Cornwall Mayor All Wet Over 2017 Water Bill Hikes by Jamie Gilcig DEC 14, 2016

Cornwall Mayor All Wet Over 2017 Water Bill Hikes by Jamie Gilcig DEC 14, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   Privately a few councilors have expressed frustration with this current council as there are some pretty clear blocks when it comes to voting. Conflict of Interest Queen Elaine MacDonald leads the pack.   You have to remember that while the person that mops the floor at City Hall can’t run for […]

Cornwall Ontario Lennox Street Fire in Pictures DEC 12, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Lennox Street Fire in Pictures DEC 12, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – CFN viewer Sylvie Fenyx graciously allowed us to post the pics she took of the fire that engulfed two buildings on Lennox Street Sunday evening. Five people have been reported to have lost their homes. Firefighters had to deal with two buildings on fire. It was reported that three dogs perished in the […]

Lennox Street Fire in Cornwall Takes the Lives of 3 Dogs DEC 12, 2016

Lennox Street Fire in Cornwall Takes the Lives of 3 Dogs  DEC 12, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – Fire struck two apartment buildings in Cornwall Ontario. Reports are that there were no human casualties, but that three dogs perished in the blaze. We will update as more information becomes available. If you see news happen email your video or photo to info@cornwallfreenews.com and you could win area event tickets or […]

Hugo is Right – Cornwall City Council Should Not be Delaying Budget by Jamie Gilcig DEC 11, 2016

Hugo is Right – Cornwall City Council Should Not be Delaying Budget by Jamie Gilcig DEC 11, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO –  Unlike Hugo “The Hack” Rodrigues at the Freeholder, I’m not afraid to give someone credit when credit is due.  Nor do I not mention their name like a silly silly petty person. His Friday editorial hits the nail on the head. Instead of dealing with the adversity of the budget for Cornwall […]

Cornwall Rallies to Riley’s Bakery After Break In- by Jamie Gilcig DEC 10, 2016

Cornwall Rallies to Riley’s Bakery After Break In- by Jamie Gilcig DEC 10, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –  Saturday morning Rob & Ana Curran were greeted by long lines of loyal customers who, besides wanting to get some yummy baked goods, wanted to offer support for the long time Cornwall institution. There definitely was some holiday cheer as I spent some time in the store listening to some of the […]

Cornwall Comments on Dysfunctional & Late City Road Construction DEC 8, 2016

Cornwall Comments on Dysfunctional & Late City Road Construction  DEC 8, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – One of the things I’ve always said about Cornwall that’s great is that you can get anywhere in less than ten minutes. City Hall has found a way to ruin that; perhaps courting Montrealers to feel at home and move here by allowing construction jobs of major intersections to get bogged down. […]

Indecent Act in Cornwall Ontario DEC 8, 2016

Indecent Act in Cornwall Ontario DEC 8, 2016

BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 30-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on December 7th, 2016 and charged with breach of recognizance for being in contact with his ex-girlfriend and for being where she can be found. It is alleged while investigating an unrelated matter on December 7th, 2016 police located the man at his ex-girlfriend’s residence. […]

Hit & Run of Stroller Next to Benson’s in Kemptville OPP Dec 7, 2016

Hit & Run of Stroller Next to Benson’s in Kemptville OPP Dec 7, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release GRENVILLE COUNTY (Kemptville) Hit and Run Driver Hits Baby Stroller2016-12-07 Hit and Run Driver Hits Baby Stroller (Kemptville, ON.) – Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a hit and run collision involving a vehicle and a mother pushing her baby in a stroller. At 1:49 p.m. […]

Chez FM Ottawa Meme of Cornwall Xmas Tree Draws Local Ire by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2016

Chez FM Ottawa Meme of Cornwall Xmas Tree Draws Local Ire by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s been said that people in Cornwall Ontario have less of a sense of humor than most Middle Eastern countries. Memes litter social media.  Many are quite funny.  Cornwall Memes was a huge success with over 5,000 people clicking like on facebook before local police visited its creator.   It was taken […]

Cornwall Ontario Heckled & May Lose It’s Largest Newspaper by Jamie Gilcig DEC 5, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Heckled & May Lose It’s Largest Newspaper by Jamie Gilcig DEC 5, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Starting CFN in 2009 has been an amazing experience.   It’s been brutal in many ways exposing the darkest sides of any community I’ve ever seen not in a cheap tv series or movie. While by far my experience with people in this town has been pleasant, it’s been mostly that on […]

Ottawa Police Seek Help in Double Fatality DOUGLAS & JOAN FOSTER Dec 5, 2016

Ottawa Police Seek Help in Double Fatality DOUGLAS & JOAN FOSTER Dec 5, 2016

Updated: March Road double fatal collision investigation continues, police seeking witnesses March Road double fatal collision investigation continues, police seeking witnesses (Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Collision Investigation Unit is asking for assistance from witnesses at the scene of the March Road double fatal collision on Sunday evening. Investigators also wish to speak to […]

Cornwall Teachers Failing Students in 2016 Fraser Ontario School Rankings DEC 4, 2016

Cornwall Teachers Failing Students in 2016 Fraser Ontario School Rankings DEC 4, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s odd that as teachers salaries keep going up students results in the area keep going down? In this years results we see that Francophone Catholic public schools locally are getting better results according to this year’s Fraser Institute rankings of schools in Ontario. Only a frightening THREE out of fifteen public […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Christmas Time Comes to Cornwall DEC 3, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Christmas Time Comes to Cornwall DEC 3, 2016

    Cornwall Ontario – As the song says, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”. It is true. Everywhere we go there are sparkling lights, multi-coloured decorations, toys, gifts, Santa Clauses and Nativity scenes. Pommier’s Square at Pitt and Second Streets is all lit up with colourful decorations, little fir trees and in […]