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Two Toronto Area Males Charged after Traffic Complaint on 416 Highway

Two Toronto Area Males Charged after Traffic Complaint on 416 Highway
PRESCOTT – On March 10, 2018, around 6:30 p.m, members of Grenville Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a traffic complaint of a possible impaired driver travelling on Highway 416 southbound. The vehicle was intercepted in Prescott and after an investigation by a Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST) officer, the driver was arrested for Impaired Operation by... Read More

First LG Small Business & Trade Show Held This Past Friday & Saturday – VIDEO

First LG Small Business & Trade Show Held This Past Friday & Saturday – VIDEO
Prescott – The first annual LG Small Business & Trade Show held this past Friday and Saturday at the Leo Boivin Community Centre in Prescott was a huge success. Organizers say that there were 284 people taking in the show on Friday evening and another 562 on the Saturday. There were 76 vendors on display over the two days including... Read More

1st Annual LG Small Business & Trade Show Taking Place This Friday and Saturday in Prescott

1st Annual LG Small Business & Trade Show Taking Place This Friday and Saturday in Prescott
Prescott – The first annual LG Small Business & Trade Show is being held this Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th at the Leo Boivin Community Centre in Prescott. It runs from 3:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday and again from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday. Admission is just $2.00 per person (Kids 12/under Free), with 100% of admission sales... Read More

United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Council approves zero tax increase in budget

United Counties of Leeds-Grenville Council approves zero tax increase in budget
Brockville – The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville Council voted to maintain the 2018 tax rate in passing its 2019 budget. The United Counties will collect $40.4 million from property taxpayers this year. The approved budget provides for total expenditures of $104.4-million. Capital expenditures account for $15 million. The total levy increase is 3.88%. The taxation base includes additional... Read More

February Fraud Fridays: Grenville County Awareness Campaign (Loan Scams)

February Fraud Fridays: Grenville County Awareness Campaign (Loan Scams)
Prescott – Scammers prey on people needing assistance. For example, loan scam ads are found through online advertising or deceitful websites designed to look like a legitimate lending institution. A victim responds to the ad and is asked to provide personal information such as a copy of a passport, SIN, driver’s licence and bank account details which can result in ID... Read More

Runciman Appointed New Chair of St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Runciman Appointed New Chair of St. Lawrence Parks Commission
Morrisburg – The Honourable Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, has announced the appointment of Senator Bob Runciman as the new Chair of the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC). He will begin his four-year term immediately. Senator Runciman is a veteran Canadian politician. He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 1981, where he held... Read More

Charge Laid in June 4, 2018 Bus Collision

Charge Laid in June 4, 2018 Bus Collision
PRESCOTT – On November 26, 2018, members of the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged the driver involved in the June 4, 2018 fatal motor vehicle collision. The passenger bus had numerous passengers visiting Canada from China. As a result of this collision, three passengers died and 34 were injured. The male driver, JIA QI, 31-years-old, of Flushing, New York, was... Read More