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Despite record outflows, elevated risk of high water conditions persists: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board

Despite record outflows, elevated risk of high water conditions persists: International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board
Cornwall – Mild temperatures and minimal ice cover in the St. Lawrence River made it possible to release record amounts of water from Lake Ontario during January and continuing into February, but inflows to Lake Ontario also set records last month. The continuing trend of extremely high water supplies, which has now lasted over three years, continues to hamper the... Read More

Business Retention & Expansion Findings on Workforce, Counties Economic Development Strategic Areas of Focus Workshop Being Held February 21st in Maitland

Business Retention & Expansion Findings on Workforce, Counties Economic Development Strategic Areas of Focus Workshop Being Held February 21st in Maitland
Maynard – The volunteer Economic Development Committee serving Augusta Township, has listened carefully to the concerns expressed by the business community re: workforce issues. The committee along with the United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Economic Development Office is hosting “Business Retention & Expansion Findings on Workforce, Counties Economic Development Strategic Areas of Focus” workshop on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the... Read More

Winter Storm Warning Now in Effect for Brockville, Prescott, Gananoque, Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Morrisburg – SD&G

Winter Storm Warning Now in Effect for Brockville, Prescott, Gananoque, Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Morrisburg – SD&G
Winter Storm Warning in effect for Brockville, Prescott, Gananoque, Mallorytown, Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Morrisburg – SD&G! Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Snow will become heavy at times tonight into Friday morning. Snow will continue Friday before tapering off Friday night. Total snowfall amounts of 25 to 35 cm are likely by Friday night. The commute this evening may be impacted. The... Read More

High Water Talks held on Monday, February 3, 2020 – VIDEO

High Water Talks held on Monday, February 3, 2020 – VIDEO
Brockville – High Water Talks were held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at the Brockville Arts Centre organized by United Shoreline Ontario. Part 1 Includes: 1 – Welcome 2 – Mayor’s Welcome 3 – Sarah Delicate – United Shoreline Ontario Part 2 Includes: 1 – Bernie Gigas – F & L Limit, 2020 Water Level Forecasts 2 – Emergency Preparedness... Read More

Knights of Columbus Flag Relay & Chili Lunch Held on January 11th

Knights of Columbus Flag Relay & Chili Lunch Held on January 11th
Prescott – On January 11th, the Knights of Columbus had the Flag Relay and Chili Lunch to raise awareness about Special Olympics and help the athletes. Thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion, Prescott for holding the event at the Legion, MP Michael Barrett, Mayors Brent Todd, Doug Malanka, Pat Sayeau & Jason Baker, along with RCMP and Police Representatives... Read More

High Water Talks Being Held February 3rd at Brockville Arts Centre

High Water Talks Being Held February 3rd at Brockville Arts Centre
Brockville – A discussion on the high water levels in the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario is being held Monday, February 3rd at the Brockville Arts Centre. ‘High Water Talks’ runs from 6:00pm to 8:30pm and will feature topics including: Understanding Plan 2014 & How it impacts water levels, 2020 Water Level Forecasts, Emergency Preparedness, Updates & Next Steps.... Read More

Background Paper Answers Key Questions on 2019 Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Flooding

Background Paper Answers Key Questions on 2019 Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Flooding
Cornwall – In an easy-to-read background paper on High Water in 2019, the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board responds to the call for more accessible information. The paper uses question and answer format to explain why it flooded in 2019, why Lake Ontario outflows were not higher in 2018 and 2019, how the Board’s actions affected water levels, and... Read More

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