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Body of man who jumped from Johnstown Bridge located in Morrisburg

The body of the 25-year old male was located on the evening of September 9 near Morrisburg.

Local scouting group raising funds

The 2nd Spencerville Scouts are raising funds to cover costs after a spring storm left their trailer and equipment crushed.

Leo Boivin Community Centre ‐ Fundraising Opportunities

In a media statement Wednesday, the town praised fund-raising efforts and outlined a number of ways that residents could contribute to the ongoing effort of raising funds for arena replacement.

Ten questions with April Wine's Brian Greenway

The Journal speaks with April Wine's Brian Greenway as the legendary band prepares for a Brockville tour date.

Journal hosts writing contest

After an overwhelming response to last year's initial competition, The Prescott Journal is hosting a second annual fiction-writing contest looking for the best tales of torment, terror and trepidation in South Grenville.

Public Assistance Requested in Identification of Prescott Robbery

The OPP is asking for the public's help in Prescott Shopper's Robbery.

Local News

Think Rink kicks off at Windmill Brewery Saturday

Think Rink kicks off at Windmill Brewery Saturday

Windmill Brewery and The Town of Prescott are hosting an event in support of Prescott's new arena. Think Rink is intended to bring the community together with a family‐friendly kick‐off fundraiser for the new Prescott arena. The day will include live music, a BBQ, speeches by local dignitaries, hockey and figure skating groups, an auction and more.

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Body of man who jumped from Johnstown Bridge located in Morrisburg

Body of man who jumped from Johnstown Bridge located in Morrisburg

The body of the 25-year old male was located on the evening of September 9 near Morrisburg.

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Public Assistance Requested in Identification of Prescott Robbery

Public Assistance Requested in Identification of Prescott Robbery

The OPP is asking for the public's help in Prescott Shopper's Robbery.

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Leo Boivin Community Centre ‐ Fundraising Opportunities

Leo Boivin Community Centre ‐ Fundraising Opportunities

In a media statement Wednesday, the town praised fund-raising efforts and outlined a number of ways that residents could contribute to the ongoing effort of raising funds for arena replacement.

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Local student mentoring program enters third year

Local student mentoring program enters third year

Girl Talk is a non-profit organization that provides a leadership opportunity for high school girls to mentor middle grade girls to help deal with the triumph and trials of the early teenage years. Part of their mission statement is "the bonds and lessons learned in Girl Talk meetings are something the girls will carry with them wherever they go in life". This program will be entering its third year this September.

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Rotary Club continues to support the Prescott community

Rotary Club continues to support the Prescott community

The Rotary Club of Prescott may be no longer, but Prescott remains very much a part of the Rotary family.

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Town of Prescott Appoints Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer

Town of Prescott Appoints Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer

(PRESCOTT) The Town of Prescott is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Armstrong to the position of Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer effective May 31, 2018.

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Canadian Coast Guard recruiting trainees for Marine Communications and Traffic Services in Prescott

Canadian Coast Guard recruiting trainees for Marine Communications and Traffic Services in Prescott

The Canadian Coast Guard is hiring! Anyone with an interest in a marine career and who wants to work ashore may be interested in pursuing this opportunity as a Marine Communications and Traffic Services (MCTS) Officer.

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Coffee to go!

Coffee to go!

"Roll up the rim" winner Kevin Saunders of Iroquois accepts the keys to a new Honda Civic from Shawn and Lisa Lockett, owners of the Prescott Tim Horton's.

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Clark supports Habitat's plan to expand home ownership

Clark supports Habitat's plan to expand home ownership

(QUEEN'S PARK) - Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark has asked the Minister of Housing if he will support a proposal by Habitat for Humanity Ontario to make the dream of home ownership a reality for more families.

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Sports

Rangers down Jets, move on to face Vikings

Rangers down Jets, move on to face Vikings

After defeating Metcalfe on Wednesday night, the South Grenville Rangers will open the best-of-seven quarterfinals against the first-place Papineau Vikings, Saturday night in Prescott. Saturday night will also provide local fans another opportunity to pick up a set of 2017-18 Ranger collector cards in exchange for a non-perishable food donation.

