More fish tales on the St. Lawrence River

CORNWALL — Pulsing through the main artery of the Great Lakes in the St. Lawrence River are many dozens of fish species. However, these populations are regularly being impacted by a variety of circumstances. The…

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Candidates meet this evening in South Stormont

SOUTH STORMONT — The contenders in South Stormont’s municipal election go head-to-head in their first all-candidates meeting this evening at the township’s community centre in Long Sault. The event will see mayoral hopefuls Tammy Hart…




Drought conditions worsen in part of SNC jurisdiction

NATION VALLEY — The South Nation Conservation (SNC) Water Response Team has upgraded the drought advisory from minor to moderate (Level 2) for the Upper South Nation River Region. This area extends from the South…


Beau’s Oktoberfest bounces back for a boisterous Saturday

VANKLEEK HILL — Spirits were undampened at the 10th annual edition of Beau’s Oktoberfest after Friday evening’s fun was cut short by the severe thunderstorm system that prompted officials to order attendees into the hardened…



Chesterville Bowling Lanes’ Pin Tallies

For the week ended September 23  Monday Men’s: Men’s High Single, Marc Robinson/Garry Hutt 321; Men’s High Triple, Matt Bird 798; Men’s High Average, Matt Bird 268. Team Standings: East-Ont 13, A-Team 12, Alley Cats…




Liberals ran actual deficit of $15-billion, says McDonell

CORNWALL — In an ironic bit of political turnabout, Ontario’s new governing party made a splash today by unveiling the bigger-than-expected deficit racked up by the predecessor regime in the current fiscal year.  “Today, the Minister…