The Glengarry Hockey School is underway in Alexandria, with a strong number of youngsters participating. The News recently visited the rink and has some photos available in an online gallery here.
Look for a story in an upcoming edition of your community newspaper.
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.
Updated at noon. Cancellations and other storm-related announcements will be added to this post as they become available.
All school buses servicing the county have been cancelled for today, as Glengarry takes the brunt of a winter storm that is expected to bring heavy snow, followed by ice pellets and freezing rain.
Schools remain open.
At approximately 6:30am, on the eastbound 401 near Bainsville, there was a collision that has one lane of the highway closed.
Day one of the SD&G high school curling championships in Cornwall has been cancelled. It's expected that the event will be condensed into one day, to be played Wednesday in Morrisburg.
Iona Academy's ski trip slated for today will be rescheduled.
All branches of the SD&G public library are closed today (February 16) due to the winter storm.
Tonight's CCHL2 game in Williamstown, between the Char-Lan Rebels and Sittsville Royals, has been postponed.
The Glengarry Soccer League has announced that all soccer scheduled for this evening at the Alexandria dome has been cancelled.
Stay tuned for more weather-related cancellations and other announcements.
L'École secondaire catholique Le Relais in Alexandria is in the running for a grant to revolutionize its classrooms. This article explains how you can help.
Prepare for delays on your commute this morning. It is Back To School, so be ready to stop for school buses and be wary of eager youngsters walking to classes. Plus, there are heavy fog patches to contend with and a strip of Alexandria's Main Street is being repaved. But the rest of the day is supposed to be perfect.