REDISCOVER YOUR OWN COMMUNITY WITH DISCOVERY PASSPORTS
5/26/2017 6:25:29 AM
Discovery Passports are being launched this weekend. Jen Baril from the Visitor's Centre goes over where the idea came from. You have all summer to fill them out. In September, return your filled passes to the Visitor's Centre for a chance to win a great prize.

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AUDIENCE LOVES BOOM! AT PLAYHOUSE
5/26/2017 6:22:00 AM
The 35th anniversary season of the Thousand Islands Playhouse opened with a boom last night (Thursday). Rick Miller took to the stage with BOOM! A story that details the moments that shaped a generation.

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TOWN TO HOST COMMUNITY RECOGNITION EVENT ON SATURDAY
5/26/2017 6:15:50 AM
Saturday will be a busy day in Gananoque, with Chalk the Walk running for its ninth year in Town Park and the Visitor's Centre launching their new Discovery Passport. The Town of Gananoque and Township of Leeds and Thousand Islands are also hosting their annual Community Recognition Event.

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GANANOQUE TO BE TAKEN OVER BY MOTORCYCLES
5/26/2017 6:14:05 AM
This year's Ride for Dad won't just be passing through Gananoque, they're stopping in for a few hours. That was Justin Abraham, Media and Sponsorship Chair with the board. He says Ride for Dad is a really important fundraiser to help with prostate cancer detection research.

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CLARK BLAMES P&G CLOSURE ON HYDRO COSTS
5/26/2017 6:10:25 AM
It's a long shot but MPP Steve Clark says he's going to work with the city of Brockville, MP Gord Brown and economic development officials to explore "every possibility of reversing the company's regrettable decision".

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LEEDS OPP GETS NEW DETATCHMENT COMMANDER
5/26/2017 6:07:42 AM
Leeds County OPP has a new commander. Staff Sergeant Mike Francis was promoted onMay 17th. Francis assumed the detachment commander role for Leeds OPP, as Inspector Jeff Smith retired after a dedicated 30 years of policing. Francis has been in policing for more than 20 years.

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P&G TO CLOSE AND RELOCATE
5/25/2017 6:30:18 AM
A major employer in Brockville is leaving. By late 2020 or early 2021 Proctor and Gamble will leave the city and relocate its operations in the community to a new plant in West Virginia. Brockville Mayor David Henderson says it's a very disappointing thing to have happen to the community.

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CRCA DOWNGRADES WATCHES AND WARNINGS
5/25/2017 6:26:46 AM
The CRCA has updated their flood watches and warnings. On Wednesday, they canceled their flood warnings and watches for inland lakes. A water safety statement is now in effect for all inland lakes and streams in the Cataraqui Region Watersheds.

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SUMMER PREDICTED TO BE "NORMAL"
5/25/2017 6:23:17 AM
The Weather Network has released their long range forecast for the summer months. The weather agency says we can expect a humid summer but it won't be as hot and dry as last year.

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DRIVE FOR YOUR STUDENTS BENEFITS GISS
5/25/2017 6:21:30 AM
The Buick Drive for Your Students fundraiser was a huge success again this year. The fundraiser was held in April and after 305 test drives, Buick gave Gananoque Intermediate and Secondary School $6,100.

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