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Director Stephen Silwa Welcomes EQAO Response to Fraser Report

Director Stephen Silwa Welcomes EQAO Response to Fraser Report
Brockville – Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) Director of Education Stephen Sliwa welcomed the EQAO’s stance in response to the Fraser Institute’s “Report Card on Ontario’s Elementary Schools 2017”. “It is important for students, parents, and our local schools to be clear about the intention underpinning the practice for administering provincial assessments to students in Ontario. We were pleased... Read More

OPP Busy with Festive Ride

OPP Busy with Festive Ride
South Grenville –The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Prescott detachment has been busy conducting numerous Festive R.I.D.E. checks within the local communities. From December the 1 to December 12, 2017, officers have set up 25 R.I.D.E. checkpoints at a variety of locations, within the South Grenville area. At these checkpoints, officers are ensuring drivers are not impaired by alcohol or... Read More

STEO Prepared for Inclement Weather

STEO Prepared for Inclement Weather
Johnstown – With the widespread accumulating snow forecasted for tonight and Tuesday for our entire region, we are re-posting the Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario’s (STEO) process used to manage bus cancellations for the upcoming winter season that was first published earlier in November. “STEO continues to work to enhance communication with parents and students about decisions to cancel busing when... Read More

Special Weather Statement: Widespread accumulating snow likely tonight and Tuesday for Our Region!

Special Weather Statement: Widespread accumulating snow likely tonight and Tuesday for Our Region!
Brockville – Special weather statement in effect for: Brockville – Prescott, Gananoque – Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford – Kemptville, Westport – Charleston Lake, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Morrsiburg-Cornwall, Kingston & Ottawa Widespread accumulating snow likely tonight and Tuesday. Snow associated with an Alberta Clipper forecast to cross Eastern Ontario. Snow is expected to begin tonight and taper off Tuesday night. A general snowfall... Read More

Ontario Taking Immediate Steps to Keep Drivers Safe in Eastern Ontario

Ontario Taking Immediate Steps to Keep Drivers Safe in Eastern Ontario
Province Working with Eastern Ontario Mayors, Police, Trucking Industry on Highway 401 Safety Kingston – Ontario is taking immediate steps to keep families and commuters safe along Highway 401 in eastern Ontario by introducing new winter driving measures. Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, was in Kingston today, along with Sophie Kiwala, MPP for Kingston and the Islands, Brett Todd,... Read More

River West Co. of 1000 Islands Village is a shopping destination

River West Co. of 1000 Islands Village is a shopping destination
Feature photo: Part of the team at River West Co. are from left, Elisha Castle, manager Stefanie Chauvin and Staci Sands, shown in the 6,000-square-foot “shops within a shop.” – Photo by Deanna Clark, UCLG Economic Development MAITLAND – The newly-opened River West Co. is a multiple-boutique experience in the redeveloped 1000 Islands Village. Owner Paul Blakney and store manager... Read More

Weather advisory in effect for Brockville – Prescott, Gananoque – Mallorytown & Kingston!

Weather advisory in effect for Brockville – Prescott, Gananoque – Mallorytown & Kingston!
Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for today. Bands of lake effect snow over Lake Ontario are shifting northward and will affect areas from near Belleville to Prescott today, including highway 401. Motorists should be prepared for rapidly deteriorating travel conditions. Hazardous winter driving conditions are possible in bursts of heavy snow which can cause reduced visibility and quick accumulations.... Read More

TRADITIONAL BRITISH FUNDRAISING EVENT SUPPORTS BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S CARDIOVASCULAR PROGRAM

TRADITIONAL BRITISH FUNDRAISING EVENT SUPPORTS BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S CARDIOVASCULAR PROGRAM
Pictured in BGH’s Cardiovascular Clinic (l-r): Bring and Buy Sale event organizer, Jean Sutcliffe, BGH Cardiovascular Program Kinesiologist, Travis Coughlin and Bring and Buy event co-organizer, Sheila Brokloff. Missing from the picture is Bring and Buy event co-organizer, Shirley Ashenden. – Submitted Photo Brockville – Jean Sutcliffe of Maitland, Ontario decided she wanted to give back to Brockville General Hospital’s... Read More

Paint At Galop Galler`s Paint Party To Help Someone Else’s Picture

Paint At Galop Galler`s Paint Party To Help Someone Else’s Picture
Help Amy Beatty, Michael Kelly & Family rebuild their home after a fire took it and their possessions. Prescott – Show your support by coming and painting your own work of art. Join the Paint Party for only $30, paint and supplies included, December 11th 6:30pm-8:30pm. Come out to South Grenville District High school, 1000 Edward Street, Prescott, for fun... Read More