It was announced last week that the local service club, which has been serving Prescott and its residents since 1939, has folded.
The Class of 1967 from South Grenville District High School held a 50-year reunion at the Prescott Golf Club last weekend, and nearly 50 alumni and teachers returned to enjoy the gathering, which was organized by a six-member committee of (l-r) Mary (Rintoul) Woodland, Sharol (Hall) Havey, Pauline (Gagnon) Smith, Mimi (Maggio) Garrah, Judi (Morris) Martin and Barbara (Johnson) Smith.
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Community in a spray can!
A group of Prescott youth recently took the initiative to repair and repaint the Prescott Skate Park after vandals had defaced it. Group photo of the kids with spray cans includes: Back row: Madeline Joanisse, Maggie Haller, Trinity Bailey, Jorja Adams, Desiree Bailey, Domenic Bailey, Frankie Haller. Front row: Amelia Adams, Ethan Bailey, Zack Bottigoni, Anastasia Joanisse, Zaida Bottigoni.
Robin Jones, warden of United Counties of Leeds and Grenville and mayor of the Village of Westport has implied that a letter sent to the former employer of Citizens Against the Dump (CAD) spokesperson Kyle Johnston may have originated in her office.
Check out this week's (July 12) print issue of the Prescott Journal for complete graduation coverage in local schools!
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.
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