Greg Dennison of the Prescott Fire Department takes aim with a fire hose during a target shooting challenge held last weekend as part of the 105th annual Firefighter Games in North Augusta.
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Dogs and their owners throughout Canada will be taking to the streets this weekend for the annual Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides, and participants, both furry and otherwise, are invited to participate in the local event hosted by Prescott's Pet Valu.
The Spencerville & District Optimist Club will host their Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night May 24th.
Joint Statement on heavy rainfall, potential for flooding
Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump (CAD), a not-for-profit group opposed to the opening or sale of an undeveloped dump site, known as ED-19, to host Recycle Drive on Saturday May 6, to raise funds for their cause.
Dave Dulmage and Marcus Babineau-Crane are two of the three owners, along with Mark Dulmage, of Access in Motion, an auto shop specializing in customizing vehicles for the needs of the physically handicapped, which is holding its grand opening on May 13 at the Augusta Business Center just west of Prescott.
OPP partners with hospital's mental health crisis team.
The Canadian Coast Guard base at Prescott no longer has the resources to deal with a significant spill or accident, Senator Bob Runciman believes.
Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has tabled two Order Paper questions to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change regarding the validity of the decades-old Environmental Assessment for the ED-19 site in the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal.
Citizens Against the ED-19 Dump retains Canadian Environmental Law Association as Legal Counsel to oppose the ED-19 dump one day prior to group's presentation at County Council.
Senator Bob Runciman endorses Erin O'Toole for leadership
Close to 200 residents attend initial "CAD" meeting in Johnstown.
A group of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal citizens are inviting fellow residents to a meeting to discuss options to fight the proposed ED 19 landfill sale.
Reacting to a response from close to 400 Edwardsburgh-Cardinal residents who packed into Spencerville's Drummond Building Thursday night to protest the proposed landfill site, E-C Mayor Pat Sayeau has put forth a request to the United Counties to halt the sale of ED19.
Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark today called on trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) to reject a staff report recommending the closure of seven elementary schools in his riding.
Senator Bob Runciman is hoping a new bill before the Senate to streamline the rules for reporting to Customs for boaters along the international border can become law before the 2017 boating season.
The Rotary Club of Prescott will be hosting an evening with underwater archeologist Jonathan Moore who will be shedding some light into the dark Arctic waters that contain the secrets of a number of historical shipwrecks. It promises to be an event enjoyed by both historians and shipping enthusiasts.
OPP Report - Male arrested for assault on police officer
Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Ward 3 Councillor Michael Barrett is rallying in support of township residents wanting to readdress the ED-19 waste site proposal.
"There has been lots of misinformation circulating, along with many questions relating to ED-19. The purpose of the meeting is to ensure correct information and facts are provided, and listen to the public's comments" Mr. Brown said.
At a regular meeting of Prescott's Committee of the Whole Monday night, CAO Pierre Mercier and Prescott Fire Chief Barry Moorhouse provided an overview of the initial plans for the town's new fire station, an overview that also included some preliminary architectural renderings of the new building.
The ED19 project, proposing the development of a landfill site in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, is finding resistance from a number of residents of the municipality.
Trustees David McDonald (left) and Peter Garrow (second from left) stop for a brief chat with Johnstown's Temple Heidecker (second from right) and Cardinal's Donna Gladstone (right) outside the Upper Canada District School Board in Brockville, where about 40 people showed up to protest proposed school closures.
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Prescott has always been most fortunate in that the community has never lacked for residents willing to pitch in and help make the town a great place to live, which is why there is never a shortage of names put forward for the town's annual Citizen and Volunteer of the Year awards.
Party Secretary Chengzu Ma (center), of the Chinese city of Shangrao, gets a little assistance from interpreter Will Sheng as he and the mayor of Prescott, Brett Todd, put their signatures on a letter of intent that both sides hope will be the first step in fostering closer economic ties between the two municipalities.
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