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A 25 year old Brockville man is facing a number of charges after police locate stolen goods and drugs. On Friday, Brockville police executed a search warrant at a home on water street. A large amount of stolen property and drugs believed to be cocaine were seized by officers. 25 year old Sailor St. Louis […]

Kyle Lowry had  25 points,  a limping Kawhi Leonard  19,   Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks  120-102 to tie the N-B-A Eastern Conference final at two.  In one of their best all-around victories of the playoffs, six Raptors scored in double figures. — The St. Louis Blues are heading to the Stanley Cup Final for […]

May 22 Clear 8° Winds NW 4 km/h                               Today: Sunny with a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 19. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Mainly cloudy. Low 11.   Thurs: A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy near noon with showers. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. […]

Brockville police are asking for help locating a missing person. 51 year old Michelle Hutchroft was reported missing Sunday by a concerned family member. If you have any information you are asked to contact Brockville police. ============== A hit and run in Brockville over the long weekend led police to a man asleep in his […]

David Price returns from the injured list as is very impressive as the Red Sox rout the Blue Jays 12-2. Price did not allow any earned runs over five inings.  Price had not pitched since May 2nd because of left elbow tendinitis. Vladimir Guerrero Junior wasn’t injured but didn’t play.  Jays giving their rookie sensation […]

May 21 Cloudy 8° Winds W 18 km/h                               Today: Cloudy this morning with a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Wind becoming NW 20-40 km/h this morning. High 17. UV index 6 or high.   Tonight: A few clouds. Low 6.   Wed: Mainly sunny. High 18. UV index 7 or high.   […]

Ottawa police continue the search for a hit and run suspect. A picture of this person is on our website, ottawa matters dot com. The cyclist, a man in his 50’s, struck yesterday in front of city hall died from his injuries. Both the cyclist and a van were travelling westbound around 7:20 yesterday morning […]

The Boston Bruins sweep their way into the Stanley Cup final.  Tooka Rask making 24 saves Bruins blank the Hurricanes 4-0.  Bruins await the winner of the Blues-Sharks series. — Logan Couture and his San Jose Sharks are in St. Louis taking on the Blues for Game 4 of the N-H-L’s Western Conference final tonight. […]

May 17 Cloudy 8° Winds E 7 km/h                               Today: A few showers ending early this morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High 16. UV index 7 or high.   Tonight: A few clouds. Low 6.   Sat: Mainly sunny. High 17. UV index 8 or very high.   Sun: Cloudy with light […]

One area along the Ottawa River has yet to reach its peak level, that is further upstream at Mattawa. The rest of the communities along the Ottawa are now watching the gradual receding of water levels. After a peak Tuesday, Hawkesbury has seen the water level drop only a centimetre while Britannia has dropped four. […]

A good game for Erik Karlsson.  He scores twice, including the winner in overtime, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of the Western Conference final, giving the Sharks a two-one series lead. It was a controversial winning goal with the refs missing a hand […]

May 16 Partly cloudy 5° Winds NW 7 km/h                               Today: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. UV index 6 or high.   Tonight: A few showers beginning this evening. Low 8.   Fri: A few showers ending in the morning then clearing. High 18.   Sat: Mainly sunny. Low 7. High 16. […]

Area residents dealing with the flooded properties are at their wits end as water levels are expected to remain high for the next two to three weeks before receding. As fatigue continues to grow flood victims say local flood waters present new challenges every day. Cumberland resident Genevieve Landry says it’s been very tiring on […]

The Bruins have the Hurricanes on the ropes….winning  2-1 last night for a three-nothing series lead. Brad Marchand, with one of the goals, says they scored just enough for goalie Tooka Rask. The Bruins now just one victory away from their third Stanley Cup Final appearance in nine years. —- The Ottawa Junior Senators fall […]

May 15 Partly cloudy 6° Winds E 4 km/h                               Today: A mix of sun and cloud this morning. Cloudy with showers this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon/evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 15. UV index 5 or moderate.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 3.   Thurs: A mix of sun […]

UPDATE: THE BOY HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE IN TORONTO An amber alert has been issued for a 3- year old boy who was abducted in the Sudbury area. William Gooden is described black, 3 feet tall with a  heavy build and short black hair. He was last seen wearing blue t-shirt, black pants, red and […]

The Carolina Hurricanes need a win to avoid a daunting deficit in their N-H-L Eastern Conference final against Boston. Carolina hosts Game 3 down two games to none against the Bruins in the best-of-seven series. The Hurricanes have been outscored 11-4 over the first two games in Boston. — The N-H-L’s Western Conference final shifts […]

May 14 Rain 6° Winds NE 2 km/h                               Today: Periods of rain ending near noon then cloudy with scattered showers. High 10. UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: Clearing this evening. Low 2 with frost.   Wed: Increasing cloudiness. Showers beginning early in the afternoon. High 15.   Thurs: A mix of sun […]

Flooding has forced people from their homes in the upper Ottawa valley… As the Ottawa River swells higher than a more than 50-year-old record. In Ottawa the floodwater should start going down, soon. Water levels are still on the rise at Britannia — where the river is expected to peak, today. The forecast peaks in […]

The 67’s record-setting playoff run comes to a screeching halt in Guelph with a Game six  8-2 loss to the Storm.  67’s leading 2-0 after the first period but the Storm were relentless in their comeback. — The Bruins with a convincing 6-2 win over the Hurricanes for a two-nothing lead in the Eastern Conference […]

May 13 Cloudy 9° Winds NE 7 km/h                               Today: Cloudy. Periods of rain beginning this morning. Wind becoming SE 20-40 km/h this afternoon. High 10. UV index 2 or low.   Tonight: Periods of rain. Low 5.   Tues: Periods of rain ending in the morning then mainly cloudy with scattered showers. High 10. […]

The flood warning in Renfrew County continues until at least Thursday. Water levels are expected to rise again in the Pembroke area by another 27 cm by Thursday. The Ottawa River regulation planning board says in Ottawa and Gatineau, river levels could stop decreasing, next week. ============ Human remains found after a house fire in […]

67’s suffer their first loss of the playoffs and it was a big one….7-2 to the  Storm.  Guelph’s win cutting the 67’s lead to two-one in the OHL Final.  Game 4 goes tomorrow night, also in Guelph. — The Boston Bruins eliminate Columbus from the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win.  Tuukka Rask with the […]

May 7 Cloudy 10° Winds W 6 km/h                               Today: Mainly cloudy. A mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 15. UV index 6 or high.   Tonight: Mainly clear. Low 1.   Wed: Mainly sunny. High 12.   Thurs: Cloudy with light rain. Low 4. High 8.   Fri: Cloudy with rain. Low […]

A search is underway in the Petawawa River after reports a woman went into the water from the rail bridge in the town. A chopper was dispatched immediately when reports first came in around 4 Sunday afternoon. The Upper Ottawa Valley OPP along with the police emergency response team, military police, and the Petawawa fire […]