Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Author: Sarah Burtch

Brockville City Hall - Cris Vilela/Brockvilleist

‘Everyone’s responsibility’: Brockville plans to enhance accessibility through various initiatives

At the Tuesday, June 4 meeting of the Brockville Planning and Development Committee, members approved the roll out of the City of Brockville 2024 – 2029 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan.  This plan has been reviewed and endorsed by the Brockville Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee and presented to council on previous occasions. According

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Brett Christopher, Managing Artistic Director at the 1000 Islands Playhouse - Submitted photo

‘A season-long story’: Gananoque’s Thousand Islands Playhouse kicks off 2024 season

The 2024 season for Gananoque’s Thousand Islands Playhouse has officially begun. The Playhouse, nestled along the St. Lawrence River, has been a staple in the arts community since 1982 when founder Greg Wanless and a passionate group of community members purchased the Gananoque Canoe Club.  Wanless had a vision to convert the

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Photo via Christine Moses/Facebook

What are those enormous hornet-looking insects people keep finding in Eastern Ontario this spring?

As many long-awaited summer festivities kicked off over Victoria Day Long Weekend, one uninvited six-legged guest caused quite a ‘buzz’ among Lanark, Leeds and Grenville residents. When Facebook user Christine Moses posted a series of photos in the group “Friends of Mississippi Mills” of a large wasp that she found in her window sill on

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An artist's rendering of the what the new facility will look like. - Submitted photo

Brockville council, public get first look at new multi-use recreational facility design

At the Tuesday, May 21 meeting of the Brockville General Committee, Director of Operations Phil Wood provided an update on timelines and concepts for the multi-use recreational facility (MURF).  City of Brockville operations staff, in partnership with the Arena Advisory Committee (AAC), have worked closely with engineers and architects from

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Photo via Municipality of North Grenville

Lane closures on County Road 34, Kemptville, to begin next week

Residents in Kemptville or those travelling through Kemptville should expect ongoing lane closures on County Road 34 starting next Tuesday, May 21. Details of the County Road 43 Widening Project were published online at, which provides information on the single lane closure of the Eastbound Lane between Creekside Plaza and

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