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Long Reach of Rideau River at Risk of Access Flooding Between Kars & Kemptville

Long Reach of Rideau River at Risk of Access Flooding Between Kars & Kemptville
  Ottawa –  The snow and ice accumulation over the last several days raises the possibility of flooding in parts of the Rideau system as warmer conditions arrive on Friday. Rain and some melting has caused streamflows to increase throughout the watershed. Daytime temperatures above 10 degrees through the coming weekend and into next week can be expected to melt... Read More

Local Artists transforming chairs into ART objects for ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction This Friday

Local Artists transforming chairs into ART objects for ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction This Friday
Photo: Brenda Clarke and her CHAIR-ity Art Object “All Aboard” which is one of the chairs available for purchase at the upcoming ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction being held this Friday,  April 20th at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery, St. Lawrence College, Brockville. – Submitted Photo Brockville – When is a chair, not a chair? When it is an artist’s CHAIR-ity... Read More

“Under One Roof” Redevelopment Campaign Co-Chairs Announced

“Under One Roof” Redevelopment Campaign Co-Chairs Announced
Brockville – David Beatty and Mary Jean McFall were officially introduced as the Co-Chairs of the “Under One Roof” Redevelopment Campaign by the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation’s (BDHF) Vice-Chair Heather Halladay at the Brockville General Hospital’s Ground Breaking Ceremony April 4th. Planning for this project is well underway and the BDHF Board and staff are pleased to have secured... Read More

Front of Yonge Elementary School Teacher Runs in Boston Marathon

Front of Yonge Elementary School Teacher Runs in Boston Marathon
Brockville – Front of Yonge Elementary School Teacher Mike Crawford participated in the 122nd Boston Marathon, for his 12th time on Monday in Boston. He came in with a time of 3:16:54. To Mike, qualifying to run in the Boston Marathon is a privilege, being considered the highest level marathon that a recreational runner can strive for. He feels there are so... Read More

Shriners Donate Funds to Purchase Pickle Ball Equipment for FOY School

Shriners Donate Funds to Purchase Pickle Ball Equipment for FOY School
The Brockville and District Shrine Club along with the Front of Yonge Elementary School Principal Jennifer Moore are all smiles as they hold the paddles and balls for Pickle Ball, gathering around the thank-you poster from the students. This grateful gesture were the students’ finger prints made into a balloon bouquet. From left to right are Nobles Howard Hanna, Don... Read More

UPDATE – OPP GUN AMNESTY AT MID-CAMPAIGN

UPDATE – OPP GUN AMNESTY AT MID-CAMPAIGN
Two weeks left to safely surrender unwanted weapons and accessories ORILLIA – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have safely secured dozens of weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition midway through a month-long Gun Amnesty campaign. As of April 16, 2018, there have been 218 gun amnesty calls for service in OPP jurisdiction, 42 of which were received through the online reporting option on the OPP... Read More

RCMP Musical Ride to Perform at Fort Wellington National Historic Site

RCMP Musical Ride to Perform at Fort Wellington National Historic Site
Prescott –Parks Canada is proud to welcome the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride to Prescott. On July 4th, residents and visitors are invited to come out to see the world-renowned troop of 32 horses and riders perform at Fort Wellington National Historic Site. Parks Canada will welcome the Musical Ride back to Fort Wellington for the first time... Read More

Waste Management manager to describe effect in Brockville of China’s decision not to be a global dumping ground

Waste Management manager to describe effect in Brockville of China’s decision not to be a global dumping ground
BROCKVILLE — How might residential blue box recycling change following China’s decision to limit its intake of the world’s unwanted paper and plastic? What added costs might Brockville residents have to pay? For the answers to these questions, Transition Brockville has invited Erik Lefebvre, district operations manager at Waste Management in Brockville, to give a talk at the next presentation,... Read More

Voting Begins Tomorrow (Tuesday, April 17th) For Brockville Museum’s ‘Museum Dance Off’ Submission

Voting Begins Tomorrow (Tuesday, April 17th) For Brockville Museum’s ‘Museum Dance Off’ Submission
Voting starts at 8:00am for the Canadian division at: http://www.whenyouworkatamuseum.com Brockville – The Brockville Museum is drawing international attention in an unusual way this month through its participation in the international Museum Dance Off competition hosted by the website,’When You Work in a Museum’. Now in its fifth (and final) year, the unique competition showcases museums from around the world through... Read More