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Live History Presents ‘Interactive Theatre at Fort Wellington’ For Three Nights – VIDEO

Live History Presents ‘Interactive Theatre at Fort Wellington’ For Three Nights – VIDEO
Prescott – Fort Wellington National Historic Site is hosting three live theatre performances, ‘In Time 1812’, (tonight) Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday night. In this interactive and clue-based theatre, presented by ‘LiveHistory’, guests will experience and learn about Canadian history with the fresh twist of an escape room style production. The War of 1812 is raging on, and the... Read More

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping adds 180,000 jobs, $26 billion to Canadian economy: New Study

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shipping adds 180,000 jobs, $26 billion to Canadian economy: New Study
Ottawa – Cargo shipments to ports on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River waterway generate CDN$60 billion worth of economic activity and 328,500 jobs in Canada and the U.S., according to a new study released today. That breaks down to 181,000 jobs and CDN$26 billion in economic activity in Ontario and Quebec. The Economic Impacts of Maritime Shipping in the Great... Read More

Northern Cables Inc. expansion in Prescott creates 10-12 new jobs

Northern Cables Inc. expansion in Prescott creates 10-12 new jobs
Northern Cables CEO Shelley Bacon, left, President Todd Stafford, centre, and Vice-president Joe Brunner, right, give a thumbs up after announcing a major expansion to their sites in Prescott. – Photo by Deanna Clark PRESCOTT – Northern Cables Inc. is investing $2-million in an expansion connecting two of its facilities in the Fort Town. “It’s been a pleasure doing business... Read More

Search Warrant Executed in Prescott

Search Warrant Executed in Prescott
Prescott – Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police and the Ontario Provincial Police Community Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Prescott. On July 13, 2018, before noon, police entered a residence on Ann Street. A 26 year Prescott man has been charged with: Possession of cannabis marihuana for the purpose of trafficking Possession of a firearm... Read More

Proponents of Aqua World Start Their Own Petition In Favour of Proposed Project

Proponents of Aqua World Start Their Own Petition In Favour of Proposed Project
Augusta – Proponents of proposed Aqua World project start their own petition. According to the Recorder & Times, as of Monday, 415 area residents had signed on online petition in favour of the development, More on this story from the Recorder & Times: http://www.recorder.ca/2018/07/16/aqua-world-supporters-fire-back   Read More

Interactive Theatre at Fort Wellington: Will YOU Change History?

Interactive Theatre at Fort Wellington: Will YOU Change History?
Fort Wellington will host three live theatre performances in July Prescott – You can help save the town at Fort Wellington National Historic Site through an interactive theatrical challenge where British forces and their allies battle to win the War of 1812. Parks Canada presents LiveHistory’s In Time 1812, which will bring Prescott’s rich local history to life right before your eyes. Prepare to take... Read More

Whisky Tasting at Fort Wellington This Summer

Whisky Tasting at Fort Wellington This Summer
Prescott – Parks Canada presents Whisky Tasting and pairing at Fort Wellington on three evenings this summer: July 12, August 10 and August 24. Let a whisky connoisseur guide your senses through whisky tasting and food pairing. Learn about whisky making and explore sampling in a historic setting. Each evening has a different whisky theme: July 12- Whiskies from around... Read More

Grenville County OPP Urge Residents to Dial the Right Number

Grenville County OPP Urge Residents to Dial the Right Number
Prescott – The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to respond to non-emergent 9-1-1 calls. Within a 24 hour period, beginning the morning of July 5, 2018, the Grenville County OPP responded to five 9-1-1 pocket dials and one 9-1-1 call, in which a citizen reported that she had a raccoon in her backyard. When the police receive a 9-1-1 call,... Read More

ST. LAWRENCE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FUNDRAISING GOLF TOURNAMENT – Labour Day Monday, September 3 rd

ST. LAWRENCE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FUNDRAISING GOLF TOURNAMENT – Labour Day Monday, September 3 rd
“PLAY A ROUND WITH THE BARD” Prescott – All are welcome as the Prescott Golf Club hosts the first-ever St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival Fundraising Golf Tournament on Labour Day, Monday, Sept. 3. Each year, the PGC donates the use of the course to a local charity or not-for-profit. The 2018 recipient of this generosity is the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival.... Read More

Fort Wellington Hosting Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride July 4th

Fort Wellington Hosting Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride July 4th
Prescott – Fort Wellington National Historic Site is proud to present the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride on Wednesday, July 4th. A Canadian tradition since 1867, a troop of 32 scarlet coated “Mounties” on majestic black horses present a 30-minute show of intricate figures and cavalry drills choreographed to music. Take advantage of this truly Canadian experience and see... Read More