holiday Train Set to Make its Way Through Eastern Ontario Wednesday
Eastern Ontario Stops on Wednesday including Merrickville, Smiths Falls & Perth! Eastern Ontario – The two CP Holiday trains depart this week. On Monday the US holiday train left Montreal and today, November 26th the Canadian edition of the train leaves Montreal to make their festive journeys, travelling through the U.S. and Canada, respectively. Once again, the CP Holiday Train features... Read More

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning

Many Power Outages Around Our Region This Morning
Brockville – Hydro One is reporting many pockets of power outages around our region. There are pockets of power outages in Augusta Township, Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, Rideau Lakes, Athens Township, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Leeds & 1000 Islands, Howe Island, Gananoque, Brockville, Merrickville-Wolford and North Grenville. One of the major outages in our region is in Morrisburg and South Dundas where over... Read More

Deck the Small Halls with special live music this holiday season

Deck the Small Halls with special live music this holiday season
The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is bringing big names in music to even more special places this holiday season Eastern Ontario – Get festive in small halls across Eastern Ontario! The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is bringing big names in music to even more special places this holiday season. The Festival is growing its holiday offerings, while presenting... Read More

Ambush Is Coming To Perth for Halloween for Health

Ambush Is Coming To Perth for Halloween for Health
Perth – On Friday October 25, 2019 the Halloween for Health concert fundraiser will take place at Farrell Hall at 186 Gore Street East in Perth. The event features the local band Ambush. Proceeds of the event will be donated to Rideau Community Health Services (RCHS). Terry Lee, owner of Farrell Hall, is generously hosting this event which includes a... Read More

Leeds OPP Weekend Police Reports – October 5 to 6, 2019

Leeds OPP Weekend Police Reports – October 5 to 6, 2019
Leeds County – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to lay charges for a variety of offences. Stunt Driver stopped On October 5, 2019 just after 3:00 a.m. Leeds County officers observed a vehicle travelling at almost double the posted speed limit, westbound on Highway 401, Front Leeds-Lansdowne Township. The vehicle was stopped... Read More

VEHICLE STRIKES OPP POLICE CRUISER, DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED

VEHICLE STRIKES OPP POLICE CRUISER, DRIVER CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED
Delta – A member of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) escaped serious injuries when a vehicle slammed into his parked cruiser. On October 5, 2019 just after 12:45 a.m. Leeds County officers were conducting a RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) check on King Street, Delta when a northbound vehicle collided with a parked police cruiser... Read More