ALERT Cumberland & Emma CLOSED Due to Heavy Rainfall APRIL 6, 2017

ALERT Cumberland & Emma CLOSED Due to Heavy Rainfall APRIL 6, 2017

Traffic Notice – Closure of Cumberland Street and Emma Avenue Cornwall Ontario – The City of Cornwall would like to advise motorists that the intersection of Cumberland Street and Emma Avenue is currently closed to traffic in order to assess the need for repairs to a culvert. The heavy rainfall has created unsafe conditions at […]

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Nearly 50mm of rain is expected to hit the River City before Friday morning.    It will be steady and a FLOOD ALERT is expected. Up to 10mm more rain is expected Friday with temperatures between zero and 5c.   The Weekend should clear up and temperatures will jump to the 20c mark […]

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

Rains to Start Tuesday Afternoon 5:01 AM EDT Tuesday 16 August 2016 Rainfall warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A significant widespread rainfall is expected beginning late this morning or early this afternoon and overnight or early Wednesday morning. The rain will be heavy […]

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

    Dear Editor,   For several years, “Keeshechewan” residents have been coming to the Cornwall and  “Ahkwesáhsne” communities to escape the springtime flood waters of the Albany River.   It’s a hardship for the families for sure, but our communities strive to make it work, and we’ve developed something of a rapport along the […]