FROM: Grenville County OPP DATE: November 5, 2019 (PRESCOTT, ON) As the weather gets colder, the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public to never leave your vehicle running and unattended, even if it is for a short moment, such as running into a convenience store. A vehicle … Continue reading “Prevent Motor Vehicle Theft – Grenville OPP News Release”
FROM: Grenville County OPP DATE: October 21, 2019 (Prescott, ON) The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding the public that on-line scams are being reported daily in our area. The scam artists can contact you by text messages, social media sites, and email or by phone. Be wary of any message that suggests that you … Continue reading “Recent Scams in Grenville County – OPP News Release”
On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 there was a joint Council meeting for the Augusta, Edwardsburg-Cardinal and Prescott Council. To read the media release regarding this meeting, please click on the link below: Tri-Council Media Release
The Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal has notified us that they have an upcoming road closure on Weir Rd for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 between 8am and 4:00pm. The road will be closed off to all traffic just south of civic address 3716 for a culvert replacement. Civic Address 3717 and lower, including Burnie Rd, can be … Continue reading “Road Closure July 23 – Weir Road”
Line Painting will be commencing shortly within our Township. There are no road closures associated with it, however there may be some delays on the roadways. Below is a list of Township roads that will be effected. The Railway crossing markings on South Campbell Road and Merwin Lane will also be repainted.
Auto Theft Protection Tips: A notice from the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and the Insurance Bureau of Canada Pamphlets available at the Township Office.
A tapeworm, spread by foxes and coyotes, that can be fatal to dogs and humans has been found in southern Ontario. The Echinococcus multiocularis tapeworm was previously only found in Western Canada. Foxes and coyotes, which do not become ill from the infection, spread the disease by eating infected rodents such as field mice. Dogs … Continue reading “Potentially Fatal Tapeworm Discovered in Ontario”
For the second month in a row, the number of Canadians killed in trespassing and crossing incidents was up compared to the year before. And once again, crossing fatalities were also above the five-year average for the month. These statistics are especially shocking when we realize that one of these deaths happened right here in … Continue reading “Railway Safety Facts & Tips”
Spring Outlook — With High Snowpack, Be Prepared for Spring Flooding Across the Rideau Valley Watershed The winter of 2018-19 has been an old-fashioned winter with lots of snow (over 250 cm to-date) and no significant thaw events. As such, the snowpack throughout the Rideau Valley Watershed is well above average. Current conditions at several … Continue reading “Rideau Valley Conservation Authority Watershed Conditions Statement”
The cyber–extortion scam is active in Grenville County. In this scam, a threatening email will be sent to the victim, requesting ransom money for compromising pictures or videos. The victim will receive information that their computer has been hacked and the scammer has gained control of the webcam and have recorded a video of the … Continue reading “OPP February Fraud Friday (Cyber-Extortion Scam)”