In The News For Clarence Rockland — February 8, 2018

Old Man Winter flexed his muscle in southern Ontario and Quebec with a messy snowstorm Wednesday that dumped 10 to 15 centimetres of snow on many areas and caused several crashes. Police say one of several pileups on Montreal-area highways involved at least 50 vehicles on the Trans-Canada Highway at Mont. St. Hilaire, and killed a man in his 70s and injured at least 15 other people.


Provincial police say half a dozen young men have been arrested after hundreds of mailboxes in towns west of Ottawa were either
smashed or stolen over the weekend. Renfrew O-P-P say it happened in McNab-Braeside, Horton, Admaston and Greater Madawaska townships between Friday and Monday. Police say five 17-year-olds and one 18-year-old were arrested Tuesday. They say the 17-year-olds will be dealt with through the Extra Judicial Measures Program, an alternative to dealing with such behaviour within the formal court system. The 18-year-old man was released with no charges, and police say he will also complete a similar informal program


Kingston says it’s embarking on a new program that will make it a “Smart City.” The city says it’s teaming up with Bell Canada to implement new technology that will monitor certain municipal operations. Digital kiosks will provide Wi-Fi access, real-time event updates and charging services, as well as 911 emergency buttons. Data from internet-connected items will be also collected and organized to help the city keep track of things like energy use.


Posted in All Stories, Derrick & Sylvia in the Morning, News, Sports, Sylvia, Whats Happening Tagged with: ,

+ Follow Us


+ Upcoming Events

  1. 3rd Annual Fall Colours Celebration

    September 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Liam’s CHEO Fundraiser

    September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Ginette Reno Tribute Concert For St. Trinity Church

    September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. St. Bernard Parish: Turkey Supper

    September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Blood Donor Clinic

    October 5 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

+ On-Air & Shows