FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

Cornwall Ontario – The River City is waking up to -20c temps as this short cold snap is about to come to an end as a warm pressure system cruises through our region bringing freezing rain, and other yucky precipitation which will turn into actual rain starting tonight and into Friday. We expect a high […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

One Christmas several years ago, I received a gift of a beautiful Royal Doulton China rose. A little card with this lovely poem was with it: The Legend of the Christmas Rose: Long ago, to Bethlehem, came Kings from far-off lands- Bearing gifts of jewels and gold and myrrh in out-stretched hands. Lowly shepherds, from […]

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 Out of 67 Calls for Service 122018

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 Out of 67 Calls for Service 122018

CAUSE DISTURBANCE, ASSAULT POLICE, BREACH Cornwall, ON – David Rafter, 27 and Sara Bender, 30, both of Cornwall were arrested on December 18th, 2018. Rafter was charged with cause disturbance and breach of probation, Bender was charged with assault police and breach of probation. On December 18th, 2018 while investigating an unrelated matter it’s alleged […]

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 out of 65 Calls for Service 121818

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 out of 65 Calls for Service 121818

BREACH Cornwall, ON – Marc Jodoin, 44, of Cornwall was arrested on December 17th, 2018 and charged with breach of probation and breach of conditional sentence order. It is alleged the man breached his probation and conditional sentence order and an investigation ensued. On December 17th, 2018 the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly, […]

Sauve Charged by Police in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 121318

Sauve Charged by Police in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 121318

THEFT UNDER $5000, MISCHIEF UNDER $5000 Cornwall, ON – A 13-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on December 12th, 2018 and charged with theft under $5000 and mischief under $5000. It is alleged on December 5th, 2018 the youth took a laptop from his school without permission. It is further alleged on December 12th, 2018, the […]

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Vampire Lawyer Nicholas Dougan – 4 Month Suspension of Legal License 121218

Vampire Lawyer Nicholas Dougan – 4 Month Suspension of Legal License 121218

Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported the sentence imposed upon Nicholas Dougan’s plea of guilty to two charges of assault. That error has been corrected in the text below. A short-tempered Ontario lawyer who bit off a chunk of a grieving man’s ear in a 2013 fight, involving racial slurs, spit and […]

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

Groupe Quint Appears to be the New Owners of Cornwall Square 121118

After much paper chasing it appears that Groupe Quint, another Montreal Developer is the new owner of Cornwall Square.    CFN has learned that one of its management team is in Cornwall as we go to press.   We will update this story shortly.  If you have information about this story please email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com or dial […]

Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer? 121018

Allegations of House Cleaning @ Cornwall Square – Is Groupe Mach of Montreal the New Buyer?  121018

CFN started to get calls and messages early this morning stating that staff at Cornwall Square were let go.     The mall mysteriously was announced to be sold at a fire sale rate after previous announcements of part of it to be demolished and the mall repurposed.   Oddly enough the name of the buyers was […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Looking Back at Downtown Cornwall 121018

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Looking Back at Downtown Cornwall 121018

Petula Clark’s song, “Downtown”reminds me sometimes of growing up post war in Cornwall. That line,”Everything’s waiting for you”, says it all. Pitt and Second Streets were sort of our hub’ in center town. We had it all. There were so many stores that seemed to have everything we needed or wanted. At Sleeman’s Sports Store […]

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Clement Tax Council Jacks Water Rates 4.07% in Cornwall By Jamie Gilcig 120818

Cornwall Ontario –  And so it starts.   As predicted the latest council, gerrymandered by local unions and kool aid drinkers saw the first bite into them with Council barely responding to the water rates requested by City Management going up 4.07% This writer doesn’t dispute that the raise is needed.    Political neglect and management […]