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Starter Company Plus Program

Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2020 08:30 PM

The return of the Starter Company Plus program supports the recovery of businesses in Prescott and Russell

The Prescott and Russell Entrepreneurship Centre (PREC) present again this year the Starter Company Plus financial assistance program for SMEs in Prescott and Russell. This program offers grants, training and mentoring to entrepreneurs wishing to start, grow or purchase a small business. Interested parties can apply now for this program, which will begin in October.

Through this program offered...

Hawkesbury OPP moving to new facility

Posted on Monday, September 07, 2020 09:30 PM

Access Temporarily Limited

The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is moving and this means a new address and temporary limits on in-person and phone service.

The official move to the new facility at 1425 Cameron Street in Hawkesbury will be September 14-16, 2020. This means the detachment will not be open to the public on those days and the local phone number will either be out-of-service or may go directly to voicemail during the transition.


Small Business Relief Fund

Posted on Tuesday, September 01, 2020 08:45 PM

Get relief for your small business!The Canada United Small Business Relief Fund will be managed by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the national Chamber network in support of other chambers and partners to help small Canadian businesses with their recovery efforts as a result of COVID-19.

If awarded, a relief grant can be used for any of the following activities:

  • Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks, face shields, and latex gloves.
  • Renovating physical space to...

Open Fire Ban lifted

Posted on Sunday, August 30, 2020 09:00 PM

August 31, 2020

Open air burning is a serious matter!

Prior to burning any material on any property, an application must be filed by the landowner before a fire permit is issued. The fee for this permit is $10.00. Certain criteria must be met before obtaining permission to burn. The Township application contains pertinent information that will assist the applicant in burning the material safely. E-mailed or faxed applications are not accepted.

IMPORTANT - All permit applications...

Covid 19 Precautions as Fall Approaches

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 03:30 AM

EOHU Reminds Residents to Continue Taking Precautions as Fall Approaches

As we enter back-to-school and approach fall, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is reminding residents to continue taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While the situation is currently under control, there continues to be new cases throughout the health unit’s region.

The EOHU is thankful for the public’s positive response to the mandatory masking directive and encourages everyone to continue wearing masks...