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A Look back over the years of Brockville Ribfest – 2008 – VIDEO

A Look back over the years of Brockville Ribfest – 2008 – VIDEO
In celebration of what would have been the 20th anniversary of Big Brothers, Big Sisters, of Leeds & Grenville’s Brockville Ribfest, which would of been held this coming weekend, the organizer’s canceled this year’s ribfest due to Covid-19, they will instead celebrate their 20th Brockville Ribfest next year in 2021. I had started BrockNews.ca (the predecessor of Hometown TV12) in... Read More

OPP Searching For Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry

OPP Searching For Man That Went Overboard From Wolfe Island Ferry
Wolfe Island – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a marine call. On August 3, 2020 just after 7:30 p.m. officers from the Thousand Islands office and Frontenac Detachment were dispatched to the Wolfe Island Ferry Terminal. JRCC advised police that a male was observed going overboard in to the water while the... Read More

Daily update of Ontario Cases of COVID-19: January 15, 2020 to August 3, 2020 – Updated Tuesday, August 4 at 10:30 AM

Daily update of Ontario Cases of COVID-19: January 15, 2020 to August 3, 2020 – Updated Tuesday, August 4 at 10:30 AM
There are 91 new cases. A 0.2% increase. Total cases in Ontario now at 39,628. Total number of deaths 2,782. For more detailed information: https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-ontario-is-responding-covid-19 The daily report provides an epidemiologic summary of recent COVID-19 activity in Ontario. It will be updated each day at 10:30 a.m. This daily epidemiologic summary captures the most significant day-over-day changes in new case counts and deaths, cases by age/gender,... Read More

Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce Tourism Organization Announce Hyper Local business support opportunity

Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce Tourism Organization Announce Hyper Local business support opportunity
The Driftscape App now offers the opportunity for “Hyper Local” business support in Brockville via personalized Calls to Action from local businesses! Brockville – The Brockville & District Chamber of Commerce Tourism Organization and Driftscape, a Canada based tech start-up, are pleased to announce a new opportunity for local businesses in Brockville to promote specials in order to encourage customers.... Read More

Lanark County OPP Weekly Police Reports – July 27- August 3, 2020

Lanark County OPP Weekly Police Reports – July 27- August 3, 2020
Lanark – Between Monday, July 27 and Monday, August 3, 2020 officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 316 calls for service. The calls included: Motor Vehicle Collisions Total: 18 Including: Car / Deer: 6 Parking Lots: 3 Single Motor Vehicle off Road (“in ditch”): 4 Impaired Drivers – 2 Thanks to a... Read More

Award Winners at the 56th Annual Antique Boat Show & Auction

Award Winners at the 56th Annual Antique Boat Show & Auction
CLAYTON, NY– The Antique Boat Museum is proud to announce the award winners upon the conclusion of the successful 56th Annual Antique Boat Show & Auction. The list of awards and winners appears below: People’s Choice Powered: Ginger Snap – Stephen Slingerland – 1952 Chris Craft People’s Choice Non-Powered: Too Cute – Ric & Wendy Fetridge – 1928 Penn Yan... Read More

MPP Clark: LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES SHARE IN RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS

MPP Clark: LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES SHARE IN RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS
MPP Clark shows one of the RED-funded wayfinding signs with Front of Yonge Councillor Marg Fancy and Mayor Roger Haley. PROJECTS IN GANANOQUE, LEEDS AND THE THOUSAND ISLANDS, FRONT OF YONGE AMONG FIRST SUPPORTED UNDER REVAMPED PROGRAM Gananoque – The Town of Gananoque and Townships of Leeds and the Thousand Islands and Front of Yonge will share in the $3.3... Read More

Brockville Police Reports – July 31, 2020

Brockville Police Reports – July 31, 2020
Brockville – Police reports from the Brockville Police Service July 29th to 30th, 2020. Theft of Stand up Paddle Board: The Brockville Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in recovering a “stand up paddle board” (pictures attached). The paddle board was taken from the Brockville Dive Shop on Water Street sometime overnight of the 29th of July.... Read More

Ontario Taking Steps to Protect Fish and Wildlife Habitat

Ontario Taking Steps to Protect Fish and Wildlife Habitat
Fall Harvest for Double-Crested Cormorants Introduced to Protect Local Ecosystems FENELON FALLS – The Ontario government is taking steps to protect fish stocks and natural habitat from the harmful impacts of double-crested cormorants by introducing a fall harvest for the species. The harvest will help address concerns about impacts to local ecosystems by cormorants, a bird that preys on fish,... Read More