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Break and Enter at Wellington Public School

An unknown assailant broke into Wellington Public School in Prescott Nov 28 and made off with $3,500 in electronics.

Police Seek Public Assistance for Mischief at High School

The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking any information related to mischief and property damage at South Grenville District High School.

Missing Prescott Teen Located

14 year old Emily Skinkle has been located safe and unharmed.

Leo Boivin Community Centre ‐ Fundraising Opportunities

In a media statement Wednesday, the town praised fund-raising efforts and outlined a number of ways that residents could contribute to the ongoing effort of raising funds for arena replacement.

Ten questions with April Wine's Brian Greenway

The Journal speaks with April Wine's Brian Greenway as the legendary band prepares for a Brockville tour date.

Local News

Missing Prescott Teen Located

Missing Prescott Teen Located

14 year old Emily Skinkle has been located safe and unharmed.

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Police Seek Public Assistance for Mischief at High School

Police Seek Public Assistance for Mischief at High School

The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking any information related to mischief and property damage at South Grenville District High School.

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Haunted Christmas scaring up donations to food bank

Haunted Christmas scaring up donations to food bank

Haunted Christmas runs from December 7-15.

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Break and Enter at Wellington Public School

Break and Enter at Wellington Public School

An unknown assailant broke into Wellington Public School in Prescott Nov 28 and made off with $3,500 in electronics.

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Think Rink kicks off at Windmill Brewery Saturday

Think Rink kicks off at Windmill Brewery Saturday

Windmill Brewery and The Town of Prescott are hosting an event in support of Prescott's new arena. Think Rink is intended to bring the community together with a family‐friendly kick‐off fundraiser for the new Prescott arena. The day will include live music, a BBQ, speeches by local dignitaries, hockey and figure skating groups, an auction and more.

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Body of man who jumped from Johnstown Bridge located in Morrisburg

Body of man who jumped from Johnstown Bridge located in Morrisburg

The body of the 25-year old male was located on the evening of September 9 near Morrisburg.

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Public Assistance Requested in Identification of Prescott Robbery

Public Assistance Requested in Identification of Prescott Robbery

The OPP is asking for the public's help in Prescott Shopper's Robbery.

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Leo Boivin Community Centre ‐ Fundraising Opportunities

Leo Boivin Community Centre ‐ Fundraising Opportunities

In a media statement Wednesday, the town praised fund-raising efforts and outlined a number of ways that residents could contribute to the ongoing effort of raising funds for arena replacement.

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Local student mentoring program enters third year

Local student mentoring program enters third year

Girl Talk is a non-profit organization that provides a leadership opportunity for high school girls to mentor middle grade girls to help deal with the triumph and trials of the early teenage years. Part of their mission statement is "the bonds and lessons learned in Girl Talk meetings are something the girls will carry with them wherever they go in life". This program will be entering its third year this September.

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Rotary Club continues to support the Prescott community

Rotary Club continues to support the Prescott community

The Rotary Club of Prescott may be no longer, but Prescott remains very much a part of the Rotary family.

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Sports

South Grenville Rangers Head coach Ron Harrison speaks with his players during a practice session last week at the Ingredion Centre in Cardinal. The National Capital Junior Hockey franchise is having a spectacular early season, earning 10 wins in their in
South Grenville Rangers Head coach Ron Harrison speaks with his players during a practice session last week at the Ingredion Centre in Cardinal. The National Capital Junior Hockey franchise is having a spectacular early season, earning 10 wins in their in

Weekend win keeps Rangers in top spot

Weekend win keeps Rangers in top spot

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Rangers pick up four points with weekend sweep against Jets and Inferno

Rangers pick up four points with weekend sweep against Jets and Inferno

The South Grenville Rangers continued their fight to maintain the top spot in the West division of the National Capital Junior Hockey League (NCJHL) standings, winning a pair of games this past weekend.

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Matthew Markell strikes gold in Vancouver

Matthew Markell strikes gold in Vancouver

Matthew Markell on the podium in Vancouver after his gold medal win.

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Community the biggest winner at Prescott Winter Cup Classic

Community the biggest winner at Prescott Winter Cup Classic

The Town of Prescott hosted their 2nd Annual 'Prescott Winter Cup Classic' on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The adult fundraising hockey tournament directs the funds to South Grenville Minor Hockey Association, to provide assistance to area youth who find finances a barrier to the sport.

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Community News

Fort Town Concert Association presents Portraits and Fantasias

Fort Town Concert Association presents Portraits and Fantasias

The Fort Town Concert Association will present Portraits and Fantasias November 30.

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Local scouting group raising funds

Local scouting group raising funds

The 2nd Spencerville Scouts are raising funds to cover costs after a spring storm left their trailer and equipment crushed.

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Community support a breath of fresh air

Community support a breath of fresh air

One local family will soon be breathing much easier thanks to an overwhelming outpouring of support from the community and donors online.

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Boschman and Sens Alumni looking forward to return trip to Prescott

Boschman and Sens Alumni looking forward to return trip to Prescott

Laurie Boschman was one of the many Ottawa Senators Alumni members who took part in the first Leo Boivin Sens Alumni Game in Prescott.. Boschman and the Sens Alumni return to Prescott Wed., March 21.

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Fort Wellington restoration to begin with palisade removal

Fort Wellington restoration to begin with palisade removal

The first phase of rehabilitation work of the fortifications at Fort Wellington National Historic Site will begin this spring.

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Adrian Wynands with the painting he received as recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit.  LYNN MACNAB PHOTO
Adrian Wynands with the painting he received as recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit. LYNN MACNAB PHOTO

Adrian Wynands recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit

Adrian Wynands recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit

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Wild game dinner in support local refugees

Wild game dinner in support local refugees

Wild game dinner in support local refugees at Prescott Legion

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Lifestyle

April Wine, seen here headlining at the Spencerville Fair, will perform at the 1000 Islands Regatta on June 29.  JOURNAL PHOTO/FRASER
April Wine, seen here headlining at the Spencerville Fair, will perform at the 1000 Islands Regatta on June 29. JOURNAL PHOTO/FRASER

Ten questions with April Wine's Brian Greenway

The Journal speaks with April Wine's Brian Greenway as the legendary band prepares for a Brockville tour date.

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Modern Motherhood - Mummy Voices LIVE is sure to inspire with some serious mom truth bombs

Modern Motherhood - Mummy Voices LIVE is sure to inspire with some serious mom truth bombs

This Saturday, May 5 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Brockville Public Library, moms will come together en masse and tell the truth about their experiences of modern motherhood.

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Bernie Coville displays one of the guitars made at his Johnstown workshop. JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE
Bernie Coville displays one of the guitars made at his Johnstown workshop. JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE

Singing the praises of a local guitar maker

Bernie Coville's passion for stringed instruments started at an early age

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