In The News Highlights For Clarence-Rockland This May 28, 2018

Police say they’ve made an arrest in a homicide case that shocked the capital. Investigators say a suspect they haven’t identified yet is expected to make a court appearance today in the killing of 59-year-old Elisabeth Salm. Salm was working at the Christian Science Reading Centre in downtown Ottawa on Thursday when she was viciously assaulted sometime between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Salm died of her injuries in hospital Friday afternoon.

 

More than 33,000 people took part in Ottawa Race Weekend across 6 race events raising more than $775,000 for 69 local charities. 2,500 volunteers worked all weekend.

 

One of Canada’s top weather forecasters says while spring may have been slow to start, we can expect a hot summer throughout much of the country. The Weather Network’s chief meteorologist Chris Scott is forecasting a slightly warmer version of last year’s summer across Canada. Scott predicts B-C, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and the Northwest Territories will see the most significant heat, and could be at risk for drought and wildfires as a result. Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada will enjoy warmer conditions than last year, but won’t experience a “scorcher.”

 

In Rockland tomorrow evening at 7:00 there will be a groundbreaking ceremony and in Bourget on Thursday May 31 at 7:00 as Bourget and Rockland will be getting two new fire stations that will include additional bays to accommodate more ambulances.

 

The 20th annual Prescott 50+ Games will take place from June 10 to June 13 in Hawkesbury and in Plantagenet. The first three days of the Games will be in Hawkesbury and they will conclude in Plantagenet. Specific locations vary, depending upon the activity.

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