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Rideau Ferry Yacht Club’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta Being Held This Weekend

Rideau Ferry Yacht Club’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta Being Held This Weekend
Rideau Ferry – The Rideau Ferry Yacht Club is once again hosting it’s Vintage Race Boat Regatta this weekend, August 17th & 18th in Rideau Ferry. Everything gets underway at 10:00am both days and will feature, vintage hydroplane boat racing, municipal cardboard race at noon, toy boat crafts for kids, a beach & regatta market, DJ johnny Fibe broadcast FM-107.1... 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

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

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

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

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs
The Board is doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to Lake Ontario and upper St. Lawrence River residents, while considering impacts throughout the system. During its meeting on 21 June, the Board decided to maintain outflows at their current record-high  levels, 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs), for the next week considering there is very little  capacity for passing water... Read More

Warrants Executed in Cardinal and South Crosby in Police Crack Down

Warrants Executed in Cardinal and South Crosby in Police Crack Down
CARDINAL – On June 14, 2019 members of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU Leeds-Grenville & Lanark Unit) assisted by the Emergency Response Unit (ERT) executed a Search Warrant at a residence on Walter Street, Cardinal, Ontario. Officers seized a significant quantity of controlled substances suspected to be cocaine, crystal meth and methamphetamine tablets and marihuana for trafficking purposes;... Read More

MPP CLARK CELEBRATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE

MPP CLARK CELEBRATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY  OF ONTARIO’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE
BROCKVILLE — MPP Steve Clark celebrated the one-year anniversary since Ontario’s Government for the People took office by reflecting on 12 months of hard work to make life better for the families, individuals and job creators he represents in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. “I’m proud of the accomplishments we have made as a government over the past year for... Read More

ONTARIO SUPPORTING RURAL EDUCATION IN LEEDS AND GRENVILLE

ONTARIO SUPPORTING RURAL EDUCATION IN LEEDS AND GRENVILLE
UPPER CANADA BOARD PROVIDED WITH HIGHER FUNDING THAN REPORTED BROCKVILLE — The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) will receive over $342 million for the 2019-2020 school year, reports Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. Clark said this investment marks an increase of $927,495 compared to the previous year’s funding and noted the government’s 2019-2020 Grants for... Read More