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OPP – RIDEAU LAKES RESIDENTS ASSAULTED AFTER BREAK AND ENTER

OPP – RIDEAU LAKES RESIDENTS ASSAULTED AFTER BREAK AND ENTER
Rideau Lakes – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police in Rideau Lakes are continuing an investigation after a male and female entered a residence and assaulted the home owners. On July 14, 2018 at about 12:45 AM, officers of the Rideau Lakes OPP detachment were called to a residence on Blacksmith Road in Rideau Lakes Township. Investigation revealed that two... Read More

Proceeds From “Windows on the Past” Donated to Oxford Mills Community Association’s Maplewood Park Gazebo Project

Proceeds From “Windows on the Past” Donated to Oxford Mills Community Association’s Maplewood Park Gazebo Project
Seen here on Sunday a cheque representing those proceeds was presented to (L-R) John Barclay and Marc Nadeau of the OMCA by Don Munz and by Jim Beveridge of B&H-Your Community Grocer. – Photo by Steve Roberts North Grenville – The community that keeps on giving. Local Artist, Don Munz produced a series of historical images of Kemptville titled “Windows... Read More

Three Way Race For Mayor in TLTI

Three Way Race For Mayor in TLTI
Lansdowne – A third candidate has entered the race to become the next mayor of the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands. Kurt Liebe, an environmentalist and lover of the township’s heritage, joins incumbent mayor Joe Baptista and John Paul Jackson, a councillor, on the ballot for the Oct. 22 municipal election. More on this story from the Recorder &... Read More

154th Annual Lansdowne Fair Being Held This Weekend

154th Annual Lansdowne Fair Being Held This Weekend
Lansdowne – The 154th edition of the Lansdowne Fair is set to take place this weekend from Friday, July 20th to Sunday, July 22nd at the Lansdowne Fairgrounds. On Thursday the midway opens to the public with free admission to the fairgrounds at 6:00pm. Gates open on Friday at 3:00pm with an Antique Tractor and Machinery Show, Pony Pull, Mini... 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

39th Annual Farmersville Exhibition Being Held This Weekend in Athens

39th Annual Farmersville Exhibition Being Held This Weekend in Athens
Athens – The 39th Annual Farmersville Exhibition is set for this weekend, July 20th to 22nd at the Centennial/Centre 76 Fairgrounds in Athens. The 2018 fair which is presented by the Lions Club of Athens will feature all lines of vintage tractors, trucks and vintage equipment. This year the feature tractor is ‘Case’. There will be Steam-powered engines and other... Read More

1000 Islands Bluegrass Jamboree Being Held July 19 – July 21

1000 Islands Bluegrass Jamboree Being Held July 19 – July 21
Mallorytown – The 1000 Islands Bluegrass Jamboree is being held from July 19 – July 21 at Happy Green Acres Campground on County Road 2. The weekend will be filled with live local musical talent, socializing, a horseshoe tournament, local vendors, food trucks and Woodlands backyard BBQ chicken dinner. Musicians will include Bear tracks, Tyler Comeau & Highway 10 Boys,... Read More

OPP FATAL TRANSPORT TRUCK COLLISIONS UP 38 PER CENT

OPP FATAL TRANSPORT TRUCK COLLISIONS UP 38 PER CENT
OPP Conduct Operation Safe Trucking July 15 – 21, 2018 ORILLIA – As the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) gears up for its Operation Safe Trucking campaign, it is dismayed at fatal transport truck collisions being up in all but two of the OPP’s six regions, with its North East Region marking the highest increase this year at 800 percent. The OPP has responded to 33 transport truck-related... Read More

Moving forward: Mark Oliver Announces run for Mayor of Brockville

Moving forward: Mark Oliver Announces run for Mayor of Brockville
BROCKVILLE – Local business owner Mark Oliver has been nominated to run for the office of Mayor in Brockville’s upcoming municipal election. A fixture of the Brockville community, Oliver has owned and operated PhotoVisions School Photography Company on King Street West for nearly thirty years. He has also been very involved in the local arts scene, most recently by co-founding... Read More