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Pre-budget consultation

publisher Jan 3, 2017 - 4:16pm

Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell will host local pre-budget consultations  on January 11 and 12. This is an opportunity to voice concerns outlining how Ontario should reform its regulatory and economic policies.  Individuals, businesses, and organizations are invited to register to present their concerns regarding the upcoming 2017 Ontario Budget and highlight local needs that need to be addressed in Toronto. To register, please contact Marilyn McMahon at MPP Jim McDonell’s office 613-933-6513, or register at www.eventbrite.com by January 9.

January 11, 2017
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
McIntosh Inn,
12495 Hwy. 2 East
Morrisburg
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
North Stormont Meeting Place
16299 Fairview Dr.
Avonmore

January 12th, 2017   
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Nelson Laprade Centre
9 William Street
Chesterville

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
South Stormont Hall
2 Mille Roches
Long Sault

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Branch 544 Lancaster Legion
181 Military Road
Lancaster

$100,000 winners

publisher Dec 20, 2016 - 4:48pm

Sherry Cameron, of St. Andrews, is one of 16 area residents who won $100,000 in the Encore lottery, matching six of seven winning numbers. The other winners are Audrey Helmer, Bonnie Brisbois, Megan Langstaff, Rebecca Forward, of Long Sault, Araceli Cameron, Stephanie Coleman, Avril Manson, Sarah LePage, John MacMillan, Judy Godard, Lisa Hart, Monique Stewart, of Cornwall, Kelly MacDonald, of Ingleside, Patricia Tibben, of Williamsburg, and Cindy Woods, of Lunenburg.

Missing person

publisher Dec 14, 2016 - 11:32am

The public is being asked to help find a Glen Roy man who went missing early this morning (December 14).
Gerald Anseeuw, 76, was last seen at about 4 a.m. when he left his residence on the Glen Roy Road in South Glengarry, driving a beige 2007 Buick Allure (Ontario plates # BVHS289).
He is described as 6’ tall, 230lbs, heavy build, bald - wearing a blue parka, blue jeans, blue stripped button shirt, duck shoes and a Legion baseball hat. He suffers from the onset of dementia. Anyone with information is asked to call SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

New fire dispatch service

publisher Dec 14, 2016 - 8:37am

South Glengarry has transferred fire dispatch services from the City of Brockville to the Cornwall Police Dispatch Center. Residents will see no difference in service as a result of this change in service providers.“We are excited to move forward with this initiative,” stated Acting Fire Chief Dave Robertson, “All emergency lines and radio systems have been tested and are fully operational.” All emergency calls should continue to be directed to the standard 911 number. Residents of Hamilton’s Island will continue to call Akwesasne Police at (613) 575-2000 for all emergencies. This request for assistance will then be forwarded to the appropriate emergency service including South Glengarry Fire.For more information please contact Acting Fire Chief Dave Robertson at 613-347-2500 or dave.robertson@southglengarry.com.

Man charged in cocaine seizure

publisher Dec 9, 2016 - 11:53am

A 50-year-old St-Zotique man has been charged for allegedly being part of an international drug smuggling ring.
Jaime Flores, 50, and two others were arrested Thursday after RCMP officers searched homes in St-Zotique and Lancaster, seizing 127 kilograms of cocaine.

Police say the accused were importing hundreds of kilos of cocaine from Los Angeles and Houston. The drugs were destined for the Montréal market.

Cocaine

14-year-old charged

publisher Dec 8, 2016 - 5:39pm

A 14-year-old boy from North Glengarry has been charged after police seized a knife from him during a family dispute December 7 in Alexandria. The Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police detachment reports that during the altercation, a vehicle was damaged. The youth has been charged with possession of a weapon, mischief and failing to comply with a sentence.

Witnesses sought in fatal investigation

publisher Dec 7, 2016 - 9:12am

Ontario Provincial Police investigators are seeking witnesses in the wake of a fatal collision on Highway 417 in East Hawkesbury November 29.

Police want to speak to anyone who would have driven through the area just prior to the collision and would have seen tractor-trailers parked on the side of the road of Highway 417 westbound at exit/off-ramp #5.

Anyone who observed the involved vehicles any time between midnight and the time of the collision is asked to contact Constable Alexandre Bolduc at 613-632-2729.

Alexandre Roberge, 36,from St-Mathieu-De-Beloeil, Québec, died in the crash that occurred at 3:40 a.m. Three tractor-trailer units were involved in the collision; two were fully consumed by fire.