Fire Puts Future of Snowdon Theatre in Jeopardy by Kristian Gravenor MARCH 28, 2016

Fire Puts Future of Snowdon Theatre in Jeopardy by Kristian Gravenor MARCH 28, 2016

A Montrealer once penned a famous short story about a neighbourhood that went undetected by municipal bureaucrats. When the top Montreal bureaucrat found out that the whole area had been left undetected due to a lost filing cabinet card, he went to visit it and found a paradise on earth where people got along well […]

Another Tractor Trailer Collision on 401 Near Lancaster ON – OCT 21, 2015

Another Tractor Trailer Collision on 401 Near Lancaster ON – OCT 21, 2015

Another fireball on the 401 Tuesday night. A tractor trailer ended up burning near the spot that a head on collision occurred recently. Eastbound on the 401 near Lancaster Ontario.   UPDATE: ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy401 EB at County Rd 2 near #Lancaster – EB highway remains CLOSED, detour in place. ^cc — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) October […]

Cornwall Firefighters in Action PHOTOS of Early Morning Fire JULY 18, 2015

Cornwall Firefighters in Action PHOTOS of Early Morning Fire JULY 18, 2015

Thanks to a lucky high flying CFN viewer who captured some amazing shots from above of Cornwall Firefighter’s putting out an early morning blaze 2nd Street and Adolphus! them. No reports have been issued as of press time. If you see news happen email your pictures or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com Our viewer said he shot […]

Rear Ending Near Carleton Place Leads to Fireball & Charges for SUSAN BLANCHARD – # OPP JUNE 15, 2015

Rear Ending Near Carleton Place Leads to Fireball & Charges for SUSAN BLANCHARD – # OPP  JUNE 15, 2015

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [LANARK COUNTY] HIGHWAY # 15 COLLISION OUTSIDE CARLETON PLACE – CHARGES LAID 2015-06-15 (BECKWITH TWP, ON) – On June 11, 2015 at approximately 3:50 pm Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway # 15 and the 10th Line […]

High Winds Tangle Transport Truck on Race Street in Cornwall Ontario – May 20, 2015

High Winds Tangle Transport Truck on Race Street in Cornwall Ontario – May 20, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Cornwall Fire & Electric crews were called to Race Street early today as a Transport vehicle pulled down some electrical wires. Cornwall resident Dusti Muniz sent in these photos. Submit your photos or video to CFN and you can win area event tickets or gift cards.  Email info@cornwallfreenews.com Electric crews were making […]

Kingston Fire Leads to $74,000 Fine for Jay Patry Enterprises MAY 20, 2015

CFN – Following a fire at a construction project in Kingston that led to a crane operator being rescued by military helicopter, three individuals and the company that employed the workers have pleaded guilty in court and fined a total of $74,000. On December 17, 2013, a five-storey residential construction project located at 663 Princess […]

One Dead From Edward Street Fire Senior’s Fire in Cornwall Ontario – APRIL 7, 2015

One Dead From Edward Street Fire Senior’s Fire in Cornwall Ontario  – APRIL 7, 2015

Fire at 15 Edward Street claims life of 79-year-old woman Officials have completed their investigation into a fire at an apartment unit at 15 Edward Street on Sunday, April 5th. The fire claimed the life of a 79-year-old woman. Firefighters extinguished the fire and found the victim upon the initial search of the scene. She […]

Fire Strikes Senior’s Residence in Cornwall Ontario Sunday Night – APRIL 6, 2015

Fire Strikes Senior’s Residence in Cornwall Ontario Sunday Night –   APRIL 6, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Fire struck a Seniors building in the le Village section of Cornwall Sunday night. Fire Department Responds to An Apartment Fire The Event At 6:20 pm, on Sunday April 5, a call was received by the 911 operator advising of an Apartment on fire at 15 Edward Street. The Response The Fire […]

Mark MacDonald – Time to Admit Budget Problem – Letter to the Editor – FEB 27, 2015

Mark MacDonald – Time to Admit Budget Problem – Letter to the Editor – FEB 27, 2015

Dear Editor: With respect to the city budget and the huge financial problem that we are facing, we must stay focused on admitting that we (everyone that works for the city) have a problem and we need help. Empirical data shows that the disproportionate rate of growth in our protective services budgets is having a […]

Cornwall Ontario Facing Budget Crisis Over Fire, EMS, & Police Services by Jamie Gilcig FEB 21, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Facing Budget Crisis Over Fire, EMS, & Police Services by Jamie Gilcig FEB 21, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Cutting taxes may be great buzz words to getting elected, but they are a lot harder to implement. What you have in today’s Cornwall are a group of council.   There are a few experienced hands on deck like Mayor O’Shaughnessy, Elaine MacDonald, Mark MacDonald, Andre Rivette, and Bernadette Clement. You have […]

Fund Raiser for Morrisburg Animal Rescue After Devastating Fire – CLICK FOR DETAILS! Feb 2, 2015

Fund Raiser for Morrisburg Animal Rescue After Devastating Fire – CLICK FOR DETAILS!  Feb 2, 2015

CFN– Submitted by Kim LalondeWhen Tragedy hits Our community steps.Ethel And Bill Britton are well known in their community of Morrisburg for rescuing and sheltering homeless abandoned and abused animals.They Foster for Rat Terrier Rescue Canada A Non Profit Registered Charity. These folks are truly unique in a very special way. Not just your every day […]

BARN FIRE CLOSES County Road 4 in South DUNDAS – JAN 27, 2015 4:23 PM #OPP

BARN FIRE CLOSES County Road 4 in South DUNDAS – JAN 27, 2015  4:23 PM #OPP

BARN FIRE – ROAD CLOSED (South Dundas) – On January 27, 2015 at approximately 3:45pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a barn fire at a property on County Road 4 (Lakeshore Drive), South Dundas Township. Fire Department members are at the scene tending to the […]

Seaway News Covers Massive Fire at Alice & First in Cornwall Ontario Instead of All Candidates Debate – Oct 1, 2014

Seaway News Covers Massive Fire at Alice & First in Cornwall Ontario Instead of All Candidates Debate – Oct 1, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – The Seaway News chased a fire tonight instead of covering the Francophone Meet and Greet the Candidates Spaghetti fundraiser at the Knights of Columbus. The fire was a doozy!   The homes were near Jonathan’s Convenience at the corner Alice & 1st street and started around 7 PM.  The store apparently sold out of […]