Ontario Fire Marshal investigators are trying to determine the cause of an early morning Tuesday fire that claimed the lives of 80 cows and caused damages ranging from $3 million to $4 million at the Jack family farm near Maxville. Nobody was injured in the blaze that began at 2:30 a.m. at the farm located on Cumming Road in North Stormont. Flames could be seen from Highway 138 as the fire quickly engulfed the milk barn and adjoining buildings.
Summer has come to an end for thousands of students across the region as classes in French-language schools resume today (August 28) while English-language schools re-open September 4.
Today marks the rentrée scolaire for Le Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l'Est ontarien and Le Conseil des écoles publiques de de l’Est de l’Ontario.
Next Tuesday marks the first day of classes for schools administered by the Upper Canada District School Board and the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario.
Although francophone students start earlier than their anglophone counterparts, they also get out of school earlier. The last day of school for French-language students is June 20; for English-language students, school is out June 27.
The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police detachment is looking for assistance in the identification of a male suspect who is involved in fraudulent cash withdrawals from banks in Grenville County, North Dundas and the Ottawa/Gatineau area.
The suspect is a white male, in his 50s or 60s, with grey stubble on his face and a medium build. If you have any information as to the identity of this man, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Winchester District Memorial Hospital has completed a full assessment of how chemotherapy drugs are given to cancer patients at the Brian Hough Chemotherapy Unit and has confirmed that all medication has been administered properly.
Cancer Care Ontario asked all 74 Ontario hospitals that deliver cancer drug treatments to review their procedures due to concerns related to three specific cancer drugs - Pembrolizumab, Nivolumab and Panitumumab. In 28 of those hospitals, it was found that some patients didn't receive proper dosing due to small amounts of the drug remaining in the IV tubing.
WDMH is not one of those 28 hospitals. WDMH is the largest satellite cancer centre in the region. Last year, there were 2,373 cancer clinic visits to WDMH.
One person was killed in a three-vehicle collision on County Road 17 east of Hawkesbury today at 12:10 p.m. The crash occurred between Tupper Street and Golf Club Road in East Hawkesbury Township. County Road 17 is closed at Tupper Street and Gourley Road and detours will be in effect for several hours.
The 71st edition of the Glengarry Highland Games was, as usual, a colourful and lively event.
Check out some of The News reporter Tara MacDonald's outstanding photos on Facebook here.
Full full Games coverage, check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News. We will have additional results in the newspaper next week as well.