Police in Brockville confirm a mother and child were found dead inside a Kyle Court apartment. Police were called to a north end apartment Thursday to check on the well-being of the occupants,reported to be females aged 36 years and 5 years.
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The new H-O-V Lanes on the Westbound 417, in the west end of Ottawa are now open. The lanes between Moodie Drive and Highway 7 opened to the public this morning, while the eastbound lanes are expected to open in the next couple of weeks. The H-O-V Lanes are for vehicles with two passengers or more.
OPP in the region asking people to be aware of dialling 9-11 by mistake. The Grenville County OPP office in Kemptville has dealt with 366 false 911 calls both pocket dials and accidental dials.
The tradition continues in Perth this evening. The annual Halloween Party is hosted by the Perth Civitan Club at the Crystal Palace, by the Tay Basin from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
The Smiths Falls & District Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and General Meeting was held last night. It marked the 125th anniversary of the Chamber of Commerce in town. Guest Speakers were Allan O’Dette, the President of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and Bruce Linton from Tweed Inc.
To help families have a safe trick-or-treating experience in Ottawa and the Valley, here are some tips from the Rogers Pumpkin Patrol:
Ensure costumes are fitted:
In a ballot question as part of Monday’s municipal vote in Kingston, 67 per cent voted against having a casino in the city. Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark welcomed the liberal government’s commitment not relocate the Thousand Islands Casino.
The 2014 municipal election for the Upper Canada District School Board saw four incumbents retain their seats, two newcomers elected, and a third acclaimed.
Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls is in the running for the 2014 Ontario Athlete of the Year. You can vote for Brooke online at www.oshof.ca to help ensure she receives the Syl Apps Award. Voting is open until Dec. 5, 2014.
The public is invited to sign Books of Remembrance in honour of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at Smiths Falls Town Hall now until Friday afternoon. Cpl. Cirillo gunned down last week in Ottawa while guarding the National War Memorial.