Aleta Karstad honoured with Robert Bateman award

Local artist and naturalist, Aleta Karstad, has won the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s (CWF) Robert Bateman award. Founded by the Ontario-born naturalist and painter, Robert...

Ontario Freemasons celebrate 300 years

prepared by Michael Jenkyns, Grand Historian, Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Canada, in the Province of Ontario In 2017 Ontario’s Freemasons will join with...

Cyclist biking 7000km to raise money for children in Africa

A woman with roots in the area is getting ready to bike a 7000km route from Norway to Spain to raise money to send...

Health Unit and Municipality testing private well water

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit facilitates the bacteriological quality of well water for homes and businesses. It is important to do...

Local health units announce regional approach to mandatory masks

Today Medical Officers of Health from Eastern Ontario Health Unit; Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit; Renfrew County and District Health and Ottawa...

Council closed meetings a concern

Ontario Ombudsman, Paul Dubé, is concerned about the way in which closed, or in camera meetings of municipal councils are being misused across the...

Municipal Matters

by Councillor John Barclay As we wrap up our first year on Council, we've each had a chance to reflect a bit individually on what...

Local School Boards face unexpected transportation costs

The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have recently presented to their trustees the...

OPP weekly news

On September 27, around 2:00 p.m., officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into a report...

Ontario Seniors to receive publicly-funded dental care

Senior citizens in Ontario deserve to be respected and live in dignity. Often obstacles and finances have prohibited some seniors from being able to...