Author: Keith Dempsey, Local Journalism Initiative, Recorder and Times

Leeds and the Thousand Islands to celebrate Heritage Week

The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands Municipal Heritage Committee is celebrating Heritage Week by acknowledging 17 properties now designated under the Ontario Heritage Act. The township is doing this through posts on its social media pages all week long, highlighting the protected heritage properties. These featured properties are:

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UPDATE: Hikers who fell through the ice at Charleston Lake were men from GTA: OPP

Two men reported missing after falling through the ice on Charleston Lake have been found dead, provincial police said Monday night. Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police said the sad discovery was made after an extensive search and rescue operation. “On February 12, 2024, at approximately 4 p.m., members of Leeds

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Gananoque council passes bylaw to partner with province on prisoner transportation

Gananoque council has passed a bylaw to authorize the mayor and clerk to sign a court security and prisoner transportation program transfer agreement with the province. This occurred during Tuesday’s council meeting and was passed unanimously. For 2024, the Court Security and Prisoner Transportation Program has allocated $52,828 to the

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