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Rangers excite crowd with playoff victory

Rangers excite crowd with playoff victory

South Grenville Ranger forward Brad Douesnard faces-off against his Metcalfe counterpart as linemate Devon Miller looks on. The Rangers shut out the visiting Jets 3-0 Monday night in Prescott.

JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE

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Rangers lose OT thriller in the Lion's den

Rangers lose OT thriller in the Lion's den

South Grenville goalie Lee Spurgeon came to play...but even the stellar play of the Ranger netminder was not quite enough Saturday night in Morrisburg.

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Matthew Markell strikes gold in Vancouver

Matthew Markell strikes gold in Vancouver

Matthew Markell on the podium in Vancouver after his gold medal win.

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Community the biggest winner at Prescott Winter Cup Classic

Community the biggest winner at Prescott Winter Cup Classic

The Town of Prescott hosted their 2nd Annual 'Prescott Winter Cup Classic' on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The adult fundraising hockey tournament directs the funds to South Grenville Minor Hockey Association, to provide assistance to area youth who find finances a barrier to the sport.

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Community News

Local scouting group raising funds

Local scouting group raising funds

The 2nd Spencerville Scouts are raising funds to cover costs after a spring storm left their trailer and equipment crushed.

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Community support a breath of fresh air

Community support a breath of fresh air

One local family will soon be breathing much easier thanks to an overwhelming outpouring of support from the community and donors online.

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Boschman and Sens Alumni looking forward to return trip to Prescott

Boschman and Sens Alumni looking forward to return trip to Prescott

Laurie Boschman was one of the many Ottawa Senators Alumni members who took part in the first Leo Boivin Sens Alumni Game in Prescott.. Boschman and the Sens Alumni return to Prescott Wed., March 21.

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Fort Wellington restoration to begin with palisade removal

Fort Wellington restoration to begin with palisade removal

The first phase of rehabilitation work of the fortifications at Fort Wellington National Historic Site will begin this spring.

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Adrian Wynands with the painting he received as recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit.  LYNN MACNAB PHOTO
Adrian Wynands with the painting he received as recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit. LYNN MACNAB PHOTO

Adrian Wynands recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit

Adrian Wynands recipient of 2018 Grenville Federation of Agriculture Award of Merit

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Wild game dinner in support local refugees

Wild game dinner in support local refugees

Wild game dinner in support local refugees at Prescott Legion

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Lifestyle

April Wine, seen here headlining at the Spencerville Fair, will perform at the 1000 Islands Regatta on June 29.  JOURNAL PHOTO/FRASER
April Wine, seen here headlining at the Spencerville Fair, will perform at the 1000 Islands Regatta on June 29. JOURNAL PHOTO/FRASER

Ten questions with April Wine's Brian Greenway

The Journal speaks with April Wine's Brian Greenway as the legendary band prepares for a Brockville tour date.

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The Journal's 2nd annual Scary Story Contest will be included as part of the 2018 Prescott Zombie Walk. JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE
The Journal's 2nd annual Scary Story Contest will be included as part of the 2018 Prescott Zombie Walk. JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE

Journal hosts writing contest

After an overwhelming response to last year's initial competition, The Prescott Journal is hosting a second annual fiction-writing contest looking for the best tales of torment, terror and trepidation in South Grenville.

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Modern Motherhood - Mummy Voices LIVE is sure to inspire with some serious mom truth bombs

Modern Motherhood - Mummy Voices LIVE is sure to inspire with some serious mom truth bombs

This Saturday, May 5 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Brockville Public Library, moms will come together en masse and tell the truth about their experiences of modern motherhood.

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Bernie Coville displays one of the guitars made at his Johnstown workshop. JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE
Bernie Coville displays one of the guitars made at his Johnstown workshop. JOURNAL PHOTO/MARTELLE

Singing the praises of a local guitar maker

Bernie Coville's passion for stringed instruments started at an early age

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