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In The News For Clarence – Rockland — April 17, 2018

A clean-up continues in southern and central Ontario from a three-day storm packed with freezing rain, sleet, rain and high winds. Provincial utility Hydro One is reporting 39-thousand homes and businesses still without power. In Clarence Rockland with over 10,000

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — April 13, 2018

After a request and a survey to gage public opinion the Clarence Rockland municipal council came to the decision to extend business hours to 9 p.m. on Sunday and remain open on Family Day and Victoria Day.   Businesses in Clarence-Rockland have

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — April 12, 2018

Clarence Rockland is under a special weather statement for a messy mix of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain this weekend. According to Environment Canada, a complex weather system will affect much of Southern and Eastern Ontario this weekend and

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — April 11, 2018

Police say two teens face charges including attempted murder in connection with a pair of violent assaults in Kingston. Investigators say a man was found severely beaten in an alley on Monday evening and that he remains in hospital in

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — April 6, 2018

Sad news just breaking this morning. Jonathan Pitre, known as Ottawa’s “Butterfly Child”  died yesterday of complications from septic shock  in a Minnesota hospital at the age of 17. As always his mother was by his side. She is now

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland, April 4, 2018

An international environmental group says Canada is wasting too much food, with each Canadian on average tossing away 170 kilograms of food a year. The Commission for Environmental Co-operation says from farm to table, 396 kilos of food are spilled,

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland — April 3, 2018

Wintry weather is expected  across many parts of Ontario over the next couple of days thanks to a Colorado low pressure system that will track eastward. Environment Canada says the system will spread into much of central and eastern Ontario

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — April 2, 2018

The United Counties of Prescott Russell held a council meeting last week, and have confirmed a site for the new Prescott-Russell Retirement Residence that will be up the street in Hawkesbury from where the existing retirement home is located. The

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland — March 29, 2018

A grant of over  506 thousand dollars  was awarded to Valoris by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) and will be spread over three years. The money will be used to increase the accessibility of the The Positive Parenting Program or

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In The News For Clarence- Rockland — March 28, 2018

Yesterday, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that full-day licensed child care will become free for preschool children from the age of two-and-a-half until they are eligible to start kindergarten, beginning in 2020. Free preschool child care will save families an estimated $17,000

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In The News For Clarence Rockland — March 27, 2018

The Canadian whistleblower at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal is set to testify today before British lawmakers investigating the increasing rise of fake news. Christopher Wylie has alleged that Cambridge Analytica harvested data on 50-million Facebook users and

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland — March 23, 2018

After a tense few days of manoeuvring by Conservative senators hoping to derail one of the Liberals’ signature election promises, the Senate has given approval in principle to the government’s bill to legalize marijuana. Bill C-45 passed at second reading

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland — March 22, 2018

Clarence-Rockland and Alfred Plantagenet are both supporting a resolution requesting new tax revenues generated by the sale of legal marijuana be proportionally allocated to municipalities. The resolution was sent to Prime Minister Trudeau and many other government leaders and associations.

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland — March 21, 2018

N-D-P Leader Andrea Horwath says the Liberal government’s pharmacare plan isn’t the cure Ontario needs, adding its implementation is still more than a year away. Premier Kathleen Wynne says people aged 65 or older will no longer have to pay

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In The News For Clarence-Rockland — March 20, 2018

Fire Chief Brian Wilson reminds all  residents that working smoke alarms are critical to surviving a fire after a fire in Clarence Rockland that claimed the life of a man.  The Clarence-Rockland Fire Department and Ontario Fire Marshal Investigators were

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