Thanks Cornwall and the World!

Thanks Cornwall and the World!

Thanks to everyone who has read this site and shared with anyone else.   Our March numbers were up 146% over our February numbers. If we can keep that up a lot of people will be reading this site soon! We had over 2000 page views for March. Thanks to all of our sponsors so far, […]

Battling Through the Smoke – Illegal Cigarettes

Battling Through the Smoke – Illegal Cigarettes

Two strong pieces about the Illegal Cigarette trade.   This is a major issue.  Basically after shaking down the tobacco companies the whole trade went to Native and Organized Crime interest. We are paying for the health burden of a now basically unregulated or tested product.   Not only that we are paying for a half attempted […]

Cornwall’s Casa Paolo reviewed in NY Newspaper

Cornwall’s Casa Paolo reviewed in NY Newspaper

L I N K Congrats to local Italian eatery Casa Paolo (1600 Vincent Massey Drive) received a glowing review in The Watertown Daily News.   Click the link to check it out. While not my favorite Italian food in the area it is a lovely place for a good meal. please visit our sponsors:

Guy Lauzon having another Passport Clinic

Guy Lauzon having another Passport Clinic

MP Guy Lauzon is hosting another Passport clinic.   During the last election it was raised that his Passport Clinics have been over charging for photos.   Here’s hoping that nobody at this clinic will have to pay over $10 for the photo; otherwise this is just a cash grabbing gouge fest in Mr. Lauzon’s name. L […]

Cornwall’s Best Pizza Contest Starting Soon!

Cornwall’s Best Pizza Contest Starting Soon!

We’re going to be organizing Cornwall’s Best Pizza contest soon.   Hopefully we’ll raise some money for charity and have a lot of fun so if you read this tell your friends and your favorite pizza places. Cornwall will speak!  May the best pie win!

Law Enforcement Team Up to nab Cigarette Smugglers

Joint Operation With CBSA, OPP and RCMP Results in Contraband Tobacco Seizures SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON, March 26 /CNW/ – Officers from the Cornwall RCMP Detachment with officers from the Canada Border Services Agency and the Ontario Provincial Police worked together on a joint operation targeting those who transport contraband cigarettes from the Cornwall region towards […]

Cornwall City Council

Cornwall City Council

I was just watching this week’s city council meeting on Cogeco and it’s amazing to watch this group interact. There definitely are certain “types” of people.  You can see which councilors supports business interests, and which councilors support human interests; which councilors are smarter or brighter, or which councilors you wonder how the heck they […]

Local Restaurant Focuses on 100 Mile Menu Concept

Local Restaurant Focuses on 100 Mile Menu Concept

Thanks to Chef Shawn Kretz from Chez Nous 333 Second St. 613-932-HOME (4663) for this article.   If you wish to see more from Chef Shawn let us know, and feel free to leave your comments. Changing the Face of Fine Cuisine in Cornwall by Shawn Kretz: The awareness of a local cuisine, specifically through the […]

Police seek public assistance to find Sex Assault Attacker

Police seek public assistance to find Sex Assault Attacker

LINK The suspect is described as a white male, five-foot-seven with a heavy build, approximately 30 years old, wearing sunglasses, a lime-green baseball cap, a black hoody and blue jeans. If you can identify the individual described or have any information regarding this incident, please call Det-Sgt. Marc Bissonnette at 932-2110, ext. 2604, or call […]

Jobless Rate in Cornwall Spikes

Jobless Rate in Cornwall Spikes

LINK to Mike Peeling’s Story in the Standard Freeholder. I can tell you as someone who is looking for work in Cornwall the market is brutal; unless you’re a cronie of some politician 😉 What jobs there are, are low paying and nearly abusive.  I know one local company that besides paying minimum wage chips […]

Claude McIntosh thinks a remake is brewing…

Claude McIntosh thinks a remake is brewing…

LINK Claude McIntosh of the Standard Freeholder thinks a rematch between Guy Lauzon and Denis Sabourin is brewing. What do you think Cornwall?  In my opinion I think the change in the economy and a new Liberal leader could just be the ammo to give Mr. Lauzon a run for his money next election, that […]

Local Burger King Restaurants sold to US Firm

Local Burger King Restaurants sold to US Firm

If you have ever eaten at Burger King here in Cornwall odds are it was owned by the Larry Keen Group; an Ontario firm that owns several restaurants. As of this month most of their restaurants have been sold to a large US firm specializing in food and hospitality. Recently area staff received letters that […]

Cornwall French schools ahead of English

Cornwall French schools ahead of English

According to a Fraser Institute report French area schools are getting better results than English one.   Click the LINK for the full story. Officials with the region’s two English-language school boards said that while EQAO data is an important tool for improving student learning, the Fraser Institute’s ranking system is practically useless. The report also […]