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Provincial Government Announces $2.5 Million Investment in Greenfield Global Johnstown Plant

Provincial Government Announces $2.5 Million Investment in Greenfield Global Johnstown Plant
Photo – Facebook/Steve Clark MPP CLARK ANNOUNCES ONTARIO PARTNERING WITH COMPANY  TO CONTINUE EFFORTS TO INCREASE DOMESTIC PPE PRODUCTION  Johnstown – The Ontario government is providing $2.5 million through the Ontario Together Fund to support Greenfield Global’s $75-million investment in their Johnstown plant to produce medical-grade alcohol critical to making hand sanitizers for Ontario individuals, families and front-line workers. The... Read More

2020 Thanksgiving Rotary Fall Food Drive Starts This Wednesday

2020 Thanksgiving Rotary Fall Food Drive Starts This Wednesday
Brockville & Area/South Grenville – The Rotary Clubs of Brockville are hosting their annual fall food drive in support of both the Brockville & Area and South Grenville Food Banks. The food starts this Wednesday, October 7th and runs until October 10th in both Brockville and South Grenville. Donations are urgently needed at both food banks, especially during this time... Read More

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – September 14-20, 2020

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – September 14-20, 2020
STOLEN VEHICLE Prescott – On September 15, 2020 shortly after 11:00 a.m. Grenville officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence on Ann Street in the Town of Prescott. The homeowner advised the white pickup truck had been stolen from their property sometime overnight. It was located on September 18,... Read More

OPP POLICE RECORD CHECKS UPDATE

OPP POLICE RECORD CHECKS UPDATE
ORILLIA – As the economy continues to recover from the pandemic, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is committed to improving customer service for citizens seeking police record checks. Due to COVID-19, the OPP is currently experiencing a high volume of police record check requests. Current processing times are four to six weeks. The OPP is working on improving the technical capacities of... Read More

Power Outage Covering most of Southern Leeds-Grenville Currently

Power Outage Covering most of Southern Leeds-Grenville Currently
Brockville – There is currently a power outage in the Brockville, Prescott, Spencerville, Oxford Station, North Augusta, Athens, Front of Yonge, Elizabethtown-Kitley and parts of Leeds & 1000 Island area. Hydro One is saying that there are 3436 customers affected. They say the estimated time of return is 2:15pm. According to Hydro One there was a pole fire. Read More

OPP STREET CRIME UNIT SEIZES CRYSTAL METH, COCAINE IN CARDINAL

OPP STREET CRIME UNIT SEIZES CRYSTAL METH, COCAINE IN CARDINAL
Edwardsburgh-Cardinal – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has seized illegal drugs and a firearm at two locations in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Township, with three people facing charges. On September 2, 2020, members of the Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Canine Unit, executed search... Read More

Lake St. Lawrence water levels to decline following long September weekend

Lake St. Lawrence water levels to decline following long September weekend
Cornwall – With summer nearing an end, the Board will adjust its outflow strategy and allow Lake St. Lawrence levels to decline to the normal navigation season minimum following the September long weekend. This decision will allow for slightly more water to be released from Lake Ontario during the fall. The lower and declining levels on Lake Ontario combined with... Read More

ALANTRA LEASING INC. PURCHASES PRESCOTT LANDS FOR NEW BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN PRESCOTT

ALANTRA LEASING INC. PURCHASES PRESCOTT LANDS FOR NEW BUSINESS OPERATIONS IN PRESCOTT
Prescott – The Town of Prescott is excited to announce the sale of municipal lands situated at Development Drive to Alantra Leasing Inc. This 10‐acre parcel of land in the northern Highway 401 Industrial Park will provide a new location for the expansion of Alantra’s business operations, including a maintenance, service, and distribution outlet to serve Eastern Ontario. Eastern Canada’s... Read More

Health Unit Warns Residents of Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms

Health Unit Warns Residents of Potentially Harmful Algal Blooms
Brockville – Potentially harmful algal blooms including blue-green algae are a natural seasonal phenomenon that may appear in our lakes, rivers and ponds. Many of these blooms are relatively harmless; however, some species have the potential to produce toxins which may be harmful to people and animals. The presence of a harmful algal bloom and its toxins can only be confirmed... Read More

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – August 10th to 16th, 2020

Grenville OPP Weekly Police Reports – August 10th to 16th, 2020
NOVICE DRIVER LEARNS A TOUGH LESSON North Grenville – On August 10, 2020, shortly after midnight, Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a traffic complaint about a vehicle, driving erratically, southbound on Highway 416 shortly after the Kemptville exit. An officer located the suspect vehicle and, after the driver was spoken to an Approved Screening Device (ASD) was utilized... Read More