#OPP Charge Smiths Falls Woman OLIVIA MAKARENKO +.8 & Driving into Swamp 042418

#OPP Charge Smiths Falls Woman OLIVIA MAKARENKO +.8 & Driving into Swamp 042418

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On April 21, 2018 at about 1:20 A.M O.P.P officers were called to a collision in Rideau Lakes Township. A driver failed to stop at a stop sign on County Road 5, crossed Highway 15 […]

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps! CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps!  CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

Do you have a burning passion to work in journalism?   CFN has four openings for Summer Interns.   These are unpaid positions, but this year we will be giving out bonuses to those that complete the Summer!   Email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com As CFN is a digital newspaper you don’t have to be based in the Cornwall area.  We’re […]

#OPP Save Wounded Swan from Song on 1000 Islands Parkway 032018

#OPP Save Wounded Swan from Song on 1000 Islands Parkway 032018

(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds and the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted in rescuing an injured swan over the weekend. In the early afternoon of March 17, 2018 the assistance of OPP officers was requested with an injured swan on the bicycle path on the Thousand Islands Parkway. Further […]

Aggressive Female Cornwall Driver Collides With Tanker on 401 Near Brockville 031418

Aggressive Female Cornwall Driver Collides With Tanker on 401 Near Brockville 031418

(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged a female after a traffic complaint that lead to a collision. On March 14, 2018 at about 5:10 A.M O.P.P officers received a call from a concerned citizen reporting an aggressive driver who was reportedly swerving towards transport vehicles on eastbound Highway 401. About five minutes […]

Cornwall Man Charged w Stunt Driving on 401 Near Brockville While Arguing MPH vs KPH 030618

Cornwall Man Charged w Stunt Driving on 401 Near Brockville While Arguing MPH vs KPH 030618

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police educated a driver after the driver performed a stunt while passing a police car on Highway 401 in Leeds County. On March 4, 2018 at about 2:30 AM officers were on mobile patrol on Highway 401, westbound in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township when a westbound car blew […]

CFN 2017 Numbers! 15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN 2017 Numbers!   15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s always amazing to see some local ad choices by businesses in the Cornwall area. The newspaper with the most ads (not necessarily ad dollars) has the least amount of news and least amount of viewers.  We also have seen the demise of two newspapers, le Journal, which again shows that sadly the francophone market […]

#OPP Charge MITCHELL LANCTOT of Brockville w Impaired After Ditch Ride 022118

#OPP Charge MITCHELL LANCTOT of Brockville w Impaired After Ditch Ride 022118

MALE CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED AFTER DRIVING INTO THE DITCH    ELIZABETHTOWN TWP, ON) – Officers of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an impaired driver following a single motor vehicle collision. On February 20, 2018 at approximately 7:35 pm officers were advised of a vehicle in the ditch on Debruge road with a lone […]

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

Cornwall Ontario –   A stunning report just came out by the renowned Fraser Institute showing that the usually poorly ranking Cornwall Secondary schools all, each and every one of them plummeted in this year’s rankings. Leading the way to the bottom was St. Lawrence which ranked 708 out of 747 schools across Ontario, down 163 […]

#OPP Report 401 W near Mallorytown (Brockville) is Closed. WILL UPDATE Jan 31, 2018

#OPP Report 401 W near Mallorytown (Brockville) is Closed.  WILL UPDATE Jan 31, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – The OPP are reporting that Highway 401 Westbound is closed near Mallorytown.   The reopening time is unknown.  We’ll update as more info becomes available. ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy401 WB at County Rd 5 #Mallorytown: Roadway closed. Reopening time unknown. ^aw pic.twitter.com/GaBqsXqpx6 — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) January 31, 2018 UPDATE The road is now cleared.

Don’t Blow Up Your Home! – Call Walsh Pressure Cleaning Before Buy or Unblock Your Sewer Line! SPECIAL OFFER!

Don’t Blow Up Your Home! – Call Walsh Pressure Cleaning Before Buy or Unblock Your Sewer Line! SPECIAL OFFER!

Walsh Pressure Cleaning  The importance of checking sewer lines is one of the most important steps when purchasing a property. DIAL 613 571 6881 Today!  No corrode sewer lines are essentially treated cardboard that could cost you thousands of dollars to replace.  Tree roots through sewer lines, cracked and broken clay pipes, and just poorly […]

#OPP Charge Scarborough Woman w Assault & Firearm Near Brockville 012918

#OPP Charge Scarborough Woman w Assault & Firearm Near Brockville 012918

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation into multiple criminal charges after a traffic stop. On January 28, 2018 at about 8:45 A.M. O.P.P officers stopped a vehicle on Highway 401 in Front of Yonge Township for Stunt Driving.  After the stop, and while her car was […]

Will Steve Clark Replace Scandalized Patrick Brown as Ontario PC Leader? By Jamie Gilcig 012518

Will Steve Clark Replace Scandalized Patrick Brown as Ontario PC Leader? By Jamie Gilcig 012518

Cornwall Ontario –  The Curse of the Ontario PC party strikes again.     Death by Social Media after unproven sexual accusations against now former leader Patrick Brown have led to his resignation.  “However, defeating [Ontario Premier] Kathleen Wynne in 2018 is more important than one individual. For this reason, after consulting with caucus, friends […]

#OPP Drug Bust Near Brockville – Cocaine Marijuana Mushrooms 010518

#OPP Drug Bust Near Brockville – Cocaine Marijuana Mushrooms 010518

(LEEDS, ON.) –   On January 11, 2018 members of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), Leeds OPP Crime Unit and OPP Regional Support Team executed two search warrants at residences in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township. OPP attended residences on Kitley Line 2 and County Road 16 […]

Leeds #OPP Charge SHEILA MARTIN of Lyndhurst Refusing to Sample After Ditched Vehicle 010818

Leeds #OPP Charge SHEILA MARTIN of Lyndhurst Refusing to Sample After Ditched Vehicle 010818

(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds and the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested a female after a collision. On January 6, 2018 at about 5:30 P.M O.P.P officers were advised of a vehicle in the ditch on Lyndhurst Road. After an investigation the female driver was arrested and impaired driving related charges […]

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