401 East CLOSED Near BAINSVILLE (Quebec Border) Will UPDATE 011618

401 East CLOSED Near BAINSVILLE (Quebec Border) Will UPDATE 011618

Cornwall Ontario –  The OPP are reporting that the 401 eastbound is closed near Bainsville (Lancaster) between Cty Road 2 and 3rd line road. We’ll update as more information becomes available. ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy401 EB is CLOSED between County Road 2 and 3rd Line Rd #Bainsville for vehicle removal. #OPP on scene. ^lp — OPPCommunicationsER […]

SD&G #OPP Id MATTHIAS FOKS as 417 N Glengarry Fatality 011518

SD&G #OPP Id MATTHIAS FOKS as 417 N Glengarry Fatality 011518

SD&G OPP NEWS   (STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating several incidents after responding to 220 calls for service from Friday January 12, 2017 to Monday January 15, 2018. Among these occurrences, OPP responded to 78 motor vehicle collisions, one of which was a fatal […]

#OPP 401 East CLOSED @ Hwy 16 Prescott & Cardinal WEST BOUND 011318

#OPP 401 East  CLOSED @ Hwy 16 Prescott & Cardinal WEST BOUND 011318

Cornwall Ontario –  STAY OFF THE ROADS!   Major road closures are being reported all over as roads have not been cleaned to proper standards and people seem to have forgotten how to drive. COLLISION: County Rd 2 between Gullymeade Rd & Riddell Rd #Cardinal: Roadway blocked. #OPP to attend. ^aw — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) January 13, […]

Another SNOW DAY for the Cornwall Ontario Area ALL BUSES CANCELLED 011218

Another SNOW DAY for the Cornwall Ontario Area ALL BUSES CANCELLED 011218

Cornwall Ontario – Buses Cancelled again.  This time for a pending snow alert.  We’re waking up to 15c with more rain which has caused some flooding.   The snow isn’t scheduled to start until the evening which makes this alert kinda hinky. We’re expecting as much as 15cm of snow overnight with close to 20 more […]

STEO Site Crashes – ALL BUSES CANCELLED for THURSDAY JAN 11, 2017 Freezing Rain ALERT

STEO Site Crashes – ALL BUSES CANCELLED for THURSDAY JAN 11, 2017 Freezing Rain ALERT

Cornwall Ontario – Freezing rain alerts and a crashing website have led to some confusion early Thursday morning. It’s 7c and raining as of press time this morning with warm temps into tomorrow greasing up road surfaces. If you want to gain exposure for your business or organization dial 855 444 1133 to find out […]

#OPP Look for Hit & Run Driver SHANNETTE Rd S Dundas 010918

#OPP Look for Hit & Run Driver SHANNETTE Rd S Dundas 010918

SD&G OPP INVESTIGATING FAIL TO REMAIN   (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – The Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing to investigate a Fail To Remain Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision that occurred at approximately 5:53 p.m. on January 7, 2018.   At that time responding officers located an adult female pedestrian suffering from serious non- […]

#OPP Report 401 W Left Lane Closed near Upper Canada Village – 010918

#OPP Report 401 W Left Lane Closed near Upper Canada Village – 010918

Cornwall Ontario – The OPP are reporting that the 401 Westbound left lane is closed due to a tractor trailer collision.  We will update as more info become available. COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB at Upper Canada Rd #UpperCanadaVillage – Left lane is CLOSED due to tractor trailer. #OPP on scene. ^lp — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) January 9, […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for January 8, 2017

SD&G #OPP Round Up for January 8, 2017

SD&G OPP NEWS (STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating several incidents after responding to 912 calls for service from Friday December 22, 2017 to Monday January 8, 2018. Among these occurrences, OPP responded to 18 domestic disputes, 4 mischief offences, 9 assaults, 8 frauds,2 threats […]

#OPP Report Single Vehicle Collision – Kenyon Csn Road 8 & County Rd 34

#OPP Report Single Vehicle Collision – Kenyon Csn Road 8 & County Rd 34

Cornwall Ontario – The OPP are reporting a single vehicle incident on County road 34 & Kenyon Concession Road 8. If you see news happen email your video or photos to info@cornwallfreenews.com COLLISION: Intersection of Kenyon Concession Rd 8 and County Road 34 #Laggan – Single vehicle, Emergency crews enroute. ^lp — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) January […]

Calls for Boycotts of Tim Hortons After Penny Grubbing on Employees by Jamie Gilcig 010318

Calls for Boycotts of Tim Hortons After Penny Grubbing on Employees by Jamie Gilcig 010318

Cornwall Ontario – Letters like the one above are being shared locally. Our inbox has been filled by local workers upset at being penalized for issues that they feel they have not contributed to or had no say in. Some employees say that they will actually take home less after the adjustments.   Several said they’re […]

FREEZING COLD SNAP to hit Cornwall Area Starting Thursday Night 010318

FREEZING COLD SNAP to hit Cornwall Area Starting Thursday Night 010318

Cornwall Ontario – So much for the milder weather until the early next week when we get hit with a blizzard! A freezing cold snap will hit us from late Thursday into early Sunday.   Expect a lows back into the -20s and highs of the same temperatures.   Wind chills will feel like -30c or worse. […]

17 Year #OPP Cst Charged in Domestic Assault in SD&G 010318

17 Year #OPP Cst Charged in Domestic Assault in SD&G 010318

Officer Charged With Assault (SMITHS FALLS, ON) – On December 20, 2017 at approximately 9:07 p.m., members of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a domestic incident involving an off duty officer. The Provincial Constable, a 17 year member, was charged with one count of Domestic Assault contrary to the […]

#OPP Report Kenyon Concession Road 8 CLOSED Near Dunvegan 010218

#OPP Report Kenyon Concession Road 8 CLOSED Near Dunvegan 010218

Cornwall Ontario- The OPP are reporting a CLOSURE of Kenyon Concession Road 8 near Dunvegan.  We will update as soon as more info is available. ROAD CLOSURE: Kenyon Concession Rd 8 between McDonell’s Sideroad and County Rd 30 #Dunvegan – Roadway CLOSED, reopening time unknown ^jp — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) January 2, 2018 UPDATE Road Closure: […]

#OPP Report Paragon Road Closed – CLICK FOR DETAILS 010218

#OPP Report Paragon Road Closed – CLICK FOR DETAILS 010218

Cornwall Ontario – OPP are reporting a section of Paragon Road is closed.  We will update when more information is available. If you see news happen email your video or photos to info@cornwallfreenews.com CLEARED Road Closure: Paragon Rd between Rae Rd and County Rd 27 #Cornwall – #OPP clear from scene ^jp — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) […]

Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – The River City woke up to -30c temperatures,and that was before the wind chill!   The previous record was -26.7c set in 1962. Extreme cold warnings are in effect although it is gorgeous and bright out.   Extra care from the sun while driving is advised as well. We should see a high today […]

War of Roses – Victory! by Lady Jane Guay DECEMBER 31, 2017

War of Roses – Victory! by Lady Jane Guay DECEMBER 31, 2017

      I came in with guns blazing. Twenty five acres, suddenly at my fingertips, to tame to my heart’s desire. A vegetable garden here, a lily pad there, hedge trimming here, shrub pruning there… In just over six years the lessons seem and feel infinite, but yet, each one gives me more courage […]

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

Cornwall Ontario – Freezing conditions continue Saturday and will into Sunday. The OPP put out a warning of white out conditions on the 401 from Kingston to Brockville. Overnight lows will feel like -40c.  The good news is that temps will warm up Tuesday…when we get hit with more snow! Please drive safe, watch out […]

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