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CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK

CRCA ISSUES WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – FLOOD OUTLOOK
Kingston – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today. The ground is saturated in many areas and is still frozen in some parts of the region. Except for isolated patches of snow and ice, the ground is bare. The current ground conditions can lead to high runoff from rainfall due to... Read More

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY

CRCA ISSUES A WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – WATER SAFETY
KINGSTON – The Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety today. Rainfall amounts of 30 – 50 mm are forecasted for Thursday night and Friday across the region, with Kingston and areas to the north expected to receive as much as 45 – 50 mm. Brockville is forecasted to receive 30 – 35... Read More

Friends of Foley Mountain Invest in Children and Outdoor Education with Purchase of Snowshoes

Friends of Foley Mountain Invest in Children and Outdoor Education with Purchase of Snowshoes
WESTPORT — Thanks to the hard work and fundraising efforts of the Friends of Foley Mountain, hundreds of students will be able to experience the wonder of Foley Mountain trails by snowshoe this winter. Forty-four new pairs of snowshoes arrived at the Conservation Area last week, just in time for winter programing. Foley Mountain Conservation Area, owned and operated by... Read More

OPP Recover Body from Sand Lake

OPP Recover Body from Sand Lake
Westport – On Monday, November 26, 2018 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) recovered the body of a missing man from Sand Lake, near Westport. Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment began searching for Scott MCPHERSON, aged 33, November 24, 2018 when he was reported missing while snowmobiling in the area. The OPP’s... Read More

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend

2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign Gets Underway This Weekend
Food Blitz Stops in Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth, Lanark, Smiths Falls, Westport, Elgin, Portland, Merrickville, Athens, and Delta. Smiths Falls – The 2018 Hinton Auto Group Build a Mountain of Food Campaign gets underway this weekend starting out in Almonte and Carleton Place this Saturday, November 10th. Area food banks continue to play a vital role, providing necessary assistance to... Read More

OPP Searching For Missing Kingston Women Near Westport

OPP Searching For Missing Kingston Women Near Westport
Westport – Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation into a missing Kingston Women. On September 24, 2018 at approximately 6:00 PM Rideau Lakes OPP and Lanark OPP officers responded to a rural area near Westport in response to a missing person. Edith THORNTON, 86 years old of Kingston was last... Read More

Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals’ Fall 2018 Business Expo Being Held This Thursday

Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals’ Fall 2018 Business Expo Being Held This Thursday
Brockville – Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals are hosting their Fall 2018 Business Expo this Thursday, September 27th at 1000 Islands Village near Maitland. The free event runs from 4:00pm to 9:00pm and is open to the general public and other business and/or professionals. Come out and meet and find out who the LG Approved Professionals are. The goal at... Read More

Westport’s Mayor Robin Jones Acclaimed

Westport’s Mayor Robin Jones Acclaimed
Westport – Current Mayor of the Village of Westport, and Counties Warden Robin Jones was acclaimed in this year’s municipal elections. There are three council seats up for grabs in Westport. Candidates running in this election are incumbents Jackalyn Brady, Frank Huth and Mark Parliament. Newcomers are Melissa Sullivan, Robert J. Roberts, Barry Card and Wayne Sherwood. 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

Nominations Open For for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership

Nominations Open For for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership
Leeds-Grenville – The Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office is asking individuals, councils and economic development committees to identify candidates for the Bill Thake Memorial Award for Economic Development Leadership. Before heading off for summer vacation, talk to colleagues and community members about who is deserving of this award in your municipality. Many volunteers help to improve the economic vitality of... Read More