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The International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board continues to Act to Reduce Spring Flood Risk through February 28th

The International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board continues to Act to Reduce Spring Flood Risk through February 28th
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence Board is optimistic that weather conditions the rest of this winter and spring won’t cause a damaging rise in Lake Ontario levels this year. However, it has been acting proactively since 1 January to reduce lake levels this winter just in case the weather turns wet. Somewhat drier weather conditions over... Read More

5 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 29, 2021

5 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 29, 2021
Brockville – Five new cases*, (3*** in the past 24hrs) and 20** active cases reported in today’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 update. There are 3 newly recovered. There are currently 1 hospitalized, 1 in ICU, 0 on ventilator. *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm the previous day. **Active cases can be recovering at home... Read More

4 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 22, 2021

4 New COVID Cases, 20 Active Cases Reported this Morning in Today’s Report – Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 Update – January 22, 2021
Brockville – Four new cases*, (3 in past 24 hrs***) and 20** active cases reported in today’s Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Covid-19 update. There are 6 newly recovered. There are currently 1 hospitalized and 1 in ICU. *Cases are reported from data collected at 4:00pm the previous day. **Active cases can be recovering at home or admitted... Read More

Leeds Grenville and Lanark Health Unit: Food Safety during the pandemic

Leeds Grenville and Lanark Health Unit: Food Safety during the pandemic
The Health Unit recognizes that COVID-19 has been tough financially on many of our citizens and that some people may have started a new home business that involves food to help make some extra money. For people who are thinking of opening a food-related business in their home, it is important to do your research before starting. Public Health Inspectors... Read More

Township of Augusta – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – December 21, 2020

Township of Augusta – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – December 21, 2020
Maynard –  The Township of Augusta held another meeting of the Municipal Emergency Control Group on Monday to review our COVID-19 action plan. With the Ontario Government announcing a province wide lockdown today, as of 12:01am December 26, 2020 we are asking our residents to observe government regulations for the good of our community and to get through this difficult... Read More

OPP Remind Augusta Township Residents to Keep Their Vehicles Locked

OPP Remind Augusta Township Residents to Keep Their Vehicles Locked
Augusta Twps. – Since the beginning of September, Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members saw reports of approximately 17 vehicles being entered into in the area of County Road 26 and County Road 15 in the Township of Augusta. Acting Inspector Nancy Graves is “asking community members to be more vigilant and remove the opportunity for individuals to commit this... Read More

Editorial: South Grenville Journal Shuts Down – Survival of Small Business During Covid

Editorial: South Grenville Journal Shuts Down – Survival of Small Business During Covid
As some of you may know, The South Grenville Journal, formally the Prescott Journal ceased operation on Monday. Owning my own local news operation I can defiantly relate and know it would have been a very hard decision to make. There are many small and mid-size businesses that are severely struggling in our region at the moment including Hometown TV12... Read More

Grenville County OPP Weekly Police Reports – November 17th to December 6th, 2020

Grenville County OPP Weekly Police Reports – November 17th to December 6th, 2020
MISSING PARTY LOCATED SAFE (EDWARDSBURGH, ON) On December 6, 2020, at around 1:55 p.m., Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members responded to a missing person report from a residence off of County Road 44, just west of the Spencerville Township. Thankfully, the individual was located safely at a nearby forest. The OPP urge anyone with family members who could utilize... Read More

IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board

IJC announces new structure for its International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board
Ottawa – The International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board will decrease to a six-member Board with an equal number of members from the United States and Canada effective December 1, 2020. The Board sets the outflow from Lake Ontario in accordance with the provisions of an order of approval issued by the IJC in 2016. The re-structured Board will... Read More

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – November 9th to 15th, 2020

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – November 9th to 15th, 2020
BREAK AND ENTER (KEMPTVILLE, ON) On November 11, 2020, at around 8:00 a.m., Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members responded to a break and enter on Prescott Street, in the Town of Kemptville. An individual was observed on camera entering the residence on November 9 shortly after midnight. When the person was confronted by a resident they left immediately. A ... Read More