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SENIORS COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

SENIORS COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
BROCKVILLE — Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says non-profit community groups have until June 27 to submit an application to the Seniors Community Grant program. The Seniors Community Grant Program will invest up to $3 million in grants to partner with non-profit groups and municipalities in Leeds and Grenville and across Ontario to co-ordinate and deliver local... Read More

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion

Brockville Rotary’s Annual Lobsterfest Being Held May 31st at Brockville Legion
Brockville – Join both Rotary Clubs of Brockville is they host their annual Lobsterfest on Friday, May 31st this time being held at the Brockville Legion on Park Street. There will be two sittings, one at at 5:30 and one at 7:15 pm, in the upper hall of the legion. Same great food and service, good cheer, alcohol bar, background... Read More

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise

Water Levels in the Lake Ontario St. Lawrence Will Continue to Rise
A major flood event is under way in the lower St. Lawrence River with levels in some areas above 2017 peaks, while levels throughout the Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River system are expected to keep rising significantly this coming week due to rainfall across the basin. The Lake Ontario outflows are being adjusted as Ottawa River flows into the... Read More

OPP Urging Drivers to Slow Down While Driving on King Street in Prescott

OPP Urging Drivers to Slow Down While Driving on King Street in Prescott
Prescott – The Grenville County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are urging motorists to pay attention to their speeds, as they drive into the town of Prescott on King Street. Police say with the warmer weather approaching, pedestrians and cyclists are crossing the streets and sharing the roadways. Recently, the town of Prescott has placed an electronic speed... Read More

Province Planning on Reducing Ambulance/Paramedic Services From 52 to 10

Province Planning on Reducing Ambulance/Paramedic Services From 52 to 10
Brockville – The United Counties of Leeds & Grenville got word on Monday from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has the intent to reduce 52 ambulance/paramedic services to 10 through restructuring. The counties have been providing a paramedic/ambulance service since 2001 when the Province downloaded the service to municipalities. Municipalities... Read More

Significant rainfall likely Sunday and Sunday night

Significant rainfall likely Sunday and Sunday night
Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Sunday & Sunday Night. Significant rainfall likely Sunday and Sunday night. Precipitation associated with an approaching low pressure system is expected to move into Eastern Ontario Sunday and persist until Monday morning. Precipitation may begin as snow before changing to rain in some areas. Total rainfall amounts of 20 to 40... Read More

DOWNTOWN PRESCOTT WELCOMES KATARINA’S MYSTICAL EMPORIUM

DOWNTOWN PRESCOTT WELCOMES KATARINA’S MYSTICAL EMPORIUM
Prescott – Town of Prescott representatives are excited to be welcoming a new business to Downtown Prescott. Katarina’s Mystical Emporium celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and meet & greet this afternoon.  The storefront located at 124 King St W, the business will feature spiritual gifts and unique items in a turn of the century environment. Owner,... Read More

Special Weather Statement: Stongs Winds for Our Region This Afternoon

Special Weather Statement: Stongs Winds for Our Region This Afternoon
Strong winds today for our entire region. The passage of a cold front is ushering in strong westerly winds this morning. Widespread wind gusts to 70 km/h are expected with isolated wind gusts to 80 km/h. The wind will begin to ease later this afternoon. Isolated power outages may be possible. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by... Read More

Aluminum Boat Found Floating in St. Lawrence Near Prescott

Aluminum Boat Found Floating in St. Lawrence Near Prescott
Prescott – On April 01, 2019 at 7:13 p.m. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Grenville County officers received numerous calls regarding an aluminum boat which was floating eastbound on the St. Lawrence River. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) dispatched aerial units which located the boat around midnight – along the river bank, just west of Marine Station Road. The boat... Read More

Rainfall warning in effect for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville & Kingston!

Rainfall warning in effect for Brockville, Leeds-Grenville & Kingston!
Significant rainfall is expected today. Freezing rain will change to rain later this morning as temperatures rise above the freezing mark. Rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are likely by this evening when the rain is expected to change to snow. Snowfall accumulations of 2 to 4 cm are possible which may lead to untreated roads becoming snow covered... Read More