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North Grenville EPS Dept receiving licensing complaints for door-to-door sales

North Grenville EPS Dept receiving licensing complaints for door-to-door sales
North Grenville – The North Grenville Emergency & Protective Services Department has received several complaints recently about water filter services companies going door-to-door under the pretext of water issues and aggressive sales tactics. In 2015, the Municipality passed By-Law 104-15 which requires a Municipal licence for door-to-door sales.  By-Law Services has investigated the company currently going door-to-door and they are operating... Read More

Municipality of North Grenville: Black Bear Safety Tips

Municipality of North Grenville: Black Bear Safety Tips
North Grenville – The Municipality of North Grenville was recently made aware of a black bear sighting along the trails at the Ferguson Forest Centre. The Ontario government operates a Bear Wise program and provides valuable information on their website (ontario.ca/page/prevent-bear- encounters-bear- wise). The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has advised that a bear who has entered a populated area isn’t necessarily... Read More

OPP Seeking Public’s Assistance with Ongoing Michief Investigations

OPP Seeking Public’s Assistance with Ongoing Michief Investigations
LEEDS –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police, Leeds Detachment are looking for the public’s assistance with ongoing mischief investigations. Over the spring months numerous cases of vandalism have occurred in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township parks. Police have been called on multiple occasions to areas such as Mac Johnson Wildlife Centre, Rows Corners, Blaine Healey Ball Park and most recently Clifford E Hall... Read More

Board of Trustees appoint Ferguson and Barrett to support students, schools, and school communities in the UCDSB

Board of Trustees appoint Ferguson and Barrett to support  students, schools, and school communities in  the UCDSB
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) announced at its Board meeting of June 21st the appointment of two new Superintendents of Schools. Ronald Ferguson, who holds the position of principal at Perth and District Collegiate Institute, will be commencing his position on August 14th. Mr. Ferguson is an accomplished school administrator, having supported the operation of school... Read More

WDMH Foundation Honoured To Be Included in Shroomfest

WDMH Foundation Honoured To Be Included in Shroomfest
Winchester – Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation was once again in great company as Shroomfest recently presented more than $45,450 to local charities. About two dozen local charities benefited, including $3,000 for the WDMH Foundation’s Family Care Fund. Shroomfest is an annual men’s night out that has been making an incredible impact throughout our community for more than a decade.... Read More

Business Retention & Expansion Program Visits Complete

Business Retention & Expansion Program Visits Complete
North Grenville – Over the past three months, 84 community businesses had the opportunity to voice their opinions about the local economy as the Municipality of North Grenville progressed through the interview stage of the Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) Program, in cooperation with the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce and the Old Town Kemptville BIA. The BR+E Program kicked into... Read More

Celebrate Canada Day at a Parks Canada Place Near You!

Celebrate Canada Day at a Parks Canada Place Near You!
Parks Canada welcomes visitors to national historic sites and parks on July 1st Kingston – Celebrate Canada Day at an iconic Canadian destination! The Parks Canada places in this region are pleased to welcome visitors to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday on Saturday, July 1st. Admission is free and family-friendly activities will take place at Bellevue House National Historic Site in... Read More

CDSBEO Trustees Approve Balanced Budget for 2017-2018

CDSBEO Trustees Approve Balanced Budget for 2017-2018
The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario’s Board of Trustees has approved an operating budget of $175.5 million, and a capital budget of $18.3 million, which includes the construction of a new JK-8 elementary school in Smiths Falls. All expenditure areas were carefully reviewed for efficiencies and to ensure excellence in Catholic program delivery for students across Eastern Ontario.... Read More

Upper Canada District School Board Provides Progress Update for the new Kemptville Public School

Upper Canada District School Board Provides Progress Update for the new Kemptville Public School
Kemptville – At the Upper Canada District School Board’s meeting this evening, Trustees were informed of the progress on the new Kemptville Public School to be located on the west side of County Road 44 in Kemptville, Ontario. With a project budget of $13.3M provided by the Ontario Ministry of Education, Kemptville Public School began construction in 2016 and was originally scheduled... Read More