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High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System

High Lake Ontario Outflows Continue, Impacts Felt Across the System
Cornwall – Following the closure of the Seaway, and some partial and temporary ice formation in early January, mild temperatures across the Lake Ontario basin have allowed the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board to set Lake Ontario outflows at unprecedented levels, higher than has ever previously been released in winter for several days and at times up... Read More

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

BROCKVILLE & AREA MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS HALL OF FAME ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS
Brockville – The 15th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame is Thursday March 26 th at the Brockville Arts Centre. The Committee is accepting nominations now until February 21st. You can email bruce.wylie@bellmedia.ca for a nomination form. Last year Ed Bush, Rolly Evans, Alex Fleuriau Chateau, Reg Francis, Brenda Lewis and the Thousand Islanders Barbershop... Read More

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!

Freezing Rain Warning continues today for our entire region!
Freezing rain ending this afternoon. The freezing rain will transition to ice pellets, snow or rain this afternoon. Ice accretion or build-up of 5 to 10 mm is possible and power outages are possible. Poor travel conditions can be expected today. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your... Read More

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED

EAST REGION OPP ADVISES MOTORISTS TO BE PREPARED
Impending ice and snow event could mean challenging driving conditions Smiths Falls – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region is urging motorists to be prepared for deteriorating driving conditions, starting tonight. The forecast calls for significant freezing rain for much of the region followed by snow. “If you don’t have to go out on the highways tonight or tomorrow, we recommend... Read More

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!

Major Ice & Snow Storm Expected to Hit Our Region Sunday Afternoon into Monday!
Eastern Ontario – Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday afternoon, overnight and into Monday for our entire region for a potential major winter storm! They say a major ice and snow storm is possible, with freezing rain expected to develop Sunday afternoon. The freezing rain may taper off briefly Sunday night but will redevelop early Monday... Read More

St. Lawrence River Ice Formation Begins, Lake Ontario Outflow Reduced

St. Lawrence River Ice Formation Begins, Lake Ontario Outflow Reduced
Cornwall – Cold weather has caused ice formation to start at critical areas on the St. Lawrence River, requiring Lake Ontario outflows to be temporarily reduced in order to reduce the risk of ice jams. Cold temperatures yesterday and overnight caused water temperatures to plunge along the St. Lawrence River.  With milder temperatures forecast later this weekend, high outflows from... Read More

OPP Investigating Home Invasion in Augusta Township

OPP Investigating Home Invasion in Augusta Township
Augusta Twp.  – On December 19, 2019 at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a home invasion that occurred at a residence on Meadowview Drive in Augusta Township. Four male suspects forced entry into the home while armed with weapons, threatening the 2 residents. One resident was assaulted and suffered minor injuries. The suspects stole some... Read More

OPP INVESTIGATING MULTIPLE MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 401

OPP INVESTIGATING MULTIPLE MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 401
BROCKVILLE – Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment are currently investigating multiple motor vehicle collisions on Hwy 401. Hwy 401 westbound between Maitland and Brockville has been closed due to multiple collisions. Westbound traffic is being re-routed down Highway 2! Further updates to be provided. Anyone with any information regarding this or any other incident is encouraged to contact... Read More

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at MERC Hall This Saturday

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at MERC Hall This Saturday
Maitland – The MERC Hall will be hosting “Danger in the Manger”, the original comedy murder mystery presented by the Uppity Improv Society this Saturday, November 30th at the MERC Hall. The event will be accompanied with a dinner featuring: -greek salad with feta and olives -chicken souvlaki served with basmati rice & tzatziki -mixed assorted vegetables -dessert Doors open... Read More

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Flexibility in setting Lake Ontario outflows to continue – International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – The International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (Board) announced today that, in directing Lake Ontario outflows, it has been given the ability to continue deviating from the flow specified by Plan 2014. The Board has had authority to deviate from Plan 2014 since May 7th, after Lake Ontario rose above the high water trigger levels specified... Read More