Online fundraiser to help fire victims

Lori Graham and her two girls: Ivy and Emma Coughlin were recently burned out of their home in Addison along with Graham's partner, Scott Biccumm. An online fundraiser, Fuel Local, has been launched in their name to help the family acquire basic necessities before the holidays.

Online fundraiser aims to bring holidays to house fire survivors

The community of Smiths Falls and area has the opportunity to play Santa Claus this month and help deliver Christmas to the home of Lori...

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Here's 10 ridiculous excuses during RIDE spot-checks

Here's 10 ridiculous excuses during RIDE spot-checks

The fear of being caught drinking and driving, together with threats of losing your driver's licence, having a criminal record and...

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Remembering so it never happens again

David McKillop of Gananoque and former resident of Rideau Regional Centre sang his song about his personal suffering in the institution Dec. 17 during a press conference confirming the installation of a plaque on the former RRC property.

Former residents, community gather for RRC plaque presentation

A press conference was held Dec. 17 to mark the installation of a plaque on the property that was Rideau Regional Centre. The plaque...

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Royal treatment

With financial support from RBC Royal Bank, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Leeds-Grenville runs a popular afterschool program at Wellington Elementary School in Prescott, and last week, several representatives from RBC were on hand to help some of the kids, like Will Sayeau do Christmas crafts.

Youngsters receive royal treatment at after-school program

For the past couple of years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Leeds-Grenville has run a very popular afterschool program at Wellington...

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Police pull 10 drinking drivers off the road

The first impaired driving arrest at a Niagara Regional Police RIDE Saturday night came after a driver passed a cruiser going 40 km/h over the speed limit. He later admitted to police he drank "way too much".

Driver tells cop he drank "way too much" during RIDE stop

Police pull 10 drivers off the road at Niagara checkpoints

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Candidates

From left, candidates Josh Bennett, Mary Jean McFall and Kyle Johnston stand together at the end of the Leeds-Grenville, Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes federal Liberal riding association’s nomination meeting at the Brockville Convention Centre on Sunday afternoon. McFall won the nomination on the first ballot; more than 650 ballots were cast after an overflow crowd listened to the candidates’ speeches. A federal election is expected sometime next year.

Mary Jean McFall chosen to represent Liberals

Ian McFall is never going to get a homecooked meal again, his wife joked after being selected the federal Liberal candidate on Sunday...

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Kettle campaign

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle volunteer co-ordinator Sharon Deveau would like to have a few more volunteers for the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign. All the funds raised in this region stay in this area for the benefit of the local people. If interested, give Deveau a call today.

Christmas kettle bells are ringing

The bells are ringing in seven locations in Brockville and one in Prescott signaling the annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign has...

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Leeds and Grenville council begins new term

Counties council consists of (front, from left) Ron Holman (Rideau Lakes), David Gordon (North Grenville), Jim Pickard (Elizabethtown-Kitley), (back) Robin Jones (Westport), David Nash (Merrickville-Wolford), Joe Baptista (Leeds and the Thousand Islands), Herb Scott (Athens), Roger Haley (Front of Yonge), Doug Malanka (Augusta) and Pat Sayeau (Edwardsburgh/Cardinal).

Gordon is Leeds and Grenville warden

News – David Gordon wants to keep costs as affordable as possible for residents of Leeds and Grenville. That's part of the message...

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PA Day Program at the YMCA

Wed Dec 31 | 6:45 AM

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