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Two People Charge During OPP R.I.D.E. Program in North Grenville

Two People Charge During OPP R.I.D.E. Program in North Grenville
North Grenville – Last Wednesday January 20, 2021, shortly after 6:15 p.m., members of the Grenville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a R.I.D.E (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) at County Road 18 in Bishop Mills. While speaking with the driver of a vehicle, officers detected freshly smoked cannabis and as a result of further investigation seized drug... 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

First Round of Federal Funding to Support Local Legions Announced

First Round of Federal Funding to Support Local Legions Announced
Brockville –The Royal Canadian Legion announced back in December the Legion branches  receive support through the Veterans Organizations Emergency Support Fund. The Legion—the largest Veterans organization in Canada—received $14 million from the Government of Canada to distribute to its branches across the country. The the first allocation of the Veterans Organizations Emergency Relief Fund with money distributed through Dominion Command,... Read More

Grenville OPP Investigating Fatal Snowmobile Collision

Grenville OPP Investigating Fatal Snowmobile Collision
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal – On January 6, 2021 Grenville County OPP responded to a report of a snowmobile collision on Millar Road in Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Township. Police say that at approximately 4:00pm, the driver of the snowmobile was travelling southbound in the east ditch of Millar Road when the machine rolled over. Matthew VANDINE, a 40 year-old from Edwardsburgh/Cardinal was taken to hospital... Read More

UCDSB: Confirmed case of COVID-19 at South Edwardsburg Public School

UCDSB: Confirmed case of COVID-19 at South Edwardsburg Public School
Johnstown – Parents/guardians, staff and students at South Edwardsburg Public School received notification today that an individual at the school has tested positive for COVID-19. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is closely monitoring the situation and has followed up to isolate all students and staff who have had a high-risk exposure. Both the Health Unit and the school are taking... 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