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Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals

Upper Canada District School Board issues layoffs to 25 Para-Professionals
Brockville – The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has issued layoff notices to 25 para-professional employees.  At the June 20th, 2019 board meeting, the Upper Canada District School Board approved a 1.3 million dollar decrease in funding for Para-Professionals.  These professionals include child and youth workers and behaviourists (Student Support Partners).  This position was eliminated.  These front-line workers provided... Read More

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year

UCDSB Trustees Approve a Balanced Budget for the 2019-20 School Year
Brockville – The Board of Trustees for the Upper Canada District School Board met on Wednesday, June 19 for the last Committee of the Whole meeting for the 2018-19 school year. Several agenda items were discussed, including finalizing and approving the 2019-20 school year budget. At the beginning of the budget deliberations, which started in early May, UCDSB Trustees were... Read More

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained at record highs: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board says it 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 m 3 /s (367,270 cfs),... 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

DOWNTOWN PRESCOTT WELCOMES RIVERWALK MASSAGE THERAPY

DOWNTOWN PRESCOTT WELCOMES RIVERWALK MASSAGE THERAPY
Prescott – Riverwalk Massage Therapy celebrated their grand opening with a special ribbon cutting ceremony in Downtown Prescott on Saturday, June 14, 2019.  Town of Prescott Mayor & members of Council, business and community representatives and other invited guests were in attendance, to welcome Prescott’s newest massage therapist. “Riverwalk Massage Therapy will fulfill an ever growing need for massage therapists... 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

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

Lake Ontario outflows to be maintained above navigation limit: International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The Board is actively exploring deviating beyond an outflow of 10,400 m3/s (367,270 cfs) reached on June 13th, with the intent to provide relief to shoreline stakeholders upstream of the Moses-Saunders Power Dam.   Before undertaking higher flows, the Board is communicating with stakeholders to assess the impacts of these additional flows, to provide them an opportunity to... Read More

SD&G OPP CONTINUE SEARCH FOR MISSING DIVER

SD&G OPP CONTINUE SEARCH FOR MISSING DIVER
SOUTH STORMONT – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers continue to remain at the scene of a missing scuba diver in the St.Lawrence River near Lock 21 on MacDonell Island in South Stormont Township. Preliminary investigation has indicated that just prior to 9:00 a.m on June 11, 2019., a diver returned to shore and his diving... Read More

Downtown Prescott Welcomes Quality Creations

Downtown Prescott Welcomes Quality Creations
Prescott – Quality Creations celebrated their grand opening with a special ribbon cutting ceremony in Downtown Prescott on Saturday, June 8, 2019.  Town of Prescott Mayor & members of Council, business and community representatives and other invited guests were in attendance, to welcome Prescott’s new artisan co-op. Quality Creations is an ever growing co-op of talented artisans that recently relocated its... Read More

A Taste of Prescott being Held This Friday, June 14th

A Taste of Prescott being Held This Friday, June 14th
Prescott – The annual ‘A Taste of Prescott’ event is being held this Friday, June 14th in downtown Prescott.   The celebration of food and drink will bring local culinary flavours together with wineries, microbreweries, and distilleries.   The event is being held from 5:00-9:00 p.m. in RiverWalk Park at the Sandra S. Lawn Harbour & Marina.   Tickets are... Read More