Home under construction burned out in Hanesville

HANESVILLE — Fire destroyed a vacant house under construction in this South Dundas community last night. Surrounding neighbours called 9-1-1 after noticing the fire at the chipboard-clad structure between 10:15 and 10:30 p.m. A neighbour…






Over 100,000 installs of new COVID Alert app

ONTARIO — Three days after its launch, over 100,000 people have taken up the Ontario government’s invitation to download that new COVID-19 tracing app on their mobile devices.  COVID Alert anonymously informs users if they’ve been…



The nuances of Eastern Ontario’s mask rule

Above, Eastern Ontario Medical Officer of Health Dr. Paul Roumeliotis addresses the issue a number of times during media briefings in July. EASTERN ONTARIO — The nuances of the region’s three-week-old mask mandate were laid…